Monthly Archives: September 2013


As a follow up to the inaugural Music Matters Academy which ran as a 3-day project for Singaporean artists at Music Matters 2013, HOUSE PARTY is set to take place on 5th October 2013, at the Aliwal Arts Centre (home of SGMUSO). Featuring a stellar line-up of over 20 homegrown acts who have benefitted from the SGMUSO – Music Matters Academy initiative, important panel discussions/workshops as well as the exclusive screening of two local documentaries, HOUSE PARTY is jammed packed with activities in the span of a day!

At 2pm, there will be a talk “Honing your artistic vision” where musicians share their own unique vision and approach to their craft and how they feel their work contribute to Singapore society at large. 

  • Panelists include:
    – Vanessa Fernandez (Vandetta)
    – Kevin Lester (The LionCity Boy)
    – Budi (Wicked Aura)
    – Imran Ajmain

For more information, please visit SGMUSO on Facebook:

HyrulAnuar MATA albumart

Almost 2 years ago, Hyrul Anuar released the album “Sesebuah Perubahan” in CD format and some of the songs went on to become Singapore radio hits such as “Popular”, “Mata”, “Salahkan” and the title track itself were used on 2 television programs on MediaCorp Suria. The album is set to be released digitally worldwide as Imran Ajmain takes on Hyrul Anuar to be signed to his Malaysian digital distribution company and record label, FIPRO.

The album and all its tracks will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Deezer and almost 10 other online music platforms for downloading or for audio streaming. The release date is set at 15th October. 1 song will be promoted each week, with a focus on a brand new song not released before “Cemburu”. All the songs are written, composed and produced by Imran Ajmain with the help of some heavyweights such as Sulu Sarawak, Shah Shamshiri, Khairafik “Rafikoncept” Khairudin, Andi Merican and introducing new blood such as Fadly Ahmad, Reyza Hamizan and more.

Follow Hyrul Anuar on his Social Media networks for updates.
Twitter: @hyrulanuar
Instagram: @hyrulanuar

“Mata”, the digital album, drops 15th October 2013 worldwide.



Imran appears at Jamiyah’s Exemplary Mother’s Award this Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore at 2pm. Appearing alongside are host/radio announcer, A B Shaik, Mubeen Sa’adat, Elson Soh and The Final 1 champion, Farisha Ishak. Tickets are at SGD80 and more information available on the artwork above.

Hafiz Hamidun – R4bia Syria (English) – listen at Spotify

Established Islamic music artiste and producer, Hafiz Hamidun, released a Malay language single in aid of the fallen in Syria. Imran Ajmain was asked to write the English version of #R4biaSyria. Above, you may tune into the Imran-penned English version. You may also purchase the track on iTunes, or stream it via Deezer as well.

What are your thoughts?

Anugerah Planet Muzik, MediaCorp’s annual music awards show, has announced a list of nominations for this year’s ceremony and Imran Ajmain is nominated in two categories.

“Dikalung Kasihan” is nominated for Most Popular Singapore Song and Imran Ajmain himself is nominated as Social Media Icon for his online presence and interaction with fans online.

You may to go Anugerah Planet Muzik’s Facebook and use their voting app to cast your vote.

The video above was Imran’s first win at the same award show in 2007, uploaded by #imtiaz100 Nur Azlinah.

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We are looking forward to listen to Imran’s English lyrics to Hafiz Hamidun’s viral charity single “R4bia Syria”. You may listen to the original version in Malay on the religious music artiste’ Soundcloud page HERE.