Not Being Affraid Anymore - Ksatriya's music demands attention

By Julia Tan

November 2013 PROFILE
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I asked a sparrow once – aren’t you afraid of falling? She said fear is for the creatures that creep across the ground Fear is for those who will never touch the clouds. – KsatriyaYoung, talented and passionate, musician Ksatriya refuses to box himself into a genre. One can easily see why. Beat poet, punk poet and self-proclaimed “rojak”, his work is a fusion, a mishmash of ideas and cultures; in fact, an aspiration towards what Malaysian music should be...

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Julia Tan

Julia "Bubba" Tan is editor of Penang Monthly and Head of Penang Institute's Publishing Unit. Some of her earliest memories are of her running rampant in her grandfather's garden.