Vans Musicians Wanted 2017 finalists I Lost the Plot reflect on their journey from the public submissions stage to the top three and how it changed them as a band.
Ahead of submissions for Vans Musicians Wanted 2018 opening up, The Wknd talks to Nor Akhmal, the vocalist of Vans Musicians Wanted 2017 winners Lukarts, about the band’s experience in the competition and making it to Guangzhou, China.
A weekend of non-stop rock music in a forest clearing in Cheras back in 1972: Azzief Khaliq takes a look the near-mythical Camp Semangat Woodstock and the moral panic that followed in its wake.
Hip hop platform Raising The Bar recently held their 6th anniversary at The Bee and Wknd correspondent Truf was there to see it go down.
Yuen looks at the notion of bands as families and the key similarities and differences between the two social constructs.
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.
Azzief Khaliq offers up some thoughts about the whole romantic impulse present in recent Indonesian indie music ahead of the Payung Teduh show this weekend.