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Baybeats 2016 Band Lineup: Day 2

The annual Baybeats alternative music festival is back! Wondering what the line-up is like? Well, we’ve got the deets. Check out the bands that will be performing, and get a taste of their music while you’re at it! Here, we’ve listed all the bands performing at the Chillout Stage, Powerhouse and Arena on 25 June. Bands performing on 24 June are listed here; check back soon for the bands performing on 26 June!

Baybeats 2016

When: 24 – 26 June 2016

Where: Esplanade

Nearest MRT: Esplanade (CC3) or City Hall (NS25/EW13)

Find Out More: www.esplanade.com/Baybeats


Chillout Stage (Esplanade Concourse)

Mitch Advent

25 Jun 2016, Sat

5pm – 5.30pm & 8pm – 8.30pm

A Singapore music producer seeking to break new ground by creating music in a flurry of mixed genres. This prolific artist releases new music every week to share his evolving music style, and to exemplify his journey as a continuous learning experience to inspire others. Currently the president of NUS Electronic Music Lab, Advent has performed at multiple events in campus, Esplanade’s Free Performances: Electric Avenue, Music Matters Live and Singapore Night Fest.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/mitchadventmusic  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/mitchadventSG  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/mitchadvent  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/mitchadventmusic  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/mitchadvent

Canvas Conversations

25 Jun 2016, Sat

6pm – 6.30pm & 9pm – 9.30pm

Canvas Conversations navigates the vast expanse of electronic music through a myriad of sounds and textures, crafting songs and lyrics around these sonic elements. Since participating in Noise Singapore’s Music Mentorship Programme and receiving the Noise Singapore Award in 2015, the band has performed at Zouk’s Velvet Underground, Esplanade, and National Gallery Singapore during its opening week.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/canvasconversations  

Bandcamp: www.canvasconversations.bandcamp.com  

Juno and Hanna (MY)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

7pm – 7.30pm & 10pm – 10.30pm

With the saccharine, melodic vocals of Hanna and the mellow, rhythmic beats of Juno, this pair of synthpop siblings hailing from Johor Bahru mash their unique personalities together to create magical looping music.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/junoandhanna  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/junoandhanna  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/junoandhanna  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCWJoY_2HO6TR-JcCsqR0qKQ  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/junoandhanna-1


Arena (Esplanade Outdoor Theatre)

Disco Hue (Baybeats Budding Band)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

5.40pm – 6.10pm

Formed in 2012, Disco Hue stormed the Singapore music scene with a fresh pop sound driven by synths and hooks. They recently released their debut EP ARCADE, steadily gaining ground and a rambunctious following in the music scene with their electronic beats, infectious vocal melodies and groovy bass lines.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Disco.Hue  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/discohue  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/discohue  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/discohuetv  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/disco-hue  

Koji (Baybeats Budding Band)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

6.40pm – 7.10pm

Formed in early 2014, Koji is a four-piece rock band that takes electric infectious riffs and mixes them up with soulful solos and groovy beats. Influenced by Rage Against the Machine, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Halestorm, Koji strives to create a seamless blend of heavy rock with soulful melodies.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/KojibandSG  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/kojibandsg  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/kojibandsg  

Bandcamp: www.kojibandsg.bandcamp.com

T-Rex

25 Jun 2016, Sat

7.50pm – 8.30pm

A collaborative effort by members of Singapore bands Anechois, Sphaeras and Amateur Takes Control. An unwavering dedication to a do-it-yourself work ethic has helped to define the bands signature eclectic, bombastic and multi-textural sound.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TREXband  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/trexsgmusic  

Killeur Calculateur (MY)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

9.10pm – 9.50pm

Following the release of their album Book of Flags in 2014, Killeur Calculateur toured across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Receiving rave reviews from the regional and international music scene for their album and high-octane live shows, the band has also opened for bands such as Envy, TOE, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Battles.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/numbersinariot  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UChWDCkGDXpjN09IkAxzhd2g  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/killeurcalculateur  

Bandcamp: www.killeurcalculateur.bandcamp.com

Cashew Chemists

25 Jun 2016, Sat

10.30pm – 11.10pm

With a new member on board, Cashew Chemists has expanded their sound with more varied and thoughtful instrumentation. Sonically, the band has never been more playful, moving on from its pop-rock love song antics towards a deeper introspection and more vivid imagery. They released their first full-length album last year.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cashewchemists  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/cashewchemists  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/cashewchemists  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/cashewchemists  

Bandcamp: www.cashewchemists.bandcamp.com  


Powerhouse (Waterfront Carpark)

Isles (Baybeats Budding Band)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

6.10pm – 6.40pm

Roaring, emotive vocals with heavy rhythmic and melodic leads. With influences such as Counterparts and Vices, Isles has opened for bands such as Endless Heights and The Great Divide. Their debut EP If Less Is More, Nothing Is Everything is scheduled for release in mid-2016.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/islesSG  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/weareisles  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/islessg  

Bandcamp: www.weareisles.bandcamp.com  

D’JENKS (ID)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

7.10pm – 7.50pm

D’JENKS presents music that is a blend of reggae with a punk rock attitude, featuring a raw, distorted guitar sound that goes beyond the typical mellowness of reggae. The band released their first full-length album in 2013.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/djenksdirtyreggae  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/djenksreggae  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/djenksreggae  

Bandcamp: www.djenks.bandcamp.com

The Summer State

25 Jun 2016, Sat

8.30pm – 9.10pm

Following the success of their chart-topping debut EP in 2013, The Summer State has emerged as one of Singapore’s finest pop-rock bands. With infectious hooks paired with heartfelt lyrics, the band has amassed a passionate following from performing at festivals around the region.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thesummerstate  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/thesummerstate  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/thesummerstateband  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/thesummerstate  

Unclose (JP)

25 Jun 2016, Sat

9.50pm – 10.30pm

Unclose is a three-piece rock outfit that uses dark, roaring strings to create a deeply intense live experience for fans at its shows. They classify themselves as “deep rock”, or “sekaikei” in Japanese, which is a subculture of modern Japanese literature that paints a picture of a dystopian world order.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/unc69   

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/unclose

I Am David Sparkle

25 Jun 2016, Sat

11.10pm – 11.50pm

I Am David Sparkle started out as an improvisational instrumental collective, and has since seen their sound evolving deeper into heavy, doom-laden riffage intersecting with mood and melody. This year, the band celebrates their 15th year with their third full-length album Art is Blood.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/iamdavidsparkle  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/davidsparkle  

Bandcamp: www.iamdavidsparkle.bandcamp.com

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