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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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Jude Young Interview: Life is Infinitely Inspiring

One of the first major local releases of 2016 comes from a promising, new face with a voice that will cement itself in the hearts of many. At just 22, Jude Young has already made some major appearances, performing at events such as Esplanade’s Yfest 2013 and the Noise Singapore 2014 Festival Exhibition. His honest songs are tinged with a youthful exuberance (much like the man himself) that is sure to leave an indelible mark on the local music scene. Jude’s new single, aptly titled “Young”, is a rousing anthem with a string arrangement backing his lush, earnest vocals. Its positive…
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Ariana Grande Is All Ready To “Christmas & Chill”

So after just one day of teasers on Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram, pop’s Soprano princess Ariana Grande has dropped “Christmas & Chill“, her second holiday EP after 2013’s “Christmas Kisses“. The latest compilation is a six-track effort, featuring completely original material (if you think she’s about to cover “All I Want For Christmas Is You” anytime soon…). Here’s the thing: I love Ariana. Sure she might not be the best at diction, and she relies on a talented group of songwriters and producers, but come on… THAT VOICE. Her regular abuse summoning of her four octaves is reason enough for making her our karaoke…
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