Two things to consider when assessing the relative value of Ugly in the Morning’s 3 Or More If You Can Afford It – its eclectic rock agenda and its sophisticated songwriting.
A reminder that Squeeze – with the only original member being singer-guitarist Glenn Tillbrook – performs in Singapore on Friday May 4th at the UCC Hall, NUS.
I am on a quest to find authentic Power Pop Rock N Roll bands out there in the modern rock wasteland and discovered a pretty cool trio calling themselves The Echo Wrecks.
The return of pop-rockers Mannequins is surely one of the best things to happen in the Singapore music scene in 2018!
By Yong Shu Hoong
When Leslie Low – of revered Singapore band, The Observatory, and previously from the 1990s’ Humpback Oak – was introduced by an ArtScience Museum staff as “the most important singer-songwriter that Singapore has given the world,” he seemed almost embarrassed. But, for the many fans gathered at the museum’s Expression Gallery, such high praise was no fluff.
The quality of a good song is evident in (almost) every musical context. Now, the Great Spy Experiment has wonderful songs and the challenge for the band at this Mosaic Music Festival event at the Esplanade Concourse tonight was to present them in an acoustic format. And the band delivered with aplomb!
New Singapore music releases from the underground that might just pique your interest. Discover the true Singapore music alternative right here, right now!
Part of Singapore label Reunion X Records burgeoning stable, Stadiums recently launched its debut single “The Other Side” – true to its word – in Myanmar!
Jack and Rai are back with a new single “Hero”.
A nice little pop-rock ditty from Koji deserves some attention from rock music fans looking for some genuine melodic intent.
The schedule is out (see above) for the 2018 edition of Laneway Festival Singapore on Saturday 27th January.
Esplanade’s “All Things New” is a typically turn of the year event that “celebrate(s) new music and welcome(s) fresh faces as Singapore artists embark on brand new chapters of their musical journeys”.
The first weekend of 2018 sees an instrumental rock double-header at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. After Friday’s show with pg.lost and In Each Hand a Cutlass, it will be the turn of Amateur Takes Control to blow us away as they launch the dynamic new ATCEP2 on Saturday, January 6th!
If like us you need to have loud rock music blasting right in your face to celebrate the first week of the new year, then we highly recommend getting down to the Esplanade Annexe Studio this Friday, January 5th at 7pm.
Laneway Festival Singapore is probably the biggest contemporary music festival in Singapore, bar none and it is exciting to see the organisers living up to their promise that more Asian and local acts would be added to the lineup each year.
Synthpop duo Cosmic Armchair release their first full-length album after a decade of music making via Belgian label, Alfa Matrix.
Produced by AEG Presents, Katy Perry will visit Singapore on 8 April 2018 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Yeo will be making his Singapore debut as a part of the Mosaic Music Series at Esplanade Concourse on November 11th at 7.45pm.
Oh we are so stoked about this news! Squeeze will play in Singapore on May 4th, 2018 at the UCC Hall, NUS.
If you are familiar with the underground genre known as “autographical comics” and its lauded authors viz. Robert Crumb, Harvey Pekar, Art Spiegelman, Joe Matt, Chester Brown et al, then simply put, Troy Chin’s Resident Tourist is the Singaporean version.
For the 2nd single off her upcoming new EP, singer-songwriter Jean Tan opts for a retro jazz-pop approach for “Walls”.
Singer-songwriter Christopher Owens is perhaps best known for his earlier project – Girls – and a penchant for retro-indie-pop that evokes the spirit of the 80s UK pop underground.
Indie pop songstress Fazerdaze (a.k.a. Amelia Murray) and band brings her dream pop agenda to Singapore on Friday, October 20th.
Music Matters is all about looking closely at the business aspects of music. Thus, it was appropriate that we spent some quality time discussing with M1LDL1FE (viz. Paddy, David, Peng Sing and Jeryl) about the music business issues a modern Singapore band needs to face.
Singer-songwriter Ethel Yap’s eponymous debut EP is a joyous demonstration of mature songwriting.