Episodes

769201 Busy Bees

June 7, 2021

A 2006 study compared walking speeds across the world - guess who came first? Singaporeans! Singaporeans walk at almost 6.5 km/h, as fast as bees fly, which means when it comes to hustling, Singaporeans are busy bees. …

618643 Singapura Cat

May 31, 2021

What's small. located 1-degree latitude north of the equator, and has whiskers? It's the Singapura - also known as the longkang cat - the world's smallest recognized cat breed. They have the most relaxing purr...

618643 Phase 2 Heightened Alert

May 24, 2021

On May 16th, 2021, Singapore hunkered down to handle a COVID surge with the new safety guidelines of Phase 2 Heightened Alert. Whether you are staying home voluntarily or due to a Quarantine Order or Stay Home Notice, the st…

189561 Vertical Transport

May 17, 2021

Which public transport carries the most people for the most daily trips? It's not buses or trains. It's vertical transport! Learn more about the mode of transport that carries people between floors - elevators and escalators…

618497 Food in Taman Jurong

May 10, 2021

Taman Jurong is one of the oldest residential precincts in Singapore, developed in 1964 for the workers and families of the industrial areas nearby. When you're hungry, there are two traditional eateries in Taman Jurong. We …

640505 Wet Market

May 3, 2021

Cooking a great meal starts with one thing:  fresh, high-quality ingredients. In Singapore, that means going to the wet market. Most open early and close around midday, so set your alarm if you plan to visit.

098886 Beeps and Bleeps

April 28, 2021

Do you know how many times a day we interact with machines? They confirm this with a range of beeps, bleeps, and other noises. We grabbed our recording kit and grabbed sound every time we had a machine tell us we'd used them…

018951 Marina Barrage

April 25, 2021

In 1987, Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew conceptualized a freshwater dam to be built across the Marina Channel. 21 years later, on 31st October 2008, Singapore's 15th reservoir was opened, the only one in the d…

018953 Cloud Forest Conservatory

April 21, 2021

The Cloud Forest Conservatory At Gardens By The Bay is climate controlled at 23-25 C to replicate the cool-moist environment of tropical mountain regions between 1000m and 3000m, perfect for the orchids, pitcher plants, and …

628925 Lory Loft

April 18, 2021

Lory Loft is the world's largest lory flight aviary, where you can feed lories and lorikeets right out of your hand. They're small birds with a delightfully cheery chirp.

628925 African Treetops

April 14, 2021

African Treetops at Jurong BirdPark is an aviary that recreates a rainforest canopy housing a lot of rather noisy birds from Africa. In the center is a feeding tower; you can get a cup of food from the park staff and the …

628925 Parrot Paradise

April 11, 2021

Parrots are legendary mimics, but like any performer, they need an audience to really perform. I came by early in the morning, before 9 am, one of the first visitors to the park, and strolling around Parrot Paradise, the mac…

628925 Trumpeter Hornbill

April 6, 2021

When you think of birds that mimic sounds, you think of parrots. The humble hornbill certainly doesn't come to mind. However, did you know the trumpeter hornbill does a very convincing cat? Of all the sounds to make at a bir…

819666 Rain Vortex

April 4, 2021

At Jewel Changi Airport, the centerpiece is the 40m tall Rain Vortex, the largest and tallest indoor waterfall in the world. We recorded this artistic and mechanical marvel from the 5F via Canopy Bridge, at the 4F from a vie…

149596 By My Old School

March 30, 2021

Nestled in a 1000 sq ft unit in a building on Commonwealth Drive is By My Old School, a vintage shop with thousands of items collected over the years. The items are for sale or rent as props. In this episode, you'll hear the…

080004 Nylon Coffee Roasters

March 28, 2021

Start your morning right with an artisanal coffee brewed by the baristas at Nylon Coffee Roasters at 4 Everton Park #01-40, Postcode 080004.  In this episode, you'll hear  Grinding Beans Mechanised Tamping Espresso M…

068721 Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls

March 23, 2021

You're listening to Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls, performed by Christina, Founder of Space 2B. These bowls are made of pure quartz infused with crystals, gemstones, and precious metals. Space 2B is a collective of mindfulne…

068721 Deep Ocean Titanium + Universe Gongs

March 21, 2021

You're listening to a 42" Deep Ocean Titanium Gong and a 42" Universe Gong, performed by Christina, Founder of Space 2B. Space 2B is a collective of mindfulness mentors who share a belief that meditation and sound can transf…

227977 Planet Gong Venus 110Hz

March 17, 2021

We visit Ash, a sound therapy practitioner, at her home to listen to Paiste Planet Gong Venus. The gong is tuned to A2 (110Hz), based on the planetary orbit of the 2nd planet from the Sun.  This was recorded with our 3Dio…

227977 Koshi Chimes

March 16, 2021

We visit Ash, a sound therapy practitioner, at her home to listen to her 2 Koshi chimes. The bamboo resonance tube has 6 silver-welded tones and creates a unique spatial immersion. This was recorded with our 3Dio Free Space …

227977 Frosted Crystal Singing Bowls

March 14, 2021

We visit Ash, a sound therapy practitioner at her home to listen to a sound healing session with a set of frosted crystal singing bowls. The sounds of nature (cicadas!) add a soothing backdrop to the clear tones of the bowls…

058813 Green Man+

March 12, 2021

Singapore's Land Transport Authority uses Green Man+ readers to give the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities extra time at pedestrian crossings This was recorded with our 3Dio FreeSpace Pro II Binaural Microphone by our…

609431 Days of Thunder

March 10, 2021

Singapore has a thunder day almost every other day. Lightning energy is free, renewable, and occurs a lot in Singapore... wouldn't it be great if we could capture it? This was recorded with our 3Dio FreeSpace Pro II Binaural…

068914 Himalayan Full Moon Singing Bowls

March 8, 2021

Immerse yourself in a south bath of Himalayan Full Moon Singing Bowls at The Singing Bowl Gallery. The address is 160 Robinson Road #04-12 SBF Centre, Singapore 068914. This was recorded with our 3Dio FreeSpace Pro II Bi…