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.
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.
Azim Idris (Milo Dinosaur) shares his thoughts on the pop-punk uprising in the Malaysian scene, shares some bands leading the way.
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.
Vans Musicians Wanted 2017 finalists I Lost the Plot reflect on their journey from the public submissions stage to the top three and how it changed them as a band.
Ahead of submissions for Vans Musicians Wanted 2018 opening up, The Wknd talks to Nor Akhmal, the vocalist of Vans Musicians Wanted 2017 winners Lukarts, about the band’s experience in the competition and making it to Guangzhou, China.
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.