SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL: DIMENSIONS & DEMONS – FERRY + STEPHANIE YE

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 Continue Reading

HOUSE OF RIOT WITH CHARLIE LIM, INCH & THE GREAT SPY EXPERIMENT!

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 Continue Reading

IN EACH HAND A CUTLASS’ THE KRAKEN IS A PROGRESSIVE ROCK MONSTER FOR THE AGES

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 Continue Reading

AMATEUR TAKES CONTROL: ON THE WATERFRONT

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… Continue Reading

LATE NITE: SYNAPSES BY PLEASANTRY

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 Continue Reading

BAYBEATS 2014: PoP RECOMMENDATIONS

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 Continue Reading

TEGAN & SARA – LIVE IN SINGAPORE [REVIEW]

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 Continue Reading