2015: TOP TEN SINGAPORE RELEASES

The amount of new music releases in 2015 is staggering. And it’s basically impossible to be able to listen to everything out there. But when it comes to Singapore Rock, well then it is possible to almost do just that. Thus, a justification for this list – our recommendations for Continue Reading

AWAKEN THE DRAGON WITH THE OBSERVATORY, OBEDIENT WIVES CLUB & MORE!

Awaken the Dragon is a community art project surrounding the last two remaining Dragon Kilns in Singapore. The project aims to invite 3000 members of the public to participate in making a collective sculpture made from clay and fired in the Dragon Kiln. The concert is part of the Awaken Continue Reading

ANIMAL DAY @ 313 (2014)

Animal Day @ 313 is back! Come support the 10 animal welfare groups that will be supported through performances by 7 bands! Dates: 18th & 19th October 2014 Venue: Discovery Walk (313@somerset, L1) Time: 12pm-7pm In support of: ACRES: Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (Singapore) Action for Singapore Dogs Continue Reading

#sgindie

As we head into the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, it does seem that our beloved local indie music scene is slowly gaining increasing general appreciation and acceptance. Last night’s Originals Sing @ Artistry featured two young bands that caught my ear at last year’s Baybeats auditions. It was exciting Continue Reading

#sgindie

Now that was a music weekend to remember! I had been under the weather for a while and it was good to finally catch #sgindie gigs again! But before the gigs, I attended an intriguing (albeit ultimately bewildering) meeting with the local arts community and had a quick chat with Continue Reading

#sgindie

After the heady month of local gigs that was June, the #sgindie goodness continues to flow. So heads up on a couple of shows coming your way in the coming weeks.  Red Kite & Beer Market have earmarked four Sundays in July as Original Sundays with an intriguing lineup of Continue Reading

BAYBEATS 2014: PoP RECOMMENDATIONS

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

S-ROCK: ALIVE & KICKIN’ [LIVE REVIEWS]

It is a good time to be involved in the S-ROCK scene. Interest in the scene is definitely growing as the media gives it attention it properly deserves. More releases, more gigs, more open mikes, more bands, more venues…more, more, more!  In the last two weeks, I managed to witness Continue Reading

BAYBEATS AUDITIONS 2013: ROUND TWO [REVIEW]

  Just got back from the Round Two of the Baybeats Auditions 2013 and we wanted to put out a quick response whilst our thoughts and feelings are fresh in my mind. This is the seventh year of the Baybeats Auditions where young local bands are given an opportunity to Continue Reading