Music fans, rejoice! The leading digital music service is finally in Malaysia, through which you can stream over 20 million tracks online at no charge. In case you need a bit of an introduction, Spotify is a free, ad-supported service that allows you to listen to music both old and new online Ė either by searching through their extensive music catalogue or tuning in to Spotify Radio.
London-based pop band Lawson will play STAGE KL this weekend to promote their debut album, 'Chapman Square'. Ahead of their show, the band shares with us the stories behind their first three singles. Read carefully, because this might just come in handy to win free tickets to their show.
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On day two of the Penang World Music Festival, things took a raucous turn as soon as Penang Botanical Gardens hit half past six. Unlike last nightís slow pick up, the crowds blended into the jam from the get go. The first act to contribute to the chaos was Nasout from Iran, led by an absurdly talented bespectacled man with a chest-length grizzly beard.
The two-day Penang World Music Festival has been a tour de force in the state, and after a three-year hiatus, the festival came roaring back in 2012. This year, the lineup more than matched its previous instalments, with musicians from the likes of Turkey, Iran, Portugal, Philippines and West Africa.
The world's most widely recognised boyband, Backstreet Boys, will be in KL tomorrow in all their heart-clutching glory. Because we may not be permitted to do this at any other time, we're listing down our favourite sing-along BSB tracks we hope to hear live tomorrow. Click play, sit back, and bask in the late '90s.