Wednesday, December 29, 2010


To DOOMPH! & Beyond. Press Release
The distinctive sound of DOOMPH! has conquered rooms, roofs and gardens. To DOOMPH! & Beyond sees us going to a bold new place we’ve never been to before. It’s New Year's Eve – It's time we played on the beach, Tanjong Beach Club that is. Patron XO Cafe is an extraordinary blend of ultra premium tequila and the pure, natural essence of the finest coffee, with a dry taste, not sweet as with conventional coffee liqueurs. The higher proof brings out the flavor of the pure coffee essense and the ultra premium tequila incomparable to any other.

To DOOMPH! & Beyond!, the second in a series of PATRON XO Cafe parties promises to deliver you an experience that will leave your feet tapping and your tongues flapping right into the next decade.

Let the rest of the town folk queue and clamber in claustrophobic confined spaces on the mainland. We welcome all to our very own private Idaho of a cove with space, time and stars for you to take the journey with us into the New Year, 2011.

Far from the maddening crowd we all will be with DOOMPH! residents Matty Wainwright and Brendon P. Allow yourself to be taken through all corners of the universe in a magical journey that will transcend space and time to provide hope, celebration and anticipation for the year ahead. Alongside fantastic beats, you’ll have the stars, the sand, the sea and a pristine pool to usher in 2011. Sometimes, the best things (and parties) in life really are for free.

Traversing into the unknown with us is the fabulous Starlight Alchemy bringing to you Live-Action Visual Treats with their unique performances of movements in fire and light.

The purveyors of all things pyro, this local flow arts collective use pois, staffs, hula hoops and other skill toys to mesmerize. Keep a watch for a Fire sculpture spectacle not to be missed.

Have your fortune told by Paul Pereira, tarrot card reader extraordinaire. What will the New Year bring?

Keeping with the DOOMPH! tradition, To Doomph! & Beyond is a free party with no cover, no dress codes and no fuss. "Dangerously Disco" "Dance At Your Own Risk"

Friday, December 24, 2010

Debut Album "我们是TKB" to be released soon from TKB (A New Rock Band in Town!)

A new rock band TBK will be releasing their debut album sponsored by various 
companies (, EARTHLING, TATTOO CRAFT). Its great to see
companies supporting music here in Singapore!

Information Credits Given To Derrick Tacttooman(TBK):


Debut Album soon!---- "我们是TKB"

It's a new lease of ROck elements/factors the band discovered through
hours of rehearsing and branding.

TKB是 Nicole,Kenny,Matt,Derrick.

TKB’s musical direction summons from an array of different influences and cohesively dedicated their strengths forming dynamic rhythm, raw power and suspending melodies.

TKB can be head-banging heavy, can appear convincingly dark, can affect depressively, can trigger energetic emotions, can sound awfully angsty..

Rock is an understatement.

The soon to release self titled album 我们是 TKB also reflects a truly Singapore produce.

As recited in our mandarin pledge "我们是..."

The little reds incorporated in the album front artwork is to remind of the growing music arts culture in ‘little red dot’ Singapore and wherever this piece of hard copy goes,it is to remind of this effort produced by Singaporean,printed in Singapore,recorded in Singapore- well within high fidelity industry standards.
We are TKB, although small like Singapore but is capable of outputting loud & rude good mannerisms for all genre to pay attention to.
All good musics must be put onto tape as music will live on eternally with today’s technology.

If you need some angsty headbanging solutions, TKB may well be your dose of energy to rough it out and scream along with!

Drop TKB a visit at FB official page and watch their Introduction teaser trailers & first official release to public,titled"-黑色相片".

TKB demands your attention,if music is a huge part of your life,TKB shall rock everyone ,in mandarin,in hokkien, in english & in music,the Universal language.

More of TKB can be seen & heard at

TKB Anthem

TKB Introduction Trailer

TKB Official FB page-


Sunday, December 19, 2010

Stand A Chance To Get FREE SONGWRITING/MUSIC TRAINING In Noise-Timbre Launch Singer-songwriter Programme!!! Closing Date: 16Jan 2011

Information Credits goes To Janelle (Senior Associate - 20twenty public relations) representing on behalf for National Arts Council’s youth arts festival Noise Singapore.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

A Flutey Affair - 15 Dec 10

Information Credits to CrazyWorldCafe

Catch Singapore’s flute player Sin
& his friends perform from a repertoire
featuring original pieces by local composers!

