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Various – REDEFINE Vol. 2

Indonesian label UNDERRADAR unearths more Indonesian house gems on REDEFINE Volume 2.

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Articles

Lurkgurl: “I always feel like we’re on the brink of the apocalypse”

Lurkgurl talks about her new EP, endlings, the divine feminine, and the journey she’s taken over the past few years.

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Music

Jaeho Hwang – Betweenness/사이

Jaeho Hwang gives us a taste of his upcoming EP with club-ready pounder Betweenness/사이, complete with hypnotic music video.

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Reviews

Forests – Get in Losers, We’re Going to Eternal Damnation

Singaporean emo trio Forests’ triumphant third album is “music for simping silly”.

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Music

KUNTARI – Larynx

Indonesian composer KUNTARI continues to stun with his latest composition, “Larynx”.

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Music

xLastMinutex – Breakthrough / Poison

Hardcore veterans xLastMinutex return after seven years with two new tracks.

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Features & Articles

Interviews, reviews, features, and op-eds.

Social Circuit Articles

The bands behind Malaysia’s Pop-Punk uprising

Azim Idris (Milo Dinosaur) shares his thoughts on the pop-punk uprising in the Malaysian scene, shares some bands leading the way.

Articles

Music As a Weapon: A Quick Chat With Tinariwen

Azzief Khaliq talks to Tinariwen about their people, their music, and working in the Californian desert.

Articles

Of Moral Panic and 30 Hours of Non-Stop Rock: The Malaysian Woodstock of July 1972

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.