PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : ERIC FRISCH – “WATER INTO GOLD”

Always a joy to discover a new artist that embraces the full potential of rock ‘n’ roll. On his new EP – Water Into Gold – Eric Frisch, digs deep into the well of country-folk goodness to deliver three gorgeous songs.

SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT : FERS – “NEVERLAND”

‘Popular’ music in Singapore currently falls neatly into two categories. One, smooth urban electro-soul that reflects the entitled materialistic extravagance of the nation’s youth and two, atmospheric dreamy indie pop that is a contradiction of faux-art pretensions and grassroots endeavour. FERS is firmly in the latter camp.

PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : QUIET SLANG – “DIRTY CIGARETTES” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Last year, Quiet Slang released We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags, an EP comprised of two Beach Slang songs and two covers from The Replacements and Big Star. Simply put, Quiet Slang is the chamber pop side project of Beach Slang frontman James Alex.

PoPTV | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE FOXFIRES – “DON’T GIVE UP” [MUSIC VIDEO]

Since ‘indie pop’ does not quite have the same meaning as it’s original meaning – y’know C86, guitar pop music on independent labels etc – we will call the music played by folks like The Foxfires, “The New Rock N Roll”.