External links

For more resources on Singapore music, as well as music events and happenings in Singapore, please visit the following websites by clicking on their logo images.

Please also note that whilst we provide links to external sites, this in no way reflects NLB's endorsement of their content. For more information, kindly refer to our Linking Disclaimer

1. Visit the National Archives Online Archive for more audio sound recordings and oral history recordings with local musicians. 

2. SOFT is dedicated to the local music industry in Singapore. They provide a platform for musicians, bands, educators, dealers and event organizers to come together and share their knowledge and spread their information to fellow users. 

 3. Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is a waterside building located on six hectares of waterfront land alongside Marina Bay near the mouth of the Singapore River, purpose-built to be the centre for performing arts for the island nation of Singapore.


4. The A List is Singapore's first full-fledged arts and culture guide, where you will find the most comprehensive 14-day event listings, along with must-read articles about who's doing what and where's it at. 

5. Click here to download these MusicSG infographics and learn bite-sized information about Singapore's music scene. 

6. Click here to watch MusicSG's interview with your favourite local musicians.

7. Click here to read MusicSG's tribute to local music legend and Cultural Medallion Recipient, Iskandar Ismail

8. As part of SG50 celebrations, MusicSG is welcomes you to contribute your SG50 music project to our archive. Get in touch with us here to find out more. For more on SG50 music projects, please view this link

9. We Love Bilingualism — supported by the Lee Kuan Yew Bilingualism Fund

Learning English and the Mother Tongue Languages helps prepare children to plug into a globalised world and strengthen links to our Asian heritage.  Richard Wan is the first recipient of Lee Kuan Yew Fund For Bilingualism in writing children songs . He aims to nurture this love for bilingual learning in his tunes for the young. Watch his videos here.

10. For video interviews with Cultural Medallion Recipients, do check out NORA, which showcases some of the key works by local artists of different art forms, including music. A great place to kick start your research and get to know about our arts pioneers.

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11. SG:SW 2018 我写我的歌

SG:SW 2018

SG:SW 我写我的歌 中文歌曲创作节 is the new annual Chinese songwriting festival organised by COMPASS and Ocean Butterflies. Check out their website, Facebook or Instagram for more details.