POWER OF POP MUSIC ORIGINAL MUSIC NIGHT AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE – A NEW BEGINNING

ORIGINAL MUSIC NIGHT AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE – A NEW BEGINNING

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Bryan Chua

On Sunday, a new showcase for original music made in Singapore was launched at the Hard Rock Cafe.

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Sam Driscoll Band

Curated by Mike Spinks – who has been working with Hard Rock Cafe on an open mic series for 3 years now – the event featured FIVE emerging artists.

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stillsunrise

What was distinctive – the artists preferred a melodic pop-rock style – whether expressed through folk, soul-pop, blues-rock or even indie pop.

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Charlieblouse & the Milkyboys

Whilst raw in songwriting, arrangements and performance, it was clear that the potential and promise was evident.

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Keith Soo-Tho & Wolf Machine

Even as the local music scene expands, what is needed is a wider range of focus beyond the indie-folk-pop and jazz-soul fusion so prevalent nowadays. In that light, these Original Music Nights at the Hard Rock Cafe might be a proverbial shot in the arm for what we call #THENEWROCKNROLL.

 

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