PoP RECOMMENDS | ALT-ROCK : LUNARIN – INTO THE ETHER

Our beloved rock music is much more than the number of Instagram likes or Youtube views or Spotify plays. It is all about heart and soul.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : SHELVES – EP

Five years in the making, this new Shelves EP is a kick in the arse for Singapore music as far as melodic rock is concerned.

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LIVE NEWS : PVRIS TO PERFORM IN SINGAPORE FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Up and coming alt-rockers PVRIS, will perform in Singapore, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Hard Rock Cafe Singapore (Cuscaden), as part of LAMC Productions’ Rising Star Series.

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LIVE NEWS | PoP LEGENDS : BOB DYLAN RETURNS TO SINGAPORE!

Bob Dylan will make his way back to Singapore in August this year. The concert will be part of his Asia Tour, which also includes Hong Kong and other cities in the region. He was previously here in 2011 as part of Timbre’s Rock & Roots.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : UGLY IN THE MORNING – 3 OR MORE IF YOU CAN AFFORD IT

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.

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LIVE NEWS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : SQUEEZE LIVE IN SINGAPORE

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.

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THE LISTENING BOOTH | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : THE ECHO WRECKS “SUNSHINE STATE OF MIND” (2017)

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.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POWER POP ROCK N ROLL : MANNEQUINS – FOUR [REVIEW]

The return of pop-rockers Mannequins is surely one of the best things to happen in the Singapore music scene in 2018!

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ARTSCIENCE LATE : LESLIE LOW [LIVE REVIEW]

Photo credit : Yong Shu Hoong

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.

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PoP20 | S-ROCK : GREAT SPY (ACOUSTIC) EXPERIMENT [2008]

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!

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | BANDCAMP DISCOVERY FT. SWARM, CURLY TURBAN, BAD SATELLITES & HAUSTE

New Singapore music releases from the underground that might just pique your interest. Discover the true Singapore music alternative right here, right now!

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : STADIUMS – THE OTHER SIDE (FT. CHARLES ENERO)

Part of Singapore label Reunion X Records burgeoning stable, Stadiums recently launched its debut single “The Other Side” – true to its word – in Myanmar!

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : KOJI – “GREEN”

A nice little pop-rock ditty from Koji deserves some attention from rock music fans looking for some genuine melodic intent.

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LIVE NEWS | LANEWAY FESTIVAL SINGAPORE 2018 – WHO POWER OF POP WILL BE WATCHING

The schedule is out (see above) for the 2018 edition of Laneway Festival Singapore on Saturday 27th January.

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LIVE NEWS : YEO RETURNS TO SINGAPORE FOR “ALL THINGS NEW” WITH CHARLIE LIM!

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”.

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LIVE NEWS | AMATEUR TAKES CONTROL PRESENTS ATC EP2 RELEASE SHOW

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!

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LIVE NEWS | PG.LOST: VERSUS TOUR (SINGAPORE) WITH IN EACH HAND A CUTLASS

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.

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LIVE NEWS : LANEWAY FESTIVAL SINGAPORE ANNOUNCES ASIAN ACTS FOR 2018, INCLUDING FIVE FROM SINGAPORE!

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.

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PoP RECOMMENDS | POP POWER !!! : COSMIC ARMCHAIR – CONTACT [REVIEW]

Synthpop duo Cosmic Armchair release their first full-length album after a decade of music making via Belgian label, Alfa Matrix.

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LIVE NEWS | MOSAIC MUSIC SERIES : YEO – LIVE AT THE ESPLANADE CONCOURSE

Yeo will be making his Singapore debut as a part of the Mosaic Music Series at Esplanade Concourse on November 11th at 7.45pm.

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