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.
Watch Singapore band Reggae Remedy pay tribute to Singaporean legend Ismail Haron, exclusively on The Wknd Sessions Episode #111.
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.
In a historic first, watch Brunei band Tropical Hornbills perform their tracks Summer, Masa and Dream Lucidity live on The Wknd Sessions Episode #110.
Malaysian psychedelic rock band Pitahati releases new single, “Naraka”, the theme song for Viu’s original drama series “Jibril”.
Watch Malaysian band Elmu Hisab perform their tracks Nihilistic Aphorism, Genuine Fiction and Strange Wisdom live on The Wknd Sessions Episode #109.
Being one of the very few power pop bands in the local scene, Couple has been churning delightfully catchy and infectious pop music for about 13 years already.
Dominating shows with feet moving, head bobbing post-punk energy, Partimelovers is a pleasant surprise and a band on the rise.
Watch Malaysian folk artist and singer-songwriter perform his songs “Ku Telan Rasa” and “BOBA”, exclusively on The Wknd Sessions.
When singer-songwriter Yuna first emerged with her music, she melted the hearts of people with her demure stage persona and beautiful, serenading voice.
Have your listening habits changed since your school days? Do you yearn for a simpler time when the radio was the centre of your music universe? Either way, Wong Boon Ken takes a stroll down memory lane to see who exactly shot the Radio Star, who like Liberty Valance, arguably was the greatest of them all.
Written in honour of Soundscapes’ tenth year, this is writer Phang Khuan Hoong’s recollection of hanging out with significant contributors to music, Mak Wai Hoo of Soundscapes Records, and Taka, lead guitarist of Mono.
We run the rule on a motley crew of singles from the past fortnight, including new tracks from Jaggfuzzbeats, VIKTORIA, and Daiyan Trisha.
Our editor reflects on Can’s mysterious and seemingly-unknowable Malaysian vocalist, Thaiga Raj Raja Ratnam.