[Available on Spotify and Apple Podcast] Have you ever turned on the radio and immediately know what you’re listening to? Koreans have K-pop, the Japanese have J-pop, Latin America has raggaeton. Often these distinct sounds shape our understanding of their culture and people. With Singapore’s complex cultural landscape and a young history of 57 years, do we have a signature “Singapore Pop Sound” in our music scene?
Season 1, Episode 2: There’s Kpop, There’s Mandopop. Will We Ever Have a Thing Like Singapore Pop sound?
Hosted by: Ashley Ow
Featuring: Gentle Bones (Joel Tan), Charlie Lim, Evanturetime (Evan Low), Falling Feathers (JJ Ong), and music composer Alex Oh.
Further reading about Singapore Pop
Study or commute playlist with Singaporean artists: specifically curated to perk up your days while introducing new music with a local twist
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Episode 6 | 23 August: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Living with Otters, Monkeys and Boars
Episode 7 | 30 August: Learn How to Identify Singapore’s Most Popular Birds
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