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Alfian Sa’at: Poet, Playwright, Writer, Wit

Alfian Sa’at: Poet, Playwright, Writer, Wit

Alfian Sa’at, one of Singapore’s most controversial and feted writers, whose 3 plays are on stage this month, tells UrbanWire his secret for being prolific and what he’d say to Lee Kuan Yew.

Up Close With The YouTube Sensations

Up Close With The YouTube Sensations

UrbanWire chats with Madilyn Bailey, Tanner Patrick, The Sam Willows, and Zendee Rose Tenefere who were part of Under The Stars: The YouTube Sensations.

Electrico Easing Off The Pedal

Electrico Easing Off The Pedal

After a three year break, indie rockers Electrico are back with new songs ready to rock. Will you be singing along to them again at the biggest stage of Singapore alternative music Baybeats?

The Pinholes: Picture Perfect

The Pinholes: Picture Perfect

Lead singer Famie Suliman describes the band as “a DIY ghetto band from Bukit Gombak”, but they’re much more than that.

How to be… Ryan Higa

How to be… Ryan Higa

YouTube iconic funnyman sits down with Urbanwire at the Youtube Fanfest press conference and regales us with tales of his journey as a YouTube content creator.

Lawson: We Are Not A Boy Band

Lawson: We Are Not A Boy Band

British band Lawson may be the next big thing from the UK. The boys were in town for their Asian promo tour and Urbanwire had the privilege to have a chat with the charming boys.

Jason & A Fear of Pickles

Jason & A Fear of Pickles

Jason Chen tells the UrbanWire about career changes, biggest challenges, and being afraid of pickles.

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

With so many bands in Singapore trying to make it big, it must be even tougher for soloist Vanessa Faith to hold her own. Lydia Pang finds out how she has charmed the hearts of many.

Charlie Lim: Strumming the Soul

Charlie Lim: Strumming the Soul

Just back from his first tour around Asia, soulful crooner Charlie Lim is branching out of his solo act to front a band of fellow musicians who love their work as much as he does. David Alex Lee and Marcus Low unravel the enigma of why they work so hard despite knowing that money doesn’t accompany the passion.

Tiffany Alvord LIVE in Singapore

Tiffany Alvord LIVE in Singapore

YouTube star Tiffany Alvord shares with UrbanWire how to make a music career on the social media platform, just before her concert in Singapore on Mar 16.

Trick’s A Treat

Trick’s A Treat

Up-and-coming Singaporean music duo Trick shows David Alex Lee where exactly they’re headed for.

Hafiz Sujad: Young cub to Lion

Hafiz Sujad: Young cub to Lion

After rising through the ranks of the National Football Academy, Hafiz is ready to make his mark in the LionsXII.