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Quick Beats: Events for August 2019
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Quick Beats: Events for August 2019

The month of August is going to be buzzing in this little red dot. Music aficionados will be in for a treat, with chart-topping artistes such as LANY, Westlife, and The Vamps making a rare stop here for their tours. For the hipsters, the organisers of Baybeats are bringing the new LiveWire stage to the festival. Fun date night ideas are also all around the city, with thought-provoking exhibitions and festivals to celebrate local brilliance in the spirit of the bicentennial year; not forgetting the quintessential Films At the Fort, a premier open-air cinema for cliques and couples alike. Can’t…
One Last Plainsunset: An Interview
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One Last Plainsunset: An Interview

As one of Singapore’s most influential bands, Plainsunset has had a momentous career, playing on stages big and small. Even without releasing new tracks, the band managed to pull some of the biggest crowds as headliners for Baybeats 2016. This year marks their twentieth as a band — a remarkable feat that is in true fashion to the enduring quality of punk rock. Plainsunset has recently released a new single, ‘6/4‘, which will be part of their upcoming album, “Both Boxer & Benjamin”. Watch the music video for ‘6/4‘ here, produced in collaboration with videographer Fandy Razak: https://youtu.be/JmxFTudVb1Q DANAMIC.ORG speaks to…
Interview with Disco Hue: The Dance Floor Never Dies
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Interview with Disco Hue: The Dance Floor Never Dies

Before you do anything, plug your earphones in and listen to this (you’ll be doing yourself a favour). If you haven’t already heard Disco Hue’s first single, you’re sorely missing out. Insistent yet compelling, their glittering melodies pull you in and leave you hitting the replay button over and over. Gotta Find You, for one, feels like the classic ‘80s synthpop of Pet Shop Boys with its steady hook, yet awash with experimental undertones (read: Chvrches, Broods). There’s a fresh twist around every corner – maybe it’s Zie’s shimmering synths, or Sherlyn’s lithe vocals soaring in the chorus. We could go…
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