An opportunity to watch singer-songwriter Charlie Lim in performance is always one to grasp with both hands. So thanks to Sarah Sim (Riot!) for putting me on the guest list for this wonderful event.
Xiao Zar Bo (“Crazy Women” in the Hokkien dialect) is a bi-annual music initiative fronted by iNCH and Esther Lowless, designed to provide a platform to female singer-songwriters to showcase their own works. The rather stately environs of the Singjazz Club delivered a suitable venue for this sold out ticketed (over Continue Reading
Xiao Zar Bo: Hokkien for “Crazy Women”. XZB is a bi-annual showcase of music from Singapore female singer songwriters who have that good bit of craziness in them to go against the grain, make their own music, and carve their own unique identities in this crazier society of rigid convention Continue Reading
You know the drill. Here comes an anecdote about the first time I experienced one of my favourite bands. That’s me, consistent! A Baybeats audition a couple of years back at a room in Lasalle. One of the band members was very late. Jokes were circulating about him being ‘lost’… Continue Reading
Another Saturday, another Singapore album launch! Definitely, this is going to be the big one – by now The Steve McQueens are a well-oiled machine, having plied their trade in Europe already. SingJazz Club also provides a suitable ambience for the band’s smooth soul-jazz-pop and Ginny Bloop’s on-stage antics, so Continue Reading