March 27, 2011

The Whitest Boy Alive in Kuala Lumpur

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Have never heard of The Whitest Boy Alive ? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. I had many friends who were asking who was this whitest boy alive and is he anything like that white boy in Powder; which is a 90’s movie for those of you who don’t know. Once I mentioned that it’s one half of Kings of Convenience; who brought the house down during their very first Kuala Lumpur show last year, only then did some of them go “Ahhhhhhh”.

The Whitest Boy Alive

The Whitest Boy Alive

The Whitest Boy Alive (TWBA) is three-fourths German and one-fourth Norwegian. Erlend Øye, the Norse quarter this musical pie, is better known as half of indie band duo Kings of Convenience (KOC). This time he sings again, yielding electric guitars and dancier tunes thanks to his mates from Deutschland: Marcin Öz on bass, Sebastian Maschat on drums and Daniel Nentwig on keyboards. What started off as a side project during a Berlin stint back in 2003 has evolved, now they tour the world showcasing their unique music style. TWBA is a little bit pop, a little bit rock, a little bit disco, but completely bound to get you feeling good and busting out those moves on the floor.



February 16, 2011

The Whitest Boy Alive Invades KL


The Whitest Boy AliveThe Whitest Boy Alive are coming to Kuala Lumpur. Last year we were lucky enough to have Kings Of Convenience stop by and with a sold-out show; it was one of the best intimate show of the year as Eirik and Erlend kept us mesmerised with their humorous yet enchanting performance.

This year there will be no Kings of Convenience but Erlend will be back with his other band, The Whitest Boy Alive.
Well, while Kings Of Convenience is not swinging by again, prolific Erlend Øye (one-half of the Kings Of Convenience) will be back in town with his other band, The Whitest Boy Alive. They started as an electronic dance music project in 2003 in Berlin, but have since slowly developed into a band with no programmed elements.

This is definitely one performance you wouldn’t want to miss; the early bird tickets end tomorrow so make sure to get yours ASAP to avoid dissapointment.

Gig and ticketing details below.

Date: 22nd March
Time: 8.30 pm
Location: Mist Club. Bangsar

First 200 to buy via the RedTix site.
RM90 + RM3 (Processing Fee)

Normal Price
RM115 + RM3 (Processing Fee)

Tickets can be purchased online from AirAsiaRedTix

Tickets are also available at the following Rock Corner outlets:
The Gardens, Mid Valley: 03 – 2284 4893
Mid Valley: 03 – 2284 1423
KLCC: 03 – 2161 9417
Subang Parade: 03 – 5636 9520
The Curve: 03 – 7729 6313
One Utama: 03 – 7725 5667

Or, Victoria Music outlets:
Sg Wang: 03 – 2148 5052
Amcorp: 03 – 7956 0592
Tropicana: 03 – 7722 2955
BSC: 03 – 2093 1093

Or, The Bee
2A-G, Block K, Jaya One
No.72 Jalan Universiti, Section 13
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 46200
Tel: 03-7960 2160

For more info on the show, check out Junk By Demand>The Whitest Boy Alive in Malaysia

For more info on the band, check out The Whitest Boy Alive Official Facebook or http://www.whitestboyalive.com/

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