Day: December 12, 2013

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IF YOU HAVE NOTHING GOOD TO SAY…

A good friend recently suggested that I should emulate the renowned music critic Bob Lefsetz and cut loose on music and bands that I did not like – the proverbial ‘take no prisoners’ kind of commentary. Not that I haven’t done this in the 20 odd years that I have been writing about music and pop culture. And this includes telling the ‘truth’ about the music of local bands and artists as well. However, I find that it does not serve any purpose and often the targets of the criticism are not able to benefit from those remarks – so why bother?

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PoPTV: GENTLE BONES “UNTIL WE DIE” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]PoPTV: GENTLE BONES “UNTIL WE DIE” [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

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With a vibe that recalls the popular British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, comes the debut single from¬†Gentle Bones (aka Joel Tan) viz. “Till We Die”. If you like what you see and hear, you can buy the single from either iTunes: http://bit.ly/untilwedie or from¬†BandCamp: http://gentlebones.bandcamp.com/. Proceeds will go towards the funding of the upcoming full-length album. Check out the official video below.