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, 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

Friday, 16 Apr 2021 01:25 PM

Salam Ramadan and keep the faith

Salam Ramadan and keep the faith

Friday, 09 Apr 2021 01:15 PM

Learning to fly

Learning to fly

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.

Turning grit into gold

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.

The medium is the message

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.

Life and how to live with deadlines

Friday, 12 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

Fame and fortune or busk

Fame and fortune or busk

Friday, 05 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

Panic in the peninsula  

Panic in the peninsula  

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.

Follow the fire in your belly