KAH-ROE-SHI 'SHI' cd released by 13 local DIY labels!

15 March 2007

Strain Eyes's tape version of Mass Separation/SMG split 7"EP now available. Limited to only 200 copies. RM6 postpaid. For more info contact Strain Eyes Production: strainoise@yahoo.com. Try your luck asking for our band's copies: mass_separation@hotmail.com.

SMG/Mass Separation split 7" (Jerk Off/Epidemic/Deep One/Nihilus)
- SMG is a 3 piece no-bass grinding powerviolence from the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Mass Separation strikes back with hyper-grinding thrash madness. All newly recorded tracks. Split release by Jerk Off, Epidemic, Deep One, and Nihilus Records. Limited to 400 copies. 200 on Red Vinyl. 200 on Black Vinyl.

14 March 2007

Our trip to the historical city of Melaka turns out to be a touristy one! Some of the places we managed to check out:
Stadhuys - completed in 1660. Nowadays, it houses the historical museum. This is one of the oldest Dutch buildings in the east.
Christ Church - this church was built between 1741 and 1753. It replaced a Portuguese church, which was shattered. Bricks were shipped from Zeeland in the Netherlands. On the floor of the church you will find Dutch tombstones. It is the oldest protestant church in Malaysia. On the altar you will see sacramental silverware, still bearing the Dutch coat of arms. Red Square - Beautiful square around Christ Church and the Stadhuys. On this square you will find the Tang Beng Swee Clock Tower, it looks Dutch, but it is not. It was built in 1886. Porta de Santiago - You will find this remains of the old Portuguese fort A Famosa on Jalan Kota, around St Paul's Hill. What you can see nowadays is a mostly Dutch reconstruction, bearing the VOC coat of arms. St Paul's Church - take a path up the hill and it will lead you to this church. It was originally built in 1521, by the Portuguese. It became a fortress in 1567, until 1596. After the Dutch siege it became St Paul's, before it was known as Nossa Senhora da Annunciada (Our Lady of Annunciation). It has been used as a burial ground for the Dutch. You can still see the tombstones, along the walls of ruins of the church. And not forgetting Padang Pahlawan (lost my notes on this, damn it) where Zul bought this musical instrument called Gambang. Above all, our set was OK I guess. Everyone seems to have fun! 3 bands, no stop, all go! Thanks to Zizi, Fizam, Fasha and all their friends! We definitely will return to Melaka!