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Album Review | Lunarin: The Midas Sessions

Sometimes, the best-laid plans go to waste. While other times, it is the unplanned that creates the most poignant magic. We’d like to think Lunarin’s latest acoustic effort, The Midas Sessions, falls into the latter category.  Originally intended to be a short EP consisting B-sides, the fact that the record has bloomed into a full-length…

Inch Chua Rants About Lack of Support for Local Music

At Popspoken, there are times when we rely too heavily on international entertainment. We know there is local buzz and we sure as hell do all we can to promote it though. However, it looks like singer/songwriter Inch Chua has had enough about Singaporeans’ attitudes towards local music. In a public Facebook note published on…

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…

Popspoken Speaks to Hurts, Synthpop Sensation

This synthpop/soft rock duo from Manchester have been described as The Next Big Thing and even been rendered Best New Band award by NME (New Musical Express) this year. With singles like "Wonderful Life", "Stay" and "Better Than Love", we foresee this pair of charming lads soaring much higher in years to come.

A Maroon 5 Song For Every Kind Of Relationship

Unless you guys have been living under a rock, you’ll know that Maroon 5 came down to our shores *cue the squeals and gasps* this past month. For one sizzling night, the Adam Levine-fronted band (yes he is an adjective now) whipped the crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium into a mass frenzy of swooning…