ORANGECOVE released We Are Infinite on November 23rd. This has been the only time I'd willingly listen to people drag out the syllables of the word 'Infinite', because ORANGECOVE does it hella smoothly - the song is one of the best chill tracks I've heard this year. Let me tell you why I'd want the moments [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
What exactly is a 'mental storm'? This question surfaced in my mind three hours ago when I was listening to MENTAL STORMS from the ENFJ album (LEW, 2018). Everything about this song was magical and perfect - from the strumming, to the vocals and the poignant chords matched with poetic lyrics. The term 'mental storms' [...]
I am not rich, nor crazy, but I am Asian. Kevin Kwan needs to complete NS.
MINISTRY OF MORAL PANIC is an innocent-looking book; packed within its pages are seemingly explosive weapons filled to the brim with gun powder. Do we say phrases like 'filled to the brim with gun powder'? Is that sentence correctly constructed? I don't know. But what I do know is that the debut collection of Amanda [...]