Category: Around town

OAG announces 25th anniversary show at The Bee Publika

By A.Akbar Legendary indie band Old Automatic Garbage, or OAG for short, has announced their 25th anniversary show at The Bee Publika. OAG has gone through mountains to get to where they are today: their inevitable success in Asia, the departure of Naza and Mono, Radhi’s drug-related problems, and playing at the biggest shows in the country. After 25 years of ‘Slumber’ and ‘Generasiku’, OAG can be considered the pioneer of Malaysian indie rock, and to celebrate that, the boys will be organising a show at The Bee Publika. Luckily, OAG will not perform alone on this Boxing day....

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Kirin Ichiban x The Table: Match Made In Heaven?

Last week, Japanese premium beer Kirin Ichiban partnered with The Table, Isetan Lot 10 to curate a special pairing menu that delighted guests, bringing them an exquisite taste of Japan. The Table offers washoku – that is, Japanese food – spread out over six restaurants, that being Toriden, Touan, Yakiniku Toraji, Tonkatsu Anzu, Sushi Azabu and The Tokyo Restaurant. Guests were separated into groups and taken through a gastronomic journey, each restaurant creating a dish designed to be perfectly paired with the smooth, rich taste of Kirin Ichiban. Each dish featured seasonal delights – bringing a winter-esque experience to...

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Seikan No dan Shuuna beraksi di ‘Alam Bunyian’

By A.Akbar Dua kugiran yang sedang hangat diperkatakan sekarang, kumpulan post-rock dari Tanjung Malim Seikan No yang baru sahaja memukau penonton di Monraisers Vol 1 bersama duo electronic alaf baru, Shuuna, akan beraksi bersama untuk event Alam Bunyian. Selepas beberapa bulan yang sangat progresif bagi Seikan No, band ini akan turut bermain di Rantai Art Festival bersama Orkes A Hizadin, The Fatalis dan Spacehawk, bakal memanaskan badan di Minut Init bersama Mafidz dan kugiran Warner Music, Oceanlights. Band ini juga sedang merakamkan EP atau album sulung mereka bersama produser terkenal, AG Coco. Shuuna, pemain baru dalam scene indie, keluar...

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Things To Do This Christmas (2017)

By A.Akbar The bells are ringing, the malls are well lit, and Michael Buble is defrosting as we speak, because Christmas is coming sooner than you think. This year, Malaysians are putting extra effort to make your Christmas celebrations a joyful one by organising a bunch of fun shows and activities. Here’s a list of things you can do this Christmas!   An Honest Christmas Party If you’ve been wishing for a Christmas gig, well your has come true because Darren Teh and his little helpers will be throwing the biggest Christmas show this year featuring only the best...

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What I Saw At KL Biennale

by Yasmin Newman The Kuala Lumpur Biennale returns this year from now till 31st March 2018, touting a game changer of an exhibition as it stamps its new presence with the history of the progression of the visual arts scene in Malaysia, hosted by the National Art Gallery! The Biennale has been around for years, but now the international contemporary art exhibition will serve as a benchmark for the Malaysian national culture! (How about some of that Malaysian pride!) Before getting into anything else, let’s talk about their very important theme: The theme this time around for Malaysia is...

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