Nothing too outstanding about the song or the arrangements. In fact “Without Question” sounds like a lot of modern acoustic soul pop music. But it stands out because of its message.
We are writing about Izzy Rocks not because his new album – Metamorphosis – is slickly produced, perfectly played or market researched to an inch of its life.
Damn, this is an easy album to get into. Singer-songwriter Anderson has followed up his acclaimed 2014 debut, The Weaver’s Broom, with the stunning City of Vines.
Beck is back with what seems like a more upbeat approach as compared to the melancholy Morning Phase (2014).
For his latest album, To the Bone, singer-songwriter Steven Wilson was very specific about the type of sound he was trying to achieve viz. 80s progressive pop.
Got to hand it to Gentle Bones (a.k.a Joel Tan). The Singaporean singer-songwriter first came to public attention in late 2013 with his Ed Sheeran-channeling debut single, “Until We Die”.
Broken record time – 2017 has been an astonishingly bountiful year for lovers of POWER POP ROCK N ROLL! Add another fine record to the burgeoning list – Fernando Perdomo’s instant classic, The Golden Hour.
Popular British 90s band Mansun were best known for their eclectic art-rock style that brought them critical acclaim and commercial success. Led by vocalist/rhythm guitarist Paul Draper, Mansun released four albums and split in 2003.
Nick Heyward – best known as the cherubic frontman of 80s pop band Haircut 100 is back with another excellent retro-pop album – Woodland Echoes.
Nicole Atkins is a brilliant retro-pop singer-songwriter that is intent on reviving the styles of 50s crooner music, 60s psychedelia, soul music, and the Brill Building style of writing in her work.
Ryan Wong (Cool Ghouls) finds time to release his own solo side project, a six-track EP, called More Milk.
Check out the impressive music video of a studio rendition (at Berklee College of Music, no less) of Emma Charleston’s “Don’t Wait Up”.
Dhani Harrison’s first solo album IN///PARALLEL will be released on October 6 through BMG. He recently shared the first single from the album “All About Waiting”.
We believe that the best music made in Singapore is more than a match for any music made elsewhere and there is the reason for the SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT.
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This gorgeous new album from singer-songwriter Ralegh Long has been out for a bit but better late than never, we say!
Heartening to note that the major labels are still supporting pop-rock! Check out the music video for Billy Raffoul’s debut single, “Driver”.
Gold Coast pop-rock songstress San Mei adds a music video to her pleasing single “Until You Feel Good” and has just announced her debut EP, Necessary out Friday July 14.
Our favourite track off iNCH’s wonderful Letters to Ubin EP gets its own music video and it’s a cracker!
Ahead of her upcoming EP (due August 2017) Empty Drinks/Empty Hearts, Alexa Dark has shared with us the video of “Empty Drinks” which showcases Dark’s penchant at penning a driving alt-rock anthem that would not be out of place in the 90s.
L.A. based singer-songwriter Kacey Johansing releases her third album, The Hiding, today.
A fragile chamber soul track awaits you when you savour “Graces” – the new single from Amy Steele, an exceptional singer/songwriter from London.
Typically infectious, barnstorming and deadpan “How To Boil An Egg” is a standalone brand new track from the critically lauded singer songwriter Courtney Barnett.
The first studio album in nearly 25 years from Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters since Amused to Death (1992), as well as his first solo album in 12 years since Ça Ira (2005) finds Waters in familiar territory.
The Whistles & the Bells, the moniker of acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Bryan Simpson, returns with his sophomore album Modern Plagues via New West Records.
On her rousing and poignant new pop rock ballad “Enjoy the Ride,” folky singer-songwriter Emma Charleston reminds listeners to cherish life’s journey as much as its ever-changing destinations.