King of Gamelan

Musicologist Michael Tenzer on his passion for Balinese orchestra.

Carving a Niche

An ancient art form through a modern lens.


Book Reviews 2012

Book reviews for “Better Living Through Plastic Explosives” by Zsuzsi Gartner and “Ru” by Kim Thuy.

Manga’s Next Move

Anime and manga trends are growing more than ever as technology continues to progress.


Big In Japan

Exposing Japan to new musical experiences from a world away.

Graffiti Streets

Managing the creative vision of local graffiti artists.

A Beautiful Mind

The beautiful colours of Shu Uemura’s palette.


A Pod of One’s Own

Pod hotels offer the weary traveller a little luxury.