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We are 18 days away from the Book Launch on 28 November 2015 @ 216 Beach Street, George Town Literary Festival 2015… check more details here.
COMA (Penang), ANGKARA (Kedah) and SPEEDWITCHES (Kuala Lumpur) will be performing, free of charge, for a night of 3D metal punk entertainment! Come on out to Rock out if you are in Penang!
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I LOVE YOU ORCHESTRA from Japan will be playing on October 23rd at Soundmaker Studio in Weld Quay, Penang Malaysia.
Although not truly a metal, punk, nor a Malaysian band, it’s cool to help the fine people at Soundmaker promote this event. From 8.30 pm, people of Penang… enjoy the tsunami.
On Saturday 28 November, come see me participating to George Town Literary Festival 2015. I will be speaking on a panel on writing about performing arts. The appointment is at 10am, the Black Kettle, Beach Street.
Quite obviously, I will be sharing stories from my experiences among Malaysian extreme music subcultures, and how they led me to write Banana Punk Rawk Trails.
I will be involved together with Robin Ruizendaal, expert on Southeast Asian puppetry, Tan Sooi Beng, Malaysia’s prominent ethnomusicologist, and Paul Augustin, musician and curator of the Penang Island Jazz Festival. Moderator duties will be performed by the inimitable Latif Kamaluddin, poet and former professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia. Continue reading Rocking George Town Literary Festival 2015