Category: Music

NEW RELEASE: Hujan releases “Jika Sempat”

Local legends Hujan have just released their first album in 4 years, the much anticipated “Jika Sempat“. Fans have been teased for the past few months by vocalist Noh Salleh on his public Instagram account, prompting a large demand for new material from the indie powerhouse. Hujan successfully launched the album at Slate @ the Row 2 days ago in a collaboration with Hotlink. Hujan is the second band to release a comeback album after Bittersweet came out with their latest banger last week, and rumors are suggesting that One Buck Short and Laila’s Lounge might follow suit. Sempatkan...

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Fall Together by the Temper Trap

By A.Akbar After the success of Conditions and their self-titled album, the Australia-based quartet have announced that they will be releasing their third album, titled “Thick as Thieves“. To celebrate the announcement, the band posted a sneak peek of what to expect in this third outing with a brand new song; “Fall Together“. Fall together with the Temper Trap below....

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#TBT!: April 14th

#TBT! is the weekly music column where we throwback to significant happenings on that specific date in musical history. This song is an interesting one. Detailing the events surrounding the wedding of John Lennon & Yoko Ono, The Ballad of John and Yoko was recorded by Lennon & McCartney at the latter’s house without the other Beatles members – George Harrison was on holiday, while Ringo Starr was filming The Magic Christian. Paul ended up playing the bass, drums, and piano while contributing backing vocals, whereas John provided lead vocals, and played both lead and acoustic guitars on the...

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Oh Dewiku by Ramayan

By A.Akbar Ramayan is a Sungai Buloh-based psychedelic rock band with only a couple of years under their belt, but have captured the hearts and imagination of a passionate fanbase. The band recently released three songs on their Soundcloud and “Oh Dewiku“ got us hooked so bad, that its good. Check out the song here.

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Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven facing copyright trial

By A. Akbar In a trial scheduled for May 10th, rock gods Led Zeppelin face copyright infringement action over similarities between “Stairway to Heaven”, – arguably one of the greatest songs ever written, – and the song “Taurus” by a band named Spirit. Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page and Robert Plant stand by their claims that Stairway to Heaven was written in a small cottage somewhere in Wales, but their claims are challenged by Mr Skidmore, – a trustee for the Spirit’s late guitarist Randy Wolfe, – who alleges that “Stairway to Heaven” was written after the band overheard...

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