Season 2 – Crafted By II

In Season 2 of Crafted By – where we talk to Singapore’s artists and craftspeople – we hang with spoken word poets, aquascapers, dancers, linguistic experts, gin makers and talk roasting with artisanal coffee cafes. New episodes every 2 weeks. Please subscribe via your podcast app & be notified when a new episode drops. If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts, do take 5 seconds and give us a 5-star review: it really helps people find our podcast. Thanks!


All Episodes

Crafted By – The Greatest Singapore Sling | S2E5

We visit the Raffles Hotel Singapore and learn about their two-years restoration and the refreshed recipe for the Singapore Sling, their iconic gin-based cocktail that still draws in the big crowds a century on from its creation by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon in 1915.  We talk with local microdistillery Compendium about their amazing gins, Rojak...

Crafted By – The Three Waves of Coffee in Singapore | S2E4

The Rule of Three Exists in Everything: think of comedy, photography, showbusiness. It also applies in the world of coffee, which has experienced what is accepted as The Three Waves. In Singapore, the Three Rules come with a twist: Kopi.  We talk with 5 artisanal coffee cafes – Nylon Coffee Roasters, PPP Coffee / Chye...

Crafted By – The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog | S2E3

“The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is a pangram, a sentence with all 26 letters of the alphabet. Font sellers love this sentence since it showcases all 26 letters in one go. This is a podcast, so how things look don’t matter as much as how things sound, and we became curious...

Crafted By – Be Spoke | S2E2

Give this episode’s guests a mic and an audience and they’ll fuse the wonder of words with the power of performance. The Spoken Word Poetry scene in Singapore is alive and well, with multiple events happening throughout each month across the island. I talk to 9 poets here about (a) how a layperson can know...

Crafted By – Aquascaping | S2E1

We kick off our 2nd season with a literal deep dive in the world of aquascaping and the huge influence of Takashi Amano and his company Aqua Design Amano. The hot trend in home aquariums is to focus on plants and hardscape (rocks, driftwood, etc.) to create a serene submerged world. We talk with the...