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 went to Asian Meeting Festival Kuala Lumpur on the weekend. Here’s an attempt to try and write a review.
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.
KL Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival (KLEX) director Kok Siew-Wai answers some questions of ours about the festival and the state of Malaysian experimental film and music.
Azzief Khaliq talks to DJ Goldierocks, host of The Selector, about The Selector, travelling, and what’s going on in the UK’s underground music scene.
Gembira Putra Agam presents a personal take on Indonesia’s underground dance music scene, past and present.
Our editor reflects on Can’s mysterious and seemingly-unknowable Malaysian vocalist, Thaiga Raj Raja Ratnam.
Yuen offers up his two cents about punk, authenticity, and the twin controversies of Homophobic Malaya and The Rejection.