SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION: KEVIN MATHEWS – PRESENT SENSE

It has been a long & winding road to reach this point in my life. 22 years since I released my first album with Watchmen back in August 1993 and numerous albums later, I believe that Present Sense is probably my best ever. Why do I make that assessment? Mainly Continue Reading

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD – WHERE DO YOU PLAY?*

My continuing misadventures as a failed musician in art-adverse Singapore where cover bands rule the music landscape. Against all common sense, I am recording a new album to be released in September. Look, I will be a senior citizen very soon and my name isn’t Dick Lee or Jeremy Monteiro, Continue Reading

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

DON’T SPOOK THE ALPACA! Six months after launching Emo FASCISM at Artistry, I was back to promote the release of #alpacablues EP with The Groovy People in tow. There wasn’t much of a crowd there but I do appreciate the kind friends who took the trouble and effort to demonstrate Continue Reading

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD: ART FOR ART’S SAKE

It’s been two months since the release of Emo FASCISM and people have asked whether I was happy with the response to the album. Well, no, to be honest I am definitely NOT happy. It’s not that I expected massive CD/merch sales or crowds at my launch gigs – but Continue Reading

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD: EMO FASCISM – “BEYOND THE ASHES”

“Beyond the Ashes” is the second teaser off the upcoming album, EMO FASCISM – due in August. Catch Kevin Mathews/The Groovy People play “Beyond the Ashes” next Friday, April 26th at Identite 9.3 – KAMCO MUSIC at Home Club from 8pm. Cover is $12 (one free housepour and free entry Continue Reading