The Wknd Sessions’ boys and girls list down some of our favourite regional releases from 2016, including albums and EPs from Lust, Forests, Ali Aiman and Pitahati.
Yuen offers up his two cents about punk, authenticity, and the twin controversies of Homophobic Malaya and The Rejection.
ZH Liew reflects on the shidaiqu, the “songs of the era” that originated in 1920s Shanghai, and on memory, history and transmission.
Ahead of the launch of The Wknd Store later this month, editor Azzief Khaliq rambles about collecting and why people (including himself) still buy music on physical formats.
We managed to catch Herri Hamid, lead songwriter and guitarist of premiere Malaysian Brit rock outfit, Bittersweet, on the making of their long awaited 3rd album. Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1G1mv-uQRk Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F915T5VHm1c