The best mocktails in KL
We skip the dated Shirley Temple for a sip of sultrier concoctions around KL
Top 10 James Bond theme songs
The list that should leave you shaken, and maybe a little bit stirred
Leo Ari interview
The cooler-than-cool chillwave musician speaks about break ups, being honest and the zeitgeist of our generation
Inside the new Zouk KL
The new, RM38million Zouk KL finally opens along Jalan Tun Razak. Here's a look inside the superclub's 11 rooms
Upcoming gigs and music events in KL
Wacky Wednesdays at Vineria.It
Get your fill of soulful live music and drinks every Wednesday at Vineria.It. From 5pm-7.30pm, purchase two draught beers to get one free and purchase a...
Jes Ebrahim live at Merdekarya
The environmentally-conscious activist and singer-songwriter plays every Wednesday at this live music hideout.
Sunset Beats at Hubba Hubba Sentral
Jazz and contemporary tunes are on the menu every Wednesday and Friday as Acoustic Fourplay, Groovology and Colin & Friends swing by Hubba Hubba Sentral to...
Band Nights at Tujo
Treat your ears to acoustic tunes and urban grooves at Tujo. On Tuesday, catch Joven Goce, a singer-songwriter from the Philippines whose fun covers and...
Club nights and parties in KL this week
Friday night at Minut Init this week brings you a sound system party with the Ringan-Ringan Soundboys and Taufiq. Entry fee is inclusive of one drink.
Ladies night at La Bodega
La Bodega is offering ladies free flows of house wine, beer and sangria every Thursday from 8pm to 10pm. There's no catch here, just free alcohol.
W-Night at Marini's on 57
Ladies get the special treatment on Wednesdays with complimentary cocktail shooters at Marini's on 57. Dress to the nines and play up on colours to show if...
Kuala Lumpur Pub Crawl
Always wanted to organise or join a pub crawl but have no idea where to start? You’re in luck. Happening every Thursday and Saturday at Changkat Bukit...
Open Wednesdays at M8 by Marini's
Every Wednesday, present your costumed self at M8 by Marini's for a night of outlandish garb and house music. It's a Tiki party this August, so wear anything...
Movember Fundraising Party
It’s lumberjack season, in case you haven’t noticed. Pisco will be having a party to raise funds for the National Cancer Society of Malaysia in aid of male...
Bars and pubs promotions in KL
Torii TTDI beer promotion
Head to Torii TTDI for beers at RM10 per glass all night long. Take your pick from Heineken and Kirin Ichiban on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Brotzeit 3L Challenge
Finish a three-litre beer within 15 minutes and you’ll get the beer for free, a Brotzeit t-shirt, and your name on the 3lit Hall of Fame. If you fail you’ll...
Beer o'clock at La Bodega
From 12noon to 8pm every day, it's RM20nett per pint for mugs of Stella Artois, Asahi, Hoegaarden, Erdinger Weissbeir and Erdinger Dunkel at all La Bodega...
Latest album reviews
Mac DeMarco – ‘Another One’ album review
You might think of Mac DeMarco as a wacky dude, always with the beer and the jokes. But on his fourth record he’s totally bummed out.
Ultimate Painting – ‘Green Lanes’ album review
Nine months after their debut, the London indie duo have already birthed a second album in Harringay.
Dr Dre – ‘Compton’ album review
After the scene-setting ‘The Chronic’ and the comeback of ‘2001’, this is a man reflecting on life and his career – and it sounds fantastic.
Gwenno – ‘Y Dydd Olaf’ album review
The Welsh-language debut by the former Pipettes frontwoman pairs luscious, breathy vocals and sci-fi themes with funky electronica and industrial clanks – the sound of the M4 meeting the autobahn.
KL's best music and nightlife
Best live music venues in KL
Indie rock, acoustic folk, jazz – think you can’t find them in KL? These top ten live music venues play all that and more.
Best bars in KL
Get into the spirit of KL’s vibrant nightlife scene as we round up the best bars for every occasion
Best free live music nights in KL
Forget cover charge. Here's where to go in KL for free live music gigs.
Best bars and clubs in KL
Rooftop bars, speakeasies and the best places to party. Here are the best bars and clubs in KL to blow off some steam
Best cocktails in KL
From the classic cocktails to the modern upgrades, here are the 10 best cocktails in KL
Best record stores in KL
Ditch your mp3s for an analogue music experience at these indie record stores.