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ALT-REALTIES: THE INDIE ROCK FESTIVAL THAT PoP DREAMS ARE MADE OFALT-REALTIES: THE INDIE ROCK FESTIVAL THAT PoP DREAMS ARE MADE OF

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With all the festivals springing up all over the place in Singapore, I thought I’d indulge myself with the fantasy of organising a Power of Pop Indie Rock Festival! My only criterion would be that my acts would have to have been formed no earlier than year 2000 (with one or two exceptions of course).

Here you go!

Besnard Lakes / Free Energy / Joywave / JPNSGRLS / Kevin Tihista 

LOVE X STEREO / Max Jury / Pugwash / The Courteeners / The Decemberists  

The Disappointed / The Paranoid Style / The Whigs / TOY / White Denim

Check out the first five on the list!

Next five tomorrow!

… still there’s more … 

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Besnard Lakes!

As promised, here is the first part of a list of recommended listening of 2013 releases that you have access to on Spotify! Enjoy…

Besnard LakesUntil In Excess, the Imperceptible UFO

Have been loving this Montreal band for a while now, and music fans should take them seriously as an alternative to fellow countrymen Arcade Fire. Their gorgeous mix of Pink Floyd meets mid-60s Beach Boys is enthralling. “Specter” is one of my songs of the year.

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