Seasoned music photographer Ahmad ‘Cipoi’ Saiful has launched a book called Sedekad Rock ‘N’ Roll to take fans of Malaysian rock’n’roll circa 2006 – 2016 on a trip down memory lane. The only question we’re asking you now is, why haven’t you bought it?
Priya Dewan, the pioneer behind one of Southeast Asia’s most successful live booking agencies- Feedback Asia, gives us some of her time to talk about working with the UK-based Warp Records, women in the workforce and her insight into the Asian music industry!
MERDEKARYA, The Gaslight Café, Minut Init, The Bee, RAW Art Space, ATASbyBijanFX, and many more. Indie hotspots like these have gained their own cultural significance within Kuala Lumpur and have become iconic places to perform, whether you’re a seasoned artist or are just starting out. Places like these are important. It’s important to have a place to experiment with your individual sense of music when the mainstream market is saturated with whatever sells best these days – candy pop, love songs or a beat you can dance to.
The band talks about Michael Jackson, high school and more. With their recent release of single and music video, Lovesick, Midnight Fusic is the fresh new boys of alternative music in Malaysia. We get to know them in our first episode of Keeping Track, where we got to know some up-and-coming local musicians!