Azmyl Yunor

Azmyl Yunor is a touring underground recording artiste, and an academic in media and cultural studies. He has published articles on pop culture, subcultures and Malaysian cultural politics. He adheres to the three-chords-and-the-truth school of songwriting, and Woody Guthrie’s maxim “All you can write is what you see”. He is @azmyl on Twitter.


6 days ago

Rejection – the best teacher

Rejection – the best teacher

1 week ago

Kindred spirits are hard to find

People tend to forget that musicians are a diverse lot.

Kindred spirits are hard to find

2 weeks ago

Curate your life with art

Curate your life with art

3 weeks ago

Do-it-yourself philosophy and music-making

Physical music albums are here to stay even as music-streaming corporations dominate the market now.

Do-it-yourself philosophy and music-making

1 month ago

Politician’s folly is social artiste’s fodder



1 month ago

Music venues and musicians face hardship amid pandemic

Venues where local musicians can perform have not been allowed to open until recently.

Music venues and musicians face hardship amid pandemic

1 month ago

The angst of being middle class

1 month ago

Knowing ourselves via our Indonesian neighbours

The difficulties that Malaysian artistes are facing are similar to that of their Indonesian peers

Knowing ourselves via our Indonesian neighbours

2 months ago

Malaysia rocks steady

Malaysia rocks steady

2 months ago

Bliss of the in-between

Bliss of the in-between

2 months ago

Summer’s simple solace

Summer’s simple solace

2 months ago

Hollywood sells Californication

Hollywood sells Californication

2 months ago

Cultural identity in the classroom

Cultural identity in the classroom

3 months ago

Singing the online blues

Singing the online blues

3 months ago

Lecturers: myth, mojo, fact of the matter

Lecturers: myth, mojo, fact of the matter