Dru Chen

Interview: Dru Chen has his sights firmly set on creating albums to last

September 27, 2017

Dru Chen has solidified for himself a career that has enjoyed successes both in Australia and Singapore, where he has been basing himself for the last two years. Born in Melbourne, but raised in the Lion City, Chen has been making music since his teen years. Fusing pop, soul and indie in together, Chen’s work has […]

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Festival Photos: Music Matters Live (Saturday & Sunday) – Chijmes & Barbershop by Timbre, Singapore

September 12, 2017

The 2017 Music Matters Live event has seen large numbers of music fans, delegates and artists take over Singaporean venues since Saturday, bringing some great new music discovery with it. The weekend may have seen hectic rains threaten the vibe of some of these shows, but there was no rest for these showcase artists as they […]

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Music Matters Live refuse to let rain dampen their vibe on Sunday night; Kiana Valenciano shines as highlight

September 11, 2017

The outdoor stage at CHIJMES had to face rain – a lot of it – yesterday, as Music Matters Live entered its second day on Sunday. Surprisingly, and encouragingly, people still turned up during the evening to see the bands play and while the crowd would have been undoubtedly larger had the weather been better, the […]

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Travel Diary: Melbourne based musician Dru Chen returns to his second home of Singapore

May 18, 2016

Soul-Funk-Pop singer/songwriter Dru Chen has had an interesting upbringing. Having spent half his life in Melbourne and half in Singapore, it made sense for him to perform at Music Matters where he had previously performed as a guitarist for Brisbane singer Bec Laughton. Here, Dru takes us on a trip around his second home, sunny […]

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