Moving on in April and the beginning of the transition to endemicity, some arts, theatre, comedy and live music are ON this weekend. DJs, producers, musicians, artistes also continue from their private desktops, homes and studios of KL. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place. Enjoy the music and have a safe week ahead.
Crane KL Live
Live music at Crane KL to accompany your eats and drinks in the heart of Chinatown KL. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Crane KL welcomes everyone to their scenic restaurant and bar where you can expect excellent service, tasty food, fine wine, draught beers and deliciously interesting craft cocktails in warm and comfortable surroundings.
This week Crane Downstairs 8pm onwards there's live music: Wednesday Night with Jo, Thursday Night with Kirana Kay, Friday Night with Russell Curtis, Saturday Night with Rose Nasir, plus Sunday Chill and Jive from noon with Jerome Christopher and Claire Chew.
All-day dining begins at noon and closes at 12 midnight with the last order at 11.30pm. A breakfast menu will be offered on Sundays. Up-Stairs cocktail bar opens Tues-Sunday from 4.00pm to 12.00 midnight with 1+1 on Cocktails from 4pm to 9pm Wed & Thur. Bookings available +6012-209 7057 / +6013-218 5712. Visit http://cranekl.com/ / https://www.facebook.com/CraneKL / https://www.instagram.com/thecrane_kl/
BOBO KL Live
April at Bobo KL, this weekend features Jazz maestro Michael Veerapen with his Trio and Dasha Logan on vocals. 21-23 April 2022.
Back on Monday evening, Lee Peng with Disney sing-a-long favourites, Tuesday showcases Double Aze (guitarist and singer) and Wednesdays with David Gomes.
BoboKL has Music All Week Long. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays will feature ‘Soloists in Residence’. Come with friends for casual fun and good music. Weekend Headliners will perform as always Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations required. WhatsApp +6017-390 5945. Visit cloudtix.co/bobokl for tickets to shows available and https://www.facebook.com/BoboKualaLumpur for details and SOPs. Bobo is at 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL.
Live at W Kuala Lumpur
W Kuala Lumpur presents up on WETDECK, this Sunday 24 April 2022 it's Social Sunday 3pm onwards. What's better on a lazy Sunday afternoon than tan lines and good times? Laze around the pool and while your Sunday afternoon away alongside chill vibes, good company, yummy food and of course, good tunes. With Victor G, Phil K Lee, Howie Lee, Lzzy, Mr Rodrigo. Table reservations only, minimum spending applies. RSVP: https://www.tableapp.com/partner/wet-deck-w-kuala-lumpur
Pisco Bar KL
Lazy Sunday Weekly. Hop on by for a great lazy time this Sunday from 3pm onwards. . Bean Bags, Sunday Vibes. Chill Vibes. Amazing promos. And remember, Pisco Bar KL is at 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL. Call 03-2142 2900 for bookings and information.
Live at Jao Tim
Ronnie & The Orbitons (Justin Timberlake Show) this Saturday 23 April 2022. Rydee & Sharon Chong this Sunday 24 April 2022. KL City Opera on Tuesday 26 April 2022. Purchase tickets via https://www.jaotim.com. Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
The Iron Fairies KL Live
Live at The Iron Fairies KL every Friday and Saturday from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. Friday with Deriolama and Saturday with Jason. THE IRON FAIRIES KL is at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call 016-221 3612. Visit https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl for more information and who's performing.
Streaming Live, Online Radio Shows/Podcasts
Revolution Black from Kuma 26 April 2022 Goa Special
Purveyor of Modern Techno DJ Kuma's monthly techno show Revolution Black on New York based Frisky Radio comes up for its next edition next Tuesday 26 April 2022, with nothing less than some of the best and latest in techno sounds.
With recent releases on Malaysian based Sweatbox Records, Mexico's We Love Techno, Deepsomnia, Contrast, Renesanz Records, and upcoming on Ohrwurm, as well as from his own Bandcamp page, a presence on Spotify, as well as his renowned VOOP techno nights at Le Noir, KL and many appearances across the globe, his Revolution Black show has been one of his mainstays this past few years.
You can catch him on the Frisky schedule this coming 26 April 2022 at 9pm on https://www.friskyradio.com/show/revolution_black/ (or visit https://www.facebook.com/kumamuzik for more information and news).
Biscuit every Saturday and Tuesday on Essential Clubbers UK
The Sweatbox and Art Xtreme Media's honcho DJ Biscuit features on two live radio/streaming shows weekly on Essential Clubbers Radio, a UK-based, worldwide spreading electronic music station, playing underground house and techno and everything in between representing The Sweatbox collective, who sometimes joins her on the airwaves. Essential Clubbers Radio has seen a fast paced growth in the past months, having gathered over 100 Djs from all over the world under the station's umbrella, playing various genres of electronic music to a worldwide audience.
