Category: Interview

Interview: Sedsuna

By Shazwan Zulkiffli While everyone was hyped up about Halloween, we had a chance to do something better. We sat down with one of the most promising post-rock bands in the scene, Sedsuna, to talk about their origins, their favorite songs, and what it took to become Sedsuna. The band just recently launched their first ever album at ATAS by Bijan FX, a culmination of 5 years of making music together. The band members: Charles, Mark, Aaron, Ravi and Victor are a passionate lot who’ve put together a real rollercoaster ride of an album, and we can only hope...

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Interview: An Honest Mistake

It’s a busy time for pop punk maestros An Honest Mistake in an already excellent 2016. Having been signed earlier this year by Universal Music Malaysia alongside Patriots, An Honest Mistake has been slowly ramping up their momentum towards some major label debut material – the first of which will appear in the form of a music video for their ballad, “We’re Alright”, dropping this 24th September. The music video launch will be quickly followed by a trip to South Korea for an appearance at four of Zandari Festa’s 20-odd concert and conference venues. It’s always big news when...

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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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Youth of the Nation: Michael Chuah and Nixon Siow

By Shazwan Zulkiffli For this week’s Youth of the Nation segment, we interviewed the two juggernaut comic artistes of Keropok Comics – Michael Chuah and Nixon Siow, regarding their origin story, their shift from Mandarin to English, online comic artistes and their new books. Michael Chuah, or formerly known as C2V, has been in the industry for more than 16 years. His most famous works were from his Gempak-Starz days, notably Gengki, while Nixon Siow was one of the first online comic artistes to emerge through blogs and later, Facebook before the arrival of the latest surge of new...

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