A musical evening not to be missed.

Showcase Details:
15 Dec 2010 (Wed) 9pm
CrazyWorld Cafe, 24 Temple Street. (Chinatown MRT Exit A)

Tickets at $15 (incl 1 drink, Free Seating)

Also catch free Esplanade album "完美之旅 (the perfect journey)" December gig by Juliet Phang singer songwriter (actor of musical Forbidden City & singer of movie theme song "Eating Air") in the following link below:

Juliet Pang (actor of musical Forbidden City & singer of movie theme song "Eating Air") releases her debut album "完美之旅 (the perfect journey)" in Esplanade - 15 Dec 10 & 16 Dec 10

Juliet Pang (singer-songwriter) will be releasing her full-length original debut album, 完美之旅 (the perfect journey) in 15 & 16 December 2010. If u guys don't know about her, she was the singer for the theme song in the movie Eating Air (吃風), and had acted in ensemble roles in SRT productions, Forbidden City and The Snow Queen.

Here's her title song 完美之旅 MV from her 完美之旅 (the perfect journey) album for u guys to enjoy:

完美之旅 MV - Juliet Pang 冯欣慧

Director | 导演: Sam Nai
Videographer | 摄影: Aaron Lim
Sound | 音响: Amin Nur Rashid Bin Sawari
Editor | 编辑: Irene Thang

If u like her, she will be performing at Esplanade on this Wed and Thursday, 15/12/2010 and 16/12/2010 at Concourse, Esplanade, 715-745, 815-845pm on both days. Well the performances are free for public. No reason to say (in Singlish) "Huh, me no $$$ to pay tixs to watch performances lei?"

U can also get her albums on the performance days if u like her songs.

Juliet Pang shares about her journey and the thoughts in the making of this original debut 完美之旅 | the perfect journey.

关于音乐 |About her music Juliet Pang 冯欣慧

Director: Sam Nai
Videographer: Aaron Lim
Editor: Irene Thang
Hair/Makeup: Maryjane + Esther
Sound: Amin Nur Rashid Bin Sawari

Want to listen to more songs from her album "完美之旅"(the perfect journey)?

A new section been added in my blog: "New music reaching to your souls...from Singers/Music Artists/Musicians in Singapore!". It's at the right side top corner (below the section "Search within MusicArtLifeSg Blog") in my music blog. Some of Juliet Pang song covers are also featured in the section. 

U can expect more recommended music/albums every now and then in this section. 
Take care and let the music touch your hearts! :)

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Azzura Presents PRE-OUT POST-IN - 11 Dec 10


Everyone knows about the big party down the road, it’s the biggest annual party on everyone’s lips. But, here’s something to get you warmed up for the big party ahead. We’re throwing an exciting pre- and post party at Azzura for anyone who wants to chill, dance, jump in the pool or just simply get psyched up to catch their favorite superstars in action when they take the main stage. There’...s also the post party for those who just can’t get enough and have the energy to up and continue partying more. Dub, house, break and techno, all things to warm you up for the rest of the night to come and to welcome the morning. Either way, it’s a party that’ll be free and easy - it’s a party for everyone.

Beach side pre-party starts from 5 pm till late at Azzura. Free entry

Indoor post-party upstairs at Harem, Azzura. 6 a.m till the fat lady sings. $15 cover charge inclusive of 1 standard drink and fries.



In his eighteen months spent as an adopted Singaporean, 27 year-old Brit Jon Ramsay AKA RTYPE has quickly become a well-recognised face on the local DJ and party circuit, spinning a unique blend of deep disco, house and two-step that has enraptured crowds at venues and parties all across the island. Jon was instrumental in his role as Music &Events manager at House at Dempsey, creating the infamous Discopark franchise and hosting highly-successful parties featuring top-class international DJ talent. Jon has worked alongside cutting-edge international artists like Cassian, GLOVES, Edwin Van Cleef, North & South and Mr C while performing at venues like House, Tanjong Beach Club, BluJaz, KPO & Pierside. He also played a leading role in conceptualising and hosting the inaugural Fickle Gorilla pop-up club night at Little India's Post Museum – one of this year's most talked-about underground parties. Jon's passion for music has also see him take on a lead role at Singapore's premier music blog – TASHED. After originally cutting his teeth writing press releases for the likes of Madonna, REM, Primal Scream and Christina Aguilera at legendary London music PR agency MBC, he has since turned his attentions to his first love – electronic music. Follow the links below to check out a selection of his recent mixes:

