When I was a 13-year-old kid in Saint Joseph's Institution, I met a kid from the class next to mine named Timothy De Cotta. Every recess, we'd be on opposite teams on the street soccer court. In football, Tim was a baby-faced assassin, a gentleman of a player who played his way into the hearts … Continue reading Soul of The Warrior: Hangout with Tim De Cotta
When writing about Athia Haron; when trying to encapsulate in writing the narrative that led to the 24-year-old Malaysian singer-songwriter’s eponymous debut album, writers usually find themselves unsure as to where to begin. Do we begin with her first piano recitals? Does her decent repertoire of live performances at corporate events hint at greater and … Continue reading Athia Haron: Renaissance Woman
The Verdict 6/10. Robbie Williams' eleventh studio album is a mesh of pop standards that's...pretty standard. This is an album that's not greater than the sum of its parts. Best listened when you want to, for some reason, feel the rush of all stages of midlife crisis - from denial to overcompensation to beatific self-awareness - within the span … Continue reading Album Review: Robbie Williams’ The Heavy Entertainment Show
7 years ago, U2 released the very fucking brilliant 'Window In The Skies' for their compilation album U218Singles. Whatever your interpretation of the song - whether it's about the spirituality of love, or about the need to install a sun roof in your car/sex vehicle, it is undoubtedly one of the most significant entries to … Continue reading Window In The Skies by U2: Directed by Jonas Odell
It had to happen. Clarke Quay had to coruscate. First, there was the post-3am alcohol ban. Then Magnum's pleasure store took away the pleasure of seeing drunk people run across the fountain. The Clarke Quay Drunk-as-Fuck Rain Dance, I called it. Now, it's lost to a so-so ice-cream (give me a Paddle Pop any day) … Continue reading Chic As F.ck?
As all of us have failed to violently remove from our collective memory, Miley Cyrus recently did this: Which made some of us go like: And subconsciously curl into a ball. What Miley Cyrus did at this year's MTV Video Music Awards was...different. Just to put things into perspective, the context of that was supposed … Continue reading 5 Brilliant Live Performances: No Twerking, No Auto-Tune, All Magic