It is easy to estimate the quality of a product by its selling price. When a product is expensive, consumers naturally expect it to be of good quality. Conversely, if a product is low, people may associate it to low quality. When my favourite China online…

Ever fancy watching free-to-air TV channels on your smartphone but do not want to incur any data streaming costs? This product might just be the one for you and your family. This product by AVerMedia is essentially a digital TV tuner (DVB-T2) that plugs into…

Enya, one of the most influential artists in my music career, has finally released a new album. Her last album, “And Winter Came”, was in an era when online music was not as prevalent, when compact discs were still immensely popular, when singles are easily available. Back then,…

With less than a month to 9 Aug 2015, Singapore’s 50th National Day, the local music community is filled with songs specially produced for the occasion. And all of them are available for free download.   Here are a list of my favourite ones, in…

My ex-colleague’s son is such a talent! He could play my tribute piano composition for Mr. Lee Kuan Yew just by listening, without scores. We call that “play-by-ear”.     Andrew (AJ) is one of the 50 young pianists who are selected out of 300 to…

After 3 years since Piano Spa 6, I have finally released a brand new 30-track piano album. For the longest time, James Kang from Warner Music Singapore has been urging me to continue producing the Piano Spa series. Finally, in late Dec 2013, I said…

Have a listen and watch this new music video by Singaporean songwriter-singer, Sarah Cheng-De Winne. Awesome rich and soulful voice. The tune sounds familiar, can’t recall where I heard it from. But of course, this song was published more than a year ago. I must…

Come August, Singapore celebrates National Day, which gives me pleasure to share a National song that I produced 2 years ago, with vocals by Bevlyn Khoo, a local songwriter with several albums to her credit. Unlike other covers online, our version offers equal melodic weightage…

Today, I uploaded my first Instagram video from my Samsung Galaxy S3! And I thought the Instagram video capturing feature is seriously awesome. It’s not just another video recorder. Here’s what I find (reviewed with Instagram v4.0.2): Capturing video requires you to press and hold on…

I Like Gangnam Style

August 26, 2012 0

When wifey told me about this song that went viral, I went to take a look at the music video on YouTube. I was amused by the video content, at his silly dance moves, the satirical portrayal of scenes, the funny-sounding lyrics. I thought, like…

Last evening, I watched “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” musical event, rekindled my love for this song, which I’ve not played on piano for years. So I decided to record my rendition here for your enjoyment. As for the show, it’s enjoyable, allowing me…

Mayenne: Animated

July 29, 2009 0

Haven’t blogged about Mayenne since her 2nd birthday. Photos do no justice to document her growth, so I’m sharing some video clips here. One of my most favourite clips, it shows how she attempts animatedly to read a storybook. An antic that till now we…

One of the first photos taken with my LG Viewty Smart GC900 at the Photo Blogger event on Wed. The white balance was pretty aggressive. The place was lit with warm lighting but the shot turned out well-adjusted.  Yesterday, I went for lunch near my…

Thailand ads are often laced with emotions. Here’s one to share. Pantene did this 4-minute theatre commercial about a deaf girl who yearns to learn the violin, snubbed by her pianist classmate. Eventually, she overcame the prejudice and her own inferiority and did it. Not…

Remember Vanessa-Mae? Britain-based Singapore violinist who was known for her classical-pop fusion style. Here’s a performance of one of her popular track, with live orchestra and church organ.

I read on the newspaper the dramatic Formula One win by Lewis Hamilton and I went to search for the video clip that shows the final lap. Lucky guy. I also found the video clip on Emi’s blog, about Ellen DeGeneres visiting Paris Hilton’s mansion…

After sharing my latest photostory on ClubSNAP, the leading photographic forum in Singapore, there has been a few comments and questions regarding the portrayal of the character in the photostory. Basically, some viewers felt that the portrayal of a sick and dying cancer girl is…