Ecliptical Mix (disco, house, soulful tech)
RTYPE 'If U Got It' Mix (deep house, garage, dubstep)



Nate has acquired the passion for dance music early in his teen age years. Taking the initiative to go further he enrolled into the Pop Studio DJ Academy by Pop Trash training under instructors Brendon P and Ashe. Through time his steady rate of improvement gained him a warm-up slot for the Knight Runners Global Underground/Ministry of Sound party at Azzura in Oct 2010, warming up the crowd on the beach before Brendon P, Zig Zach and American headliner Dale Anderson. There seems to be no stopping this locomotive of a DJ as he moves from strength to strength. Expect a very warm, interesting and varied set from this new star on the rise.



Reiki stumbled upon the hard hops of Omar Santana and the nu-skool breaks of Adam Freeland. Her style of DJing gradually developed, resulting in sets of high impact tunes, frantic beats, swirling analogues and monster hooks taking her to well-received club appearances in Phuture and other leading local dance music events such as Sirens, Phuture Breaks, Guerilla, Pop My Cherry and 44Beatz With a knack for dropping wicked tunes that heat up the dancefloors, she has supported drum n bass DJs including Aphrodite, Mickey Finn & John B as well as breaks heavyweight, General Midi (UK) and Tony Tay (Zouk). Her growing reputation has also earned her guest spots in other parts of Asia where she headlined Breaks Centro & Flava Breaks in Kuala Lumpur, Salem Innovation Sessions in Hong Kong and Sound Element's 'Breakzelecta' in Bangkok. Never the one to be afraid of stepping outside her comfort zone , she delivered shimmering sets of house anthems and electro pumpers at the local iconic gay club, Taboo and the now defunct Pure room at Ministry Of Sound. expect more production in the pipeline from the pimptress. Now, focusing on brushing up her skills at London's Point Blank Online Music School, Reiki is focusing also on production Expect a great deal in the pipeline from this pimptress in 2011. | |



Zig Zach better known for his Muay Thai fighting skills as a contestant on the international hit reality TV series,The Contender Asia - A professional Muay Thai fighter by day, a DJ by night.
He first honed his DJ skills in the gym he worked when he was 18. What started as a hobby soon became a passion alongside his training and fighting. He soon started taking his sound outside of the gym and making a name for himself by DJing at the infamous Model house party in the western part of Singapore known as "111" & at the legendary I.P Rooftop parties! More recently, at NYE 2009 he impressed many with his warm up set for UK Legend Seb Fontaine and US House legend Marshall Jefferson.

Known for his versatility in playing chunky progressive,tech-house and minimal with a dash of techno!! Zach has already done some serious aural damage to the wheels of steel across the sunny island of Singapore - KM8 (Sentosa), Aurum (Clinic), Cafe Del Mar (Sentosa), Fashion Bar and SupperClub (Singapore),The White Rabbit and Azzura (Sentosa) to name a few. Further afield he has entertained the crowds in Volar,Hong Kong and Hush along the Green Mango Street in Koh Samui! Whether he's playing in the small room or taking on the main room of a club,Zig Zach always rocks a party!!

Music for pre party : Dub, house, dubstep, breaks and electro.
Musis for post party : Techo & Tech - house.

A Knight Runners production.

FB Event Link

Sunday, December 5, 2010

EOY 2010: “Creativity, Fun & Friendship” - 12 Dec 10

EOY Highlights of the special guest performers - Japanese dancing net idols (Aikawa Kozue & Ikura)

Megu Megu Fire Endless Night by Aikawa Kozue

Ikura: Strobo Nights by Hatsune Miku

Links to get tickets:

Support LOCAL TALENTS in EOY event!

EOY Auditions Day 1, Solos by Jessica & Eileen

EOY Auditions Day 1 - Cosplay Performance by Yuan Le

EOY 2010 Auditions Day 2 - Serene (Happy Material)

EOY Auditions Day 2 - Angie (Girls Dead Monster)

