30 Jun '15, 10pm

Golden age of indie music - The Straits Times

Let's not be coy: Singapore's indie music scene is on the cusp of a new golden age. The proof is in the quantity and quality of new recordings released this year. In the past couple of months, and in the months to come, there are at least two EPs or albums of original, Singapore-made music a week, on average. April to June alone saw 30 releases and, this month, acts such as The Observatory, singer- songwriter Deon Toh and The Steve McQueens will be putting out new works. Fans are turning up in droves at gigs by home-grown indie talents, as shown by the thousands who flocked to the various stages at Baybeats over the weekend. Last month saw the first time home-grown indie acts - Charlie Lim, Inch Chua and The Great Spy Experiment - headline a concert, House Of Riot!, at the best music venue here, the Esplanade Concert Hall. Among the releases, there have been two exceptiona...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/golden-age-of-indie...

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