Reality check: there's an endless pool of music beyond the mainstream chart, and this includes music from our Lion City. The debate on whether local music is 'good enough' has been going for decades but art is in the ear of the beholder. It's worth noting that there's a clear indication that the local music scene is thriving with a rising number of indie hits, pop bangers, dance anthems, R&B chart-toppers, and genre-mutating tunes by both seasoned and up-and-coming artists and bands getting major airplay time.
Plus, more music fans in Singapore are paying attention to the local music scene, contributing to the increasing demand. Besides music festivals and concerts, there are a number of live streams spotlighting homegrown musicians such as Hear65 Sing Along SG, From The Living Room, and Esplanade Offstage, so you can support local from home during the circuit breaker. To help you with your sonic discovery, we've selected the crème de la crème of local music.
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