Azzief and Fikri check out new singles from across the region from The Impatient Sisters, Jirapah, NJWA, Coming Up Roses, and Leo Ari.
We run the rule on a motley crew of singles from the past fortnight, including new tracks from Jaggfuzzbeats, VIKTORIA, and Daiyan Trisha.
When most Malaysians think of Indonesian hip-hop, two names probably loom large above all others: Homicide—and associated label Grimloc Records—for…
Singled Out, a new feature on The Wknd, sees Azzief and a rotating cast of fellow reviewers offering up quickfire opinions on singles from Malaysia and the region. This installment: Yuna, Lunadira, Pitahati, and more.
Azzief Khaliq listens to LUST’s debut album Tekesima and finds an album that he really wants to like a lot more than he does.
Azzief Khaliq talks to Tinariwen about their people, their music, and working in the Californian desert.
A weekend of non-stop rock music in a forest clearing in Cheras back in 1972: Azzief Khaliq takes a look the near-mythical Camp Semangat Woodstock and the moral panic that followed in its wake.
Azzief Khaliq went to Asian Meeting Festival Kuala Lumpur on the weekend. Here’s an attempt to try and write a review.
Azzief Khaliq offers up some thoughts about the whole romantic impulse present in recent Indonesian indie music ahead of the Payung Teduh show this weekend.