Definition – The state or fact of remaining the same one or ones as under varying aspects or conditions.
I-den-ti-te aims to bring on different genres of local bands into a gathering experience. Always acting as a platform to escalate new and young talents, going forth, branding music capabilities. A new series of programming will entice freshness and depth in accordance to awareness within the local music scene. Be it, from the roots of Punk and Hardcore or the progression of Post rock and IDM to the commercial value of Pop or the swinging beats of Jazz. These series of pure friendship and music will fill your needs on every other Friday evenings at Home Club. An introduction of what dreams are made of.
Friday, June 18, 2010
9:00pm - 10:30pm
HOME CLUB, 20 UPP CIRCULAR RD, THE RIVERWALK
18th June 2010 Friday, 9pm, 18 and above.$12 (inclusive of a housepour drink)
For this installation of series 0.4, we are recognizing the identity of a local record label whose existence played a very important role in our underground music scene. Straits Records will be programming for this series as this is an ode to their longevity and passion for music.
STRAITS RECORDS - Straits Records is a local record label dedicated to develop and promote original local and regional music. They believe in integrating music with various art forms, cultures and social issues/politics as a channel and vehicle, for both entertainment and creativity as well as education. In existence since 1995, as Straits Distribution, serving the hardcore punk community by bringing in hard to get hardcore punk music from all over the world. They changed their name to the present and went on to commit their first release,The Jabs “Time of Negligence” CD EP in 1997. Straits Records believe that music play an integral part of
Singapore's cultural and artistic progress. They are also active in organizing music events at venues such The Arts House, The Substation, Esplanade amongst others. Straits Records does not restrict to just promoting music, as they had collaborated with artists of different art forms, as to give a more visible experience to music. Ultimately, it is about individual equality, freedom of creativity and artistic excellence.
THE SALLYS -The Sallys, formerly known as Sally's Rejex; started out as a 5-piece pop-punk band infusing two-tone ska and reggae rhythms that saw them combining deviations of several music genres over the years which included Brit Rock, Disco and Third Wave Ska and eventually bringing them to what they are today; an 8-piece band drawing influences from the Sunshine Underground, Reel Big Fish, Tokyo Ska Paradise and No Doubt. Their hit single, "Lady Marmlade" won the hearts of many with thousands downloading it as mobile ringtones, and the track making its waves in Singapore radio stations, 98.7FM, 89.7FM. Additionally, the track was selected as a 30-second sampler in one of MTV Asia music commercials and they too, were featured in Channel NewsAsia as well as SPH's national Malay newspaper, Berita Harian.
LOVEJETS - Lovejets has been getting a lot recognition lately due to danceable modern rock n roll sets performed at any shows that they have been getting hold of. These passionate boys believe that they are still progressing towards on composing songs and making you tap your feet. Their influences range from the Beatles and Mando Diao.
MOODS - Formed more than a decade ago, Moods came together for the love of music and the idea of creating their own compositions.Labelled as an indie jazz band or a chill out act by local zines, the band prefer to let their audience decide, their own
interests branching them into many different genres. Having just
completed the recording of their first album, the band is eager to
perform the songs live and put the sun safely to bed to usher in the
We hope to see you there and experience the night while communicating with music.
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