LIVE REVIEW: XIAO ZAR BO – HERE’S TO THE CRAZY LADIES!

Xiao Zar Bo (“Crazy Women” in the Hokkien dialect) is a bi-annual music initiative fronted by iNCH and Esther Lowless, designed to provide a platform to female singer-songwriters to showcase their own works. The rather stately environs of the Singjazz Club delivered a suitable venue for this sold out ticketed (over Continue Reading

LIVE NEWS: XIAO ZAR BO

Xiao Zar Bo: Hokkien for “Crazy Women”. XZB is a bi-annual showcase of music from Singapore female singer songwriters who have that good bit of craziness in them to go against the grain, make their own music, and carve their own unique identities in this crazier society of rigid convention Continue Reading

LIVE NEWS: ROCKIN’ THE WEEKEND WITH MAAD SOUNDS + EMPRA!

This coming weekend (October 2nd & 3rd), Power of Pop recommends the following live gigs for your rockin’ enjoyment. On Friday, Esther Lowless will thrill us with her art-rock stylings whilst Gareth Fernandez & The Momma Shop will get a groove on. That’s MAAD Sounds at the Red Dot Design Continue Reading

CHECK OUT RAGNAROK FOR ESTHER LOWLESS’ MESMERISING PERFORMANCE!

Am not much of a theatre-goer but my main interest in covering Ragnarok has always been the fact that Esther Lowless would be acting and singing her original compositions within the body of the play itself. A unique opportunity to catch Esther in an entirely different creative environment. According to Continue Reading

SINGAPORE STRIPPED: A COMEDY ROAST OF THE LION CITY

Singapore indie music fans know Esther Lowless as an iconoclastic and talented artist but may be less aware that Esther is also an accomplished and versatile actress as well! Besides appearing in Mediacorp dramas, TVCs and theatre plays, Esther is also going to try her hand at comedy in Singapore Continue Reading

ORIGINALS SING – ESTHER LOWLESS + DEBRA KHNG

It’s the first Originals Sing @ Artistry on 11th Feb. A special one for me, personally, as the songwriters featured are distinct artists within the Singapore indie music scene. Esther Lowless – I first met when she was fronting Indus Gendi – and whose musical career I have been following Continue Reading

BAYBEATS 2013 [NEWS]

I’ll be honest with you (stop laughing!) – I haven’t been pushing this years’ Baybeats Festival as hard as I have in previous years because I think it’s reached a critical mass where it doesn’t need my 2cts worth anymore. Also, with the number of local music blogs that have Continue Reading