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Review | The Chakras: We The People

Formed in 2006, The Chakras is an Irish alternative rock band from Dublin, Ireland. With an album due to be released this summer, the band has already performed in established Europe Festivals including Latitude & Oxegen. The Chakras is composed of Rocky Whittaker (lead vocals), Richie McArdle (guitar), Gordo Whittaker (guitar, backing vocals), Ian Kane…

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Popspoken Speaks to Hurts, Synthpop Sensation

This synthpop/soft rock duo from Manchester have been described as The Next Big Thing and even been rendered Best New Band award by NME (New Musical Express) this year. With singles like "Wonderful Life", "Stay" and "Better Than Love", we foresee this pair of charming lads soaring much higher in years to come.

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A Maroon 5 Song For Every Kind Of Relationship

Unless you guys have been living under a rock, you’ll know that Maroon 5 came down to our shores *cue the squeals and gasps* this past month. For one sizzling night, the Adam Levine-fronted band (yes he is an adjective now) whipped the crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium into a mass frenzy of swooning…

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Tips on Crashing Concerts for the Desperate and Penniless

DISCLAIMER: Crashing concerts, i.e. trespassing IS ILLEGAL. This article is for humor purposes ONLY and neither the writer nor POPSPOKEN will be liable for any injuries or criminal charges that may arise from carrying out these so-called ‘tips’. You have been warned. If you enjoy going to concerts as much as I do, you’re probably…

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Quick Quick Danger: Singapore’s Next Big Thing?

Quick Quick Danger; Remember the name. We here at POPSPOKEN are always on the lookout for fresh new talent heating up our local music scene. And with their unique blend of electro-pop, this talented quartet is certainly on our radar. Their YouTube cover of Britney Spears’ Hold It Against Me has already garnered almost 4,000…

Rise of the Planet of The Apes starring James Franco & Tom Felton.

Just when we thought that days of animal superiority and ruling were over, director Rupert Wyatt conjures up a new installment for the Planet of the Apes series. This film however, is not based on the original or most recent Planet of the Apes installment. It is set in present day San Francisco and tells…

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Scream 4 – Don’t F*** With The Original

“What’s your favourite scary movie?” Any Wes Craven fan would know the reference to that question. Alas, after 11 years, the Scream franchise has been revived. Note that the original idea for Scream was for it to be a trilogy. Producer Bob Weinstein then decided that a new trilogy would be set up to refresh the idea of a…

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Rolling Up with Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers

I’m sure many of you guys have heard the song “Black and Yellow” playing on MTV or the radio. Its catchy chorus which simply repeats the words “Black” and “Yellow” four times just gets to you. For those of you who haven’t heard of Wiz Khalifa until “Black and Yellow”, let me give you a…