In June, we had the pleasure of sitting down with the band SINE - Marcus, Eugene, CJ - for an in-depth conversation on creative identity, their debut EP, and personal thoughts about progressing in the local music scene. SINE BAND SG talked to us rather candidly, and we couldn't be more grateful for the interesting [...]
A habit is a routine of behaviour or process that you practise regularly - it is intrinsic to your day, unconsciously performed, and may be a good or bad habit. For issue 6 of Carpe Bloom - the issue to close off 2018 - we don't want to hear about why you think your habit should be [...]
School. That's a place where young people from different racial backgrounds congregate together. We study a wide range of subjects together, take exams together, try not to fall asleep in class - together. And there's something magical about that. A tight-knit community culture is something characteristic of Singapore. Because we're a small country, we put in [...]
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TO COLLAPSE THE CONSTRUCTION: THE INGREDIENT OF UNDERSTANDING The main takeaway from our conversation with Soravee was that UNDERSTANDING practised by both parties in the interaction is VITAL to creating a comfortable environment for strong relationships between people of different races.
We spoke to EUNCHONG, the Korean entrepreneur/business-owner of +82 Cafe in Singapore, located at Rendevous Hotel. We had the honour of conducting our first entirely non-English interview with him - with the help of our talented interpreter, Norika. FUN FACT 1: +82 is S.Korea's dialing code! FUN FACT 2: Eunchong's brother is...a member of K-Pop group BTOB! [...]
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 [...]