SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: MARICELLE IS “LOVEDRUNK”

Singer-songwriter Maricelle will be releasing her first EP – Pursuit – on 7th January 2017. As a teaser, the lead single “Lovedrunk” has dropped today (4th November) to coincide with the launch of the EP pre-order at iTunes. A music video will follow on 11th November. We caught up with Continue Reading

LISTENING BOOTH – THE NEW ROCK N ROLL FT. VAN BOBBI, MAVRICK, SAMUEL PROFFITT, CRIS JACOBS & ALLELUJAH!!!

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 expresses the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. Discover! Enjoy!

PoPTV: BLAST FROM THE PAST – ROCK N SOUL! FT. SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, THE TEMPTATIONS, THE SUPREMES, EARTH WIND & FIRE AND PARLIAMENT + FUNKADELIC!!!

It’s impossible to strip rhythm ‘n’ blues and soul music away from rock ‘n’ roll as the latter would not even exist without the former.  In the late 60s, the likes of Jimi Hendrix (above) and Arthur Lee (Love) would combine the flowering of psychedelic rock with R&B (funk ‘n’ Continue Reading

ROCK HISTORY: LOVE – REEL TO REAL (1974)

The late Arthur Lee and Love (the band Lee led & fronted) remains one of the most under-rated bands from the 60s/70s. Well, at least compared to their peers. Already well-documented is the fact that the likes of Jim Morrison (The Doors), Jimi Hendrix and Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin) were Continue Reading

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

WHO SEZ JAZZ IS DEAD IN SINGAPORE? TAJ’S NEW EP PROVES OTHERWISE

Tim De Cotta (Bass/ Vocals), Audrey Tengkey (Piano, Keys and Synth) and Teo Jia Rong (Drums) make up TAJ, bringing forth an exciting new venture, and great contribution to Singapore’s contemporary jazz scene. Now the above (from the Darker Than Wax press release) sums it up pretty well. 70s jazz fusion Continue Reading

EIA RELEASES SOULFUL NEW SINGLE “THAT’S THE WAY” ABOUT BEING IN LOVE

Eia (aka Maria Grace Koh) has just finished her studies at LASALLE College of the Arts, where she graduated with First Class Honors in a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts – Music, Vocals and her calibre is self-evident on her soulful new single “That’s the Way” off her upcoming new album. Continue Reading

MARK BONAFIDE – ISSUES (W/ KIM OLSEN & ZAHIDAH)

Here’s a sweet, catchy and soulful fuck-off song from the ever-smooth Mark Bonafide. It’s pretty short too, clocking in at 2:53! That’s my only issue with “Issues” (ouch!) – I wish I could get MORE of its goodness! Nice interplay with Kim Olsen and Zahidah provides a riveting contrast. Taken from Continue Reading