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, 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

Friday, 19 Feb 2021 12:00 PM

Singing the subterranean homesick blues



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.

Sticking it to The Man

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.

Singing to a different tune

Friday, 29 Jan 2021 12:00 PM

Lockdown, damage done to music

Lockdown, damage done to music

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.

The lost art of work

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.

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Agi idup, agi ngelaban

Friday, 08 Jan 2021 12:00 PM

Be curious, again

Be curious, again

Friday, 01 Jan 2021 12:00 PM

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

How soon is now after a blemished yesterday

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.

The green, green grass of home

Friday, 11 Dec 2020 12:00 PM

Walk on the mild side

Walk on the mild side

Friday, 04 Dec 2020 12:00 PM

This is music

This is music