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Hamilton: How the Broadway show points to the narrow way

For over a month now, the smash-hit Hamilton has been wowing Singaporean audiences. This catchy and gripping musical features America’s founding father, Alexander Hamilton, capturing his life from...

Mental Health

I can do it with a broken heart: Do we tend to bypass difficult emotions?

While she was on tour last year, news broke that Taylor Swift’s six-year relationship with Joe Alwyn had ended. At her first show after the news, Swift was professional, happy, and more or less put...

Music

Leeland: On faith, friends and the fresh fire behind their latest songs

Christian rock band Leeland were in town for FOPx’s Impossible Conference 2024, and we caught up with band members LEELAND MOORING and CASEY MOORE over breakfast. Chatting about their latest...

Culture

It’s concert fever in Singapore… but are we swiftly losing control?

Lately, whenever I open up Instagram, I feel as if I have been transported to the National Stadium. Story after story of flashing lights fill my feed as I patiently wait for my turn to be the one...

Music

Spotify Wrapped: Fun and harmless insights or an insidious trend?

“Wrapped or it didn’t happen.” This is the tagline for this year’s Spotify Wrapped. First launched in 2016, Spotify Wrapped is a year-in-review customised for Spotify users based on their...

Music

“When we have Him, we have everything we need”: Awaken Generation’s Ian Chew on true provision

Ravens was written in the most unassuming and unexpected way. One Saturday morning in 2020, I was conducting a songwriting workshop for my church . We were learning about the basic building blocks of...

Music

Josh Yeoh: On life, worship and the key to songwriting

1. What have you been up to this year (or recently)? The biggest thing so far has been the live recording for “Maranatha” at the end of April. Right after that, we went into the Isaiah 62...

Music

“The greatest enemy of joy within creativity is competition”: Alexander Pappas on life, songwriting and worship

Alexander Pappas is a worship leader and songwriter best known as the co-frontman of Hillsong Young & Free. Based in LA, the 34-year-old has served at Hillsong Church as worship pastor for over a...

Worldview

What we’re really looking for in entertainment

It’s been a long day, so you get home (or off your work desk) and the first thing you do is plop onto the couch and reach for the remote (hey, that’s us too, no judgment). Just a few episodes, we...