Saturday Pajama Show Edition from 2pm to 5pm Malaysia Time/ 7am to 9am GMT closing up the ECR Frantic Fridays and welcoming the Saturday Smash line up. The Saturday show is geared around deeper, minimalistic sounds.
Tuesdays from 3pm - 5pm Malaysia Time / 8am to 10am BSTs. It's Underground Takeover for Tuesdays, playing you drum'n'bass right through to techno.
First Thursdays of each month also see the monthly drum'n'bass Damage. Biscuit will be on air 2pm Malaysia Time.
Available to listen on the Zeno Radio App/ TuneIn Radio app or the website or visit https://essentialclubbers.co.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/DJBiscuitG/ for details and information.
EVOLUTION Radioshow with Yusef Kifah Online
Celebrating 40 months of EVOLUTION, Yusef plays some of the best Trance, Hard Trance and Hard Dance music in a secluded tropical rainforest located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Depicting the vibrancy and diversity of our Malaysian electronic music scene, let's come together in evolution, energy & euphoria with this exclusive set. Watch on https://youtu.be/AaGDzAwg-T4. "Evolution, Energy, Euphoria" are Yusef Kifah's 3 main sounds prospects; his show captures the hearts of trance lovers with his enthralling sound of Trance, Hard Trance & Hard Dance featuring renowned local and international guest DJs every month airing on the first day of each for more than three years now.
SaturdaySelects On Air
A weekly broadcast of radio shows and live streaming sessions (mostly radio during this period) from the SaturdaySelects HQ featuring our homegrown DJs and selectors from around the world. Expect a variety of sounds from house, techno and disco, to jazz, hip hop and Afrobeats. SaturdaySelects is helmed by Roshan. Shows include the weekly SaturdaySelects and fortnightly Spectrum Radio.
Check out SaturdaySelects https://www.facebook.com/SaturdaySelects for links, days of broadcast, timing details and more information.
All their previous SaturdaySelects On Air Livestream shows are available for public streaming. Catch up on live streams you might have missed and tune in to it at your own leisure. Check out https://soundcloud.com/saturdayselects and https://www.instagram.com/saturdayselects/ for details and playlists and music.
Gerard Singh Live Online
If you miss watching live performances at your favourite bar/club as much as a musician, singer-songwriter Gerard Singh misses performing, you can join him on SESSIONS LIVE Livestream where he performs covers, requests and his own originals. Visit him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GerardSinghOfficial/ to find out when he's on. You can subscribe to him via https://sessionslive.com/gerardsingh / https://youtube.com/c/GerardSingh / https://instagram.com/dgerardsingh/
Raggy Singh Live Online
Well-crafted songs, iconic classics and originals. Visit his Live music stream and enjoy a repertoire he's gathered over 40 years of performing. He'll tell you some stories that's for sure, as he performs daily at 11pm. The link will show his schedule in your local time. You can subscribe to him via https://www.sessionslive.com/Raggy879
J-Sun In The House – 20 Year Mixes
Welcome to the House of J-Sun. From his Mixcloud page at https://www.mixcloud.com/Jascion/ J-Sun provides a regular soundtrack of underground dance music garnered from his 20 years of Djing in the KL scene and a lifetime of music collecting. Hitting My J-Sun 29 with a Tribal Progressive mix this week. Visit https://www.facebook.com/MyJSun63/ for details of new mixes.
HITZXCELERATE with Simon Lee & Alvin every Saturday on HITZ
Prepare to go on a journey of sensational electronic dance music as Simon Lee & Alvin take on the new show HITZXcelerate on HITZ Malaysia's #1 Hit Station, going non-stop in the mix with the biggest dance tunes in Malaysia every Saturday 11pm. Also for the first time ever, they'll be on the radio in Sabah and Sarawak! Visit https://www.facebook.com/HITZdotmy/ and also https://www.mixcloud.com/simonleeandalvin/ for more music from the duo.
Loops Collective - Drum'n'Bass and Jungle Sessions
Malaysia's provider of drum'n'bass and jungle for over two decades, Loops Collective, fronted and founded by DJ Low, provides a slew of new sessions from their Mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/LoopsCollective/ from purveyors both local and international for their drum'n'bass friends both local and global.
Drum'n'bass Session #29 - Spiral Zed (Aus). Check out her productions on Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/spiral_zed and https://soundcloud.com/esssdj . Spiral Zed expresses her passion for the heavy side of the DnB spectrum, mainly jump-up and neurofunk. ESSS DJ keeps it phat and funky with the glitch-hop beats and acid-house bangers.
