Category: Discover

10 Malaysian Acts To Look Out For in 2017

By A.Akbar 2016 was a great year for Malaysian music as we saw a large uptick in production value and corporate involvement in the industry, such as Tiger’s great effort with Tiger Jams, to name just one. Personally, compiling our Best Songs of 2016 article was back-breaking because of the amount of quality songs that were released last year, and we hope the heated debates and arguments in the meeting room will return this year – for the betterment of our much-loved music industry because frankly, we’re getting there. In that spirit, here’s a list of artists you guys...

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Jaggfuzzbeats’ Rest Now is now available on Spotify

By A.Akbar The release of “Symmetry” created a gnawing appetite in local rock fans for more of Azrul and Omar and their very unique Malaysian indie sound. With the EP now available on Spotify, we can finally say that the anxiety of waiting has gone and we can finally rest now.   Rest Now features their previous hit songs including debut single “Hours”, “Wasted Night”, “Talk To You”, and “damncoldurban”. Luckily for listeners, Jaggfuzzbeats also pulled out a rabbit from their hats by including two new songs:  “Little Miss Sunshine” and “Empty Moi”. According to Azrul, the Rest Now...

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MUSIC: Karma – Lerad

Luke David goes by Lerad, and he’s a 20 year old rapper from the food-infested shores of Penang. After making music for three years, he and VJ The DJ released a free EP this year and that’s where the magic started happening. “Demons” from the EP titled Vixit, got nominated for a VIMA Music Award under the Best Hip-Hop song category and this bedroom jam was suddenly getting airplay. 8 months later, they’ve released the first single off their new project – a 13 song album titled “Nightfall”. Karma was released last Friday, with a music video in the...

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12 Best Rock The World-worthy songs on Raku

By A.Akbar “Consistent” is the word to describe Rock The World’s annual appearance in our gigging calendar ever since the Panglobal days. Now with Tunetalk, Fat Boys and Raku, Rock The World stand among the greats as the one of the most celebrated rock concerts year after year, and this year looks to be another round of headbanging and Monday morning neck pains for giggoers across the country. Last year Rock The World brought back the legends: The great ACAB, Langsuyr, FTG and a couple more, while this year, RTW will be bringing Disagree back on stage as fans...

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This metal cover of Butterfingers’ “The Chemistry” might excite you

By A.Akbar We’ve heard post rock band Skits’ cover of “Vio Pipe” that pretty much left a mark in our little fanboy hearts and now, a new band called “Against Infinity” has emerged with a heavy cover of crowd-favorite Butterfingers’ song, “The Chemistry”. Against Infinity, a new band comprised of members from Dick Tracy, Symbiotic In Theory, and former members of Incarnation, is a brand new metal band that is already working on original material with vocalist Anep’s powerful vocals and crazy guitar arrangements, and this cover of ‘The Chemistry’ is an excellent little showcase of what the band...

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