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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THE LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. SLOUCHER, HIGHLY SUSPECT, ERIC FRISCH & THE BLACK CLOUDS!!!

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Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight.

Here are streams of new music that express the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

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GENERATION GAP! – VARIOUS ARTISTS (PLAYLIST)

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Putting together the recent Beatles playlists had got me thinking about whether the Fab Four is ‘relevant’ to our modern times. That got me deep into discovery mode to construct a playlist of music that had been released in the last two years, which in my mind owe a thing or two to The Beatles and/or the pop-rock music of the past.

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ROCK HISTORY: THE BEATLES – REVOLUTION IN THE HEAD (PLAYLIST)

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“With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles. The thing is, they only got there before me. If I’d been born at the same time as John Lennon, I’d have been up there.”

This mind-boggling quote comes from Noel Gallagher. The self-delusion is obvious but the fact that Gallagher has made a career out of plagiarism is proof of how wrong this statement is. If not for the inspiration of The Beatles (and many others), nobody would have even heard of Noel Gallagher (sounds like heaven!).

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ROCK HISTORY: THE BEATLES – TOPPERMOST OF THE POPPERMOST (PLAYLIST)

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Here’s part one of a playlist put together to celebrate The Beatles’ entry into the streaming services. This playlist covers the Fab Four’s early years of Beatlemania (1963 – 65) whereby in 2 short years, the band released SIX albums and numerous non-album singles and EPs, the majority of which were filled with ground-breaking, iconoclastic pop music. Enjoy!

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