Tony Memmel

Tony Memmel Will Never Give Up

IT IS hard enough learning to play the guitar with both hands and 10 fingers. Try it without your left forearm. But that didn't stop Tony Memmel. He knew he was...
Ramli Sarip and Sweet Charity

Ramli Sarip — Bittersweet Times

WHATEVER the public perception of a band, there will always be the behind-the-scenes issues that drive or dissolve a band. With Sweet Charity, there were always underlying tensions that made...
Rani Singam

Who Is Rani Singam’s Muse?

FOR A concept to work, it needs to be explained. And explained well. Rani Singam took to the Victoria Concert Hall stage to premiere My Muse: The Music Movie Of Our...

Comedian Maz Jobrani Jokes In Peace

WHEN he was 9, Maz Jobrani saw Eddie Murphy on Saturday Night Live. Having recently been relocated from Iran to the US, Maz believed he could be like his idol. What...
Azimuth Predator 2.0

Azimuth Predator 2.0 On The Prowl

IS THERE life in space? If so... would it be friend or Predator? In anticipation of what Space exploration may bring to Earth, Azimuth  has created the Predator 2.0 which marries...

A Sleeper Hit For Bose

IS THE noise of the city too much to bear at night? Or are the thundering snores of your partner keeping you awake? Sleep deprivation is becoming an increasing problem...
Gabriel Fratini Doorway series

Painting Open The Door To Happiness

CHEF, artist, cyclist, marathoner. It's a fine mix of ingredients that shape Gabriel Fratini's life. Gabriel packs a lot of energy into his lean frame. Most of the time, he's a...

Flower Pots In The Forest

THE bamboo forests of Sagano in Arashiyama look wonderfully serene in photographs. Often they are depixted with mist gently settling around the green, ringed stems that silently reach to the...
Ramli Sarip

Ramli Sarip — Rolling With The Times

FOR A man with "little bit of talent" Datuk Ramli Sarip has made the most of it, and enjoyed a long career. From humble beginnings playing at weddings and birthdays,...
Azimuth Watch Twin Turbo

The Long And Short Of Azimuth Watches

AS A TOOL to tell time, the watch has probably lost much significance over the decades. Innovation has allowed us to tell time via other devices with a greater degree...