Category: Music News

REVIEW: Sentuhan Fikri Fadzil dan perspektif disebalik Bayangan

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Pada pertama kalinya aku dapat tontoni kehebatan Bayangan dengan kaca mata sendiri di Live Fact lama, Danau Kota, dimana beliau bersama kugiran aku berkongsi pentas. Dengan hanya berbekalkan sebuah gitar, Bayangan berjaya mempersembahkan sebuah dunia yang baru kepada pendengar dan penontonnya – dunia Neo-folk dari perspektif Fikri Fadzil. Ya, Fikri Fadzil, penggerak utama The Wknd Sessions yang pernah menjadi sebuah platform untuk artis-artis baru menempa nama di persada arena alternatif tempatan. Fikri Fadzil yang biasa menjadi panel atau ditemu bual di station radio seperti BFM.FM dan ya, Fikri Fadzil yang cuba menarik sendiri scene muzik dengan...

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Good Vibes 2018 Is Back With Lorde, Alt-J And More!

By Norain F. Good Vibes Festival is coming back again this year for another weekend of good times and good music in the highlands of Genting! Featuring major names like Lorde, Alt-J and The Neighbourhood, the much-loved Malaysian music festival once again celebrates its homecoming to the rolling greenery of The Ranch at Gohtong Jaya in Genting Highlands on 21st and 22nd July 2018. After six years of Good Vibes, festival goers can opt for a premium VIP experience and nosh-ups at GoodBiter, the UMobile-charged on ground food village. #GVF2018 line up features international acts such as Lorde (“Royals”,...

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INTERVIEW: NYK opens up about Airliftz, the music scene, and new material

by Faris Foat NYK has been climbing up the ranks ever since ‘FWB’ came out to startle the music scene but with ‘Make It On Me’, rest assured that NYK isn’t just a one-hit wonder. Together with Airliftz, NYK produced a proper club banger that will soon be heavily rotated in KL’s best clubs. A couple of weeks ago, I got a chance to conduct my first ever interview since I signed on with The Level MY as an intern. Thankfully, my first was an interesting one. As everyone was enjoying Bowery Bar & Kitchen’s kaw latte, NYK spilled...

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5 Things We Can Learn From 16Baris

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Thousands of hip hop fans flooded The Bee Publika to watch their hip hop idols perform live on stage for the currently-prestigious, much-talked about hip hop-centric programme, 16Baris. The show, that is based on rapping in 16 bars, influenced many social media users to put on their own efforts to rap in 16 bars accompanied by backing tracks and has since became a phenomenon in the country’s music landscape. A part from the large turnout, broken doors and police sirens, here are 5 things we can learn from 16Baris. Malaysian Hip Hop gives us a reminder...

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Anak Ikan Group: Malaysia Banyak Pedofilia Online?

By Faris Foat Isu pedofilia bukanlah isu baru di negara ini. Akhbar-akhbar besar seperti The Star R.AGE pernah pernah membuat liputan tentang isu ini pada tahun-tahun sebelum. Malangnya, isu seperti ini tidak diberi perhatian penuh oleh pihak berkuasa dan orang ramai kerana semalam, satu group FB pedofilia telah dibongkarkan di FB. Group ini, yang diberi nama Anak Ikan mempunyai lebih 17000 ahli yang majoritinya terdiri dari lelaki dari Malaysia. Aktiviti-aktiviti group itu ialah mengkongsikan gambar kanak-kanak lelaki yang rata-ratanya berumur belasan tahun atau jauh lebih muda. Yang lagi menyedihkan, ahli group itu juga gemar menghantar selfie mereka dengan caption...

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