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The Popspoken Roundtable

A series of opinion pieces by the Popspoken curators, discussing issues surrounding youth, art, and culture in Singapore.

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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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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…

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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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Looking Back on Laneway 2011

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival (otherwise known as Hipsterfest 2011) happened a little over 3 months ago, and I’m sure we miss our indie baptism, so here’s a quick recap! More under the cut! We arrived at 12.30pm at Fort Canning as dark clouds loomed above us. This was not going to be a clean day.…