The first weekend of 2018 sees an instrumental rock double-header at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. After Friday’s show with pg.lost and In Each Hand a Cutlass, it will be the turn of Amateur Takes Control to blow us away as they launch the dynamic new ATCEP2 on Saturday, January 6th!
If like us you need to have loud rock music blasting right in your face to celebrate the first week of the new year, then we highly recommend getting down to the Esplanade Annexe Studio this Friday, January 5th at 7pm.
Labels are deceiving. What the hell is “post-metal”? Does that describe NZ duo Into Orbit?
So many styles under the banner of #THENEWROCKNROLL? We would not have it any other bloody way! Go forth and DISCOVER!!
Alright, here’s the concept – let’s have ‘crossover’ events with music for the Singapore Writers Festival 2015. All perfectly logical – after all songs have lyrics. Now, let’s stretch that further and have the opening event a concert featuring two of Singapore’s leading INSTRUMENTAL rock bands! Yes indeed, that’s the Continue Reading
An excellent sign that Singapore music is slowly (but surely) permeating the mainstream consciousness is the clutch of music events to be held in the upcoming Singapore Writers Festival, from October 30th to November 8th 2015, organised by the National Arts Council. Kicking off is Island of Dreams, an instrumental Continue Reading
Is it still metal without guitars and drums? Well, the purists out there will quite obviously growl – NO! This is Moonlapse – basically, 21 year old electronic artist Ben Strick – who has recorded a five-track LP of progressive instrumental metal music on his computer! Once you have gotten Continue Reading
Instrumental rock quartet Sphaeras releases its debut album Moirai this Saturday 2nd May at The Substation. Tickets available from http://peatix.com/event/79667.
On 20 January 2015, Taiwanese math rock trio Elephant Gym (above) will debut in Singapore, alongside NAO, hailing from across the causeway. Completing this line up will be our very own rising Sphaeras. Details at www.livepod.asia.
New local promoters LivePOD got off to a great start as it brought to our indie scene, an instrumental rock event (at Hood Bar) that not only championed an acclaimed regional act – COMA – but also showcased our very own talented bands viz In Each Hand a Cutlass and NeoDominatrix.
Three awesome indie gigs tomorrow (6th September) and this is the one I will be attending. See you there!
Epic Malaysian post-rock band COMA is coming to Singapore to share the stage with sonic pirates In Each Hand A Cutlass, and fusion geniuses of NeoDominatrix at Hood Bar And Cafe on Saturday 6 September 2014. COMA will debut on our shores celebrating its 10th year of music making. Prepare for the Continue Reading
They’re baack! Pleased as punch that post-metal band Russian Circles are returning to Singapore for their third gig here! Event Details: RUSSIAN CIRCLES live in Singapore Zouk, Singapore 17 Jiak Kim Street Sunday, 20 July 2014 Doors 19:30 Starts 20:00 Ticketing details to be announced soon. Go to www.kittywurecords.com for Continue Reading
Sure, as a music lover based in Singapore, one is currently inundated with big rock concert draws like Eric Clapton & The Rolling Stones and with big rock festivals like St. Jerome’s Laneway & the Hostess Club Weekender. But seriously folks, nothing quite beats the experience of watching a cracking Continue Reading
Awesome news for fans of alt-rock of the instrumental persuasion as Irish band And So I Watch You From Afar finally makes its way to our neck of the woods on Friday 28 Feb at Zouk. Supporting them will the up-and-coming progressive alt-rock outfit sub:shaman. Limited Early-bird Tickets: $45 Regular Continue Reading
Look I believe in supporting as many different ‘genres’ as possible, especially within the S-ROCK scene but sometimes one does impose a certain bias upon musical direction and approaches. Take guitarist Matthew Lee for example. His 9-track album is instrumental rock that covers a gamut of diverse styles – hard Continue Reading