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, 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.
Friday, 12 Feb 2021 12:00 PM
Sticking it to The Man
Politicians continuing to marginalise heavy metal fans do so at their own risk.
Friday, 05 Feb 2021 12:00 PM
Singing to a different tune
Beyond the lovey-dovey stuff, some musicians make their opinions heard in song.
Friday, 22 Jan 2021 12:00 PM
The lost art of work
While corporations seek to blend work, leisure and community, it is important to keep those things separated.
Friday, 15 Jan 2021 12:00 PM
Agi idup, agi ngelaban
It's easy to get caught up in cynicism and disillusionment when you're stuck in an echo chamber.
Friday, 18 Dec 2020 12:00 PM
The green, green grass of home
The underappreciated Malaysian front yard holds a variety of life improving possibilities.