DNB XTRA Series Mixcloud is into its seventh edition with an exclusive fresh mix from Dr Meaker. A massive drum'n'bass sound system made up of electronic and acoustic musicians and instruments straight from the heart of the DnB capital of Bristol, UK. Listen - https://www.mixcloud.com/LoopsCollective/dnb-xtra-7-dr-meaker/
Check out www.mixcloud.com/loopscollective and https://www.facebook.com/LoopsCollective for more music from the likes of Azpect, DJ SUV, Calculon, Roy Green & Protone, Javabass Soundsystem, Lucy Stoner, Kay C, DJ Low, Magenta, Duster, Thierry D, Resinate, Emisz, Dead Zodiac, DJ Roo, Sick Nimpson, Mac, Nujita and many more. More music and information at https://takeoffrecords.bandcamp.com and https://www.instagram.com/LoopsCollective
Chemistry Recordings and House of Chemistry Malaysia Mixcloud Mix Sessions
Malaysia's HOC House of Chemistry and Chemistry Recordings provides a selection of new sessions from their Mixcloud. Do listen via https://www.mixcloud.com/KLchemistry
Chemistry 10 arrives from Hebbo (Minimalaysia party and label honcho). Listen at https://www.mixcloud.com/KLchemistry/chemistry-with-hebbo-10/
Also with mixes from Low & MamaDayo, MODEC, Nyl, Low&MamDayo, Slutski, Leo Lang, CTK, Miss SS, Alan Tand, Terence C, J-Sun, Moto, James Lealand, Haroldos, Radio Revolution, Rainbow High and more.
More music and information from https://www.facebook.com/hochouseofchemistry and https://chemistryrecordings.bandcamp.com
Stellar Radio with Boris Foong and Ramsey Westwood
Stellar Radio takes a break for the time being. Meanwhile, the official Stellar Radio Website www.radiostellar.com gives you exclusive news about Stellar Radio and trance, progressive, EDM, hardstyle dance music from their studio. You can also catch them at facebook.com/StellarRadioMusic. Listen to previous week's episodes in audio at mixcloud.com/borisfoongdj or visit www.radiostellar.com for more details and news.
FM1 Live on Twitch Saturday/Sunday
FM1 will be on Twitch Live from 3pm to 5pm Saturday and Sunday with various dance genres for your late afternoon home party listen. He's looking forward to entertaining and seeing you all again so please give him some support by logging in to www.twitch.tv/djfm1
Beatmilitia Frequency Radio Show
KL-based house techno collective Beatmilitia takes a break. You can, meanwhile, head to https://www.facebook.com/beatmilitia or https://www.mixcloud.com/beatmilitia/ for details and more music from the collective. Stay tuned with them on their Mixcloud page for news of more episodes. You can listen to the 43 shows to date on their roll cast - Funkayrol, Nazarud, EJ Missy, Roshan, Nazreth, Erin Khan, Mahiya, Adib, Ta5sh, Joey G, Also Ken, Jeneral Kai aka Gabriel, Biscuit, Ekanan, Kuma, J-Sun, Shammui, Rhina, Autul, Buddha's Mind Trick, ANRK, Odd b2b Obadius, Yorri, DJ Mie, Phil K Lee, Robin, Discfunktion, Bryan Burger, Aldrin, Kumaraza, DJ Bernie, Lilly Pitta, Tim, Alam, Tommy Cham, Oliver Osborne, Jason Voon, MODEC, Judge Jegg, Jalelo, Special K, Toshen, Grey Stick.
Kuala Lumpur Electronic Music Collective Voidrealm have been on a weekly podcast trail for months now on Soundcloud, with previous casts featuring the likes of Polygonia, Nazreth, ADUTI, Autul, Odd, Halim Ardie, Kubika, Jota Karloza, Alam, Funkayrol, Ody Dozz, Otherkind, Versailles, Mawiewowie, Edward Bei, JonnyVicious, Alinep, Kuma, Greystick, Amber H, Rui Tang, Apsara and more. You can visit Voidrealm's Soundcloud page https://soundcloud.com/voidrealm_collective for timing links, new streams, more information and updates. Also at https://www.facebook.com/voidrealmcollective and https://www.voidrealmcollective.com for their mix release.
Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds
Kuala Lumpur's Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds weekly mixtape show that will showcase all talents and W Kuala Lumpur resident's music mix tapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. With mixes from the likes of Victor G, Roshan, Phil K. Lee, LFS, Robotron5000, Meliha, Zaskar, Josh Butler, Choobs, Victor Trixter, Ben Rau, Terence C, Miss SS, Sivanesh.
There are also Radio Therapy Sessions, from the likes of Apsara, Anja Schneider, Jungle Jerry, Alam, Damian Saint. Check out https://www.mixcloud.com/wkualalumpur/ for music details.
