We Only Come Out At Night

•August 31, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Heya folkies,

we will hit the stage tomorrow night around 12:30am. We have not been playing since the freaking amazing Ignite Fest last July. Every gig is a sacred occasion for us, it’s alway a special event. Furthermore, The Substation has invited us for this occasion closing the event. Come earlier, of course there are other fantastic bands like the legendary Obs, awesome Psalms, indie jazz darlings Moods, its going to be a night to remember.

Love
Mr Fantesticles

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Tribal Gathering of Jaw Benders

•August 31, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Tribal Gathering of Jaw Benders
Building Facade, 7:30pm-1:30am

Immerse yourself in the lush sounds of local bands and musicians like The Observatory, Tiramisu, Cyril Wong Moods, Spacedays, Distrust, The Psalms, Enam Jahanam and many more. The performers will be accompanied by video artist Jun.

Band Lineup :
Friday 31 August 2012

7.30pm-8.30pm : Seyra
8.30pm-9.30pm : Zozi
9.30pm-10.30pm : My Writes
10.30pm-11.30pm: Cyril Wong
11.30pm-12.30am : Spacedays
12.30am-1.30am : Distrust

Saturday 1 September 2012

7.30pm-8.30pm : The Observatory
8.30pm-9.30pm : Enam Jahanam
9.30pm-10.30pm : The Psalms
10.30pm-11.30pm: Cyril Wong
11.30pm-12.30am : Moods
12.30am-1.30am : Tiramisu

Ignite Fest 2012

•July 6, 2012 • Leave a Comment

We are playing tonight ya all, we will probably hit the stage around 9-ish, but of course there are other super magnificent bands to catch like Cashew Chemist, Natalie’s Plight, The Sallys, Youthwreck and Catalogue V.

See you later at Republic Poly! Yeah! Yeah!

Plainsunset Fundraiser Gig

•May 24, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Heya Folkies,
its been a while, we will be playing a half an hour set this Sunday at Home Club for our fellow Sunset bros fundraising gig. They will be heading to Melbourne for a tour.
We have not been playing for a while, so we are super excited to present a couple of new tracks for this show. Probably a new sound indeed. SO please do come down and support this gig, its for a good cause. See ya all!

Hello 2012!

•January 3, 2012 • Leave a Comment

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Last Saturday night was a blast for us. Good friends and good music, though going home was quite a feat, with our bratmobile getting stuck in the process. Nevertheless we ended the year on a positive note.

We played a couple of new songs, some went well, some went astray. 2012 will be our 15th year being a band. Let’s hope 2012 will be kind to us, and make us complete the album by June this year if everything goes well.

A dozen of new materials, editing, splicing, configuring, and creative juices flowing. Till more updates, we love you!

Regards
Mr Fantesticles

NYE Countdown at Marina Barrage

•December 23, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Hello Friends,

with the trains in revolt, man in uniform shooting himself in a toilet cubicle and a racist community leader on national TV; it is such a depressing way to end the year. It is expected, with the population hitting 5 million mark, its definitely turning topsy turvy.

The only way to cure these negativities is to fill them in with festivities. Find an escape to usher in the new year. FInd new resolutions and be merry!

It’s been a while since we have played live. A nice comeback gig for the year’s end organized by The Bloco Singapura Family. We have been invited to play alongside The Bushmen, Novo Bloco, Rhythm De Passion and The Dub Skankin’ High on New Years eve. Well, how nice is that?

The last time we played with Bushmen was way back in 1999, and it was on a Saturday Afternoon at Youth Park. A gig where we we played for each other.

Last week we were invited to be part of Najip Ali’s new TV series called ‘Kita Gerek’. We had loads of fun being thrown into the spot like a chihuahua doing a lap dance.

I think it will be shown next year on Suria. We covered M Nasir’s (Kembara) “Duit”, a straight Scorpionesque riffy song about money.

Regards
Mr Fantesticles

Ok this was cut and paste from the website:

N.Y.E Countdown Party and Mega Weekend Celebration at Marina Barrage

NYE Countdown Party @ Marina Barrage is organised by Marina Barrage, a project by PUB – Singapore’s national water agency.
Date/time: 31 Dec 2011 (from 2pm)
1 & 2 Jan 2012 (from 12 pm to 6pm)
Venue: Marina Barrage
Admission: Free
New Year Eve’s Concert 2011 (31 Dec 2011)
Come and join us at our 4-hour non-stop New Year Eve’s Countdown Party @ Marina Barrage from 8:30pm onwards. This celebration will feature popular local bands like Novo Bloco, Bushmen, Tiramisu and more. Groove with them and enjoy their stunting performance.

Carnival Activities (31 Dec 2011, 1 & 2 Jan 2012)
Besides the concert, there will be a fun carnival featuring pockets of novelty acts, food and beverages, workshops, flea-market and fun inflatable.

The grand finale of the night will end on a high note with fabulous fireworks set against city skyline. Locations like the Green Roof, Marina Bridge and Central Courtyard in the Marina Barrage are some of the best sites to see this spectacular display of lights and fire.

This is the poster:

Working Hard In The Studio

•November 9, 2011 • Leave a Comment

We have been working diligently in the studio for the last couple of months and that is the reason why we are rarely seen live these days. Perhaps that is what we need to be focusing on, our music and perfecting our sound. Capturing the same live spirit and bringing it into the studio is different, and we have experienced wonderful ideas in the studio. Some are spontaneous while others were pure genius.
New materials are well in the process, all waiting to be sculpted and documented. We have a New Year’s Eve appearance alongside our legendary reggae outfit Bushmen and the mighty Bloco Singapura. All this will be happening at the Marina Barrage. Really looking forward to this one.
2012 will be a good year, if we can release some tracks. What is a definition of an album these days anyway? We will be around folks no matter how difficult the situation of the scene is if there is ever a scene needless to say. We love performing and we love creating.

Love
Mr Fantesticles

One of the sessions at Studio Novo