EOY 2010 Event Schedule

Subject to change without prior notice

* 1:15 pm : Opening of Auditorium Doors

* 1:30 pm
- Band: Resonance
- Solo: Angel, nonChalant
- Dance: Rui Er

* 2:00 pm
- Band: EON
- Solo: Kai Ting, Yi Cong

* 2:40 pm
- Solo: Serene, Chang Wen

* 3:00 pm : DANCEROID (Aikawa Kozue & Ikura) Dancical #1

* 3:20 pm
- Solo: Ai Naif
- Band: Visibility Zero

* 4:00 pm
- Solo: Una, Melanie
- Band: Zerodia

* 4:30 pm
- Solo: Desudesu, Crescence
- Band: Renaissance
- Guitar Duo: Daiyaku

* 5:00 pm
- Piano Duo: Lisa/Lyon
- Band: Square Table feat. Ume, Bikkurishita
- Solo: Angie

* 5:30 pm
- Solo: Eileen
- Band: Ryuusei
- Dance: Rui Er

* 6:00 pm
- Lolita Fashion Runway
- Prize Presentation
- Closing Message & Piano Solo: Tim

* 6:30 pm : DANCEROID (Aikawa Kozue & Ikura) Dancical #2

* 6:55 pm : Short Talk Session w DANCEROID

* 7:20 pm (Foyer) : DANCEROID Autograph Session

Jazz Weekend Workshop & Bright Young Things Auditions - 11 Dec 10 & 12 Dec 10


Saturday, December 4, 2010

In search of Performers for CarnivalHOPE 2011 in conjection with Children’s Charities Association - 29 Jan 2011

Looking for musicians/singer-songwriters/bands to perform in CarnivalHOPE 2011 in conjecture with Children’s Charities Association. Details are as followed:

Date: 29th January 2011
Time of performance: between 9am to 6pm
Location: Angsana Green @ East Coast Park
Time given for performance: Hourly slots

Preferred genre: Any genre except LOUD music as families and teens will be present. U can also play original music.

Note: This is not a paid gig. At most I can help to ask organizer to subsidize transport/food allowance.

Interested parties, please email to:

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Swords Are Drawn with I Am David Sparkle - An Album Launch Concert - 3 Dec 10

I Am David Sparkle (instrumental, Post Rock, Shoegaze band)
will be launching their second full-length album release
launch "Swords" this coming 3 Dec 10.

Info. on the album is shown below:(Credits to Esplande):

I Am David Sparkle takes its name from a tongue-in-cheek anglicisation of popular '70s Malaysian disco king, M. Daud Kilau. Its music however, is an entirely different beast.

Presently consisting of Amran Khamis, Djohan Johari, Farizwan Fajari and Zahir Sanosi, the band is one of the pioneers of the instrumental post-rock scene in Singapore. Since its inception in 2001, it has garnered a strong underground following in Singapore and internationally with its music and emotionally charged live sets. To date, I Am David Sparkle has played tours and festivals in countries such as Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the United States.

2010 sees the band’s release of Swords, its second full-length album on the KittyWu Records imprint, and fifth release in total after their EP The Apocalypse of Your Heart [self-released in 2006, self-released], This is the New, Nosferatu Makes Me Nervous and the Live in Houston bootleg EP. This launch will be celebrated with local audiences before the band heads off on a series of tours to Indonesia and Malaysia to share the music from their new album regionally

Well I know u are probably still thinking if u should go?
Listen to their music and your heart will
tell u if their music deserves your attention below:
Music from previous "I AM DAVID SPARKLE" albums

Nosferatu Makes Me Nervous 7" vinyl single (April 2009)

This Is The New (Nov 2007)

How to get the tickets:

Saturday, November 27, 2010

SE7EN wows S'pore fans - Nov 27 2010 (Strait Times News)

Korean R&B/pop mega star Se7en landed his foot at Mandarin Gallery
(Singapore) on 26 Nov 10 night. Invited by Singtel to Singapore 
for the exclusive launch of Samsung Galaxy Tab, he
gave a REALLY CRAZY performance to the public.

It was my first time to see him live here in Singapore.
What's even cooler is that I was able to test-record the
performance with my professional ZOOM Q3 recording
device! No restrictions in recording the performance at all!
Se7en Fans behind me were all screaming for him!!!

I simply waved my Se7en CD "MUST LISTEN" high
in the sky to show some support and cheer for such
a diligent and talented artist. His energetic and
engaging performance simply just blew everyone
off stage.

Me & Se7en Album "MUST LISTEN"
Obviously his strong vocals, slick dance moves &
stage presence were simply irresistible.

Did I mention that he commented "I didn't know that
Singapore women like this HOT after his La La La song performance?" 
Such a wonderful man in the eyes of the ladies, isn't he? ;)

He spoke English pretty well. I guess its due to his stay in USA
to develop his music career.

