Category: Editor’s Pick

HEALS heads to Singapore for the second time

ATMOS interviewed Heals, a shoegaze outfit from Bandung, Indonesia last year before their maiden appearance in Singapore for Rocking The Region organised by the Esplanade team. Their debut album ‘Spectrum’ released by FFWD Records received wide reviews regionally for their hazy…

Scene: Cross Border Series: Malaya

If you have been following us for a while now, our passion for instrumental music is definitely obvious based on the gigs we do and the artists we frequently share about. We have always been specifically advocating the richness of…

Surface: Sobs

While it feels like summer pretty much all year round in Singapore, we are always anticipating the summery sounds from Nigel Lopez’s brainchild Middle Class Cigars. We were in dire need for some feel good tracks to soothe our “Hunchback“….

Surface: Bakers In Space

A teaspoon of post-psychedelia, a sprinkle of indie rock and four friends were the main ingredients to form Bakers in Space. The quartet is made up of Eugene Soh, Amirul Hakim, Ernest Foo, and Hafi Zainor. What started out as…

Album Review: sub:shaman “Apnea”

sub:shaman’s Apnea would probably be the soundtrack of your weird and unexplainable dream if you were to have one. Evident to the music video of their first single, “A-Hole”, it documents the story (or should I say ‘dreams’) of an…

Album Review: Subsonic Eye “Strawberry Feels”

Is music bound to mature over time, like characters within a novel do? Witnessing to Subsonic Eye’s almost celestial opening for Yuck a couple months ago, there is growing evidence that there’s truth in that question. Also if we’re to…

Exclusive EP Stream: “Primordial” by Permanence

One of the many objectives of ATMOS as a collective is to provide a platform for new bands to showcase their work to people who genuinely find pleasure discovering talent in genres such as “post-rock”. Ever since ATMOS was birthed,…

Surface: Heals

Exploring the richness of talent in “unorthodox” genres in the South East Asian region is something ATMOS tries very hard to advocate. In this SURFACE piece, we reach out to Heals, a Bandung-based shoegaze group consisting of Alyuadi Febryansyah (guitar, vocal),…

Symmetry Entertainment Explosions In The Sky

Live Review: Explosions In The Sky at The Coliseum

It’s imperative to start off this review with a short personal opinion on the appeal of instrumental music. With the absence of lyrics, it is entirely up to an individual to dictate how an instrumental track is conveyed to them. And that’s exactly…