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Live music events
Hong Kong pop sensation G.E.M. is set to rock the shores of Singapore with her edgily-titled world tour X.X.X., which stands for 'more to eXpose, more to eXpect and more eXciting'. The Cantopop singer will be belting out her greatest hits and showcasing her guitar and drumming skills while a gigantic LED screen provides a Victorian-style steam punk theme and a '70s-style party scene.
Harm's Way with PALM
Go heavy or go home – this showcase of Harm’s Way and PALM, hardcore bands from Chicago and Osaka, respectively, promises to knock your socks off with massive chugga-chuggas and blast beats. Local acts Tipping Point, Weight of the World AD and AES support.
Poeme Symphonique for 110 Metronomes
Here’s a concert that celebrates a non-instrument: the humble metronome. A hundred and ten of these ticking devices, each set to different beats-per-minute, are simultaneously released. The result is a flurry of clicks, initially chaotic but eventually settling into a deep and hypnotic groove.
Club nights and DJ gigs
Pops of the Top
Ginette Chittick and Jinmart are back for more indie classics (think: Suede and The Stone Roses) and sweet grooves at this monthly party.
Dee Montero: Smack My Beach Up
The Ibiza DJ, who counts artists like Aeroplane, Nina Kraviz and Joris Voorn among his fans, blasts a medley of trippy summer melodies, cosmic disco grooves and deep tech house beats.
NoPartyHere presents this dance music legend and Daft Punk collaborator for a four-to-the-floor party at kyo.
Aussie DJ Moto fires off the beats of hip hop, R&B and club hits alongside KDT residents Ya5th, Suren and Styluxtakut at this Friday night shindig.
The Revolution will Not Be Televised
After Michaela Therese, Benjamin Kheng, ShiGGa Shay and UK-based funk outfit Lazy Habits take the stage, DJ collective Matteblacc spin the night away at this warehouse-like venue.
He’s supported acts like Neon Indian, Mika, Jupiter and Metronomy with his signature sound of synth-pop and indie dance grooves. Get schizophrenic with ANORAAK’s mash-up of sizzling beats at the breezy rooftop bar.