How Singapore’s underground music scene survives in a ‘hostile environment’ revealed in new film

//How Singapore’s underground music scene survives in a ‘hostile environment’ revealed in new film

How Singapore’s underground music scene survives in a ‘hostile environment’ revealed in new film

Mohawks, headbanging and slam dancing are not the first things that come to mind when thinking of strait-laced Singapore, but a new documentary sheds light on a side of the city state’s culture that has been rumbling below the surface for 40 years.Scene UnSeen (2021) is a posthumous film by director Abdul Nizam, the frontman, lead singer and drummer in ’80s band The NoNames, who died of cancer in 2016 in the midst of production. It is set to debut on November 28 at the 32nd edition of the…

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