Dream pop merchants Lightcraft maintain their life-affirming joyous indie rock ministrations with a new EP that fulfils all the promise expressed in 2013 album, Colours of Joy.
If discovering exciting new music is your thing (and it should be), then you must check out Music Matters Live 2015 to be held at Clarke Quay from 20th to 23rd May. Here are Power of Pop’s recommendations. Jaime Wong (SG) Courtney Conway (AU)
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
Released at the very beginning 2014, Colours of Joy, the sophomore album from Indonesian indie band lightcraft is quite the thing of beauty. Whilst its live dynamic is waves of shoegazey dreamy noise pop, the sonic agenda on this album is more lilting, more subtle and ultimately more graceful. And this Continue Reading
Typically, I find that the second day of Baybeats is the best of the Festival. I guess it’s part of the programming being on a Saturday and all that. But for me personally, it was day of discovery as well as pride in our local musicians (now, that’s a Continue Reading
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
How can you not be intrigued by a band that describes itself as “an antidote for rainy days, sleepless nights, mournful moments, lovelorn phases and sleepy mornings”. With that in mind, let’s see how lightcraft dealt with our FIVE questions about Baybeats 2014 (via Imam). Why should fans check out Continue Reading