Articles about Malaysian Music

Eastern Desekratorz and Nuclear Metal Lust: Performing 'Authentic' black metal in Malaysian Borneo
Metal Music Studies (2015) Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 211-232

Among the globalized metal scenes of South East Asia, Malaysian Borneo's black metal (BM) demonstrates a great deal of referencing to the satanic themes and sonic rawness of the first wave of western BM bands such as Venom and Bathory. ...

"Songlines" Music Travel
Songlines (2015) , No. 111, pp. 20


FRoots (2015) Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 25


Overseas Festivals
Songlines (2015) , No. 106, pp. 94-95


Kami semua headbangers: Heavy metal as multiethnic community builder in Penang Island, Malaysia
International Journal of Community Music (2014) Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 153-172

This article investigates how heavy metal music promotes the development of multiethnic community interactions by focusing on Penang Island, Malaysia as a case study, where individuals of different ethnic backgrounds have intermingled in the heavy metal music scene as a ...

Imaginary Spaces: New Malaysian performance contexts for intercultural exploration
Organised Sound (2014) Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 164-172

The Imaginary Space: Developing models for an emergent Malaysian/Western electroacoustic music is a Fundamental Research Grant Scheme project funded by the Malaysian government in which intercultural investigation is centred within an electroacoustic performance environment. A unique series of music outcomes ...