Author: Kasturba Subba

  • Singapore Dreaming

    Singapore Dreaming

    Despite its innocent-sounding name, Singapore Dreaming is not a movie about fluffy clouds and rainbows at the end of your pillow. It’s, in fact, about the greatest nightmare of all: Reality. Singapore Dreaming is the first Singaporean film selected to compete in the Zabaltegi selection of the San Sebastian International Film Festival, which is a grand showcase of each…

  • The Wonderful Life Of Hurts

    The Wonderful Life Of Hurts

    Following the inordinately massive hit singles ‘Wonderful Life’ and ‘Better Than Love’, British synthetic pop duo Hurts were in Singapore on May 10 and tells us more about their, well, wonderful lives. Named after a dark period of their lives, this Band of the Day on Guardian.co.uk is made up of vocalist Theo Hutchcraft and synth player Adam Anderson. Until Hurts began to gather…

  • Reaching for the Stars (With a Rabbit)

    Reaching for the Stars (With a Rabbit)

    Despite only recently stepping out into the limelight, the year-old Indonesian folk music duo, Stars and Rabbit, made up of singer-songwriter Elda Suryani, and guitarist Adi Widodo, both 28, have already made a name for themselves not only in Indonesia, but also to fans from the United Kingdom and United States. After having received 3 nominations…

  • Men About Town

    Men About Town

    Passion is hauling your drained body after an entire day of classes – at a top Ivy League school, no less – to a recording session with only an electronic keyboard and GarageBand at your disposal, and wrapping the session once “the sun came up”, as Kurt Schneider put it, according to The New Paper. Passion is also what binds…

  • How To Be Ryan Higa

    How To Be Ryan Higa

    He landed in the Accident & Emergency room in hospital while recreating the iPhone and Android game Fruit Ninja in reality. No one can accuse YouTube funnyman Ryan Higa of not taking content creation very seriously. “It’s definitely going to leave a reminder to never play with swords again,” Ryan joked with UrbanWire. With 8.4 million subscribers…