Foo Fighters pull out but the shows go on

Foo Fighters’ front man Dave Ghrol has been advised against performing for the Asia Leg of their world tour. The band released the following statement on the cancellation: “We deeply regret having to cancel. It wasn’t an easy decision by any stretch but after carefully considering medical advice, we felt we had no choice. Dave’s…

Shot in 24 hours: FilmArt bags video award

The NYJC FilmArt Student Interest Group (SIG) emerged first runner-up in the nation-wide media competition, TwentyFour, in 2011. It was the group’s first major award since its creation. TwentyFour is organized annually by Anglo Chinese School (Independent) to give students from film and media clubs in Singapore schools the opportunity to display their creative abilities…

DLC ‘Nightmare’ released for Alan Wake

It may only last about five hours’ worth of play time but this intense XBOX Live Arcade (XBLA) game, released for this weekend as downloadable content (DLC), already has many gamers on the edge of their seats. The original Alan Wake was released back in 2010, and American Nightmare marks the return of insane battles between darkness…

Get Ready for an Avalanche of Music Hits in 2012

Is there common belief within the music industry that 2012 really does mark the end of the world? That might account for the long list of anticipated albums scheduled for release throughout the year, especially from among Grammy winners and nominees, as well as reality TV sing-off competitors. When new-comer Lana Del Rey received much…

Singapore Airshow 2012 (pt1): Trade fair and public viewing compared

“A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products, service, study activities of rivals and examine recent market trends and opportunities.” Wikipedia Thanks to his “connections”, Agent KF-US acquired a 4-day Trade Pass AND purchased a Public ticket…

K-poof! K-pop stars a no-show on campus

For some students, 17th February 2012 was just another day at school. But for other students, it was a day of roller-coaster emotions as rumours had been swirling around that two K-pop idols, Choi Si-won and Lee Dong-hae of Super Junior fame, would be coming to College to publicise their new TV drama Skip Beat!…

The Cranberries return… with Roses

They seem rusty, but they are back with a bang. With their latest album Roses to be released on Monday (27 february 2012), the Cranberries have created long overdue Irish music hype prior to last years’ release of their hit single, “Tomorrow”. Even after a lengthy 9-year hiatus, Dolores O’Riordan has brought her band back into…