From The Sam Willows to Inch Chua, Singapore has produced her fair share of talented musicians. We love supporting homegrown talent, so we trawled social media to bring you a list of these artists who deserve a bigger audience than they currently have. We hope you’re all ears for their unique musical styles!
SuperSonic is an eclectic mix of experienced musicians who came together with a common goal – to share their music with the masses. Comprising of talented individuals with years of experience shared amongst them in the local music scene as well as abroad, SuperSonic is an act that promises to invigorate live music lovers from all walks of life. From top 40’s rock to evergreen classics and more, their wide repertoire encompasses different genres that cater to all ages.
2. Disco Hue
Disco Hue is taking over Singapore with their unique and anomalous brand of electronic dance rock. The band’s idea behind the name was the different shades of dance music, which is the concept behind how they produce their sound in music. Their debut single ‘Gotta Find You’ was released on 16th January 2016, directed by Thievves. It gives off a cool and refreshing vibe. In June, their second single from the debut ep was released – that was the song that caught our attention with its unique tones in the music as well as the concept of the video.
Formed in late 2015, O.K READY! is a fresh four-piece band. Entertaining, versatile and massive sounding, the band aims to always put out engaging performances of classics and current chart toppers. With Zainal on bass, Mang on guitar and vocals, Athif on guitar, and Nizam on drums, together they make any stage their own. Whether you are in the mood to chill or rock it out, O.K READY! is always ready to make your night.
4. Specific Islander
Specific Islander are four young Singaporeans of different backgrounds playing tropical pop. They play the slide guitar, bossa nova rhythms, infomercial synthesizers and shoegaze haze in what is their permanent vacation. Whether it is their lyrics inspired by near-death revelations or just light entertainment for the hotel bar, this could be what you’re looking for.
5. Zsa Zsa Scorpion & Amanda Tee
Just a few months after they decided to work together as an original duo, the two singer-songwriters are now embarking on their first overseas tour in Tokyo. Both of them have been performing as solo artists with their original music in Singapore long before they met each other. Their original songs are based on their life experiences and both of their voices harmonizes well with each other which gives a calm feeling to its listeners.