6 Malaysian Artistes You Should Listen To In This Cosy, Sweater Weather

Add these artistes to your playlist!

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This rainy season is the perfect weather to cosy up to good music, whether you're at home or on the commute to work

Here are six artistes worth adding to your playlists to get you in your feels:

1. The Impatient Sisters

The Impatient Sisters is a band formed in 2011 that consists of three sisters. Their songs are a fusion of folk-pop and alternative soul that engage listeners with their wistful harmonies and melodies.

Inspired by artistes like Eisley and Priscilla Ahn, this band's dreamy tunes are apparent in their songs Paper Boat, Oh Kawan, and Far Away, that takes the listeners on a magical experience.

Check out The Impatient Sisters on Spotify:

2. Ramayan

Ramayan is a trio rock band that experiments with psychedelic influences. Their songs would almost remind you of those 70's retro rock bands with the smooth funky feel.

Their song Hantu takes a 'haunting' turn with its reflective and poetic lyrics on percussion beats while Lamunan Anak Bulan takes on a more lowkey funk feel.

Check out Ramayan on Spotify:

3. Spooky Wet Dreams

Spooky Wet Dreams is an indie-alternative band that demonstrates quirky, joyful beats. Inspired by bands like Foo Fighters and The Beatles, the band creates songs that has uplifting summer vibes.

Their song Sarapan tells a story of working to put food on the table, sung on relaxing drums and guitar tracks, that resonate well with listeners.

Check out Spooky Wet Dreams on Spotify:

4. Ali Aiman

Debuting with his first-ever EP, Overture, Ali Aiman showcases easy-to-listen, melancholic songs that experiment with repeating beats and rhythms alongside his heartfelt lyrics.

His latest song, Bersamamu focuses on atmospheric slow beats and an almost-lofi vibe accompanied with profound, idyllic lyrics.

Check out Ali Aiman on Spotify:

5. Bayangan

Falling under the neo-folk genre, Bayangan is the musical persona of Fikri Fadzil who explores the theme of the struggles of daily life in a blend of traditional folk rock, classical, and industrial melodies.

His song Pahit Manis brings out a wistful, nostalgic feeling to the rhythm of its percussive beats along its hopeful lyrics on starting a new phase of life.

Check out Bayangan on Spotify:

Alien Lipstick Fire is a modern indie rock band based in KL. Their music is heavily influenced by bands like Tame Impala and Bombay Bicycle Club. Most of their songs take on a psychedelic route with mellow tracks.

Their song, 8bit Sadness, is a perfect showcase of dreamy indie rock with its pleasant tempo and smooth percussions.

Check out Alien Lipstick Fire on Spotify:

This feature is part of the #saysplaylist series, providing your playlist with a breath of fresh Malaysian air

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