After 8 months of inactivity, 5 Minutes Of Spring is back! We’ve released a track called “Reutrn From The Dead”. A new single just released on it’s dedicated website at Bandcamp. At 5minutesofspring.bandcamp.com. Visit the track page to stream a song.
After 13 years of operation, Singaporean indie music radio channel Lush 99.5FM has stopped transmission on 31st August 2017 (which was yesterday) at 11.59pm.
It played local music ranging from indie to pop, rock and alternative music, and previously occupied the 99.5 MHz frequency on the FM band.
The station was also known for their smart commercials back in the day, which poked fun at pop-culture horror movies, promoting their station with the tagline “Music changes the mood”.
Lush 99.5FM was launched after the frequency was awarded and acquired by Mediacorp in 2004, after its predecessor, Passion 99,5FM, closed down in 2003 due to a lack of sponsorship and advertising revenue.
In a Facebook post published on 17 July 2017 (which is a Monday afternoon at 3pm), the radio station acknowledged their fans and followers, while announcing that the local music it features will go forward as a project titled “Singapore Sounds”, which will be featured on other radio channels, and online.
Here’s the text of the post, in case you can’t see it:
Lush 99.5FM will be stopping transmission on 31st August at 1159pm after 13 years. Whilst we have built a loyal core of followers, the listeners, who are supporters of local music, we have not managed to grow the base of listeners enough to sustain the operating costs of the station. But we are as passionate as you are about local music so we have put in place the Singapore Sounds project, which will feature local music, artists and gigs on other music stations, 987 and 938LIVE, as well as on 8days.sg. We hope you’ll continue to show your support for the cause through these channels. In true form we’ll be celebrating all things local in the month of August so keep your ears and eyes peeled.
Lush99.5FM isn’t the first radio channel to retire from the scene in recent years.
Expat Radio XFM 96.3, formerly known as International Channel, was founded in 1998, targeted towards the expat community in Singapore, ceased operations in 2016.
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Welcome to September, guys. Marvel’s Inhumans is out in IMAX for two weeks. It’ll continue to ABC network in the U.S. and coming soon… to Netflix International.
(this story is developing.)
Here’s how we looked back for the past 60 years in our neighboring countries!
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Hooray! Today, redesigned YouTube logo was unveiled! Thanks to Google after 12 years of its evolution.
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Have fun! We’ll see you guys in September! Please discuss about a new look of YouTube. Please visit www.youtube.com/justintantv AND subscribe to us!
Hi everyone! Today we say ‘hello’ to IMAX because this December we’ll be at IMAX JCube to catch Star Wars: The Last Jedi in IMAX Cinemas! So come say hi to us at JCube, Shaw Theatres, Level 4 as we’ll be taking some nice photos, so do feel free to drop by when Star Wars: The Last Jedi is out in cinemas, we’ll be posting photos directly on facebook.com/fellowshipstoriesSG.
Fellowship Stories Meet & Greet at Shaw Theatres JCube
- Date: Sunday, 17 December 2017
- Where: Shaw Theatres JCube
- Time: 11.30am – 12.00pm
Save this date, be there! We’re also still doing Fellowship Stories Fan Photo Contest until 31 December 2017.
Season 2, Episode 5
Hi everyone! Let’s look back into the past 60 years Malaysia has.
Warning! Spoilers ahead again!
Also take part in our ongoing fan photo contest organised by Fellowship Stories Of You And Me! Contest ends 31 December 2017. Be rewarded with movie tickets to catch Marvel Studios’ Black Panther only in cinemas.
Continue reading “Sean Hup, into Merdeka | Fellowship Stories LIVE Broadcast Episode 12”
(UPDATE: this contest was postponed until we receive one fan art)
Hi everyone! Please be informed that you’ll have to send us a fan photo on Instagram, and tag @justintanwencong. Full details here. Closing date is 31 December 2017.
- Send us a fan photo of Justin Tan Wen Cong’s future wife on Instagram
- Tag @justintanwencong on Instagram
- Share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- We will announce winners
*Scoot prizes includes travel vouchers and a expenses paid trip to Kuching, Sarawak. Regular flights from Scoot begins 29 October 2017. Or a DVD from us!