On singles only, we review singles from all across Southeast Asia, from all genres and levels of popularity. These are the songs that are stuck in our heads (for better or for worse). Our album and EP reviews will now be done separately in their own individual articles.
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It’s the beginning of a new year, so what best to celebrate the new by honouring what’s past! We compile all of the songs we thought were excellent this year from our Malaysian scene.
We’ve seen a lot happen in the music scene this year, with the smell of indie renaissance in the air and the local reclamation of trap rap taking all we know from our influences while making it ours. More than that we have crispy dream pop and tons of other creatives just making their own sound; breaking every mold. Sometimes it’s not more than just making catchy tunes, it’s also about finding out how much we [...]
This week has been a celebration of international music on our shores with DNCE rocking a concert and the Good Vibes Festival bringing globally established indie bands and musicians but, let’s focus our attention closer to home with our list of Tracks of the Week!Renjana – Noh Salleh (from the re-release of Angin Kencang)
It’s smooth and soulful and such an easy listen on a Sunday morning. But, there is also a darkness lingering on this track that deserves several plays to truly immerse ourselves in the lyrics and of course, coming from Noh Salleh; we can never trust his song to be far from emotional.Inspire Desire – Bittersweet
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