SINE BAND SG: The Average and More of Everything

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 Continue reading SINE BAND SG: The Average and More of Everything

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACROSS THE BENCH

words in BOLD are Shikin’s voice. CARPE: We’re coming to the end of our campaign. Shikin – please share with us some ‘across the bench’ thoughts on diversity – what rules and ideas could be upheld, applicable to every part of society and racial community – that helps us strive towards a racially harmonious society?  Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACROSS THE BENCH

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION

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 Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | THE TRUTH ABOUT IT

We’ve come to the middle of our campaign. The question is, is #CollapseofConstruction simply a campaign brought in to highlight the need to break negative constructions, that prevent us from celebrating each other’s diversity? The answer is no. Collapse of Construction is not just a campaign, but functions also as shelf for catharsis; for our Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | THE TRUTH ABOUT IT

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION

As Bella put wonderfully, when there is diversity, we need to learn to go beyond tolerance and move towards wholeheartedly accepting the differences between us. As youth, we are in the position to reshape the culture of acceptance in our current Singaporean society. The idea of tolerance plays a part in helping us progress forwards for Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION

CRIMSON INC: the inspiration, creation, and escapism

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 Continue reading CRIMSON INC: the inspiration, creation, and escapism