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Make “CONTACT” with The Cosmic Armchair

Singapore-based electronic pop/synthpop duo Cosmic Armchair released their debut album: “CONTACT’ yesterday on Friday, November 17. A synthwave-induced melting-pot, “CONTACT” comes with 15-tracks influenced by band’s Asian roots, human “contact” with the citizens of planet Eart, and their cosmic dreams of the future. It’s an interesting mix of modern synthwave with a palate of melodic synthpop, New Wave and electronica – a pretty cosmic experience for all who come in contact with this marvelous album. In midst of their planning and recording for “CONTACT”, the duo managed to juggle having a baby, their respective day jobs and make good on their family responsibilities – a triumphant…
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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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