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, 07 May 2021 12:00 PM
The lowest common denominator trap
Beware politicians who appeal to the masses as they may compromise individual principles.
Friday, 02 Apr 2021 12:00 PM
Turning grit into gold
Life imitates art as Malaysian politicians become ‘characters’ of our favourite long-running series.
Friday, 26 Mar 2021 12:00 PM
The medium is the message
The Man can try to stifle dissent in the creative media, but creativity still prevails.
Friday, 19 Mar 2021 12:00 PM
Life and how to live with deadlines
Romantic notions about the spark of creative genius often masks the reality of rushing to get work in on time.
Friday, 26 Feb 2021 12:00 PM
Follow the fire in your belly
A dose of calculated angst could be enough to keep The Man in check.