Channel News Asia releases a new series, Into The Vault, exploring deep into Singapore’s national archives. Hosted by Singaporean artist, Safuan Johari (from experimental group, NADA), he goes in search of Miss Fadillah, an enigmatic Malay singer with a sultry voice from the 1940s. Watch the full video here.
Released by Singaporean label, Kribo Records, listen to this raw psychedelic rock track by The Ugly Voices – Mak Janda.
Another release by Dirty Dog Records, listen to this Kota Kinabalu based punk band No Kontrol. NO KONTROL DEMO 2020 by DIRTY DOG RECORDS
Malaysian folk singer-songwriter, releases new track called “Penipu”, taken from his upcoming album “John Bangi Blues”. https://twitter.com/azmyl/status/1233626618335072256
Listen to this new EP by rising Malaysian garage punk trio, No Good – Demo Kawe, entirely sung in Kelantanese. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LweGdV04y4
Ali Johan managed to speak to Indonesian music documentist, Denny Sakrie, on the early days of Indonesian popular music.
Watch Two Million Thanks’ live performances at our inaugural Cross Border Showcase on the 9th (Penang) & 10th May (Kuala Lumpur) 2014
Azam Hisham spoke to American indie rock outfit, Warpaint, right before their showcase in Kuala Lumpur in February 2014.
Indonesian band, Pandai Besi, performs their re-imagined songs of Efek Rumah Kaca live on The Wknd Sessions, episode #78
Gisela Swaragita follows up her history of Jogja Noise Bombing with a short interview with the one and only Indra Menus.
The bipolar weather barely dampened the spirits of revelers. Read what went down at Good Vibes Festival 2014
Our intern, Farah Azahar, managed to sit down with Risky, frontman of Indonesian psych-folk act Risky Summerbee & The Honeythief (RSTH) a day after their show in KL