Ellington Matangani


I'm a musician and I'm interested in rock music. I had made up my own band, I named it Singelo I had blend rock, reggae, country and blues with our Melanesian traditional music (chants). I what to make something different or something that would sound like my creativity. Moreover,most of my bands members are musical illiterate in terms of music theory. However they learn a lot from listening to another artists and what I would called "LOOK AND LEARN". I hope to find more music friends here to help me achieve my musical ambitions.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is an Art and it's all about creativity. It gives me a mystic feeling.

What is your music dream?

To preserve my cultural songs by blending it into western music.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Just a single song.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Sweet child of mine ( GNR )

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Queen, Europe, GNR, Megadeth, Warrant, Pantera.

What inspires you to make music?

Its a natural feeling that inspires me to make music.. I just loving making music whenever i feel like making music.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

We must embrace and preserve our cultures from extinction. It is our identity and our history.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Its a feeling that I my self cannot express in words...

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Base on the uniqueness of each musician i cannot make any comment.

What do you think of Drooble?

My personal view of Drooble, it is awesome that a site is created like this one to help musicians to interact together. In this way, it will enhance and create an avenue in which all musician around the globe can change the world through music.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

When I don't have the right equipment to create what I want to create...

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?


What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?


Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Uni sound, Apprentice & Solid black..