LIVE NEWS: LA FEMME – LIVE IN SINGAPORE

The hype screams out “The Future of French Rock” and describes La Femme as possessing such edgy music influences as Gene Vincent, The Velvet Underground and Kraftwerk. But what about the music itself?

LIVE NEWS | LANEWAY FESTIVAL SINGAPORE 2017 : KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD ADDED TO THE LINEUP!

Now, here’s a band that in our humble estimation, epitomises #THENEWROCKNROLL!!! And, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will be coming over to Singapore to play at Laneway Festival Singapore 2017!!!!

THE LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. SURF ROCK IS DEAD, ALLO DARLIN’, THE ADVENTURES OF THE SILVER SPACEMAN & THROUGH LUCID EYES!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep fighting the good fight. Here are streams of new music that express the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. DINOWALRUS, CYMBALS EAT GUITARS, THE PEEP TEMPEL, HENRY JAMISON & LVL UP!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying. Here are streams of new music you should be listening to that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

PoPTV – THE NEW ROCK ’N’ ROLL FT. KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD, PHOENIX DAY, BASIC CABLE PREACHERS, APOLOGIES I HAVE NONE & FIRE FROM THE GODS!!!

Rock ‘n’ roll might not have the same commercial or cultural impact it used to have but we promise to keep the flag flying. Here are videos of new music you should be watching that expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy!

ALBUM REVIEW: COTTON MATHER – DEATH OF THE COOL

Background Highly acclaimed 90s Pop Underground faves Cotton Mather returns with a new album after an absence of 15 years! Death of the Cool contains singer-songwriter Robert Harrison’s pure pop meditations on Chinese philosophy – in particular, one song each for each hexagram (or reading) of the I Ching! How Continue Reading

LIVE NEWS: CONCERTS ON THE HILL – CAMBODIAN SPACE PROJECT + BITTYMACBETH X EVAN LOW

We were (and still are) quite mystified by this lineup. Cambodian Space Project is a psychedelic rock band, whose style is steeped in Retro-Pop and most of their songs are in the Khmer language! (Not quite the formula to draw in the local hipstas, eh?)

ALBUM REVIEW: HOLY WAVE – FREAKS OF NURTURE

Background Based in El Paso, Texas, Holy Wave (Kyle Hager, Dustin Zozaya, Julian Ruiz, Joey Cook, Ryan Fuson) is riding the wave (!) of the contemporary psych-rock revival. Strengths Adept at combining sympathetic elements of psych-rock, shoe-gaze and dream pop, the music on Freaks of Nurture will appeal to a wide Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: NIGHT BEATS – WHO SOLD MY GENERATION

Is rock ’n’ roll in 2016 a dinosaur? Yes a fucking T-Rex! And it’s coming to rip your guts out! But seriously, boys and girls, Seattle trio Night Beats viz. Danny Lee Blackwell (guitar / vocals), Jakob Bowden (bass) & James Traeger (drums), do not quite care whether their music is relevant or not.

UNICYCLE LOVES YOU – THE DEAD AGE

Fourth album from these Brooklyn-based melodic rockers finds the band in psych-garage territory. What does that mean you might ask? Well, basically it’s mid-60s flavoured three-chord pedal-flooring bubblegum tunes with heavily reverb-drenched harmony vocals. Can’t decide whether the album is played straight or tongue-in-cheek – doesn’t really matter I suppose. Continue Reading