The Gendang Weekly Digest #2

A Superstar is Born on AJL!

The 34th edition of Anugerah Juara Lagu proved that the next generation of songwriters and superstars are indeed the real deal. Looking beyond the highly-dramatised performances, the quality of songs really shone through this year, and we agree that the winning composition, ‘Sumpah’ (written and performed by 22-year-old Naim Daninel), thoroughly deserves it!

Lunadira Drops Sultry Single

Oh yes, do check out this slow burn of a song by Lunadira called ‘Crazy Dizzy’, our favourite new release this week!
Here’s the link:

​Beauty of a Bridge Opens!

The long-awaited Saloma Link finally opened this past week! The 370m bridge connects Kampung Bahru and Jalan Ampang and has quickly become a tourist attraction. Its design is inspired by the sireh junjung which is commonly found at Malay weddings. Wait for our full pictorial feature soon!

Pic by Nazrul Tahir

​Batika’s Brand New MV

And finally, check out the music video of Batika’s breezy tune ‘Bulan DiPagari Bintang’. Nice.


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