Bummed that 2014’s over? Never fear, here are some gigs coming up in January 2015 for you to check out!
“Enec(dot)e, you know the . in Enec.e, dot, get it?” It was a somewhat awkward explanation of the origin of their band name that brought much amusement to the crowd at Esplanade’s Chillout Stage.
Behind the set-up of colourful decorations at The Esplanade, the atmosphere was filled with anticipation for the next performance. And just as the anticipation seemed to hit a climax, four dark figures took the stage and started to introduce themselves.
What do you get when you decide to put three bands from three continents – one that spends their time in different countries just walking, an almost tamed but definitely animalistic quartet and a 4-member strong lepak band hailing from this very island – together?
A congregation of approximately 600 people at the club that was ranked 5th in DJ Magazine’s Top 100 Clubs in the World, Zouk.
With the doors to the Hood Bar and Cafe situated at Bugis+ open for the duration of the launch, Natalie Hiong’s sweet but bright voice could be heard at least five metres away from the Cafe, drawing curious glances from passers-by, a few of which walked right into the Cafe to enjoy the rest of the performance.
“We play a fresh take on pop-rock music,” Ryan exclaims in The Summer State documentary, produced by Vadbibes. If or when you get your hands on their self-titled EP, you’ll be able to distinguish among the echoing vocals and heart-thumping arrangement, that there’s some truth to what Ryan said. It was a congregation of friends, families and music paramours outside the Homeclub. These scattered clusters of blithe chatter signalled an eager wait for the doors to open for The Summer State’s EP Launch last Saturday afternoon.