As November is finally here, Malaysia’s longest-running creative arts festival Urbanscapes 2018 has a lot more in store for fans nationwide with their latest announcement of their additional line-up! From international acts to more satellite shows featuring the best of the country in poetry, music, exhibitions, outdoor installations, to talks, markets, and community programmes. , you’ll surely be awestruck over the number of events to attend!
More than just a platform for international artists like Khalid or Wolf Alice, Urbanscapes 2018 also serves as a hub for local arts from many fields; whether it be music, visual, performance and more. One of which is Live Wire and installation coordinated and co-curated by inter-disciplinary artist, Fairuz Sulaiman.
In episode three of Putar Belit – a series where we talk about local albums, with no regard to genre, and overthink them – our editor tries to play the guitar with subpar success while reviewing an album by new neo-folk artist, Bayangan.
Back in 13 July, Takahara, Ariana, Kemat and Adam from The Venopian Solitude spared a few hours of their time at our office to talk about their tour in Europe, the hassles of crowdfunding and their upcoming album!