Let's give support to this great artist. I wish
that he can come to Singapore to give his
own gig/concert performance in future.

Now the Mandarin Gallery Se7en performance 
videos are in the uploading process for Se7en fans
and other music lovers to know about him.

Too freelance photographer was not around
to take good shots of Se7en.

Se7en fans out there! If u have any comments
about his Singapore performance or videos & pictures
to share, feel free to drop comments, videos and pics here!

Strait Times e-news article about Se7en's performance
@ Mandarin Gallery is shown below:

Credits goes to: Strait Times (Singapore Press Holdings Ltd)

Nov 27, 2010
SE7EN wows S'pore fans

SE7EN, whose real name is Choi Dong Wook, has a successful singing career, with hit songs in Korean, Japanese and English. -- PHOTO: SINGTEL

HORDES of screaming fans turned up at the Mandarin Gallery on Friday to see K-pop star SE7EN in his first Singapore performance.

SE7EN wowed the Orchard crowd with his five of his latest hits like Digital Bounce and Passion during the open-air concert, held to celebrate the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

'SE7EN is a huge Korean megastar, there were several hundred people at the event,' said Mr Dylan Tan, Corporate Communications Manager at SingTel, which gave the first 150 customers to purchase the 7-inch Galaxy Tab VIP tickets for the performance.

SE7EN, whose real name is Choi Dong Wook, has a successful singing career, with hit songs in Korean, Japanese and English. He also played the lead role in the Korean drama Goong S, a spin-off of the show Goong (Princess Hours).

The Samsung Galaxy Tab, currently exclusive to SingTel, uses Google's Android OS, and is one of several challengers to Apple's iPad in the tablet computer market.

Original Link:

Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Turntable Instrumentalist - An Album Launch Concert - 26 Nov 10

More details on the concert:

I will put up more sound samples clips from DJ Ko-Flow. Be sure to subscribe
to keep yourself updated. 

Here's some of sound samples I promised u guys:

The Turntable Instrumentalist ( I am a scratch DJ ) feat MIGHTY SOUL by koflow

Fever feat. Joana Dong and Daniel Wong by koflow


Bank st by koflow 

Interview on DJ Ko Flow:

Ex-Singapore Idol Alumni Mathilda D'Silva's Music Video Launch - Repercussions - 23 nov 10 (Bellini Room, St James Station)

Recently I received a call from Mathilda
and got an invitation for her music video
party launch in Bellini Room, St James Station.

Apparently Mathilda D'Silva's (ex- Singapore Idol Alumni)
new music video "Repercussions will be launched
this coming Tuesday 23 Nov 10.

Repercussions Teaser from Rupture on Vimeo.

If u don't know about her, Mathilda is a talented
songwriter too tho she is well-known for
her powerful vocals and charisma live on stage.

Enjoy the music video of SYOG 2010 Opening Ceremony Song
"Across the finish line" written in collaboration by her
and Malay film scorer Mayuni Omar:

If u like to listen to more songs from her,
she will be singing her original songs in the launch.
Interested parties, u can email to Rupture Productions
tho the deadline for registration is over.
For more information, the press release is shown below:

Press Release Credits: Stella Seet (Assistant Producer, Rupture Productions)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

"Let's Talk About Kevin Lester" Digital Album Out for Free Download!

Kevin Lester (musician/rapper) has just recently released his
new digital album "Let's Talk About Kevin Lester".
This dude and his band Sixx have been creating 
massive music waves to the music scene.
Well u would know what I mean when u listen to
his music album.

What's more is that his music album is FREE FOR DOWNLOAD!

Are u kidding me? Its free? Ya...he is
offering the music for free.
Take a listen to the tracks below:

Gets u grooving right? Well if u like his music,
download his music. Ways to give your support
if u really LIKE his music:

1) Spread the words and let everyone
that this album is out for free download.
2) U can "buy" with ANY PRICE u want for the
album and ask your friends or whoever to
"buy" the album. Doesn't cost to
promote except exercising your GREAT mouth! :)

If u want to know about him, check out these links below:

Monday, November 15, 2010


CREDITS (Pictures/Music Mixes/Press Release Provided): Ashe of Mesh Radio



DOOMPH! By now, that name means a lot to many, and to some, a filtered hum. We're still young, we know, but for those who do know us and love the disco deviance in all of us, they know that DOOMPH takes the disco to places many would never think to go. And now, with our first anniversary looming in November, we're throwing a prelude to the big ONE.

