Category: Music

Pesawat x POH, The Times AKA x Grey Sky Morning and gigs this weekend

By A.Akbar It’s only February but 2018 has welcomed so many local gigs since the last month. With sold out shows like Minut Fest and Welcome2Heartbreak were organised just a few weeks ago, the Malaysian music scene is finally at the right speed that it deserves. This weekend welcomes big gigs, with two of them happening at Publika at the same time.   Pesawat x Plague of Happiness with The Fatalis, Nastia, Blind Tribe and Pheelers Pesawat colored our indie days with their classic hits like ‘Mirage’, ‘Luluh’ and KIL’s OST ‘Rapuh’ while Plague of Happiness brings down the...

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Paramore cancel Jakarta show at the last minute

By A.Akbar Pop outfit Paramore canceled their Jakarta show at the very last minute, which caused an uproar among their South East Asian fans. Fans travelled from all across South East Asia to watch the Tennessee-based band perform their latest set of material from their freshly-directed After Laughter album. Since morning, attendees were seen gathered at the front door of the venue at Kemayoran, only to wait for more than 6 hours to get the heartbreaking news when on-ground event coordinators quietly told a few of them that Paramore will not be performing and that a formal announcement was...

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Jaggfuzzbeats release intimate MV for ‘Little Miss Sunshine’

By A.Akbar Jaggfuzzbeats launched their debut album early last year but the hype around Rest Now is still buzzing in 2018. The band has introduced a new garage look to the Malaysian scene, unparalleled to any other outfits today that’s slowly turning them into a cult favorite. To continue the promotion for Rest Now, the Shah Alam-based band released an intimate new music video for their final track in the album, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’. The song is an honest acoustic track Azrul (vocalist) wrote for a loved one that has become quite the fan-favorite off late. Watch the music...

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Naratu vocalist Ijam leaves the band, Azam takes over

By A.Akbar It was a sad day for Malaysian hardcore fans when Naratu’s veteran vocalist, Ijam, decided to leave the band after 10 years of good hardcore kicking. Selamat Tahun Baru 2018. Hari ini jua saya (ijam) ingin mengumumkan pengunduran diri sebagai vokalis Naratu. Keputusan… Posted by Naratu on 2hb Januari 2018 The band officially announced Ijam’s departure on the 2nd of January on Facebook. The frontman left a big hole in the Malaysian hardcore scene, as his service up front in singing hit songs like ‘Pukimak’, ‘Pergi Mampus’ and ‘Kau Bangsat’ will always be iconic in the hearts of...

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Happy Chinese New Year from Spotify!

In celebration of the Year of the Dog, Spotify is releasing a new playlist to liven up the festivities. Simply scan the Spotify Codes to get to the playlist. To scan a Spotify Code, simply head to the right of your Search bar and click on the camera icon, where you can scan the provided artwork and be sent directly to the relevant content. For those of you who want to share some personalized music to your loved ones, you could do this too! Simply share the playlist via Spotify Code by tapping on the “…” context menu on...

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