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Farrago: The Rojak of Local Indie Rock

Think shiny guitar riffs and the infectious upbeat rhythms of Circa Waves, mixed with grittier Arctic Monkeys-esque undertones. The end product? Farrago. Here’s a little introduction to this indie rock band from our very own Singapore. But first, a little explanation about their name. Farrago means “a confused mixture” (or in local terms, rojak), just like the band themselves – its four members come from four completely different countries. Meet vocalist/guitarist Dave Hawkes, bassist Miwa Furukara, drummer Tristan North, and lead guitarist Jonathan Suresh. Hailing from England, Japan, Australia and Singapore respectively, they met back in 2012. Two years later,…