Articles by: Audrey
Audrey Fenghuang is one quarter of rock band The Auditory Effect, and an oddball fascinated by music in the context of pop culture. She graduated from Lasalle College of the Arts with an Honours Degree in Arts Management. Contact: The Auditory Effect:

by / on August 26, 2013 at 11:05 am / in RnB / Soul

Dru Chen Returns To Southeast Asia With More Pop-Soul-Funk Madness

Catch the soulful singer in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines from August 30.

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by / on March 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, RnB / Soul

Dru Chen – Intentions: review and tour

Soul man Dru Chen is back to his roots with an extended tour in Singapore and Malaysia.

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by / on January 10, 2013 at 5:36 pm / in Music Business

Like The Beatles Said, Come Together: Singapore’s Radio Quota Saga & How We Can Help

It is unlikely that music industry professionals and enthusiasts in Singapore have resigned to the news from the Ministry of Communication & Information (MCI) that a quota for local music will not yet be imposed on Singaporean radio stations. What appears to be the rejection of Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Janice Koh’s request was met with dismay, most likely […]

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by / on April 30, 2012 at 5:11 pm / in Culture

Singaporean Contemporary Music: May We Sit In The Room For Improvement?

Janice Koh, the current Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) for the arts community in Singapore’s first two speeches reminded us the importance of the arts’ role in society building, and evaluated the impact of arts policies. A theatre veteran, NMP Koh voiced well-researched key issues of the music community, which was very welcomed by its members. However, the government’s response […]

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by / on April 16, 2012 at 6:32 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Events, Indie / Alternative, Live Reviews

Charlie Was Here

Singaporean musician Charlie Lim, who is based in Melbourne, recently returned to the island city as part of his Asian Spring tour, and caused a pretty big wave of excitement in his wake. His last show of the tour took place on 11th April at The Pigeonhole, which also closed local label KittyWu’s ‘Return of the Kitty’ showcase at the […]

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by / on March 26, 2012 at 2:16 pm / in Culture, Events

SXSW scours for more Asian acts

For a while, Japanese acts have been a key Asian flavour at South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, TX. More recently, however, SXSW has been scouring other parts of Asia for talent. SXSW began its operations with a humble music conference at the Austin Convention Centre in Austin, Texas in […]

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