Fighter starts off powerful. A powerhouse vocalist, Shai starts off slow and steady. Fighter’s progression is beautiful. It does not start off soft - because, well, Shai already is a fighter from the beginning - but at a comfortable pace. Her syrupy voice bleeds love and power straight into one’s ears, and I’m so lucky [...]
YOU starts off with a bombtastic, stunning, vibing introduction that yanks one’s heart towards the direction of Edson Charntor’s voice. A true crooner, the silky quality of his vocals melds perfectly with electronic elements and beats that seem incredibly well-layered to create an exquisite melody. Then there’s the harmonization, and the na na na that [...]
Perhaps there is no perfect song. But there is a song that conveys the perfect message. Yeah, and the latter is not ONE OK ROCK’s latest release - Stand Out Fit In. Because that -song from their 2019 album, Eye of the Storm - That’s actually a perfect song. The former is wrong; Stand Out Fit [...]
RIGHT ON TOP features a pleasurable eclectic wash of shimmer, pop-funk and an intensely fun build-up. With lyrics that make one’s heart soar with the boldness of it all - like “All my love was meant for you” and “Our love’s no secret”, us listeners are treated to a glorious, rich display of love that [...]
Charlie Lim (@wherewascharlie) and Jasper Tan (@vilecorpses) have been two people that I admired for a long time. And I was having a long (re: shitty as hell) day, thinking that I'd end up living life as a zero-sum game. I've listened to Charlie Lim before - he's a fixture on my Spotify 'favourites', 'quiet', [...]
Like she's trying to sweep remnants of sharp-as-glass pain under a thick carpet.
JENNIE shapes a narrative of growing through pain, with clarity.
pop!SUGAR signs off their email with Yours SUGARly. Has there been a more perfect band-brand dynamic? pop!SUGAR had reached out to me prior to the release of their debut single, “Taste the Rainbow”, which charted on the Spotify playlists of New Music Friday Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam. The trio’s first [...]
IT IS SO IMPORTANT and BEAUTIFUL to use your influence for good, especially when you are in a position that enables the words you speak to be heard by numerous people, who typically follow the theories or ideas you bring up in your speech. My name is Athena Tan, and I am a young person [...]
Home I went. I paid the bill.