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Crafted By – Singapore’s Music Scene: The Media | S1E11

The 4th part of our 5-part look at Singapore’s Music Scene explores the Media and how artists reach their fans: Television, Radio and now, Social Media. 

We talk with Rob Middleton, who worked at both MTV and Channel [V], about how the 2 music channels approached the Pan-Asian market. 

Nic Shields pulls back the curtain on local radio and support for local musicians 

And we hear from artists who now engage with their audience via Social Media, as well as a former Singapore Idol Winner who now helps MNCs get the most from their social engagement. 


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Adia Tay https://www.adiataymusic.com/

Rob Middleton https://www.facebook.com/robert.middleton.73

MTV Asia https://www.facebook.com/mtvasia/

Channel [V] https://www.facebook.com/ChVAsia/

Dave Tan / Electrico https://voiceovers.asia/voice_talent/dave_tan_asian_sg_english/

Nic Shields https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicshields/

Saiful Idris https://www.surrenderhq.com/saiful-idris

Vanessa Fernandez / Vandetta http://www.vandettamusic.net/

weish https://www.wweishh.com/

Mathilda D’Silva https://www.facebook.com/MathildaDsilvaOfficial/

Leonard Soosay / Snakeweed Studios https://www.snakeweedstudios.com/

Joshua Simon https://open.spotify.com/artist/4HPvebJfEP41V6rFzFFQ2k

Crafted By – Singapore’s Music Scene: The Music | S1E8

The first of our 5 part look at the Singapore Music Scene, we explore the music and the artists who make it.

We meet Fym Summer, a singer-songwriter who played at the SXSW festival in 2018 as the sole representative from Singapore and try to figure out how her path as a writer and musician here might go.

To get a perspective on how the scene here has changed since MTV Asia launched in Singapore in 1995, we talk with

• Electrico’s Dave Tan
• Vandetta
• Saiful Idris of Great Spy Experiment
• Weish
• Fym Summer
• Jack & Rai

This Freelancer Life – Vanessa Fernandez S2E5

This episode we talk with Vanessa Fernandez, an artist-producer, who’s released soul/electronic music, managed radio stations and believes in positively shaping culture through music. Her solo career, under the moniker of Vandetta, is keeping her incredibly busy – check out her website soundslikevan

She has performed at festivals around the world and has also released music on major labels such as Universal & EMI, independent labels, Syndicate, Groove Note Records, Medallion Sounds, as well as her imprint, Ownself Records.

She has been featured in Singapore’s National Day theme song video “We Are Singapore” and sang the National Anthem at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2018. She produced the Hear65 (Singapore Showcase) at BIGSOUND, Brisbane, and will run the Noise Music Mentorship for the National Arts Council in 2018/19.