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Interview with The Summer State

Formed in 2011 with a goal to write songs that encourages having a positive mindset, local band The Summer State has definitely come a long way since then. Starting out as a band made out of friends, who would have thought they would get hand picked by the front man of Electrico, Dave Tan and even opening for international acts …

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CROSS GENE Releases Shooting Star

Making their Japanese debut with their newest single Shooting Star is multinational boy band based in South Korea, CROSS GENE. Consisting of South Korean Sangmin, Yongseok, Shin and Seyoung, Chinese Casper and Japanese Takuya, the group under the Amuse Korea brand first performed the single during a promotional event in Japan for the Drama “Big”. CROSS GENE also released the …

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Mumford & Sons: The Fans are Singing

If you haven’t heard of Mumford and Sons, it’s time to give them a listen. The British band just won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The album, “Babel” is the second released by the indie folk band. Though they haven’t yet played in Singapore, they’ve been touring the world since the release of their debut album “Sigh …

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Karen Mok to Release First English Album “Somewhere I Belong”

Universal Music is proud to announce that Karen Mok, one of Asia’s most successful recording artists, will release her debut English-language album, “Somewhere I Belong”, internationally in 2013. From Hong Kong but with Chinese, Welsh, Persian and German heritage, singer, songwriter, actress, musician, award-winner, Olympic torch-bearer and superstar of concerts films and musicals, multi-lingual and multi-talented Karen has repeatedly proved …

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Bon Jovi Releases New Single “Because We Can”

Bon Jovi’s brand new single “Because We Can” blasts out to worldwide radio today at 7:00 a.m. (EST) and will be available on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/BecauseWeCan). “Because We Can” is the first single from WHAT ABOUT NOW, Bon Jovi’s upcoming studio album, set for March 25th release on Universal Music. “Because We Can” was written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora …

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Sundown Festival 2012

Since it first started in 2009 with the theme SeoulOut!, the annual music event called Sundown Festival by the good people at Red Spade Entertainment has grown from a Korean concert to one with acts from all over the region today. This year, the Sundown Festival 2012 sees 5 acts from around the region and with big names looking to …

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Richard Marx Stories To Tell Private Showcase

A man that is no stranger to ballad lovers of all ages, Richard Noel Marx (or Richard Marx as he is well known as) was in town recently for the President Star Charity show. After a splendid performance to help raise money for charity, the 49 year old also held a Stories To Tell private showcase at the St James …

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Rihanna Announces 7th Studio Album “Unapologetic”

Worldwide superstar Rihanna – the “#1 Person On Facebook”” with over 61.7 million Likes – has once again ignited record charts around the world with “Diamonds,” the fastest-rising single of her career to date, with first-week postings at #1 iTunes in 27 countries and Top 5 iTunes in 55 countries. Now, Rihanna announces the global release of her 7th studio …

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Spector Live In Singapore 2012

UK Indie Rock band Spector was in town on the 4th of October for their first ever performance in Singapore. Hailing from London, the five piece band also recently released their début album “Enjoy It While It Last” which went to number one on the Official Record Store Chart on the week of its release. Decked out in very smart …

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No Doubt – Push And Shove Reviewed

Mention the band No Doubt (Tony Kanal , left, Adrian Young, Gwen Stefani and Tom Dumont) and song titles like “Don’t Speak” from 1996 and “It’s My Life” from 2003 plus a few others like “Underneath It All” comes to mind. Yet these would be the older folks who would still remember the American rock band from Anaheim, California as …

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Nelly Furtado – The Spirit Indestructible Reviewed

English speaking fans of Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado had to wait a good 7 years for her next english album since the her last one in 2006 (Loose). With hits like “Promiscuous”, “Maneater” and the every popular “Say It Right”, it’s not hard to understand the high expectations from fans for The Spirit Indestructible. Seeing how Nelly Furtado takes on …

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Lana Del Rey To Release Born To Die – The Paradise Edition

Award winning singer songwriter Lana Del Rey is releasing the “Paradise” edition of her double platinum album ” Born To Die” on Monday November 12th. This is being released in a number of exciting formats and is preceded by her brand new single “Ride” – out on Sunday November 11th. Produced by the legendary Rick Rubin, Lana recorded “Ride” at …

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Carly Rae Jepsen To Release Debut Album Entitled Kiss

This year’s breakout pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen will release her eagerly anticipated U.S. debut album, entitled, Kiss, on September 18th via 604 Records/Schoolboy Records/Interscope Records. The Canadian singer and songwriter wrote or co-wrote songs on the album, collaborating with songwriters and producers Max Martin, Dallas Austin, LMFAO’s Redfoo, Toby Gad, Marianas Trench singer Josh Ramsay and Matthew Koma. Jepsen’s …

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The Killers Releases Music Video for Runaways

American rock band The Killers has released the music video to their latest single, Runaways. The single is from their fourth studio album Battle Born and is also the lead single from the album. The music video has most shots of The Killer’s front man Brandon Flowers which a scene of him staring at the Las Vegas skyline where part …

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Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen Releases Good Time Music Video

American electronica musical project Owl City, a project by singer-songwriter Adam Young, has released the music video to his latest single, Good Time. The single is the first one off his latest album, The Midsummer Station and sees Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen in a duet with Adam. When asked about working with Carly Rae Jepsen, Young said: I love …

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