LIVE NEWS: SINGAPORE GP COMPLETES ITS MUSIC LINE UP FOR 2016 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE: INCLUDES LOCAL ACTS GENTLE BONES & CHARLIE LIM + THE MOTHERSHIP

Music fans are already aware that the likes of Kylie  Minogue,  Queen  +  Adam  Lambert,  Imagine  Dragons, Bastille, Halsey, KC and the Sunshine Band and Pentatonix, will be the heavy-hitters at this year’s F1 Singapore.

2015 – THE YEAR SINGAPORE ENGLISH POP RECLAIMED MAINSTREAM STATUS?

There were three emails from major labels that I received in this past week that indicates that Singapore English pop may just be turning a significant corner. Three releases from Singapore bands that have already made an impact on a pop fan base in Singapore. That is something that has not Continue Reading

GENTLE BONES’ MAJOR LABEL DEBUT SINGLE SIXTY FIVE NOW AVAILABLE

“Sixty Five” is Gentle Bones’ major label debut single and is a track to be featured on the upcoming movie 1965. In that context, it is suitably over-dramatic but contains sufficient elements familiar to fans. Now available at https://itun.es/sg/m5DJ8 https://www.facebook.com/gentlebonesmusic

CONFESSTIVAL X #2NDGGC ANNIVERSARY

Here’s an update from The Grizzle Grind Crew! ********** CONFESSTIVAL X #2ndGGC Anniversary [A *SCAPEmusic Programme] Venue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre (2 Orchard Link Singapore 237978) Date: Sunday 5 April 2015 Time: 7:00pm Admission: Free Doors open at 6:00pm Indie folk-pop act Gentle Bones will be celebrating with us on Continue Reading

2014 IN MUSIC

Only one contender for PoP Album of the Year. JPNSGRLS epitomizes the best hope for the continuing history of Rock ‘n’ Roll even as the tsunami of prefabricated pop threatens to wipe our beloved music off the face of the earth. Nothing remotely hipster-ish about Circulation and thank GOD for that! Continue Reading

MAGIC BUS! TRAVELING BY COACH TO URBANSCAPES, BEING ENTERTAINED BY #SGINDIE ON THE WAY

I must confess that when I first heard about Bandwagon‘s intention to feature bands in the bus on the way to Urbanscapes, I was skeptical. But after the actual experience, I must admit that they pulled it off, despite my reservations. The road trip itself had quite a few unnecessary Continue Reading

GENTLE BONES TO OPEN FOR CHRISTINA PERRI AND US THE DUO

  “If you build it, they will come” How to improve the local music scene? By building fan base. Once the numbers are there, then the promoters will come to you. Case in point: Gentle Bones (aka Joel Tan). Ever-increasing fan support has now had promoters looking to add to Continue Reading

SONGWRITERS WEEK

SGMUSO is proud to present SONGWRITERS WEEK Our friend Adam Lyons (Lyon Apprentice/FAIRCHILD, Alumni of Music Matters Live) has informed us that he will be coming to town for a week in October for a songwriting collaboration project with a few Singaporean acts at the amazing Beep Studios! At his Continue Reading

ALIVE & KICKING: THE GENTLE BONES EP LAUNCH

By Nikita Wong The usual hustle and bustle filled the streets along Orchard Road, by 6.30 pm approximately 400 fans were embracing the heat as they queued to catch the Gentle Bones (aka Joel Tan) Ep launch. As the doors opened, avid shutterbugs and fervent fans scouted for perfect vantage Continue Reading

ALIVE & KICKING – ALEX GOOT + AGAINST THE CURRENT + THE SUMMER STATE + GENTLE BONES

(by Nikita Wong) A throbbing mass of fans, pulsating with the energy that was carried with a throng of people at the front of the stage. Snaking queues were formed from 6.30pm as fervent fans of Alex Goot and Against The Current rushed to get the best spot to catch a Continue Reading

GENTLE BONES + THE SUMMER STATE TO OPEN FOR ALEX GOOT + AGAINST THE CURRENT

#sgindie fans will be thrilled to learn that Gentle Bones and The Summer State will be opening for YouTube sensations Alex Goot and Against the Current on 21st August at The Ground Theatre at SCAPE. Tickets info: – Online: Peatix (http://alexgootandagainstthecurrent.peatix.com) Retail: Inokii, Far East Plaza #03-30 (only Standard tickets Continue Reading

#sgindie

Now that was a music weekend to remember! I had been under the weather for a while and it was good to finally catch #sgindie gigs again! But before the gigs, I attended an intriguing (albeit ultimately bewildering) meeting with the local arts community and had a quick chat with Continue Reading

#sgindie

After the heady month of local gigs that was June, the #sgindie goodness continues to flow. So heads up on a couple of shows coming your way in the coming weeks.  Red Kite & Beer Market have earmarked four Sundays in July as Original Sundays with an intriguing lineup of 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

ALIVE & KICKING

LOWERCASE AND LINCH AGENCY PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH LYON APPRENTICE, GENTLE BONES, LOKIES & LINYING The year has kicked off and the gigs are coming in thick and fast. A relatively low key event, this stripped down acoustic affair showcased Gold Coast brother act, Lyon Apprentice, as they made their Continue Reading