A Museum that Sounds Like No Other


Penang music finds a home to satiate the nostalgic and stimulate the novice.

I texted Paul Augustin that I would be a little late to our appointment, mainly because Komtar had closed off parking that day for some reason and I had to leave my car in neighbouring Prangin Mall instead. But it was also because the Penang House of Music, which he founded, was a little tricky to find. There was helpful signage on the way, sure, but you had to walk right into the ICT Mall, go past rows of shops hawking their mobile phones, laptops and other gadgets before finding the escalator that takes you to the place.

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