Why Spotify Has So Many Bizarre, Generic Artists Like ‘White Noise Baby Sleep’

You’ve probably never heard of them, but Relaxing Music Therapy has had a pretty damn successful music career. At least, on Spotify.

This “artist” has more than 500,000 monthly listeners on the platform, all thanks to One Simple Trick: optimizing their name to show up prominently in Spotify’s search results.

Secret museums you never knew existed in Singapore

Did you know we have cool hidden treasures in our local museum scene? We’ve all been to cultural bigwigs like National Gallery Singapore and the National Museum of Singapore. But apart from these top-notch galleries and their permanent exhibitions, the city is also home to a number of secret museums. We say it’s time to ditch the mainstream (just for a bit!) and take a deep dive into obscure spots that cover everything from music and movies to animals and history.

Still Life

Compared with the glistening two-story mansions that surrounded it, the house looked like something from another time. It was only 2,180 square feet. Its redbrick exterior was crumbling, and its gutters were clogged with leaves. Faded, paint-chipped blinds sagged behind the front windows. Next to the concrete steps leading to the front door, a scraggly banana plant clung to life.

The Election That Could Break America

There is a cohort of close observers of our presidential elections, scholars and lawyers and political strategists, who find themselves in the uneasy position of intelligence analysts in the months before 9/11. As November 3 approaches, their screens are blinking red, alight with warnings that the political system does not know how to absorb. They see the obvious signs that we all see, but they also know subtle things that most of us do not. Something dangerous has hove into view, and the nation is lurching into its path.