Staying power is not usually associated with Singapore bands but to the credit of The Pinholes, the quartet have been soldering on for over a decade in the unforgiving local music scene. The band celebrate this longevity with an entertaining new album – D’Antara Kita!
I know when this exhibition was first announced, there was some criticism about the ’50 years’ bit, considering that: – 1. The Quests‘ “Shanty”, the first ever local pop hit, was released in 1964 (!) and 2. when you subtract most of the 70s and the early 80s (when rock Continue Reading
Continuing our series on bands you should really check out next week at Music Matters Live ’14. Ladies and gentlemen… The Pinholes! Why did you apply to play at Music Matters Live ’14? Since Music Matters Live is being held in Singapore, I will take the opportunity to showcase my Continue Reading
I’ll be honest with you (stop laughing!) – I haven’t been pushing this years’ Baybeats Festival as hard as I have in previous years because I think it’s reached a critical mass where it doesn’t need my 2cts worth anymore. Also, with the number of local music blogs that have Continue Reading
The Pinholes have been active in the S-ROCK scene for some time now. Through personnel changes, singer and principal songwriter Famie Suliman remains the constant as the band continues to carry out its retro pop mission with aplomb and no small amount of fun. The single “Sunshine” is The Pinholes’ Continue Reading