Author: The Level

Oh Dewiku by Ramayan

By A.Akbar Ramayan is a Sungai Buloh-based psychedelic rock band with only a couple of years under their belt, but have captured the hearts and imagination of a passionate fanbase. The band recently released three songs on their Soundcloud and “Oh Dewiku“ got us hooked so bad, that its good. Check out the song here. https://soundcloud.com/enigmaramayan/oh-dewiku-radio-edit...

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Samyang Spicy Korean Noodles CONFIRMED HALAL by KMF

by Anna Kong Samyang Foods Co., Ltd’s Buldakbokeummyeon – Hot Chicken Ramen – also known as Fire Noodles has just been verified Halal – again. On the Halal Korea Facebook page, they claimed to have received confirmation from Korea Muslim Federation (KMF) themselves. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1100933786616661&id=533052870071425&set=pcb.1100933806616659&source=48 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1100933786616661&id=533052870071425&set=pcb.1100933806616659&source=48 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1100933786616661&id=533052870071425&set=pcb.1100933806616659&source=48 Last week, an FB user (Feeza) posted screenshots concerning the issue of the Halal status, which went viral and in turn sparked confusion and anger amongst the Malaysian Muslim community. Over the Internet, thousands of Muslims had taken up the Korean Fire Noodle Challenge, where people share videos of themselves eating the Buldakbok–...

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Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven facing copyright trial

By A. Akbar In a trial scheduled for May 10th, rock gods Led Zeppelin face copyright infringement action over similarities between “Stairway to Heaven”, – arguably one of the greatest songs ever written, – and the song “Taurus” by a band named Spirit. Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant stand by their claims that Stairway to Heaven was written in a small cottage somewhere in Wales, but their claims are challenged by Mr Skidmore, – a trustee for the Spirit’s late guitarist Randy Wolfe, – who alleges that “Stairway to Heaven” was written after the band overheard...

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Does the NBA have a race problem? This Jeremy Lin vid has a point.

Jeremy Lin of the Charlotte Hornets burst into international stardom a few years ago with his electric ability to change the flow of the match with lightning quick plays. Gaining the name ‘Linsanity’, the Taiwanese-American basketball player was a hit here in Asia as well, as Asians excelling on the NBA stage is a fairly rare occurence. Though his star has faded somewhat from the heady days of Linsanity, Lin has gained a reputation as a solid player with the ability to once in a while completely take over the flow and direction of a game. Now, a viral...

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#3Lagenda featuring M.Nasir, Jamal Abdillah and Ramli Sarip

By A.Akbar The good folks at IIUM will be hosting one of the biggest Malaysian concerts of all, featuring the 3 greatest Malaysian artistes of their era. The event will feature the iconic M.Nasir, Jamal Abdillah, and Ramli Sarip performing alongside the Orkestra Tradisional Malaysia, spearheaded by the talented Lokman Ghani. Come witness the stuff of legends at IIUM this 24th of April! Date: April 24th 2015 Time: 8PM Venue: Main Hall Cultural Activity Centre Admission: Full list of ticket price and seating arrangements are stated...

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