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this is a zine, an archive, a blog, an event calendar, a place where rock’n’roll, especially of the fringe + underground, independent, DIY and related, came to be highlighted, promoted and documented.
running as a scene-blog since 2004, this website was operating as The Ricecooker Shop‘s portal from early 2007. TRS was a physical, brick’n’mortar music store first based at the Annexe, Central Market for more than three years, before moving on to two different locations in the city.
three years after the shop closed down in 2014, it morphed into a library/museum or an archive. we call this The Ricecooker Archives – Southeast Asian Rock’n’Roll Treasury (quite grand, we know).
The Ricecooker Archives have our own space at 84B, The Zhongshan Building, Jalan Rotan, Kampung Attap, Kuala Lumpur. here we collect, collate, clean-up, digitize, database and archive rock’n’roll artifacts from around the region. our aim is to preserve and to share it with the world.
note: the setting up our physical archives is still on-going, so those who wanna come meet and visit, do get in touch with us first. terima kasih.
Camp Semangat: The Secret History of Malaysia's Woodstock & War on Drugs says:
KILLEUR CALCULATEUR / ORBITCINTA BENJAMIN – Split-CD – The Ricecooker Archives says:
- 360º Head Rotation abrasion apparatus Atomic Death bad idea benzoate blackhole radioshow carburetor dung chu crust die wrecked folk-punk ghaust grindcore guiguisuisui hardcore istukas istukas over disneyland jakarta Jalan Sehala jazz-punk-improv kuala lumpur leatherface mass separation mr sterile assembly Osmantikos pazahora philippines pink noize prohibited projects pusher radioshow raivoraittius rumah api s.i.n. sharon stoned shitnoise bastards singer-songwriter steve towson substation terssalahh the bollocks Tools of the Trade virginia on duty wormrot