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 months ago

Fame and fortune or busk

Fame and fortune or busk

3 months ago

Panic in the peninsula  

Panic in the peninsula  

3 months ago

Follow the fire in your belly

A dose of calculated angst could be enough to keep The Man in check.

Follow the fire in your belly

4 months ago

Singing the subterranean homesick blues

4 months ago

Sticking it to The Man

Politicians continuing to marginalise heavy metal fans do so at their own risk.

Sticking it to The Man


4 months ago

Singing to a different tune

Beyond the lovey-dovey stuff, some musicians make their opinions heard in song.

Singing to a different tune

4 months ago

Lockdown, damage done to music

Lockdown, damage done to music

5 months ago

The lost art of work

While corporations seek to blend work, leisure and community, it is important to keep those things separated.

The lost art of work

5 months 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

5 months ago

Be curious, again

Be curious, again

5 months ago

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

6 months 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

6 months ago

Walk on the mild side

Walk on the mild side

6 months ago

This is music

This is music

6 months 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