Category: Around town

Gegey Fest 2016

By A. Akbar Gegey Fest brings a heart thumping lineup for this year’s installment with Strikeout, In Believer, and Patriots, formerly known as Heart-A-Tack, making their festival debut alongside mainstays Kids On The Move, Artefacts, and Black Territory. Get wrecked with Gegey at Blackbox Publika this April 16th! Date: April 16th 2016 Time: 12pm Venue: Blackbox Publika, Kuala Lumpur Admission:...

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#KotaKata : a festival of expressions, books, and discussions

By Shazwan Zulkiffli If you’re active on Twitter, you’ll have probably seen the hashtag #KotaKata somewhere in your feed of Frank Ocean love quotes and slapstick Vines. #KotaKata is a celebration of expressionism and art, through books, discussions, poetry slam and of course, live music by Sindiket SOL-JAH and friends. I don’t think you can get Dato Dr Zurinah Hassan, the cheeky Brian Gomez of Sons of Soil, indie legends Couple, Laila’s Lounge, Fynn Jamal, and alternative publishers Amir Muhammad, Mutalib Uthman, Sinaganaga, Jayzuan and the articulate Aloy Paradoks at the same event every day and we predict that...

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A Mamak To Rival Malaysia’s

By Sarah Voon Sitting pretty at the corner of Springleaf Road in Singapore is a mamak called Springleaf Prata Place. Here, creations whipped up by the ingenious cooks include dishes like eggs benedict prata, also known as the prata blaster (S$5). While I didn’t have the opportunity to try that particular concoction, I did however, manage to get into my belly the murtaburger and the umami 50. The umami 50 is a perfect combination of prata, chicken luncheon meat (because halal lah!), chicken floss, cheese and Japanese mayonnaise. It really sings to the five tastes and earns its name with...

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Idris Jala goes rock ‘n’ roll as Timbre opens in KL

Last night was definitely a night to remember as Idris Jala helped to officially launch Timbre, The Row’s latest addition to their newly-refurbished line of attractions. The ex-Malaysia Airlines CEO and current minister in the Prime Minister’s department spontaneously picked up a guitar during Purple Haze’s set, and jammed through together with the whole band. Dato' Sri Idris Jala can jam ???. #timbre #therowkl #kipidap A post shared by The Level MY (@thelevelmy) on Mar 17, 2016 at 2:47am PDT The crowd was also wooed by Awi Rafael and friends’ electric performances, while enjoying Timbre’s unique cheeseburger pizzas and...

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Bring Me The Horizon Live in Singapore

Britain’s finest are making good on their promise to play that postponed show in Singapore, and BMTH is now set to invade our neighbours down south this 27th September! Bring Me The Horizon are arguably the fastest rising band in the UK, with their album That’s The Spirit breaking the band through into the mainstream proper. Gold records and a tiff with Coldplay followed their new place as the new champions of British rock, and we can’t wait to see Oli and the gang tear it up at Fort Canning. Date: September 27th 2016 Time: 8pm Venue: Fort Gate @ Fort Canning...

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