27 Jun '17, 5am

Daphne Khoo changes name and unveils explosive new sound as ‘Haneri’ https://t.co/9o2YDk1i5M

Daphne Khoo changes name and unveils explosive new sound as ‘Haneri’ https://t.co/9o2YDk1i5M

If Snoop Dogg and Diddy (for now) are anything to go by, winning over fans with a new name and sound can be a tricky task, especially when said change is more tokenistic than artistic. However, in the case of local singer-songwriter Daphne Khoo , rebranding her persona under the mononym Haneri serves a clear purpose in redesigning her sound and aesthetic to mark a new chapter – at least, that’s the first impression from the recently released debut single “Burning Up” . Shedding acoustic guitars and pianos, and replacing them with shimmering electronic production, Khoo’s new signature marks a decided shift in direction to a more confident, brooding brand of electropop. While the theme of toxic relationships is one that’s explored by established international artists and indie singer-songwriters on a local level time and again, “Burning Up” sees Khoo reinterpreting romantic ...

Full article: http://juice.com.sg/daphne-khoo-changes-name-unveils-expl...

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