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Soundbites with Yeo: Telling it like it is
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Soundbites with Yeo: Telling it like it is

Malaysian-Australian artist Yeo is a bit of a mixed bag. A singer (although he still doesn’t really consider himself one), a songwriter, a producer, a DJ, a music director and an absolute legend on the bass and keytar… the list goes on. Yet amongst this wealth of identities, the artist still manages to find his own method to the madness; creating a unique, ever-evolving brand of sound that intersperses bleak pictures of reality with glimmers of the purest hope you’ll find. Coupled with his Asian diasporic background and his love for travel, there’s just something about his songwriting that pulls…
Longing, Wistfulness & Ambivalence: Ffion’s Music Video for ‘I Miss U’
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Longing, Wistfulness & Ambivalence: Ffion’s Music Video for ‘I Miss U’

Ffion Williams may be a newcomer to the scene in Singapore, but after her strong introduction last year with ‘With U’ and ‘Over’ (featuring Jeff Hue), she’s definitely an R&B artist you’d wanna keep tabs on. Following up, Ffion has released her music video for ‘I Miss U’. Directed by Ah Hock and with Ryan Foo as her opposing male lead, ‘I Miss U’ has been stylized with faded colours and slow scenes that contradict, in a bid to demonstrate her longing, wistfulness and general ambivalence that show through her lyrics. Giving her take, Ffion explains that ‘I Miss U’ was…
Zayn’s “Mind Of Mine” Might Suffer From One-Track Mindedness
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Zayn’s “Mind Of Mine” Might Suffer From One-Track Mindedness

It’s been little more than a year since Zayn Malik (now known mononymously as Zayn – like Madonna or Jesus) announced his exit from One Direction while they were still midway through their world tour – a move that broke the hearts of millions of fans. (They’ll recover.) Dropping his first solo song with as much notice as his departure from the band, “PILLOWTALK” sheds the light, teenager-friendly tone of One Direction and features a much edgier, sensual side of Zayn. As the lead single, it’s a good indication of the songs that follow on his debut LP “Mind Of Mine”…
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