Articles tagged as: Feature

A Gaijin's guide: 12 promising Japanese indie rock acts you should know

A Gaijin's guide: 12 promising Japanese indie rock acts you should know

Japan is the envy of the world, especially when it comes to music.  Not only do they have a healthy and thriving local music industry — even asi... Read more »
Wednesday Campanella, J-pop's thrilling outlier, reveals her five essential Japanese records

Wednesday Campanella, J-pop's thrilling outlier, reveals her five essential Japanese records

Out of all the acts at 2017's Laneway Festival, Japanese act Wednesday Campanella undoubtedly stole the afternoon, despite the ominous sky that for... Read more »
Why the metalcore world is making a fuss about Suicide Silence (and what Singaporean musicians have to say about it)

Why the metalcore world is making a fuss about Suicide Silence (and what Singaporean musicians have to say about it)

The curious hybrid genre of deathcore has had a much shorter lifespan in the limelight than its big brother, metalcore, and its strained cousin, po... Read more »
CONTEST: Win tickets to catch Gimme Danger, the story of the most dangerous rock band of all time

CONTEST: Win tickets to catch Gimme Danger, the story of the most dangerous rock band of all time

The Stooges are the rare breed of rock band, whose stories are not cliched myths from the tiresome and dated lore of rock & roll, but are unner... Read more »
Songs by Asian and Muslim musicians to jam to in this post-Trump world

Songs by Asian and Muslim musicians to jam to in this post-Trump world

Donald Trump is president and that sucks. His rise to power is just the humongous, oddly-colored cherry on top of a recent string of fascist sentim... Read more »
Here are albums you should buy on Bandcamp this Friday to protest the US immigration ban

Here are albums you should buy on Bandcamp this Friday to protest the US immigration ban

As you've already seen all over social media and news outlets, newly-minted US President Donald Trump passed an executive order banning immigrants ... Read more »
GIG REPORT: Metallica perform to 10,000 fans, return to Singapore Indoor Stadium after 24 years

GIG REPORT: Metallica perform to 10,000 fans, return to Singapore Indoor Stadium after 24 years

It's crazy to think that the last time Metallica were in Singapore, it was in 2013 — four years ago. The showcase they put up at the frustrating... Read more »
The highs and lows of Laneway Festival Singapore 2017

The highs and lows of Laneway Festival Singapore 2017

It's the return of Rainway! But unlike that legendary first edition in 2011, this time around we didn’t have to deal with the mud, thanks to Gar... Read more »
PHOTO GALLERY: Laneway Festival Singapore 2017

PHOTO GALLERY: Laneway Festival Singapore 2017

Laneway Festival 2017's line-up introduced a lot of emerging acts to our shores, and the experience was unlike any other. Fully inducting the Wh... Read more »
Here's all you need to know about Laneway Festival 2017

Here's all you need to know about Laneway Festival 2017

Laneway Festival returns yet again this year, and with them, they bring along Nick Murphy (or, in the tradition of the great Tahliah Barnett, fka C... Read more »
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