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.
This is out first in a bi-monthly series of mixtapes, selected by varying people and curated by James Rivers. Our 1st features CT Selecta with a selection of 60s music from Malaysia and Singapore
New boy James Rivers shares his experiences with nostalgia and optimism in Kuala Lumpur’s music scene.
Najwa’s powerful voice, her grace of musical delivery and that unabashed passion for music, all combine into a performance that you just have to experience.
Atmospheric, emotive and full of vibrant energy – their music really sucks you in. At once grandiose and down-to-earth, Mutesite exudes effortless charisma on stage that takes shoegazing postrock and turns it on its toes.
We love that lo-fi aesthetic in Muck’s music, which still manages to retain a melodic appeal. This combo makes them feel authentic, lovable and down-to-earth; some may even say that it’s the “sound” of Ipoh.
SOFT puts together one brutal assault of music, a sonic wall that slams right up to your face and knocks you out. They’re definitely NOT like their namesake.