Category: Music

Modescape’s Hilang is the OST for Astro Shaw’s Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi

By A.Akbar Alternative-post grunge band Modescape’s song “Hilang” has been selected to be the official soundtrack for Astro Shaw’s latest thriller Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi. The original music video for “Hilang” was uploaded a year ago before Modescape received a major facelift that made them a worthy contributor to Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi. The story is about Aliff Lamin, a college student who has been gifted with a “saka” (genie) from his ancestors. The saka gave him extraordinary sight and hearing abilities to beat paranormal entities from other dimensions. Due to his abilities, he became obligated to use his...

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Kyoto Protocol takes a journey through Malaysian pop’s history

The fun-loving rockers known as Kyoto Protocol are known advocates of Malaysian music, digging deep into Malaysia’s deep musical history in their stint on Versus TV9 last year. To celebrate #Merdeka59 and Malaysia Day, the band have decided to take fans through a journey into that musical history, covering snippets from A. Ramli, P. Ramlee, Alleycats, Zainal Abidin, Manbai, OAG, Butterfingers, and more as they hit the changes in Malaysian pop from the 50s to what it is today. Definitely one for the true aficionados of Malaysian pop, Kyoto Protocol pay tribute to the acts that paved the way...

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Black Eyed Peas re release Classic Hit “Where Is The Love”

By A.Akbar In the wake of the civil war in Syria and the #BlackLivesMatter movement, American hip hop group Black Eyed Peas brought on an old classic back to life to help spread the love back to the radio stations. “Where Is the Love?” was originally written by will.i.am, Taboo, apl.de.ap, Justin Timberlake, Ron Fair, Printz Board, George Pajon, Jr., M. Fratantuno, and J. Curtis, and co-produced by will.i.am and Ron Fair. The song is widely considered their breakout hit, as Black Eyed Peas burst into the scene and quickly became regular sights at the Billboard Awards and the...

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Interview: CHVRCHES on Rozella, album no.3, and durians

As part of the massive Tiger Jams Centrestage finale, Scottish synthpop group CHVRCHES made their way down to Kuala Lumpur’s new nightlife hotspot, TREC, for a performance alongside the three Tiger Jams finalists: Rozella, Donamarie, and Son of a Policeman.  It was also announced that CHVRCHES had chosen Rozella’s track, ‘Home To You’, which was produced by songwriter Darren Ashley, for a special remix by the band themselves. Thanks to the good people at Tiger, we got to catch up with Martin Doherty, Iain Cook, and Lauren Mayberry before their show to pick their minds on Rozella, their third...

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Escape The Fate Live in KL announced!

Post-hardcore band Escape The Fate will make their maiden appearance on Malaysian shores this October 13th at KL Live thanks to Impact Live. Led on vocals by former Blessthefall frontman Craig Mabbit, Escape The Fate are perhaps best known for their recently concluded rivalry with former frontman Ronnie Radke, who wrote their most popular hit, Situations. The band have been a fairly consistent unit since, and despite some major problems with drug use, has managed to tough it out to become one of the most popular post-hardcore acts today. Impact Live will also be offering limited VIP passes that include...

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