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.


Friday, 30 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

Silencing bigots

The magic of music is hard to explain but it is a cherished and comforting part of our lives in this mad world.

Silencing bigots

Friday, 23 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

Gigging and the politics of ignorance

Gigging and the politics of ignorance

Friday, 16 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

We’ll all float on, okay

Friday, 09 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

Going mental

Covid-19 effects a person’s self-worth and place in society as much as losing the ability to support family.

Going mental

Friday, 02 Jul 2021 11:59 AM

Imagination is a tool

Imagination is a tool


Friday, 25 Jun 2021 12:00 PM

When the deal goes down

For hope to have meaning, the will to act is important.

When the deal goes down

Friday, 18 Jun 2021 11:59 AM

The lost art of thinking for yourself

The lost art of thinking for yourself

Friday, 11 Jun 2021 12:00 PM

Doing our job

Stop interfering, leave it to the experts.

Doing our job

Friday, 04 Jun 2021 12:15 PM

Gayu guru gerai nyamai, or long life, health and prosperity to you

Gayu guru gerai nyamai, or long life, health and prosperity to you

Friday, 28 May 2021 01:05 PM

Starstruck in cyberspace

Friday, 21 May 2021 12:00 PM

The theory of everything

The theory of everything

Friday, 14 May 2021 12:00 PM

One more time with feeling

One more time with feeling

Friday, 07 May 2021 12:00 PM

The lowest common denominator trap

Beware politicians who appeal to the masses as they may compromise individual principles.

The lowest common denominator trap

Friday, 30 Apr 2021 12:05 PM

No such thing as ‘normal’

Friday, 23 Apr 2021 12:01 PM

The Azmyl Yunor guide to a meaningful, creative life