This time we are taking it into the garden, and lo and behold, what better, sexier garden than the one we love the most; at THE RABBIT HOLE @ THE WHITE RABBIT.

On Tuesday, November 16th 2010, Join your dangerous beat selectors Matty Wainwright and Brendon P as they lay down the soundtrack to a garden party that you'll remember for a long time to come.

And with PATRON XO CAFE adding additional tasty sensuality to your taste-buds, it's going to be SWEET, SEXY & FUN rolled into one massive disco ball!!! But that's DOOMPH for you, or didn't you already know that. Keep a look out for our friendly Rabbithood PATRON Man, be his friend take photos with him, he’ll treat you right in return ladies. Find your fortune, tempt your fate. Our resident tarot card reader will tell you stories of things that are and what will be.

"Dangerously Disco"
"Dance At Your Own Risk"

Facebook Link:

Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Philharmonic Winds goes Pop! - 5 Dec 10

Image and information Credits to:
Jackie Wong
Manager, Programme Marketing
The Esplanade Co Ltd

The Philharmonic Winds goes Pop!

Featuring Tay Kewei and Nathan Hartono

Adrian Chiang, conductor

Presented by The Philharmonic Winds

In collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay


Date: 5 Dec 2010, Sun
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Duration: 1hr 30mins (including 20min intermission)


In celebration of its 10th anniversary, The Philharmonic Winds will present a symphonic pop concert like no other!

The audience can look forward to hearing classic hits by pop icons such as Barry Manilow, Michael Jackson and Olivia Newton John, as well as a medley of the latest songs by the biggest pop sensation in the world today – Lady Gaga, and more.

Following her wildly successful appearance with The Philharmonic Winds in 2008, S2S pop sensation Tay Kewei returns to perform songs from her exciting debut album Come Closer with Kewei, backed by the 60-piece wind orchestra.

Music & Movement jazz sensation Nathan Hartono will get you grooving with his take on Have You Met Miss Jones and The Way You Look Tonight.

Programme website

Friday, November 12, 2010

Music Job Opportunities & SG Musicians Meetup at Orchard Central! Saturday music sharing - 13 Nov 10

Information from Jerry (Director of ExpressInMusic)

Hi all!
Some great news to share! Hope you will not take this as spamming as I rarely send 3 messages in a short span of a week. =)

I know of two places in need of musicians and thought it would be great to share with you:

1.) Bistro-restaurant (located near Telok Blangah area)

-Need a band (2-3 piece) to play 'lively' music that will make people groove to the beats and tempo. Every Friday 7pm to 10pm. With vocalist is highly preffered.
-Need another different band (2-3 piece) to play 'romantic sexy' music that will make people feel relax and homely. Every Saturday 7pm to 10pm. With vocalist is highly preffered.

2.) Pub Lounge (located around Clarke Quay)

-Open to any good band (2-3 piece). They will want to see past video references and portfolio.

The above are all looking for resident bands on a 1-3 month contract. You need to be presently in Singapore as we will have the auditions with the owners soon next week.

If you or any other friends are interested, please kindly email to (subject header: "Need resident musicians / bands at Bistro & Pub"). It will be compulsory to email me your portfolio especially video. Should you wish to showcase your talent and present yourself (with video shoot), come down 1pm this Saturday (13 Nov) at Orchard Central basement 2. Do let me know about it through email in advance.


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Quiet in the Library - 13 Nov 10

Come spend a quiet contemplative Saturday afternoon with renowned singer-songwriter Kevin Mathews and two of his proteges Debra and Vanessa; as well as alternative rock band Lunarin as they go unplugged in this special acoustic show

Date and Time: Saturday, November 13 · 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Library@Esplanade
Cost: FREE!!!


Monday, November 8, 2010

ROLAND Workshop By Ed Diaz (ROLAND USA Top Synthesizer Product Specialist) - 13 Nov 10

Cannot decide? Well watch the video below:


Have u ever wonder if singing or music provides
therapeutic effect towards our own well-being
and health?
Here's a chance for u to find out in this
in Nov 10:

Overtone singing, also known as overtone chanting, or harmonic singing, is a type of singing in which the singer manipulates the resonances (orformants) created as air travels from the lungs, past the vocal folds, and out the lips to produce a melody.

This technique allows the Singer to produce more than a single pitch at one time.

Overtone Singing is best known to shift the vocalist and listener to a higher states of consciousness quickly. It has been researched and recommended for its effectiveness on healing the physical body, organs and cells into alignment of harmony and relaxation.

