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Baybeats 2016 Band Lineup: Day 3

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 26 June. Bands performing on 24 and 25 June are listed here and here respectively.

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)

Yllis

26 Jun 2016, Sun

5pm – 5.30pm & 8pm – 8.30pm

Yllis makes music of the future—experimental electronic pop that melds wonky bass music and sino-grime influences with infectious R&B vocal hooks. His debut EP ISLAND-01 finds parallels between the struggle for expression and identity, and the yearning for unrequited love.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/yllisuniverse  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/yllisuniverse  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yllisuniverse  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/yllis  

Choi Sai-Ho (HK)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

6pm – 6.30pm & 9pm – 9.30pm

A multimedia musician and media artist, the award-winning Choi has been listed as one of Hong Kong’s 10 best bands by CNNGo and one of Hong Kong’s top 20 musicians by Time Out. He has performed in several countries, and released his album Sync in 2015.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/choisaihomusic  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/choisaiho  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/choisaiho

The Little Giant

26 Jun 2016, Sun

7pm – 7.30pm & 10pm – 10.30pm

The Little Giant picked up the ukulele at 18, and went on to write songs on both ukulele and guitar. She draws inspiration from books and movies, singing about the tragic undertones of life and love in songs full of melodious charm and whimsical flavour.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thelittlegiantSG  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/thelittlegiantsg  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/thelittlegiantSG  


Arena (Esplanade Outdoor Theatre)

Victoria Street (Baybeats Budding Band)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

5.40pm – 6.10pm

With a variety of influences from post-rock to pop to progressive rock, Victoria Street brings you on a journey of life, love and heartbreak. Formed in 2011, they use their instruments as a brush, they paint a soundscape of emotion with a special sense of catchiness.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/victoriastreetsg  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/victoriastsg  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/victoriastreetsg  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/victoriastreetsg  

Bandcamp: www.victoriastreet.bandcamp.com

Your Sister’s Postman (Baybeats Budding Band)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

6.40pm – 7.10pm

Your Sister’s Postman aims, above all else, to take you on an emotional ride. Their music is a combination of lyrical themes from love to existentialism and justice, and a dynamic sound composed of intricate riffs, ambient soundscapes, infectious grooves and inspiring melodies.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/yoursisterspostman  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yoursisterspostman  

Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/your-sisters-postman  

Sphaeras

26 Jun 2016, Sun

7.50pm – 8.30pm

Formed in 2014, Sphaeras plays a distinct blend of math rock and post rock, and is not tied down to any specific genre. They have performed alongside international math rock bands such as tricot and toe. The band released their critically acclaimed debut album Moirai in 2015, and will be releasing an EP soon.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sphrsband  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/sphaerasband  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/sphaeras  

Bandcamp: www.sphaeras.bandcamp.com  

Sunset Rollercoaster (TW)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

9.10pm – 9.50pm

Sunset Rollercoaster’s music fuses multiple genres from soul and garage to psychedelic and synth-pop, with absurd lyrics on the fantasy of love. They released their debut album Bossa Nova to critical acclaim in 2011, and just released the EP Jinji Kikko this year.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sunsetrollercoaster  

Bandcamp: www.sunset-rollercoaster.bandcamp.com

Lost Weekend

26 Jun 2016, Sun

10.30pm – 11.10pm

Formed after a serendipitous encounter in a guitar shop in 2011 where they discovered a shared love for ’90s music and Tiger beer, this Singapore indie pop band makes music that is an unexpected blend of guitar-driven rock and modern dream pop. Some of the band’s key achievements include the release of their critically acclaimed eponymous debut album in 2015. They have performed at some of Singapore’s larger stages including Baybeats and Singapore Night Festival in 2014.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lostweekendsg  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/lostweekendsg  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/lostweekendsg  

Bandcamp: www.lostweekendsg.bandcamp.com  


Powerhouse (Waterfront Carpark)

Hrvst (Baybeats Budding Band)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

6.10pm – 6.40pm

After releasing their brutally honest single Profound Love on Bandcamp in 2015, Hrvst went on to release their three-track demo Fortress early this year, showcasing their signature heavy riffing, growling bass lines and hard-hitting slam beats.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hrvstdoom  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/hrvstdoom  

Bandcamp: www.harvestband.bandcamp.com

Tacit Aria

26 Jun 2016, Sun

7.10pm – 7.50pm

Formed in 2008, post-hardcore band Tacit Aria serves up massive walls of guitars growling beneath harmonious melodies and falsetto vocals. The band commands the stage with their dynamic, progressive songs, creating unique experiences for all at their shows.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tacitaria  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/tacit.aria  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/tacitaria  

Bandcamp: www.tacitariarock.bandcamp.com  

Bear Culture

26 Jun 2016, Sun

8.30pm – 9.10pm

Majestic, riotous, powerful—Bear Culture is an alt-prog quintet with roots in alternative rock, combined with elements of 1980s rock, metal and modern pop sensibilities, resulting in a sound that is modern, pummelling, and eclectic. They released their eponymous album in 2015, featuring a sound characterised by soaring vocals and melodic passages, juxtaposed again hard-hitting beats and ferocious guitar solos.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bearculture  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/bearculture  

Instagram: www.instagram.com/bearculturemusic  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/bearculturemusic  

Bandcamp: www.bearculture.bandcamp.com

The Dirt Radicals (AU)

26 Jun 2016, Sun

9.50pm – 10.30pm

Get ready for a punk rock revival. The Dirt Radicals just released their seven-song EP Duder, and is spending the rest of the 2016 on tour winning over crowds one fan at a time. Frontman Sam Cooper has played alongside Blondie, Sum 41, Simple Plan and Avril Lavigne.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thedirtradicals  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/thedirtradicals  

Bandcamp: www.thedirtradicals.bandcamp.com  

Plainsunset

26 Jun 2016, Sun

11.10pm – 11.50pm

Formed in 1996, Plainsunset have grown to become one of the most influential and inspiring Singapore bands. Best known for their high-energy performances, irreverent stage banter and catchy tunes, they specialise in crafting some of the most memorable sing-along anthems, and will be releasing their latest full-length album Both Boxer & Benjamin this year.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/plainsunset  

Bandcamp: www.plainsunset.bandcamp.com

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