*Originally published in The Malay Mail. Not sure when. THOSE who remembered, there were a lot of hearsays going on in the local fringe music scene prior the release of Butterfinger’s magnum opus,… Continue reading


Originally published in Below The Radar, The Malay Mail on April 7, 2004 SOME of us might have heard stories on how difficult it is to survive if you are an English-singing independent/urban… Continue reading

What is #ProjekBuku: Ritma Atas Puisi

On Dec 31, 2013. I released a free to download e-book that compiles writings, experiences, opinions and musings by 69 individuals that are/were directly involved with the Malaysian independent music scene. This is… Continue reading

@OfficialDJFuzz #TheCypherMixtape

IF you follow DJ Fuzz on Twitter and Instagram, you probably noticed #TheCypherMixtape hashtag that he has been using in the last month of two. To those who are still in the dark,… Continue reading

#FLASHBACK Interview With Joe Kidd

This was an interview I did with Joe Kidd (Carburetor Dung, Zink, Shitworkers, Aedes Fanzine, Blasting Concept, Alternative Garage Entertainment & Ricecooker) back in July 1995 for my fanzine then Piss Of Mine… Continue reading

#SiriHero: “Un”Normal Human Genetic (1993-1995?)

Originating from Sri Pahang Flats in Bangsar, ‘Un’ Normal Human Genetic was one of the local bands that really connected to me musically back then. They started out as a band that was… Continue reading

Perihal Dulu and Sekarang

I am blessed for being able to be actively involved with the local underground/urban/indie music scene and for better or worst, a lot have obviously changed since I was first exposed to it… Continue reading

Killeur Calculateur In The Studio!

Killeur Calculateur, is currently in the studio working on an album and one of the songs is going to be called ‘Lee Chong Wei’. Seriously… you must be really… a) stupid b) intoxicated… Continue reading

SCTS Releasing “Undisputed” This Month

IF The Great Battle was dubbed as their heaviest, moodiest and darkest effort to date, Sevencollar T-shirt’s new materials were said to be their poppiest to date. How pop? ‘Wild Child’ meets Jimmy… Continue reading

Check Em Out #3: Belaire

ALONGSIDE California Wives, this Austin trio’s music is currently high on my stereo rotation. Their music as described on the band’s label, Indierect, artist page “Floats from bossa nova and Giallo film scores… Continue reading