Got to hand it to Gentle Bones (a.k.a Joel Tan). The Singaporean singer-songwriter first came to public attention in late 2013 with his Ed Sheeran-channeling debut single, “Until We Die”.
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.
Gentle Bones (a.k.a. Joel Tan) returns with his second EP, Geniuses and Thieves.
Singer-songwriter, Gentle Bones returns with a new street single, “Geniuses & Thieves”, taken off his upcoming as yet-to-be titled EP. Bennett Bay releases debut single entitled “Komorebi” Komorebi by Bennett BayKomorebi by Bennett Bay
Universal Music Singapore has announced a new date for Gentle Bones’ concert this year.
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
“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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
(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
We have been hearing a lot about Gentle Bones (aka Joel Tan) in the last nine months or so. I am digging the way Joel’s music has captured the imagination of our young people. It’s so exciting to witness! Joel himself is such a humble, self-effacing young man but dead serious Continue Reading
#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
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
“I aim to satisfy myself musically and if it happens to relate to the masses I cannot be more than ecstatic. because nothing is more fulfilling than to have people adore the songs that you first came to fall in love with.” Gentle Bones has come a long way since Continue Reading
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
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
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
In conjunction with the launch of the Adaro Audio Series, this event features Charlie Lim and supported by Gentle Bones, Gareth Fernandez, Stopgap and .gif. The festivities begin at 7pm at Lowercase on 30th April. See you there! RSVP
A picture paints a thousand words. Allegedly. So enjoy the latest music videos from the latest singles out there from the modern rock wasteland.
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