Category: Music

Radiohead: Four other acts Nurul Izzah can bring together

By Faris Foat Recently, the MP of Permatang Pauh and vice president of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), Nurul Izzah Anwar tweeted a response to a tweet about her bringing alternative British rock Radiohead to Malaysia once the Opposition take over Putrajaya from Barisan Nasional, and now that the impossibile has happened: people haven’t stopped talking about it ever since. The response from the daughter of Anwar Ibrahim was, ‘Indeed. A promise is a promise #PostRamadanDiscussion. Now get on to work!’ Along with the respond, was a tweet from @AlepWilcox, who tweeted a picture of a page from Esquire magazine,...

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Guns & Roses brings November Rain to KL

By Norain F. Malaysian fans of Guns N’ Roses will soon be able to sing along to their favorite GNR hits at the end of this year. American hard rock band, Guns N’ Roses is set to perform in Kuala Lumpur once again this upcoming November 14 at Stadium Bukit Jalil. The band made the announcement through their Facebook page, with Kuala Lumpur included in the list of upcoming shows under the Not In This Lifetime world tour.  The caption reads: “We’re not done here yet.” Guns N’ Roses has played in Malaysia before at the after-race party in...

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Salammusik kembali dengan ‘Debar Lembut’

By Faris Foat Band reggae Malaysia, Salammusik hadir dengan lagu baru, ‘Debar Lembut’. Lagu ini dimuat naik ke Spotify dan YouTube secara serentak beberapa hari yang lepas bersama muzik video ilustrasi yang menarik. Berbeza dengan muzik Salammusik sebelum ini yang sering bermain dengan reggae, hip-hop, rap, muzik elektronik dan nusantara, ‘Debar Lembut’ fokus sepenuhnya ke arah bunyi-bunyian irama Melayu dan Nusantara, sekali gus membuatkan lagu ini menarik dan refreshing. Boleh dikatakan juga, ‘Debar Lembut’ menunjukkan bahawa Salammusik kembali kepada akar umbi muzik mereka. Dengar ‘Debar Lembut’ di sini: Tonton ‘Salammusik – Debar Lembut (Official Music Video) with Lyrics’:  ...

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‘fake.guitars’ a dream debut for Malaysian band lost spaces

By Norain F. If you’re into the dreamy sound of the indie pop spectrum, you’re going to fall head over heels with lost spaces. lost spaces is the brainchild of singer-songwriter and musician Sam Lopez. He left Ipoh to come to KL to pursue his dreams, and the result is lost spaces, created in the comfort of his friend’s bedroom. What started as a solo project, grew into something more: his brother, Lukas Lopez plays the drums, cousin, Imran Marshall plays bass and his family friend, Keane Chua plays the guitar. Having started in 2017, lost spaces has been...

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Malaysian 80s pop band Bear Scouts debuts single ‘The Pills (I Know)’

By A.Akbar The existence of internet somehow opens the door to having many different genres trend instead of one at a time and for Bear Scouts vocalist and founder Aliff Azhar, he chose the synthy and dreamy sounds of the 80s. Malaysian 80s pop band Bear Scouts debuts their first ever single since its formation last week, during the aftermath of GE14. ‘The Pills (I Know)’ is on the catchier side of the local indie spectrum, that also brought another healthy playing field in the scene. Bear Scouts isn’t the first to dabble with 80s pop in recent times:...

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