Practice in Public Makes Perfect: how playing for your fans makes you better

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]


Exclusive! Listen The New Track “Little Scratch”

Track appears in new box set… A new box set showcasing recordings Captain Beefheart made in the early Seventies is due for release. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features newly remastered versions of three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released […]


New Demo From My Morning Jacket

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]


Skillax Preparing ‘Harsher, Brighter’ New Album

The National have confirmed that they will start recording their next album “soon”. The US band released their sixth album ‘Trouble Will Find Me’ in 2013, more recently showcasing new song ‘Roman Candle’ live. With frontman Morgan recently saying that the group need to “change and evolve” on their next record, guitarist Morgan has now […]


Judge Asked To Skillax To Attend ‘Stairway’

“Consider heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all cancers combined. If we can do more to prevent, treat and cure cardiovascular disease, more women will live longer, more families will stay together, more workers will stay productive, and we’ll save money on treating a condition that costs the U.S. […]

Shedding Light on Love and Compassion ‘MJ fuses ambient and deep house elements into a seamless effort of an upwards drift.’ Following the recent release of the dawn-breaking single, ‘Aurora’, Singapore-born, Hong Kong-based DJ and producer MJ Kuok will released ‘Our Song’ on 19 November 2021, wrapping up the year in high spirits with love […]

But it’s gonna be… Jobby Absolutely it is. Returning to the perceivable first-world digs on the grunt-hunt after 27-odd orbits weighs far lumpier a daunting prospect than shuffling to a wanton-free so called ‘tier 2’ spot on our Planet Farce – damned right Brother (and sister… ok, don’t go there). Crikey, the world’s spun so […]

SINGAPOREAN CHILLWAVE ARTIST HOUG RELEASES ‘7 AIN’T HOME’ WITH JAPANESE PRODUCER VIDEOTAPEMUSIC  HE LATEST TAKEN OFF FORTHCOMING ALBUM ‘THE BITING TEMPO’ Singaporean Chillwave artist-producer, Houg, has announced his latest single release ‘7 Ain’t Home’, with Japanese music producer VIDEOTAPEMUSIC. The cross-border collab will be made available on all major digital streaming platforms on 14 January […]

SINGAPORE SINGER-SONGWRITER JEAN TAN DROPS CHILL R&B SINGLE ‘WHEN IT’S TIME’ A SONG FOR THE SEASON Singapore singer-songwriter Jean Tan releases ‘When It’s Time’, a perfect song for the season of waiting. Available on 19 November 2021 on all major digital streaming platforms via LEEWAY, this track features production by sought-after Singaporean music director and […]

DEON AND DON AARON TEAM UP FOR ‘DON’T BOTHER’ A BIRTHDAY DROP AS PART OF ‘MELANCHOLIC POP’ EP SLATED FOR RELEASE IN 2022 Singapore’s maestro and veteran singer-songwriter DEON teased listeners with the release ‘Breathe In’ just last month, hitting play on his latest chapter of discovery and renewal in tough times. Since then he […]

But It’s Gonna Be… Wild A Sri Lankan/English, a Nepalese, an Englishman, an Aussie, A Canadian, A Dutchman, A Saffa-(Is-it)-Dutchman and a Yank walk into a pub – true story so far – ‘who put that there?’ Wails an Antipodean brogue as they pick themselves up off the floor. Oh, they get worse. Alternative ending, […]

SINGAPOREAN CHILLWAVE ARTIST-PRODUCER HOUG TEASES DEBUT ALBUM WITH FIRST SINGLE ANNOUNCEMENT, ‘METRO (4:35)’ Following the superlatively excellent debut EP, ‘The Oscillation Scene’ release, the year 2020 saw Singaporean Chillwave artist-producer, Houg, pushing his pop sensibilities and creative process through luscious grooves, collaborations, and an ever-growing canvas of visuals and vibrant textures that top each other […]

Malaysian Singer-Songwriter Froya Announces Release of EP, ‘Creature’ A Long-Awaited Personal Project Since Her Debut Album in 2015 s To say Malaysian singer-songwriter Froya’s year of music releases has been quiet would be quite an understatement. With her constant collaboration efforts with Japanese electronic pop group SNOWK, Tokimeki Records and UQiYO released back to back, […]

But It’s Gonna be.. Wet The precipitation stakes between SE Asia and Blighty congeal in a startling single familiarity… it’s wet. Although there is a range of wetness. Contrasts run into seismic cat and dog-esque proportions loping from wet, dry, spitting, lashing, sideways, dripping, ‘little bitty stinging, big ol’ fat and sometimes it rains straight […]

But It’s Gonna Be… Trippy Spots of the planet resided in, though not primarily for their flip-flop factor, although therein lurks a conspicuous pattern, where the pace of life is notably slower than their brisker opposed climes akin to the fur-lined boots lands. Yet the speed of getting about on a casual basis can often […]

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