Category: Music

Learn To Play Music with the Twins of SOG

By A.Akbar Hashtag Media is giving fans of SOG a chance to learn music with two of their members, guitarist/vocalist Raja Nazrin Shah and drummer Raja Nazmin Shah. Raja Nazrin Shah has a diploma in music with 15 years of musical experience under his belt and can play the guitar, cello, and flute. Nazrin has worked with likes of M.Nasir, Tam Spider, and even helped nasyid band Saujana produce one of their songs, “Salam Atasmu”. He’s also the cellist for Ana Rafali’s band, The Marhaens. Raja Nazmin Shah, brother to Nazrin, also has a diploma in music with 15...

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NEW RELEASE: Cakera Jingga by Temjin

By A.Akbar If you’re a gig goer, you’d be familiar with Temjin’s song “Hapus“ and their energetic cover of the Mighty Morphine Power Rangers‘ theme song that always lets the audience know it’s time to party. If that’s your idea of a great time, then you’ll be excited for this – Malaysia’s beloved J-Rock outfit has just released a brand new single on Youtube called “Cakera Jingga“. The band, who are also the winners of the MTV Aloft Star competition, are popular for their hit single “Gua Suka Lu“ which premiered exclusively on IM4U FM earlier this year with...

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Is this the return of Rockaway?

After months of speculation following some whispers from the team that started the Rockaway phenomenon at Livescape, the first concrete sign that the much beloved rock concert may be making its return. The Rockaway Facebook Page and website began showing true signs of life, posting the simple, but instantly recognisable hint that Rockaway is back – a countdown clock. The clock is ticking down to an announcement of some sort 9 days from now, so keep those eyes peeled. With the last Rockaway being a triumphant affair that was as much a celebration of heavy music as it was...

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NEW RELEASE: Art Exhibit by Young The Giant

By A.Akbar After the success of Mind Over Matter and their self-titled album, Young the Giant went on to release their poppiest album yet, Home of the Strange, as Sameer Gadhia and friends attempted to explore their American roots. In conjunction with the release of the album, the band just dropped a new track – “Art Exhibit“. “Art Exhibit“, which is easily the best song in the album, is similar to their previous work in the self-titled album. Home of the Strange didn’t receive the positive reviews and support they hoped for, as their American direction sounded a lot...

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Local Vibes: Your Guide To Malaysian Bands at Good Vibes Part 3

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Good Vibes Festival has a good record of bringing everyone’s favorite artistes to Malaysian soil – starting with bringing Smashing Pumpkins down for their inaugural stint a few years back. This year, 2016, music junkies will see their wishes more than fulfilled as Future Sound Asia brings The 1975, The Temper Trap, Angus & Julia Stone, and many more to Gohtong Jaya, Genting Highlands. Even Two Door Cinema Club, who had to cancel their Urbanscapes last time, will be making it here at last with what’s bound to be an amazing set. The final five Malaysian...

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