Platypus Test Kitchen

While the rest of Singapore goes gaga over folk such as Batali, Boulud and Santamaria setting up shop here, a quiet culinary revolution of the local kind is going on in a corner of Clifford Centre. Young kitchen upstart Nicholas Lin and his intrepid partner Lee Yuan Zheng are serving up platefuls of delightful handmade […]

Holy F***’s Sound Alchemy

Hailing from Canada, the experimental indie band Holy F*** have gone from strength to strength with innovative compositions and cutting edge sounds. Their latest album Latin peaked at number 14 on the US Billboard charts and gained a reputation for making quirky noise cool. I-S speaks to keyboardist Graham Walsh in the lead up to their much anticipated debut at Laneway Festival Singapore.

Dr Strangeloop’s Moving Visuals

Going far beyond lame lasers and regurgitated screensavers, David Wexler does club visuals that blow minds. The LA-based live cinema artist and musician will be in Singapore to commemorate local collective Syndicate’s 1st Anniversary. I-S speaks to him about the creative process, his nightmares about zombies and the loop of life.

Japanese House Hero: DJ Nori

Recognized as the man who changed the landscape of New York’s clubbing scene in the 80s, the acclaimed Japanese DJ, producer and globetrotter will finally make his debut in Singapore at the American Express Asian Masters. I-S chats with him about his sounds, how cooking is similar to DJing and his impact in New York.

Keagan Kang: “Suddenly I Was on Wisteria Lane”

The Australian-born actor is best known for his dashing role in hit TV series Triple Nine from the mid-90s. After a long hiatus in Australia, Kang is back to star in Closer. He talks to I-S about finding his own space.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul and The Art of Moviemaking

Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes last year for his film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Apichatpong Weerasethakul is the golden boy of indie Thai cinema. Since the 90s, the Thai director has been spinning together movies like Tropical Malady and The Adventures of Iron Pussy that are otherworldly, even in their everyday settings. I-S talk to the man and find out if Boonmee lives up to the hype.