Advertorials, Features, Other Writing

Global stage, local heart

PUBLISHED OCT 20, 2017, 4:00 AM SGT Eight finalists are in the running for the Singapore Youth Award, Singapore’s highest honour for young people who exemplify the values of resilience, courage, leadership, and willingness to serve. By Lydia Shu Self-professed “international conductor with a local heart”, Mr Wong Kah Chun began his musical journey playing […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Jen Cloher @ Deaf Institute, Manchester, 14.02.18

Head to boot-clad toe in black, Australian Jen Cloher takes centre stage of Manchester’s cosy Deaf Institute. She is flanked by her girlfriend Courtney Barnett on guitar, Bones Sloane on bass and Jen Sholakis on drums. With Cloher’s mullet-cut and layered bangs, coupled with Sloane’s straggly shoulder-length hair and faded plaid shirt, the foursome look […]

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Interviews, Music Journalism

In conversation with Superorganism

An ensemble of eight who piqued the interest of the internet when their first official track ‘Something For Your M.I.N.D.’ blasted them to fame, much of Superorganism remains shrouded in mystery. Ahead of their debut album tour, I was lucky enough to catch up with Harry, the song-writer/ producer/ guitarist of the bonkers psychedelic-pop troupe. […]

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Live Reviews, Music Journalism

Outlook Orchestra @ The Troxy, London, 26.10.17

    The 26thof October saw the fourth and final Outlook Orchestra show of 2017 taking East London by storm. Held at The Troxy – one of London’s grandest concert venues – the show was a commemoration of Outlook Festival’s 10thanniversary of audacious sound system partying. The ambitious celebration of the UK’s sound system and […]

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Advertorials

Design your ideal home

Transforming a flat into your ideal living space need not be complicated or time-consuming. With Northwest Interior Design, even your most ambitious design ideas can be realised with both preci- sion and ease. When civil servant Muhammad Barakaphtullah, 26, and his wife Ms Shayidah, 24, a nurse, bought their five-room resale flat, they had big […]

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Creative Writing, Other Writing

Queen Street Exhibition

The following is an excerpt from an exhibition on the history of Queen Street in Singapore, published by The Thought Collective. This section of the exhibition explores the colonial history and identity of the area as a former European enclave, through the retelling of the stories of historical characters such as an Indian dhoby, a Chinese […]

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