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Photographer Fadli Rahman Declares: “…And God Created Man”

UPDATE: Check out our review here! — On September 1, be ready to be wowed as up-and-coming Singapore fashion photographer Fadli Rahman unveils his first-ever solo exhibition titled “…And God Created Man”. At the tender age of 19, Fadli Rahman has already been touted as one of the photographers to watch in the future. Currently honing…

Inch Chua Rants About Lack of Support for Local Music

At Popspoken, there are times when we rely too heavily on international entertainment. We know there is local buzz and we sure as hell do all we can to promote it though. However, it looks like singer/songwriter Inch Chua has had enough about Singaporeans’ attitudes towards local music. In a public Facebook note published on…

National Day Parade Theme Songs Through the Years

The National Day Parade is around the corner and one thing people look forward to when it comes to National Day is the theme song! These songs are usually heartfelt and encompasses patriotism like no other. First introduced in 1984, these songs became extremely popular after Dick Lee’s Home became possibly one of the best songs…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.…