#StayAtHome and Enjoy #MuzikDiRumah
A series of virtual concerts featuring some 300 local artistes was kicked off on 8th April by the Communications and Multimedia Ministry in an effort to keep cooped up, responsible Malaysians entertained. The list of artistes include Hujan, Meet Uncle Hussain, Hazama, Stacy and Datuk Jamal Abdillah. Check them out on muzik.my.
#CoviDrumming — Stay at Home Percussion Drum Circle
And here’s something we received in our inbox that’s totally appropriate for Gendang: A drum circle featuring Awe, Bhindee, Bob, sAM & #BabyAaira to simply remind people to #stayathome. Nice one, guys! (P.S.: Will you play at our launch?)
#CoviDrumming – Stay At Home Percussion Drum Circle ft Awe, Bhindee, Bob, sAM & #BabyAaira ❤️🥁⭕Listen on headphones 🎧Public Service Announcement – Duduk Rumah or Stay At Home
Posted by 1Drum on Monday, March 30, 2020
Kuala Pilah Represent!
American apparel brand Vans has just released a head-to-toe collection featuring the mesmerising original artworks of Kuala Pilah visual artist Kide Baharudin. The collection has two themes, town and kampung, and both will feature scenes from Kide’s own humble hometown!
#TIL Brought to You by Balai Seni Negara
Our very own National Art Gallery is doing an awesome job highlighting iconic arts by local artistes every day on its Twitter account. The detailed captions and descriptions also mean casual art lovers get valuable free lessons on the wealth of talent we have here in Malaysia.
Zaim Durulaman (b. 1966 Perak) manifests his journey and what he sees in real life of his experience to create art. ‘Calm Before the Storm (2001)’ is one of the artworks in his ‘Siri Perahu’. The Sampans he drawn in the painting is a sense of adventure, signifying the danger and pic.twitter.com/nEGc0ibAjm
— Balai Seni Negara (@BalaiSeniNegara) April 13, 2020
This Week’s New Music
A pleasant surprise, this is! After a near two-decade absence from the local scene, award-winning artiste and pub legend, Amir Yussof (who currently resides in New Zealand) has released this wonderful song, ‘Calling On You’, which he originally wrote back in 2008.