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‘Women in Music Pt. III’ album review: sister band Haim’s third full-length is an exciting return to form

‘I Know Alone’ is not only the best song on the record, but one of the best of the year.

‘I Know Alone’ is not only the best song on the record, but one of the best of the year.

‘Women in Music Pt. III’ album review: sister band Haim’s third full-length is an exciting return to form
22 Dec 2020 - 2:25PM
Singaporean electronic artist JUN reinvents himself for his latest release

Formerly known as MMXJ, the producer decided to adopt a new stage name with his latest EP, which is more personal and involves more collaboration than his previous work.

Formerly known as MMXJ, the producer decided to adopt a new stage name with his latest EP, which is more personal and involves more collaboration than his previous work.

Singaporean electronic artist JUN reinvents himself for his latest release
31 Aug 2020 - 2:02PM
Hong Kong hip-hop artist Dough-Boy has a point to prove with his newest single

The Toronto-born rapper has released a series of songs from his upcoming third album, ‘Power’

The Toronto-born rapper has released a series of songs from his upcoming third album, ‘Power’

Hong Kong hip-hop artist Dough-Boy has a point to prove with his newest single
21 Aug 2020 - 3:14PM
EDM duo Sofi Tukker connects during Covid with 'House Arrest'

The New York duo have been live-streaming DJ sets and releasing new music for the last 150 days.

The New York duo have been live-streaming DJ sets and releasing new music for the last 150 days.

EDM duo Sofi Tukker connects during Covid with 'House Arrest'
26 Oct 2020 - 1:05PM
Explore love in lockdown with Singaporean electronic artist Myrne

The title track ‘Forbidden Lovers’ on his newest release is dedicated to lovers separated by physical boundaries, norms and laws

The title track ‘Forbidden Lovers’ on his newest release is dedicated to lovers separated by physical boundaries, norms and laws

Explore love in lockdown with Singaporean electronic artist Myrne
5 Aug 2020 - 6:02PM
‘Folklore’ is a surprising shift for Taylor Swift that fans will love

Swift only gave hours’ notice that she would drop the surprise album, which she worked on during Covid-19 quarantine

Swift only gave hours’ notice that she would drop the surprise album, which she worked on during Covid-19 quarantine

‘Folklore’ is a surprising shift for Taylor Swift that fans will love
3 Aug 2020 - 5:08PM
Lianne La Havas album review: soul singer’s self-titled third effort is a beautiful balance of loss and love

A welcome release from the honey-voiced Brit.

A welcome release from the honey-voiced Brit.

Lianne La Havas album review: soul singer’s self-titled third effort is a beautiful balance of loss and love
22 Dec 2020 - 1:58PM
Red Velvet's Irene and Seulgi break from K-pop roots to release Monster of a debut

The release features Amy Winehouse and R'n'B vibes

The release features Amy Winehouse and R'n'B vibes

Red Velvet's Irene and Seulgi break from K-pop roots to release Monster of a debut
17 Jul 2020 - 6:14PM
SF9’s ‘9loryUS’ album review: K-pop’s new boys have staying power

Another set of bangers from the boys

Another set of bangers from the boys

SF9’s ‘9loryUS’ album review: K-pop’s new boys have staying power
14 Jul 2020 - 1:41PM
Singaporean folk-jazz musician Jean Tan on getting back in touch with her heart

The singer-songwriter is launching an optimistic new start with her single ‘Serenade’

The singer-songwriter is launching an optimistic new start with her single ‘Serenade’

Singaporean folk-jazz musician Jean Tan on getting back in touch with her heart
3 Jul 2020 - 5:04PM
Seventeen’s ‘Heng:garae’ album review: K-pop idols experiment with genres on 7th EP release

SVT are back again, and despite a rocky start, the mini-album reminds us why they’re power players

SVT are back again, and despite a rocky start, the mini-album reminds us why they’re power players

Seventeen’s ‘Heng:garae’ album review: K-pop idols experiment with genres on 7th EP release
30 Jun 2020 - 11:15AM
Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘Punisher’ album review: a contender for record of the year and it’s only June

It’s hard to find fault with this latest release.

It’s hard to find fault with this latest release.

Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘Punisher’ album review: a contender for record of the year and it’s only June
28 Jun 2020 - 9:00AM
Hong Kong pop R&B singer-songwriter WANYI is all in on making it personal

Debut singles ‘Meet Me Tonight’ and ‘All In’ have accrued more than 100,000 streams on Spotify.

Debut singles ‘Meet Me Tonight’ and ‘All In’ have accrued more than 100,000 streams on Spotify.

