Singapore’s very own The Observatory tackled The Beatles ‘White Album’ recently during The Singapore Arts Festival. Playing tracks such as Yer Blues, Sexy Sadie, Dear Prudence, Mother Nature’s Son. In the upcoming video, we have them covering George Harrison’s ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. The Observatory – While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Returning indie stars Kaiser Chiefs have unveiled the video for their new single ‘Little Shocks’. The track is the first to be taken from the band’s as yet untitled fourth album, which they have spent the last year recording. The LP is expected to be released this summer, though the band have yet to confirm when […]
Legendary hip-hop DJ Jason Mizell, aka Jam Master Jay, is gunned down in his Queens studio. Security tapes of the incident mysteriously disappear, the five witnesses are uncooperative and no one is talking…until now. 2 TURNTABLES AND A MICROPHONE documents the investigation of the unsolved murder of Jam Master Jay, RUN- DMC’s groundbreaking DJ and […]
“Teardrops” is a pop song on Womack & Womack’s fourth studio album, Conscience (1988). The songwriters were listed as Dr Rue & The Gypsy Wave Banner, a pseudonym of Cecil and Linda Womack, who also served as the producers of the track alongside Chris Blackwell. Released as the album’s lead single during the third quarter […]
Wu-Tang Saga is the ultimate documentary spanning over the last 2 years of the Wu-Tang Clan and over 9 Wu-Tang Clan concerts including the last 2 times, perhaps the last times, the whole Clan performed live together along with the 8 diagram tour. Also includes a tour of Staten Island, Exclusive Freestyles, album Photoshoots, a […]
BASSWEIGHT is a feature length documentary that offers an unparalleled insight into the subterranean world of Dubstep. Charting the genre’s growth from its obscure origins in south London to global recognition today, the film features in-depth interviews with many of the DJ’s, producers and promoters who have been instrumental in Dubstep’s ongoing evolution. This highly […]
“A simple music player interaction. Just keep track of cards. No mouse, no screen. Antidote to point and click. Facilitates cooperative interaction. A three year old can use it,” said Bob Hartmann, engineer, musician and ‘master tweaker of all things resistive and transmissive’ check it out HERE.
RISE UP: STORIES FROM JAMAICA’S UNDERGROUND RiseUp showcases Jamaica’s underground music community and the struggles, dreams, and aspirations of three young artists vying for their shot at success. It features Turbulence, a charismatic lyrical master from a Kingston ghetto; Ice, the privileged songwriter from uptown St. Andrew, and Kemoy, a shy, angelic songstress from Clarendon, […]
REGGAE BRITANNIA BBC Four examines the influence of reggae music throughout Great Britain in their documentary titled Reggae Britannia. The influential form of music captivated a massive audience which would eventually see itself become a cornerstone of other musical genres including punk. Music Director Dennis Bovell assembles a big band which includes some of the most […]
‘ISAM: Control Over Nature’ is a collaboration between artist British artist Tessa Farmer and Brazilian-born musician Amon Tobin. The former is famous for her minuscule intricate sculptures and was asked to make work in reaction to ISAM, a record by the world renowned electronic musician Amon Tobin. “We’re both re-arranging and augmenting natural elements to make something […]
A mashup is a song created by blending two or more other songs. The more complex a mashup gets, the harder it is to distinguish the parts that are being used to create what you’re hearing. This visualisation of the song “Definitive Daft Punk” by Cameron Adams dissects a mashup in realtime to show you […]
The full set from Jane’s Addiction‘s special performance at the Google I/O After Hours party has been made available online by YouTube. The 42-minute set consists of classic Jane’s tracks, as well as “End To The Lies” from the band’s forthcoming new album ‘The Great Escape Artist’, which is due out this August through Capitol Records.
Featuring over 40 great bands and artists from 18 countries in seven Clarke Quay bars, clubs and Fountain Square, Music Matters Live with HP takes place between May 26th to 28th 2011. All of the bands are in town for one reason; to be discovered by the music industry and new fans. The Music Matters […]
PLAYFREELY IV Time: Friday, May 27 · 8:30pm – 10:30pm Place: Black Box, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road Entry by donation (minimum $10) — A 6 part series of spontaneous, inventive musical collaboration between musicians from diverse musical backgrounds and genres. Venturing into unfamiliar artistic terrains, Playfreely engages various groups in a collaborative exchange […]
Even if you never ’shroomed and listened to The Dark Side Of The Moon on repeat for 9 hours straight, there’s gotta be a few tunes on this album you know & love. Pink Floyd’s new box set features a re-mastered version of their chart-crushing album plus 5 more discs of live, rare, video and […]
The Heineken Secret Gallery attracted a record turnout of 1,523 partygoers which is the highest ever recorded for a Heineken event. With a unique location at 801 Margaret Drive, an inspiring UV-themed décor, a stellar line up of cutting-edge acts Nosaj Thing, Caribou and Singapore’s very own Ming, the enthusiastic crowd was treated to a […]
Montreal duo Chromeo’s sultry new track, “Hot Mess,” from their sophomore effort Business Casual, has received the “re-do” treatment from London’s own electronic duo, La Roux. The track maintains the same beat and production quality as the original, but adds a few new verses from Ms. Elly Jackson, who feeds off Dave 1′s steamy verses […]
Hurts have launched Cinematheque – a unique place where you can view exclusive content from Theo and Adam by logging in via your Facebook or Twitter account. Included are 4 tracks from a Dingwalls performance filmed for MTV earlier this year, including ‘Wonderful Life’, ‘Better Than Love’, ‘Illuminated’ and ‘Stay’. Click here to login, watch and […]
It’s the first installment of Brown Bag! A party done between sifr / darkerthanwax / kin celebrates all things to love about friendship, booze and superb music. An idea that has been two years of talking at lunches and drunken nights out, an idea that originated within the legendary Tuck Shop and on the backstreets […]
Alfred Vassilkov, who is well known throughout Europe for both his speaker and crossover designs, is the mastermind behind Alfred & Partners and its newest brand, Estelon. The Estonian company’s recently released flagship speaker, the XA, pushes the boundaries of style and engineering, bearing an amorphous shape that is a result of blending the latest manufacturing […]
LCD Soundsystem’s surprise farewell show: it happened, on Saturday night, at Madison Square Garden. It was epic, it was awesome. It was loooong, it was such fun, and it was a bit exhausting. However, those are three qualities that have always made LCD Soundsystem one of the most interesting acts in the world of indie rock. […]
The first church organ sounding notes blare through our speakers and wind into a very Pulp sounding mildly psychedelic track, with electro beats and similar tones to those of Jarvis Cocker. This is Mirrors. This song is a little repetitive; it certainly won’t win any awards for creativity of lyrics (“Into the heart that wallows […]
After a banging first anniversary last February, we march on for the year featuring the guy who has single-handedly pushed the forward-thinking sound Down Under. A Singaporean who has made Melbourne home for the past decade, JPS is both an artist and a promoter who has organized tours under The Operatives and played alongside the likes of […]
An original composition by the very talented Vanessa Fernandez with music production from Jason Tan. Performed live at the Mosaic Festival 2011. Visuals by Andrew Poh, Lincoln Yeo, Haikal Jackman & Tha Artist Edited by Tha Artist Sound by Haikal Jackman Vanessa Fernandez – Satisfy Me from Tha Artist on Vimeo.