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A Quick Step Into 2070

by Tia Goonaratna @tiabuffy When Patrick Udo is offered a marketing job at NumberCorp, he packs his bags and leaves for Silicon Valley. After all, the 2030s are a difficult time, and jobs are rare. Little does he know that he’s joining one of the most ambitious undertakings of his time. NumberCorp is hell-bent on [...]

Art As A Life’s Evolution

Acrylic artist Jenny Grant talks about her evolution in life and as an artist Jenny Grant was like any other young artist, shy and reserved about her artistic voice and her work, until much later in life. But, after she blossomed out of her shell, the art world has received her with open arms and [...]

Heavy Metal –Chef

by Ryan Johnson @lordryanjohnson Andrew Obeysekara is one of the pioneers of the Lankan metal scene that raised heads and eyebrows. Inspiring the modern generation with his musicality, Andrew has a loyal following of fans. He is also one of the founding members of the famous Lankan metal band Stigmata. Andrew is known for his [...]

Yoga, Surfing, And Modelling

by Tia Goonaratna @tiabuffy When Joe Santini arrived in Sri Lanka from Colorado to work at a surf and yoga retreat in the South, he thought it was just a temporary gig of three months. However, he never expected to fall in love with the people, the culture, and the landscapes of Sri Lanka. After [...]

From Chaos To Catharsis

Suresh de Silva is (in)famouslyknown as the eccentric and articulate frontman/vocalist/lyricist of Sri Lanka’s premier Heavy Metal act Stigmata. He has been a compulsive creative writer for nearly two decades. With ample experience as a Creative Writer and Brand Consultant, he is the Head of Creative, Design and Production at a prominent advertising agency. Suresh [...]

A New Kind Of Nuptials By Nithya

Award-winning fashion and textile designer releases a new take on bridalwear Nithya Yamini Lamahewa is not your average bridalwear designer. In fact, she is not essentially a bridalwear designer. Nithya is an award-winning fashion and textile designer who made some of the most revolutionary statements in Lankan fashion while still in the early stages of [...]

Rings Of Saturn

Riffs that are faster than the flash himself, beats that are more diabolical than ever they are none other than Rings Of Saturn.  Formed in 2009 and was originally just a studio project to begin with Rings Of Saturn gained a huge popularity and they were finally signed to Unique leader Records. They are currently [...]

Read Before You Sing

We all sing along to a lot of songs, and over the years many people have pointed out how we tend to sing these with no idea about what the lyrics actually mean. Sometimes we like the artist, and sometimes it’s just all about the beat. So here’s a list of songs that we’ve picked [...]

David Lynch: The Art Life

A feature-length interview with David Lynch, where he reflects (as he paints) on his idyllic childhood and more turbulent teen years, closing as he works on Eraserhead, the film that made him. Treating David Lynch as a puzzle to be solved is always a hiding to nothing. One of the more interesting facets to the [...]

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