How a Scottish postie’s simple sea shanty struck a global chord | Folk music- Tempemail

It is no exaggeration to say that sea shanties have changed Nathan Evans’s life. The 26-year-old postman from Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, has become a phenomenon online thanks to the driving, rhythmic a cappella music. The sea shanty genre has unexpectedly broken into the mainstream, having become something of a global Continue Reading

Sea shanty TikTok: how a 19th-century seafaring epic inspired a Covid generation | New Zealand- Tempemail

Even from “the back of nowhere, far from any city” – not to mention the sea – John Archer caught wind of the sea shanty revival before anyone else. From his home in landlocked Ōhakune, Archer had noticed a sharp uptick in visitors to the New Zealand Folk Song website Continue Reading

Not just for drunken sailors: how sea shanties took over TikTok | Folk music- Tempemail

Name: Sea shanties. Age: At least 600 years old. Appearance: Just about the hippest thing on TikTok right now. TikTok? The app where people dance? More or less, yes, although it’s worth pointing out that recently TikTok users collaboratively designed, built and patented a cutting-edge pill bottle specifically to improve Continue Reading

Call of the Sea review: escape (room) to a tropical paradise | Puzzle games

This first-person puzzle adventure is set on a mysterious Polynesian island in 1934. You play as Norah, a woman afflicted by a strange disease that causes black blotches on her hands who believes a cure lies among the island’s secrets. You arrive in search of Norah’s husband, Harry, who came Continue Reading

Behind Sea Group’s investment in Singapore football- Tempemail

Having bought Singapore Premier League (SPL) club Lion City Sailors (formerly known as Home United) for an undisclosed sum, Sea Group believes its latest acquisition represents a way for the company to give back to communities. Sea feels that as a Singaporean company, it is committed to giving back by Continue Reading

By air or sea, your untouched mobile can automatically rack up a £1,000-plus bill | Technology

Gay Haines had stowed her mobile phone in her hand baggage before her flight to Barbados and forgot to set it to flight mode. The mistake cost her dear. On arrival, she discovered that she had racked up charges of £1,095, twice the price of the transatlantic fare. “I had Continue Reading

In 2020, CEOs will insist that CMOs justify their marketing spends, says Twitter SEA MD

“The economy is slowing down everywhere in the world. We can’t deny that fact. You watch Bloomberg for five minutes, they will say the economy slowdown 10 times in those five minutes, right?” asks Arvinder Gujral, the managing director for South East Asia (SEA) at Twitter, when Tempemail catches up Continue Reading