This unique toning technique been practiced for long time by the Mongolians, Tuvans, Tibetians (Throat Singing/Undertones) and Japanese (Hokkaido).

Am excited and honored to be able to offer this technique to people who are interested to experience Overtone Singing.

Click on this link to listen to a sample overtone soundtrack i made purely using vocal.

20 & 21 NOV 2010
10am - 5pm
55 Chai Chee Drive #10-206
Investment: S$350
50% OFF for Students

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

STAGEOUT 2.0 Gig @ SCAPE - 5 Nov 10

StageOut is a community branding by Singapore's Japanese Music Culture & Entertainment. Logon to

My friend's band Bikkurishita will also be performing covers of Japanese pop songs. If u like J-pop, come down and catch them live in action!

If u like international acts too, check out London-based band "I AM GIANT" this week too!

Sound Designer Job Opportunity

Sound Designer Job Opportunity (Please quote that u got the information from MusicArtLifeSg Blog):


We are in post-production for a scifi 7-minute short film, in need a sound designer to take care of sound scape for the film. The designer will be given fine cut of the film; sound materials we have on hand right now are diegetic sounds recorded on set, and ambient tones.

Able to pay, negotiable.

If you are interested in coming on board, or have any question, please drop me a text or call or mail! Everyone welcomed!

Much thanks)

Jack Russell

To be clearer:
The designer will be given a fine cut of the film, and sound recorded on set
to work with. Foley or search from our sound libraries when necessary.
Much thanks!


Sunday, October 31, 2010

SG Musicians Meetup at Orchard Central! 6th Nov'10 music sharing

Announcing a new Meetup for The Singapore Singers & Songwriters Meetup Group!

Hi to all!
Hope you are doing great with your music! We will be organising our next meetup at Orchard Central. If it is successful, Orchard Central will love to sponsor and host this musician meetup every Saturdays. For those who perform outstandingly, you will be given solo stage the following day (Sunday) and a token sum of up to $300 cash!

...In addition, I was told that they are going to film your individual performance on a high definition (HD) camera. This I would say is good for your personal portfolio, I can upload it and you shall tag or download the video.

Yep, that's the agreement that Orchard Central had given us. Basically the setup is acoustic base, and you can sing both original as well as cover songs. Sing your hearts out and play your instruments. I will update you guys on what sound equipments they have.

Do bring your own music equipments (e.g. guitars or keyboards etc). Let me know if anyone of you are willing to bring an electric keyboard and your personal guitar...but I saw from previous meetups most of you will bring your own guitar (no worries if you are not comfortable with sharing your equipments).

Just in case like previous times, some may message me if it is complimentary, yes it is free. This jamming session is for you! Just play and relax =)

Simply come down for this informal gathering and display your music talents...share the music together. Do RSVP asap as there will be limited availability this time round.

More details and exact meetup venue for next Saturday will only be broadcast to members who RSVP "Yes!". I will message you guys the information.

(p.s.** if you would like to perform, kindly arrive on time between 12.50pm-1.00pm as the registration for free-play will be on a first come first serve basis)


RSVP to this Meetup:

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Taiwanese backup vocalist Ying-ying Shih for famous Asian pop star Wang LeeHom (王力宏) @ CrazyWorld Music Cafe Gig - 28Oct10

A Taiwanese jazz, pop and gospel singer/songwriter Ying-ying Shih
who have toured with famous Asian pop star LeeHom Wang (王力宏) has
just arrived on Singapore shores.

Guess what?
She will be performing tonight at CrazyWorld Music Cafe.
More details on her gig can be found HERE!!!

If u guys have not heard of her, u should come.
Wondering why? Check out the videos of her performances below:

Why oh Why + Lonely Without You
Don't u feel lonely at times when u are alone by yourself?
Perhaps Ying Ying's song Why oh Why + Lonely Without You
can relate to u the best when u are lonely.

U can even catch a segment of her
imatating vocal trumpet!

Have u ever thought of your grandma or someone close to your
heart who u missed him/her a lot ever since he/she is gone?
Ying ying actually dedicated and sung a song
送乎阿嬤ㄟ歌 Song for Grandma for her Grandma.

That's really sweet of her. Catch the song below:

送乎阿嬤ㄟ歌 Song for Grandma

How can one forget Corinne Bailey Rae a singer songwriter with her song 
Like A StarLike a Star was such a smash-hit around the world
and landed into the Billboard Top 20 in the USA!!!

