Tricks & Cider is a melodic, scrumpy pop band which comprises of 3 guys and a girl who have gone off the beaten path to pursue their love for music.
In our first installment of 5 Minutes With, we hang out with local sensation The Sam Willows. Find out stuff you never knew about them, experiences in their North America tour, and how they fare when we pair them up to play a competitive game!
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” And yet, I’m quite sure I haven’t had all or even any of the advantages each of the shallow and damned central characters in the movie – or those … Read more
For those who missed out on Tegan & Sara’s concert, get filled in right here. You definitely want to know what the twins promised the entire concert hall last night!
HOUSTON, WE HAVE OUR NS BOY BACK. I REPEAT, WE HAVE OUR NS BOY BACK. After being gone a tad too long (we know he went off for National Service, but we’re not too sure when he ended the stint BUT WHATEVER), Singapore Idol 3 winner and the dude that caused a bit of hoo-ha … Read more
MTV announced not too long ago that the legendary band, The Temper Trap, would be playing an exclusive gig for the sixth installment of MTV Sessions taking place at Resorts World Sentosa’s Waterfront Studio on 16 May. The five men band will rock the stage with songs from their latest self-titled album which debuted #1 on the … Read more
The Dutch DJ who will be turning 26 this year needs no further introduction. Not only is he listed at #9 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s of 2012, he has brought you chart-topping hits such as “Take Over Control” (featuring Eva Simons) and “Give Me Everything” (Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer).
To be honest, I’ve stopped watching television for a long time now. Not to mention MTV. In this generation of content easily available online, I’ve become a slave to the Internet. I would tune in only for the occasional guilty pleasure of an episode or two of Jersey Shore or some other show that involves … Read more
Arr-rock indie bands with punk aesthetic bands have shorter lifespans than fruitflies in the heat, yet it has been 10 long years since their debut, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are still as relevant as ever. Remember when you first heard Fever to Tell? Remember how it made you sit up and put down whatever … Read more
‘Everyday they make me wanna say, (oo oo oo oo). You’re taking over me! (oo oo oo oo). I’m in ecstasy!’ It’s official, the U.K heartthrobs, Lawson, have taken over our hearts when they played their first show here on Friday, 5th of April at Singapore’s very own St. James Power Station. Looking casual and … Read more
The “Justified” triple threat who brought “sexy back” is out in the music scene again with The 20/20 Experience after a six-year hiatus. Justin Timberlake proves to be a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry with his chart-topping new album. But is he getting all that support because of his devilishly good … Read more
[UPDATE Apr 12, 11am: Added details on DJ Modium] DJs Andrew T from the AOS collective, Eclipse and Modium will headline a new dance festival, ReVite, by the folks at Invite. The inaugural edition is set to be a whole-night affair on May 25th at Wavehouse Sentosa. Modium‘s recent gig list has seen him play his … Read more
We have always kept our eyes on Singapore rapper Kevin Lester – one to always push his music to as wide a consciousness as possible, with a keen business sense in marketing his music right. There is always something new and fresh from him: he doesn’t overdo the Singapore gigs, knows where to place his … Read more
If you are awake, Singapore, One Direction will be live at 3am Singapore time (7pm GMT) to launch The You Generation, a brand-new reality talent competition engineered by Simon Cowell, to find the next global talent superstar. The You Generation will be held via YouTube — that is, participants will audition via YouTube and can … Read more
From Press Conference To Concert: This Is How We Spent A Special Evening With Demi Lovato In Singapore
American songstress Demi Lovato travelled to Singapore on Monday, 18th March to perform a one-night-only concert for her insane fandom, the Lovatics! We were lucky enough to catch Demi at her press conference, where she came across as an intelligent, humble, and modest young woman. She talked frankly about the pressures of being a role … Read more
The judging panel is out for MediaCorp Channel 5′s latest reality singing competition, The Final 1. Were Dick Lee, Florence Lian, Jacinta Abisheganaden going to come back to reprise the judging panel a la Singapore Idol? Were The Flying Dutchman, Irene Ang and Beatrice Chia-Richmond from One Moment of Glory making a return? Names were … Read more
NEW MUSIC FROM JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. That’s gotta get you excited, no? The fella is back with The 20/20 Experience after a seven-year hiatus with a 10-track album that is every part the JT we have come to fall in love with: groovy melodies, smooth vocals and slick delivery. The album is surprisingly quite unaffected by … Read more
Since the news of her latest world tour, The Mrs. Carter Show in reference to her marriage to Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Beyonce has released a new track, Bow Down/I Been On via her personal Tumblr page! Rumours about her fifth album, possibly entitled “Mrs. Carter”, are flying around although no official announcements have been made … Read more
This is it: Demi Lovato is making her first concert appearance in Singapore! The spunky lass will be performing in a one-night-only concert, “A Special Night With Demi Lovato” on March 18 at The Coliseum at Hard Rock Hotel in Resorts World Sentosa. The concert is co-organised by MediaCorp VizPro. Demi’s arrival comes on the heels of … Read more
Ellie Goulding was in Singapore for her debut concert last month. The singer-songwriter’s sound has been described as everything from electro-pop to synth rock to folk, and her music has earned herself many fans from all over the world. Dressed in a sheer black ensemble paired with a studded jacket, which she removed after confessing that the jacket was a stylish but impractical decision, Goulding’s style is a mélange of funky and a little bit of quirky, much like her eclectic musicality.
Watch the video above and tell me you won’t get goosebumps. Tell me you won’t get goosebumps at seeing a darker Charlie Askew with a sleeveless top and feather earring. Tell me you won’t get goosebumps seeing Charlie rip through an emotive performance of ‘Mama’, high screeches, intense gazes et al. Tell me you won’t … Read more
On 15th February, Singapore got even hotter when the heart-throbbing boys of Pierce The Veil landed on her shores. This American post-hardcore band is definitely no stranger to the punk music scene.
UPDATE: Thank you everyone for your fantastic submissions for the Demi Lovato contest! The two winners have been messaged and are aware that they have been chosen. If you did not receive a message stating that you have won, unfortunately the odds weren’t in your favor this time. However, do stay tuned to Popspoken and our Facebook/Twitter … Read more
As we’ve previously mentioned in our interview with YouTube teen starlet Tiffany Alvord, she’ll be coming to Singapore on Saturday the 16th of March. If you’re having trouble, or can’t get tickets for some reason- here’s your chance to get a complimentary pair of tickets from PopSpoken and Sprout Entertainment! It’s pretty simple as to … Read more
American songstress Demi Lovato is taking to Singapore on the 18th of March 2013. She’ll be playing a one night only show at the Hard Rock Coliseum. It’s general admission with tickets priced at $93 per piece. You can get a four person package at a discounted rate of $292 if you’re considering going with … Read more
Who says sunny Singapore lacks creative vibes. We have heaps of it, from none other than Strait Groove, bringing you blues, jazz, funk and everything in between.