5 Songs All About Being Independent

By: Nimue Wafiya and Yumitra Kannan Pull any track from the top 40s and it’s bound to be a bop about a cishet couple: “I love it when you call me senorita”. It’s always somewhere along the lines of a breakup, a period of yearning, deep, deep love or are just straight up about the physicalities. So I present to you, a curated and extremely … Continue reading 5 Songs All About Being Independent

Drop Your Emo Playlist, Give Your Heart a Break

It is a well-known fact that music impacts our mood. Undoubtedly, some of the most renowned songs are about dark, depressing and tragic stories such as Slow Dancing in the Dark by Joji, The A Team by Ed Sheeran,  I Don’t Love You by MCR and so many more. Most indie or ‘hippie’ artists today share a common melancholic undertone in their music that people indulge in because they find a sense of comfort in having pain shared (we know we do!). However, studies have shown that the type of music we listen to subconsciously shapes our thoughts and views… Continue reading Drop Your Emo Playlist, Give Your Heart a Break

Get to Know: Wanted Symphony

By Supriya Sivabalan and Fajar binti Benjamin   The ever-thriving local music scene that’s full of talented artists of all ages has been growing over the recent years as we watch the rise of many musical talents. Among them include Daniel, 29 and Ruben, 24 also known as Wanted Symphony. Echo Media’s event team had the pleasure of interviewing this singer-songwriter duo who are about … Continue reading Get to Know: Wanted Symphony

From Your Computer Screens to Your Countries

Written by Tan Li Ying, Merissa   If you’re even just a little bit familiar with the YouTube music scene, you would have, at some point heard of the names Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui. Apart from producing stellar music videos on YouTube, they have travelled the world performing in top venues to thousands of fans. Just a few weeks ago, they completed their … Continue reading From Your Computer Screens to Your Countries