Below is YingYing's rendition cover of Corinne Bailey Rae's song "Like A Star" 

A few songs performed by her below:

If You'd Rather

Softly at Backstage Hong Kong

So u heard her music online. Have she touched your heart?
Then what are u waiting for? Grab those tixs now before it runs out!!!
More links details:

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

London based band "I am Giant" In Singapore Gig Presale Tixs (25Oct10 - 4Nov10)

Media Press Release Brought to u by EAST WEST MUSIC MANAGEMENT & EVENTS Company

I Am Giant is a London based band consisting of
New Zealanders Shelton Woolright, Paul Matthews,
Aja Timu and Brit, Ed Martin. Described as
‘edgy rock with groove and melody’,
vocalist Ed Martin delivers powerful, soul
influenced hooks and epic choruses.

Drummer Shelton Woolright and guitarist Aja Timu
are formerly from critically acclaimed triple platinum band ‘Blindspott’(EMI),
the only rock band in New Zealand music history
to have both their debut and follow up albums
enter the charts at number 1.With massive sold
out tours and headlining slots at festivals through South
East Asia, Japan and Australia, Blindspott are
one of New Zealand's most successful rock band to date.

Bassist Paul Matthews credits include double
platinum selling Tadpole (EMI/Antenna) and
more recently ‘Stylus’. Paul is also an in
demand young producer/engineer, having
worked on several gold and platinum selling albums,
and top 10 singles including Blinspott’s self titled
debut album.

Ed Martin was the singer in UK pop prog-rock band
‘Volume’ (Island) and has worked as a vocalist with
the likes of The Artful Dodger, Craig David,
Bruno Ellingham (producer for Katie Tunstall,
Elbow and New Order) and Mark Hil.

The band have been successfully winning fans
around the globe in the short time they have
been together! Last year they became the
Quiksilver Ambassadors for Europe which lead
to countless festivals and events including
Brixton’s Skate and BMX Jam, Quiksilver’s
‘Chromataphobia’ and the Quiksilver Pro Tour
in Biarritz, France.

In March they sold out their first tour
in New Zealand, in May performed at two
Tiger Translate parties in Vietnam,
before returning for gigs in France, London,
Liverpool (Sound City showcase) and then racked
up the frequent flyer points by touring New Zealand,
Australia and America through June/July/August
before returning to the UK to play at the
British Surf Champs and an encore performance
at this year’s Quiksilver Pro Tour in Biarritz, France

The band have had tracks featured on
many extreme sports DVD’s including Quiksilver
Euroforce Surfing Videos, Mormail Brazilian
surfing label's DVD through South America and
America, White Lines magazine in Europe, and
'Cloud 9 Movie'-the Kelly Slater story. The
band is also sponsored by Gibson Guitars.

I Am Giants first single ‘City Limits’
has been a massive hit on rock radio in
New Zealand having been on an A Rotate for
nearly 5 months and, at number 10, was the only new entry
in the Rock’s Top 20 Best Kiwi Songs of All Time.

In the UK, the single has been
spot played on the Rock Show on
XFM and were booked for a
live in studio session in May.
In Asia the video has been added to
MTV and Channel V. The video has been
viewed nearly 80,000 times on Youtube.

Their second single ‘Neon Sunrise’
has just debuted in the Top 20 singles
chart in NZ and the video features 9 times
world surf legend, USA surfer Kelly Slater
and has been viewed over 70,000 times on Youtube

City Limits/Neon Sunrise EP is available via Itunes worldwide
‘Unbelievably good four track EP…..seriously good quality business.
Highly recommended’ Rip It Up

‘…… an explosion of raging riffs and
anthemic songs with soaring vocals by Ed Martin, a man
with an immense yet delicate voice. Keeping it pure and
simple will positively place them in the hearts and minds of many.
‘City Limits’ is only the start for I Am Giant; expect great
things in the future. ‘ 11 out of 13

‘With their massive sound and irresistible hooks,
I Am Giant are fast becoming the name on
peoples lips, even before the release of an album.
Debut EP City Limits shows just why their
stock is rising so rapidly, full of ambition,
intricacy and feeling……Such clever construction is
a rarity in rock music and will go a long way to
enhancing I Am Giant's reputation still
further. For a debut EP,City Limits is a polished,
imaginative and thoughtful effort worthy of
all the plaudits it is sure to receive.’

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