While I have no problem with shamelessly self-promoting my own music, I would not discredit any of my PoP10 ‘Best of’ lists by inserting myself into the picture. Who am I? Kanye??
Yes, I know it’s a corny cliché but with this National Day weekend comes an opportunity to share my own thoughts about the best Singapore rock songs of all time! Hopefully, these selections will inspire you, kind reader, to discover more Singapore rock music. If so, then the effort would Continue Reading
As mentioned in my PoP Theory article on Story Analysis, besides being a singer-songwriter/composer and a pop culture writer, I am also a teacher of arts and music subjects. So the same approach I applied to Story, I can also apply to Music but of course, with different elements. Now, Continue Reading
After sharing about the best bands of all time, it’s only natural to talk about the best solo artists of all time. As you will no doubt realise, many of the selected artists have also worked within the group dynamic, although with the branding of a front person. All choices Continue Reading
Social media has been abuzz of late over Spotify CEO Daniel Ek’s comments in a recent interview published in Music:)Ally dated 30 July 2020. These remarks followed the release of Spotify’s latest quarterly financial results.
Today, 1st August 2020, Netflix begins streaming three Eric Khoo movies that I contributed music to. Over at the Kevin Mathews Composer Facebook page, I shared these song stories to mark this occasion. Hope you find the reading as much fun as I did the writing.
I like making lists. Apparently, folks on the internet like reading lists as well.There you go. First off, I am going to share with you a list of the best ten bands of all time, in my humble opinion. (In alphabetical order, mind you)
3 track album Source: False Alarm EP, by Brad Marino
So, Chris Church is a Facebook ‘friend’ and I am only now finding out that he is a Power Pop Rock N Roll singer-songwriter of the highest order? Dayum. Church’s new album, Backwards Compatible, is exactly what we need to cope with the clusterfuck that Covid—19 has turned the world Continue Reading
Shannon Luke is back with a new song. Love the bright guitar sounds and pleasing melodic vibe. Check it out! Available on all digital platforms next week. Preview on Youtube.
Power Pop Rock N Roll is alive and kicking in bands like The Overtures! Kudos!!
Cool psych-rock vibes!
Intriguing R&B-inflected retro pop. New album In Your Chamber out now on Park The Van Records.
Cardiff rockers Excellent Skeleton return with a new single, “Stop Waking the Sun”, that reflects its deep dive into Psychedelic Rock territory.
Vancouver trio, Hotel Mira, returns with its first full-length album, a collection of songs brimming with musical confidence and melodic bravado that belies the simmering anxiety of singer-songwriter Charlie Kerr’s personal challenges. There is not a single compromise to contemporary pop tastes as the music on Perfectionism runs the gamut Continue Reading
Dig the hard blues rock on this one!
80s styled synthpop is my kind of electronic music!
7 track album Source: Black Aura My Sun, by Deserta Black Aura My Sun by DesertaBlack Aura My Sun by Deserta Listen to the new album from Deserta. For fans of dream pop.