Esplanade’s “All Things New” is a typically turn of the year event that “celebrate(s) new music and welcome(s) fresh faces as Singapore artists embark on brand new chapters of their musical journeys”.
As promised, we present to you the thoughts of the collaborative artists behind Dimensions & Demons, to be performed at the Esplanade Recital Studio on 5th November, as part of Singapore Writers Festival 2015. “The work of Ferry and Stephenie Ye, Rain City is a series of bittersweet narratives that charts a course through a […]
On 6 June, House of Riot – home to Singapore’s well-loved independent acts, Charlie Lim, iNCH, and The Great Spy Experiment – presents an ambitious live show in homage to made-in-Singapore music, at The Esplanade’s grande dame The Concert Hall. #sgindie music at the Esplanade Concert Hall? Somewhat unprecedented but surely the potentially record-breaking triple […]
One of the perks of being a rock journalist is getting advances of new releases and it’s even more satisfying when you get a chance to listen to cutting edge rock music that is made by good friends as well. As regular visitors to Power of Pop will be all too aware, I have been […]
Here’s another Singapore rock album launch fans need to take note of! Bear Culture launches its eponymous debut at the Esplanade Theatre Studio on 22nd March 2015. Tickets exclusively available from http://bearculture.peatix.com/
Amateur Takes Control is pretty active for a nominally dormant band with a compilation record coming out next week and an one-off reunion show this coming Friday, 15th August at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre. So if dynamic post-rock instrumentals are your thing, go check them out before ATC go on hiatus…
Pleasantry is back with a new album – Synapses – and the band will launch the LP on 22nd August at The Esplanade Recital Studio for the Late Nite @ Esplanade series. Tickets are priced at $25 and are available from the Esplanade Box office and SISTIC. Watch the official trailer.
Sara Bareilles returns to Singapore! Details: Date: 1 Oct 2014 Time: 8.30 p.m. Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall www.esplanade.com Tickets: www.sistic.com $148,$128,$108,$88 and $68 available from 6 August 2014. Official Site
Inevitably for me, Day Three of most year’s Baybeats tend to be a little anti-climatic. After the hustle and bustle of the first two days, fatigue sets in and it has not been uncommon for me to sometimes entirely miss Day Three. So with that in mind, I decided to focus on the performances […]
For me, this year’s Baybeats is all about people. Watching aspiring musicians grow into great bands and artists and getting the response and acclaim that they so richly deserve. Wishing the very best for them on stage as they take another step towards fulfilling their musical dreams. Last night, I was so happy to see Stopgap […]
Which bands/artists will Power of Pop be focusing on during the next three nights of Baybeats 2014? Friday 27th STOPGAP | Powerhouse 7.30pm SPHAERAS | Arena 8.00pm DEON | Chillout Stage 9.15pm JAIME WONG | Chillout Stage 10.15pm GIANTS MUST FALL | Arena 10.15pm Saturday 28th ENEC.E | Chillout Stage 5.00pm LOST WEEKEND | Arena 6.00pm BANI […]
“A sphere is an ultimate expression of unity, completeness, and integrity” – so begins Sphaeras’ self-description! So it’s certain that its responses to our FIVE questions about Baybeats 2014 should be a hoot! Why should fans check out your performance at Baybeats? We are the only instrumental band to have made it through the auditions; […]
The Malaysian band with the enigmatic name returns to our shores for Baybeats. Amir Shazlan braves our FIVE questions about Baybeats 2014 on behalf of They Will Kill Us All. Why should fans check out your performance at Baybeats? We always have fond memories when playing Singapore. All the time, it manages to bring out the […]
How can you not be intrigued by a band that describes itself as “an antidote for rainy days, sleepless nights, mournful moments, lovelorn phases and sleepy mornings”. With that in mind, let’s see how lightcraft dealt with our FIVE questions about Baybeats 2014 (via Imam). Why should fans check out your performance at Baybeats? Because […]
The first proper musical performance to be given by Pitch Feather! That’s just so special!! Let’s see what the band has to say about our FIVE questions about Baybeats 2014 – via Alberta Leong. Why should fans check out your performance at Baybeats? It will be our very first live appearance as Pitch Feather. Fans can come […]
To get us all ready for Baybeats 2014, we posed FIVE questions to various bands playing at the upcoming festival. First up, Thailand’s Two Million Thanks! Why should fans check out your performance at Baybeats? We think if it’s possible people should watch every band performs as well as our band because we are the […]
Malaysian singer-songwriter YUNA, will be back in Singapore for a brand new concert on 24 February 2014 at The Esplanade Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale via SISTIC from tomorrow, 17 December 2013.
Part of their promotional tour for their latest album Heartthrob, Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara performed at the Esplanade Concert Hall on the 13th of May. Apparently handpicked by Tegan and Sara themselves, homegrown singer-songwriter Weish delivered a memorable opening act that featured her signature searing vocals and electric looping shenanigans. Continually layering, looping, and […]
Sapporo Safaris will be playing at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on 2nd February, this Saturday, as part of the Esplanade’s February Freshie series. Other artists that will be featured in this series are Weish, These Brittle Bones and Another Sunday Afternoon. They will be playing two sets at 8.45-9.30pm and 10-10.45pm. We understand that the […]