M1LDL1FE | Music Artists on Indie Accent

M1LDL1FE

c. - | ORIGIN: SINGAPORE

M1LDL1FE (pronounced "mild life") cuts across the indie-pop grain, weaving together lush electronic textures and eclectic dance grooves into the pop sensibilities of guitar-driven indie music of the early 2000s. Formed in 2012 by bassist David Siow, drummer Jeryl Yeo, guitarists Tan Peng Sing and Johnathan Lim, the band later recruited Paddy Ong (formerly of Run Neon Tiger) to take over on lead vocals. First conceived as a university hall cover band, they wrote their first originals in college dorm basements, garnering attention with their brazen indie-rock pop sound and energetic live shows. They debuted their first EP, “PAIRS” in 2015, receiving critical acclaim from the local press and were slated to be “one of the most exhilarating new acts to emerge from Singapore's burgeoning indie-pop scene”.

Fast forward a couple years, the quintet found themselves opening for venerable acts like Last Dinosaurs, Walk the Moon, Travis, and Death Cab for Cutie back in their native Singapore, and even went on a few touring stints in Southeast Asia, China, South Korea and Spain.

With their latest release Small Lanes, the band embark on the next chapter of their sonic journey, heralding more new material to be released in the coming year. (https://www.m1ldl1fe.com/band)