I’ve been playing drums for 10 years. From then till now, it’s been nothing but music. I’ve got no hobbies, nothing. I eat, breathe and sleep drums, songs and music. So each time I strike that drum, it makes me feel happy. My aim when I play music in a band, is to make myself [...]
A poem that was born in the midst of contemplation, as lights went out in a room. What if someone, Switched off all the lights, And plunged us, Into the dark, Dancing, In shadows no longer existent, A dozen pirouettes, The waltz behind a hymn, Worries that plagued us, Now light as a feather. [...]
In a contemporary world, how do we find means of connection? In issue 3.5, we deliberate on the methods in which communication and connections can be forged and formed through a multitude of devices and avenues – not just through text messaging but through the very same way in which we allow ourselves creative escapes…
ST. HUMAIN, the man who is the man, aka amazing vocalist, producer and song-writer - he did not grill me for the pun I made when we had our first email exchange. It was word-play on the title of his song, that's really amazing -- please go listen to it. I'll make it easier for you; the [...]
LOGGING ON TeamCarpeBloom: status: online TeamCarpeBloom is typing... TeamCarpeBloom says: ACTUALLY, WE'VE NEVER GONE OFFLINE. NEVER LOGGED OFF. UNTIL NOW. AS YOUNG PEOPLE, WE'RE ALWAYS ONLINE. CONNECTED. TO WI-FI. TO DATA. TO EACH OTHER. TO OUR THEORIES, OUR DIGITAL ART WORK, LINES OF TEXT ON A LAPTOP SCREEN. WIRES TRANSMITTING MUSIC TO OUR EARS. WE'RE ALWAYS CONNECTED. ALWAYS [...]
As long as you exist on this earth...what do YOU have to give to Issue 3: The People We Make? Who are you, really? We'd like to hear more!
From Issue 2, Iron in the Fire - May 2017. “Are you happy?” Floundering, tossed around in spuming waves, I am lost. Then I’m pulled under, by her stare, and the world around me silences. A vacuum crushes my lungs and burrows a hole into my chest. Wordlessly, chillingly, her stare dives into mine and [...]