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glass animals band

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The U Press

Human Nature

Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley introduces us to the stories and people that lie at the heart of the band’s second album.

web of intrigue intriguant

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The U Press

Web of Intrigue

Homegrown electronic music producer Intriguant considers the two years of experiences that have gone into his debut album, and why spatial sound is a recurring theme in his work.

Sigur Rós band

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Quiet in the Swell

After more than two decades in the business, Sigur Rós reflects on the changing landscape of music and why technology is something they’re eager to embrace.

Sam Rui

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The U Press

Breaking Ground

On the cusp of her first outing at a music festival, homegrown singer-songwriter Sam Rui speaks about the catharsis of music making and how it all came to be.

65daysofstatic one for the road

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The U Press

One for the Road

Paul Wolinski of 65daysofstatic lets us in on the process of making the soundtrack to a video game, and the challenges of bringing it onto the stage.

jon chiang

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The U Press

Artistic Endeavours

Noise Singapore, the largest platform for youth arts locally, is back for its 11th edition. We speak to some of this year’s participants about how their work came to be.

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The U Press

First of its Kind

With international music acts and countless concurrent activities, Neon Lights pulled out all the stops to ensure that there was something for everyone.

singapore inside out brandon tay syndicate

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The U Press

A Sensory Flood

Jonathan Kiat, co-founder of the audio-visual collective synonymous with Singapore’s underground music scene, Syndicate, on public reception and rampant collaboration.

Charlie Lim singapore artist singer

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The U Press

New Old Soul

Having performed internationally and alongside prominent acts such as Alt-J and Kimbra, prodigious singer-songwriter, Charlie Lim, holds his own with his distinctive, soulful sound.

Little dragon laneway festival a romp through the meadows

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The U Press

A Romp Through The Meadows

Laneway Festival, an annual music garden party like no other.

st jerome's laneway festival singapore

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The U Press

Such Great Heights

Danny Rogers, founder of the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival on what it takes to get the party started.

phoenix band spontaneous compulsion

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The U Press

Spontaneous Compulsion

Laurent Brancowitz, guitarist of French alternative rock band, Phoenix, on the band’s appetite for adventure.

the xx

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The U Press

In Control

Oliver Sim, co-vocalist, bassist and founding member of The xx on putting together the pieces that matter.

The Observatory a passion deep and wide

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The U Press

A Passion Deep and Wide

In light of their latest album, homegrown experimental musicians The Observatory share their thoughts on breaking new ground to reach greater heights.

setting the pace surfing jazz

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Underscore Magazine

Setting The Pace

Dancing in the water requires knowledge and practice, but more importantly, a listening ear for the melodies of the ocean.

Wolfgang Voigt kompakt flight

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Underscore Magazine

Wolfgang Voigt

A conversation with an artist-musician on the creation of a new musical dialect.

Johann johannsson music

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Underscore Magazine

Jóhann Jóhannsson

A conversation with the Icelandic composer on the moments that matter.

explosions in the sky chris hrasky music

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Underscore Magazine

Your Hand in Mine

Eleven years on, Explosions In The Sky have created music that runs as deep as the friendship between these four men.

Light After Dark, N˚2: Constant, Ólafur Arnalds

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Underscore Magazine

Light After Dark

Ólafur Arnalds’ latest musical expressions mimic the dramatic turns in his life with an underlying tone of positivity and hope.

Stage Mathematics, N˚2: Constant, 65daysofstatic

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Underscore Magazine

Stage Mathematics

Post-rock band 65daysofstatic on what it takes to bring out their best in performances and why nothing else has to make sense.