Music

National Day Parade Theme Songs Through the Years

The National Day Parade is around the corner and one thing people look forward to when it comes to National Day is the theme song! These songs are usually heartfelt and encompasses patriotism like no other. First introduced in 1984, these songs became extremely popular after Dick Lee’s Home became possibly one of the best songs…

the-head-and-the-heart

Band You Should Know: The Head and The Heart

The Head and The Heart is a newly formed indie-folk band from insomniac city of Seattle, Washington. They are the epitome of an indie band, having opened for many giants of the indie world. Vampire Weekend, The Walkmen, Death Cab for Cutie, Iron & Wine, The Low Anthem. They finally broke the eternal struggle of being…

ov8-prog-4-imro-other-room-the-chakras

Review | The Chakras: We The People

Formed in 2006, The Chakras is an Irish alternative rock band from Dublin, Ireland. With an album due to be released this summer, the band has already performed in established Europe Festivals including Latitude & Oxegen. The Chakras is composed of Rocky Whittaker (lead vocals), Richie McArdle (guitar), Gordo Whittaker (guitar, backing vocals), Ian Kane…

qqd

Quick Quick Danger: Singapore’s Next Big Thing?

Quick Quick Danger; Remember the name. We here at POPSPOKEN are always on the lookout for fresh new talent heating up our local music scene. And with their unique blend of electro-pop, this talented quartet is certainly on our radar. Their YouTube cover of Britney Spears’ Hold It Against Me has already garnered almost 4,000…

SWEEHUANGTEO_LANEWAY_LITTLEDRAGON_04

Looking Back on Laneway 2011

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival (otherwise known as Hipsterfest 2011) happened a little over 3 months ago, and I’m sure we miss our indie baptism, so here’s a quick recap! More under the cut! We arrived at 12.30pm at Fort Canning as dark clouds loomed above us. This was not going to be a clean day.…