We shine the light on a couple of Singapore artists with new music for you to consider.
Check out the music video of “7dB” off the EP The Astral Journey by TAJ. Buy now from iTunes.
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Singer-songwriter Maricelle will be releasing her first EP – Pursuit – on 7th January 2017. As a teaser, the lead single “Lovedrunk” has dropped today (4th November) to coincide with the launch of the EP pre-order at iTunes. A music video will follow on 11th November.
We caught up with Maricelle via email to get the quick lowdown on “Lovedrunk”.
Shining a spotlight on music made in Singapore!
Photo credit: Cherlynn Lian
The live debut of TOMGIRL – Cherie Ko and Ted Doré – and assorted backing musicians will take to the stage at the Esplanade Recital Studio tonight at 7.30pm. Get your tickets from SISTIC.
Our mission at Power of Pop as far as the Singapore Music Scene is concerned is to promote pop-rock + rock ’n’ roll music in whatever way possible. So it is with our great pleasure to highlight two singer-songwriters who have embarked on a rock ’n’ roll journey despite the lack of support for that style of music within the scene itself.
Singer-songwriter KisH cut his teeth with Angel Wine, a melodic rock band that released an eponymous album in 2013.
Soul boy Gareth Fernandez is back with “Bit Of Your Love” a guaranteed earworm that needs to be on your playlist.
Before the rock underground can thrive, one must first have a successful pop mainstream. So the sheer amount of Singapore pop music getting traction amongst the young in 2016 is cause for optimism. So check out the new S-POP darlings with new releases.
2016 – the year that has finally seen Singapore-English pop acts headlining at venues that were previously beyond them. In June, Gentle Bones performed at two sold out nights at the Esplanade Concert Hall (capacity: 1,600). On 22nd July it is the turn of The Sam Willows to expand the boundaries of what a Singapore-English pop act can achieve by playing at The Coliseum, Resort World Sentosa – a venue that can hold 5,000 people, although record label Sony Music expects about 3,000 fans to attend that night.
Quite a few music videos and new releases out in the Singapore music scene as we head towards the biggest local music festival of the year this weekend — Baybeats 2016!
Electronica has been a key ‘genre’ in the Singapore indie music scene since the heady days of Corporate Toil back in the late 80s. Here’s a selection of electro acts that have made an impression both home and abroad. Check ’em out!
New Singapore bands that caught my ear recently – still raw and unpolished but potential nonetheless.
Gentle Bones (a.k.a. Joel Tan) returns with his second EP, Geniuses and Thieves.
BITTYMACBETH RELEASES DEBUT EP, BEAUTY FOR ASHES.
By Marilyn Yun Jin
SINGER-SONGWRITER NICHOLAS CHIM RELEASES NEW SINGLE OVERBOARD AHEAD OF THE GREATEST ENEMY EP
Snapshots of the Singapore music scene.
WATCH MICHELLE SGP’S MUSIC VIDEO OF SERENITY
LISTEN TO INTRIGUANT’S REMIX OF CHARLIE LIM’S NOTHING SO CRUEL
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