Live Comedy, Arts, Classical
Crackhouse Comedy Club Live and Fully Vaccinated
Headliners this weekend 22-23 April 2022 feature Prakash Daniel. Prakash Daniel was plucked to host Comedy Central’s “Stand Up Asia” in 2017, featuring a dazzling array of Asian comedians, the first such show by the premiere comedy channel. Prakash has also been invited to perform at the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He hosted the festival produced show called, “Comedy Zone Asia” featuring comics from India, Malaysia and Japan.
His effervescent personality makes him a natural for the screen, as he made his movie debut in 2014 with a cameo in “Kami Histeria”, while his forays into YouTube videos with Jinnyboy TV, Grimm Films, and the Ming Thing have also brought him success. Never one to rest on his laurels, Prakash Daniel has now set his sights on bigger stages and his booming laugh will soon reach all corners of the world!
This Thursday 21 April 2022 – The Ong Show hosted by Rizal Van Geyzel. Special guest spot by Kavin Jay. A special comedy competition show where the audience decides which comedian gets the grand prize - based on the comic's performance! Inspired by the notoriously brutal “Gong show” in the UK, this show is designed to let the audience control the show without any of the guilt! The best comic of the night wins RM500 cash!
Hosted by Crackmaster Rizal van Geyzel, it’s the most interactive stand up comedy show you will ever witness.
There's also Open Crack Comedy Open mics Wednesday 9pm and Saturday 5pm. The purest form of comedy there is! It's their Open Mic night - guaranteed to have a packed line up every week, catch veterans, first timers and the rising stars of the scene as they perform their hot new jokes! Or sign up and give it a go yourself.
Visit their FB page and website for details/contacts/ticket prices/ - and https://crackhousecomedy.asia or via Peatix.com or save RM5 whatsapp (save RM5) https://wa.me/message/FS5HRNGZYNAVK1 for tickets.
The Joke Factory Live
The Joke Factory is proud to present Gajen Nad this Thursday 21 April 2022, one of the funniest rising stars of stand-up comedy in KL, with his one-night-only hour special, MONKEY BUSINESS. His relatable and hilarious stories and jokes have made him a staple and crowd favourite in the local scene, and on Thursday, he is bringing all of these for your enjoyment. With host Brian Tan, and featuring some surprise acts, this show will surely be one you will not want to miss.
This weekend 22-23 April 2022: Great combinations make us happy: Chocolate & Vanilla. A good book & a rainy day. Najib & a prison cell. And continuing in the tradition of dynamic duos, The Joke Factory is proud to welcome the hilarious Joanne Kam & Kavin Jay in BIG TIME LAUGHS. The queen of raunchy hilarity and the emperor of rage humour are combining forces for 2 nights of non-stop laughs. Hosted by Gajen Nad and supporting acts Shaq & Mir, this will be something you would not want to miss.
Today (Wednesday 20): Don’t miss out on the show guys! Making S#it Up with Harith Iskander, and is their brand new edition of the BEST Improvised Comedy Show! It’s one of the audience’s favourites as it’s Unplanned! Unscripted! And most importantly, it’s suggested by the live audience! The bottom line is what you say, we deliver! Do not miss out on the fun Live at The Joke Factory. Also with Farid Azmeir, Henry Choo and Arul Moli.
Next Tuesday (26) there's Open Mic at TJF. If you’ve ever wanted to try stand-up comedy, this is the platform for you! Come and watch first-timers, regular open micers, & established comedians try out their newest stuff all for your enjoyment. Every famous and hilarious comedian you have ever watched started out the same way, so witness the birth of great bits and even greater performers. Hosted by Asu Sharleh, this is sure to be a fun night.
Whatsapp Link for tickets: https://wa.link/d1lu8x. Seats are limited due to SOP. Visit https://www.facebook.com/thejokefactory.com.my
Stage 1 Theatre: Philharmonic Winds of Malaysia brings you The Spirit of Celtic this Saturday 23 April 2022 (3pm and 8pm) with lots of Scottish music, bagpipes music, and also to showcase their very talented clarinettists. In the concert, you are going to experience and learn lots of Scottish songs, last but not least, also compositions influenced by Scottish music. Philharmonic Winds of Malaysia (PWM) is a non-profit organisation, founded by a group of proficient musicians based in KL, Malaysia. The ensemble aims to promote wind and band music to the public while elevating the art of wind playing to higher levels among the local music community by creating a platform for wind band music making.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to find out more about what's coming up. Get your tickets at http://onetix.com.my. MKN SOP applies.
Currently featuring a lot of WFH (Watch From Home) shows streaming programmes from recent shows that were staged at KLPac. Visit KLPac's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theklpac and https://www.klpac.org for information about KLPac and for more information on what's coming up.
Buy Tickets. Online Purchase @ CloudTheatre: https://www.cloudtix.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.