Inspiration

Linying and Evan Low, songwriters of The Road Ahead, National Day theme song
#Inspiration / 7 August 2021

Behind The Road Ahead with National Day Theme Song Writers Linying and Evan Low

As the past year or so has reminded us more than ever – music brings people closer, no matter how "distanced" we're told to be. Surely, we Singaporeans know that well. Every year, the National Day Parade theme song gives Singaporeans another thing to talk about but with a pandemic… Read more

Morningstar Engineering MIDI Pedals
#Gear & Tech Tips / 22 May 2021

10 Questions with Morningstar Engineering

MIDI Controller pedals! For some of us in the guitar community, they are an indispensable performing tool. And to many of us, it sounds like fanciful jargon out of a late eighties space opera. To get the lowdown on what MIDI Controller pedals are all about, we decided to have… Read more

Boyce Avenue talk Taylor Guitars
#Inspiration / 6 May 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 3: All About Taylor Guitars

Boyce Avenue are known for their creative and flawless cover songs and a huge part of their sound come from their guitars – more specifically, Taylor Guitars. For a band that relies so much on the acoustic guitar, it's little surprise that Taylor are their guitars of choice. The trio… Read more

Boyce Avenue Q&A Session live Taylor Guitars part 2
#Inspiration / 28 April 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 2: Performing Online, Leveraging Tech and Being in a Sibling Band

Part 2 of the Boyce Avenue Live Session is here! In this blog post, Alejandro, Daniel and Fabian discuss about live streaming their performances, how they think technology will impact musicians over the next ten years and what it’s like being in a sibling band. For those first time readers… Read more

Boyce Avenue Q&A Session live Taylor Guitars part 1
#Inspiration / 14 April 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 1: Royal Albert Hall, Staying Inspired, Originals and More

Last month we had the honour of hosting a virtual Q&A session with a powerhouse trio, Boyce Avenue. Thanks to Taylor Guitars, fans from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia took this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with all members of the band virtually to ask them their burning questions. For those who… Read more

Swee Lee and Taylor Guitars present Boyce Avenue Q&A Session
#Inspiration / 15 March 2021

Swee Lee & Taylor Guitars present: Boyce Avenue Q&A Session

Years before there were the likes of Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd making their names on YouTube, there was Boyce Avenue. The American trio of brothers Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano were already making waves on the video-sharing platform with their flawless cover videos of artists from Coldplay to Rihanna.… Read more

Marcus Lee in a coffee shop in Singapore
#Inspiration / 18 February 2021

Coffee Talk @ Swee Lee Social Club: Marcus Lee

Marcus Lee is a bonafide media triple-threat with a strong body of work in music performance, acting, and modelling. Having started his foray into the entertainment world since his teenage years, his career has taken him from participating in talent competitions to fronting an indie pop-rock band all the way… Read more

#Inspiration / 4 January 2021

5 Songs to Learn at Home and How to Get That Tone

The world seems to have ground to a standstill. Concerts and music festivals cancelled, mass gatherings curbed and movement controls have been coming into effect across the globe. Our Malaysia team and friends have a restricted movement order, and everywhere else, we're being advised to stay home to help prevent… Read more

#Inspiration / 14 December 2020

Griff Answers Your Questions

19-year-old Sarah Faith Griffiths isn't your typical teenage girl. More widely known as Griff, she is fast becoming one of the foremost musical talents to come out of the United Kingdom over the past few years. Fresh off her release of 1,000,000 X Better, a collaboration with English electronic duo… Read more

#Inspiration / 1 December 2020

R&B Artist Christian Theseira on Making Music at Home

What do you do when you feel tired of the rat race and decide to pursue your dreams full-time by making music at home? Well, that’s just what we aimed to find out when we sat down with R&B aficionado and label owner, Christian Theseira.Born and bred in KL, Christian… Read more

Advaitha in Swee Lee Social Club, Star Vista Mall
#Inspiration / 23 November 2020

Coffee Talk @ SLSC: 17-year-old Singer-songwriter Advaitha on Starting Music Early, Her New Single, and Being Fearless

Billie Eilish released her debut single “Ocean Eyes” at a tender age of 13. A string of number ones and five Grammys later, she is still only just 18. History and other rising artists have proven age is nothing but a number, and local singer-songwriter Advaitha Venkat feels no differently.… Read more

#Inspiration / 11 November 2020

Rudy Malik of Pop Shuvit talks Drums, Music Biz & More

Rudy Malik is a bonafide rockstar. After all, how many of us can say that we have played drums for some of the biggest Malaysian bands in the form of Pop Shuvit and Project E.A.R. With multiple years of touring under his belt and countless stories about sharing the stage… Read more