Monthly Archive: April, 2010

My Roots

I was going through my hard disk and came across this. A story that I wrote as a tribute to my mom and dad.It just melt my heart to see how excited they… Continue reading

In Person: Ramli Sarip

TALKING to Ramli Sarip is like going through audio excerpts of the history of Malaysian rock ‘n’ roll. Really, listening to him saying things like, “You know something, before Sweet Charity, we were… Continue reading


Words has it that on top of working on materials for Too Phat’s comeback album, Malique is also working on a new album. The first single of the set, which was said to… Continue reading

Masih Hip Hop

As you’ve probably heard, Malique and Joe is back together and Too Phat is a matter of fact working on the follow-up to 2005’s Rebirth Into Reality. Words from the Too Phat camp… Continue reading

Me & Grammys Pt III

“DEAN, wouldn’t be nice if we could attend the 50th Annual Grammy Awards next year?” this writer joked with Utusan Malaysia entertainment editor, Saharudin Musthafa, sometime last year. Having attended the 47th Annual… Continue reading

Me & Grammys Pt II

IF music is your drug of choice, attending the Grammy Awards would give you an extraordinary high. This writer was lucky to have his dream fulfilled last year, joining selected music journalists from… Continue reading

Me & Grammys Pt I

Hate me, but I’m of he very few Malaysians who have attended and be part of the Grammy Awards experience. This was what I wrote while I was lepaking at Hollywood & Highliands’… Continue reading

In Person: Sheila Majid

THEY say life begins at 40. Maybe. And maybe that’s something that local jazz queen Sheila Majid is looking forward to. She’s 39 this year, happily married to Acis (former member of 80s… Continue reading

In Person: Ella

FOR someone whose achievements include being the highest-selling female artiste in the country ever, the only Malaysian who sang the theme song for the 1998 Commonwealth Games and, er, the only Malaysian artiste… Continue reading

Before There Was The Internet, There Were Bedroom Editors

LONG before the print and electronic media dabbled in local fringe music, the only way for its enthusiasts to keep themselves updated on the latest releases, upcoming gigs and issues related to the… Continue reading