SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : M1LDL1FE – HOW YOU FORGET

To be brutally honest, we were initially less than enthused with the new awkward name from the band formerly known as Take Two. Not only that but we felt that they were just trying too hard to impress with its first single.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | LIVE : SUPERSECT SLAYS WITH GREATEST HITS LAUNCH!

SUPERSECT is a marvellous intersection of two quite diverse cultural influences.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : VANDETTA (FEAT. KIM OLSEN) – ONZ

Vandetta returns with a new EP, Mindkiller and if the single “Onz” is any indication, it will be popular with many many discerning music lovers.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : AMBERHILL – SONGS OF SUMMER EP

Amberhill recalls Singapore indie rock a decade ago.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | SUB:SHAMAN – APNEA

“Progressive rock”. A music genre born, nurtured & killed over 40 years ago. Which oddly enough appears to apply to whatever you want to call the music made by sub:shaman on its new album, apnea.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : RICHARD JANSEN + FYM SUMMER

Richard Jansen has just released his first single of 2017, titled ‘Bad For Me’. Check out the lyric video.

Also to be found on Youtube, the music video for Fym Summer‘s “This Girl”

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : AVANEER

So this Singapore pop band called AVANEER followed our Instagram account and when we checked out the only song on its Soundcloud account, we were blown away!

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : GILDED EDGE – LONE WOLF

As we have frequently observed, it’s difficult to find proper melodic rock bands in the current Singapore music scene. But if you know where to look, you will discover that a S-ROCK underground exists, where bands like Gilded Edge do what they do best – make authentic rock ‘n’ roll.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : JOY HENG – DREAMS

Singer-songwriter Joy Heng, who is now studying in Melbourne, recently released a music video of her “Dreams” single.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! – RANI SINGAM – MY MUSE

Jazz singer Rani Singam returns with a brand new single “My Muse”.

The song was featured on Singam’s previous album Contentment but now with a new arrangement from Chok Kerong.

It’s classy and smooth and one for the jazz purists out there.

Listen:

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : JASMINE SOKKO AND JEAN TAN RIDE THE ELECTRONIC POP WAVE WITH NEW MUSIC

Singapore music trendspotters would have observed the rise of female singer-songwriters paired with electronic music producers that have ignited serious interest on streaming platforms like Spotify.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER !!! : FYM SUMMER – THE LUNA EP

One of the best Singapore pop releases this year comes from singer-songwriter Fym Summer.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : CITY65 MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017

Music festivals have become commonplace in Singapore in the last couple of years. Millennials typically support music festivals because it is an excellent opportunity to meet up with friends with good music as a backdrop. The experience is the key takeaway for most festival goers in Singapore.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER!!! : JEAN TAN – CROWNS

We have admired singer-songwriter Jean Tan for sometime now. Mainly for her confident yet sincere approach to jazz-folk pop.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER!!! : JEFF HUE – TAKEN ME DOWN (FEAT. FFION)

Jeff Hue is an electronic musician and producer from Singapore.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER : AMBERHILL – FOREST

Nothing against millennial urban electro-jazz-pop but sometimes all you really want is real music with real instruments that touch your heart and soul. For real.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER!!! : ASTRONAUTS – GET CLOSE

Singapore band Astronauts shares with many of their contemporary Singaporean musicians a love for urban millennial pop music.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | POP POWER!!! : ENEC.E – DRIFTWOOD

Years in the making, atmospheric dream pop band enec.e have made available its debut EP, Driftwood on Bandcamp and other digital platforms

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : TOMGIRL – HEARTBEATS

Photo: Aloysius Lim

TOMGIRL (a.k.a Cherie Ko and Ted Doré) have dropped their garage-pop second single “Heartbeats” and music video.

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PoPTV | SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : SUPERSECT – GENOCIDE EXTERMINATION

Now for something completely different. Well, as far as the Singapore music scene is concerned, in any case.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: MARICELLE & FORBIDDEN PLANET

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MARICELLE – LUCKY ONES

2nd single release ahead of her EP launch in January, Maricelle’s “Lucky Ones” is a wondrously constructed track with a melody that will twist and turn right into your heart.

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FORBIDDEN PLANET – CAN I BORROW YOUR BASS

Animated video of “Can I Borrow Your Bass” from Forbidden Planet’s debut album, From the Bedroom to Oblivion: Two Decades of Obscurity (2015).

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