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.


3 days ago

Agi idup, agi ngelaban

It's easy to get caught up in cynicism and disillusionment when you're stuck in an echo chamber.

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Agi idup, agi ngelaban

1 week ago

Be curious, again

Be curious, again

2 weeks ago

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

1 month ago

The green, green grass of home

The underappreciated Malaysian front yard holds a variety of life improving possibilities.

The green, green grass of home

1 month ago

Walk on the mild side

Walk on the mild side


1 month ago

This is music

This is music

1 month ago

I don’t wanna buy anything

People's lives are now inundated with marketing and advertisements that encourage mindless consumption.

I don’t wanna buy anything

1 month ago

A tailor-made charade

A tailor-made charade

2 months ago

The sad state of the Malaysian music press

Malaysian media rarely gives music the coverage it deserves.

The sad state of the Malaysian music press

2 months ago

Sympathy but first financial literacy for the artiste

Sympathy but first financial literacy for the artiste

2 months ago

Mat Solo and the lonesome Nusantara

Mat Solo and the lonesome Nusantara

2 months ago

Rejection – the best teacher

Rejection – the best teacher

3 months ago

Kindred spirits are hard to find

People tend to forget that musicians are a diverse lot.

Kindred spirits are hard to find

3 months ago

Curate your life with art

Curate your life with art

3 months 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