My Favourite Things: Benjamin Kheng


My Favourite Things: Benjamin Kheng What can Benjamin Kheng not do? Since starting out as a founding member of The Sam Willows in 2012, the former national swimmer-turned-singer has been, literally, going places. As part of the alluring pop foursome, he parlays his gifts – musical talent plus brooding, good looks – to excellent effect. The group has performed overseas at the SXSW Festival in Austin, the Canadian Music Festival in Toronto, MU:CON and Zandari Festa in Seoul, the Singapore F1 Grand Prix, and the Western Australian Music Festival in Perth. With the band on hiatus, [...]

My Favourite Things: Benjamin Kheng2020-09-22T17:14:38+08:00

My Favourite Things: Marian Carmel


My Favourite Things: Marian Carmel Marian Carmel is blessed with the enviable gift of putting her listeners completely at ease – one she shares with her musical heroines, Emily King, Lianne La Havas and Sabrina Claudio. “I’m one of those people who only write whenever the inspiration comes. I guess that’s when you get the most genuine songs,” she once said in an interview. That rare connection comes through sublimely in her live performances, which she hones as a street busker while still studying. “I started being financially independent at the end of 2016” she remembers, [...]

My Favourite Things: Marian Carmel2020-09-23T10:27:02+08:00

My Favourite Things: lewloh


My Favourite Things: lewloh No one in the world is spared the COVID-19 lockdown, and lewloh, or just Lew as he is known among friends and family, is similarly affected. The Singaporean singer-songwriter is currently taking his Fall semester at the Berklee College of Music – not on campus in Boston itself, but online, from a residence somewhere in Idaho, where he is quarantining with his mother. Meanwhile, he just started a new series on his YouTube channel called Letters To Let Go Of, where he will write a new song each Wednesday to a letter [...]

My Favourite Things: lewloh2020-09-22T16:30:12+08:00