Category: Discover

Paramore is coming to Jakarta

by A.Akbar Alternative pop punk legends Paramore will be flying to the land of the Garuda this 16th of February. For rock fans who are not familiar with Paramore, the band was formed in 2004 by the Farro brothers and Jeremy Davis which was later joined by Hayley Williams. Paramore has sweeped multiple awards including the Grammys, MTV Europe Music Awards while selling millions of album copies from their RIOT! era up to their latest record, After Laughter. Brought to you by MCM Live, GudLive, Sonic Live Asia and POP Entertainment together with BookMyShow Indonesia, the Grammy-award winning outfit...

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Tealive is in trouble – again

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Tealive, known for their stellar bubble tea drinks and controversial feuds, has allegedly stolen an interviewee’s copywriting work. Not even a full year after their infamous PR defense abomination against local clothing Mutha Puaka over a tagline that was originally used by the homegrown brand, Tealive is now back to square one in their defensive front. This came after a former interviewee, Nabila Jalil, came out on Facebook to reveal that Loob Holdings’ creatives stole her copywriting work that she did as a ‘test’ during a job interview with the company. A month and a half...

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Bunkface sponsors Kuala Lumpur Football Association

By A.Akbar Alternative pop punk band Bunkface announced that they will be sponsoring the Kuala Lumpur Football Association this year. The band, popular for hits like ‘Situasi’ and ‘Malam Ini Kita Punya’ recently made waves by releasing ‘Kembali’, which was viewed almost a million times on Youtube since its grand launch 4 months ago. Now, for Bunkface’s own love of football, the trio will assist KLFA in terms of marketing and branding. Bunkface isn’t the first major name to help the local scene, and hopefully not the last. Considering that the amateur football scene is booming in KL and...

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Midnight Fusic’s ‘Lovesick’ is an instant hit

by A.Akbar Alternative indie outfit Midnight Fusic shook the nation with their second ever single, ‘Lovesick’ -dropping the track on a sleepy Friday that was waiting for an excuse to come to life. Midnight Fusic’s first single ‘Heart of May’ struck a major chord with the Malaysian audience, with over 100,000 plays on Spotify and a comfortable spot at the top of the Hitz.FM’s MET 10 charts last year. According to the band, ‘Lovesick’ is a groovy prequel to their much loved first single, which sees  frontman Raja Arif Aizudin about his experience being in a toxic relationship. “Instead...

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INDIE REUNION: Grey Sky Morning, The Times AKA, Couple, Statik in one showcase

by A.Akbar Veteran indie act Grey Sky Morning will be sharing a grand showcase together with 1st wave legend The Times AKA. Grey Sky Morning, who catapulted to fame when ‘Cinta Gila’ blew up at XFM over a decade ago, is still in sizzling demand as fans anticipate new music coming from the Klang-based band. Courtesy of the guys who brought you Tempatan Fest and Kelipan Store, Grey Sky Morning has been gigging around with them, attracting younger and hungrier audiences off late. The Times AKA, who will be without Toko Kilat drummer Irfan Iskandar, has made quite an...

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