TONIGHT WILL BRING YOU : eatmepoptart

adrian wee / eatmepoptart We had a great conversation with Adrian Wee of eatmepoptart. Here's an excerpt (including two questions we left out from the full thing, because we wanted to post this special)! Here's the full thing. CBLOOM: Before hitting the decks, is there some sort of procedure or ritual that you and the DJs playing for [...]

HEART TO SAY WITH ASIA SAMSON

We reached out to Asia Samson of THE ASIA PROJECT - but it was he who definitely spoke to us first. His interactions with vast audiences over a number of places in the world are fiery, relatable, raw, sometimes jarring - mostly beautiful. Watch him in action - HERE, + a favourite of mine: here. We thank ASIA a [...]

MUMBLED WORDS ON A PAGE by MARK OOI

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.   [...]

HEART TO SAY WITH FALLING FEATHERS

WE HAD TWO QUESTIONS and FALLING FEATHERS answered both in a laconic, honest-to-heart manner that left us wanting to hear more from him - Well, after listening to his unique vocals soar in his bright tunes that'll put a smile on your face, we just know that the right place to hear more from the young, vivacious singer [...]

HEART TO SAY with ST. HUMAIN

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 [...]

A GAIN by JULLIANNE FAYE ONG

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 [...]