Here’s our editor’s list of the best Malaysian singles this year. Check out our top 10 Malaysian albums list here.
If you’re a huge R&B fan in the local scene, Emir Hermono should already be a familiar name. Doesn’t matter if you were exposed to him through alextbh or just happened to be well-versed about the Indonesian R&B scene, Emir Hermono has been the purveyor of emotional electro-soul since 2016, crossing the straits and collaborating with Malaysian and Indonesian artists. In honor of his upcoming performance at Good Vibes Festival again this year (21 – 22 July), we got to talk to Emir about his love for Matchbox Twenty, his time as a university lecturer or how the Papua scene has made him who he is today.
We’re almost nearing the end of this list, and in honour of an awesome new 2018 let’s take a look at what we thought were the top 15 songs in Malaysia on 2017! Check out our part 1 here15. Setia (ft. Pozy Plague) – Mira Mesli
Setia is on this list for the nostalgia that it brings of days when Ella was still rocking out and Gol & Gincu & 3R were the type of shows that were popular among the youth. Musically skeletal but wonderfully raw in its simplicity, Mira Mesli & Pozy Plague pair up to bring us a great track filled with bubbly goodness while [...]
Hey everyone! We’ve been gone for a while but now we’re back! This week we’ve got an LP, an EP and two singles that we think are worth discussing. It’s a wonderful musical week for all of us, with Monoloque having released an album last month, and Alextbh‘s new single blaring the airwaves (at least the one in our office). We’ve got an exciting new compilation for you by Airliftz too, where we basically gush over this young man’s new work down below. Check out the playlist and tell us what you think!