Hong Kong pop R&B singer-songwriter WANYI is all in on making it personal
2 Sep 2021 - 4:30PM
K-pop girl group Twice proves they can do no wrong with the release of 'More & More'

The group puts together a diverse mix of sounds and genres without losing a sense of purpose

The group puts together a diverse mix of sounds and genres without losing a sense of purpose

K-pop girl group Twice proves they can do no wrong with the release of 'More & More'
11 Jun 2020 - 12:01PM
Barcelona-based duo While Walking won’t let Covid-19 lockdown get them down

Stuck inside due to the coronavirus pandemic, the duo is finding other ways to be creative

Stuck inside due to the coronavirus pandemic, the duo is finding other ways to be creative

Barcelona-based duo While Walking won’t let Covid-19 lockdown get them down
9 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM
Hong Kong singer-songwriter Reese talks acceptance as she makes a splash on Spotify

The 19-year-old talks fan reactions and overcoming her fears.

The 19-year-old talks fan reactions and overcoming her fears.

Hong Kong singer-songwriter Reese talks acceptance as she makes a splash on Spotify
9 Jun 2020 - 11:12AM
Baekhyun’s ‘Delight’ album review: EXO star’s 2nd solo effort is standard K-pop fare

Opener ‘Candy’ features soft-synths and sweet pop sound

Opener ‘Candy’ features soft-synths and sweet pop sound

Baekhyun’s ‘Delight’ album review: EXO star’s 2nd solo effort is standard K-pop fare
3 Jun 2020 - 5:06AM
Lady Gaga’s ‘Chromatica’ album review: Blackpink and Ariana Grande collabs are instant classics

‘Rain on Me’ and ‘Sour Candy’ are standout tracks in sixth studio album

‘Rain on Me’ and ‘Sour Candy’ are standout tracks in sixth studio album

Lady Gaga’s ‘Chromatica’ album review: Blackpink and Ariana Grande collabs are instant classics
2 Jun 2020 - 4:22PM
K-pop group TXT proves their songwriting chops on 'The Dream Chapter: Eternity'

It doesn't have as much variety as its predecessors, but it shows consistency 

It doesn't have as much variety as its predecessors, but it shows consistency 

K-pop group TXT proves their songwriting chops on 'The Dream Chapter: Eternity'
30 May 2020 - 2:00PM
Local quartet Four Quarters show they have guts with album ‘Shallow Gore’
21 May 2020 - 4:05PM
Paramore singer Hayley Williams’ solo debut album ‘Petals For Armour’ is the start of something strong
21 May 2020 - 3:52PM
American songwriter More Than Matter talks about sacrifice and making it as a solo artist

The 24-year-old, also known as Nik Diamondidis, quit his job to move to New York City and pursue music full-time.

The 24-year-old, also known as Nik Diamondidis, quit his job to move to New York City and pursue music full-time.

American songwriter More Than Matter talks about sacrifice and making it as a solo artist
11 May 2020 - 1:12PM
‘Sawayama’ album review: Japanese art-pop princess Rina Sawayama is often infectious but overwhelming at times
7 May 2020 - 5:38PM
‘Seen / Unseen’ album Review: Local shoegaze trio Vanish will sweep you up in melodic, magical soundscapes
7 May 2020 - 5:20PM
Mxmtoon continues her impressive musical journey with new EP 'Dawn'
5 May 2020 - 5:45PM
American indie rock band Day Wave’s third EP 'Crush' packs new weapons
4 May 2020 - 2:53PM
Music is all about the mindset, says British singer-songwriter Lapsley

Womxn singer Lapsley talks about finding new ways to be creative, and trusting in what time brings

Womxn singer Lapsley talks about finding new ways to be creative, and trusting in what time brings

Music is all about the mindset, says British singer-songwriter Lapsley
4 May 2020 - 2:48PM
NCT Dream’s 'Reload' album review: Ridin’ back to K-pop basics for boyband subunit

Songs such as Quiet Down and Puzzle Piece show willingness to experiment with different sounds.

Songs such as Quiet Down and Puzzle Piece show willingness to experiment with different sounds.

NCT Dream’s 'Reload' album review: Ridin’ back to K-pop basics for boyband subunit
4 May 2020 - 11:19AM
K-pop band (G)I-DLE's new EP 'I Trust' is their most confident piece of work yet
2 May 2020 - 11:10AM
Chinese-English rapper GZ Tian speaks about Asian discrimination during Covid-19

The 19 year-old says he's "disappointed" in how few Asian artists are speaking out against online abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

The 19 year-old says he's "disappointed" in how few Asian artists are speaking out against online abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese-English rapper GZ Tian speaks about Asian discrimination during Covid-19
27 Apr 2020 - 4:29PM