POWER OF POP INTERVIEW: THE AMANI CONSORT

  Aysha Amani, the frontperson of infectious Aussie funk-soul-hiphop combo The Amani Consort¬†was so easy and fun to talk to as she (together with keyboards player Gordon Cant) answered my questions about the band – past, present and future. Listen to the audio for the full details!¬†(Sound quality is a Continue Reading

POWER OF POP INTERVIEW: THE DISAPPOINTED

I love The Disappointed! This Perth band reminds me so much of the best late 70s/early 80s new wave smart pop (think: Split Enz, Elvis Costello, XTC) – it’s so refreshing! As part of the Singapore-Western Australian Music Exchange, I got to interview Michael Strong (vocals, guitar) and Mark Neal Continue Reading

SINGAPORE – WESTERN AUSTRALIA MUSIC EXCHANGE (SWAM)

The next stage of the evolution of the Singapore music scene took place on Sunday when two SG bands (Take Two, Gentle Bones) and three Western Australian counterparts (The Brow, The Amani Consort & The Disappointed) played at Beerfest 2014. Before that, there was a casual exchange of ideas between Continue Reading

BEERFEST 2014

  I love Timbre. It’s been amazing what Danny Loong and Edward Chia have been able to achieve in the last seven years or so. Beginning from the first outlet at Substation, the Timbre Group has expanded to more outlets across the island, organizing popular festivals like Rock & Roots Continue Reading