Salammusik

Salammusik

 Shah Alam, Selangor, MYS
BandWorld

Salammusik is an energetic & positive 10-piece band from Malaysia who just received the Music Award for THE BEST ALBUM of the year.
With 15 international Music Nominations on their name and 3 Music Awards received, we can say that Salammusik loves to makes quality music.
They have an unique style, mixing their cultural beats with modern sounds.
Its World Music from Asia with love.

Biography

When you fuse cultural and modern beats, youll get Salammusik. A band that gives music in South-East Asia a breath of fresh air with not only addictive rhythms, but also with lyrics that yearn to be heard.
The tunes of Salammusik are not foreign to the ears of music listeners. In 2010 Salam received his first AIM-17 Award for Best Hip-Hop Song 2010 with "Cerita Kedai Kopi" from the K.O. Mixtape.
In July 2011 Salammusik released their first Album; Salam Musik. This album received the the AIM- 19 Award for The Best Album of the year 2012 in the most prestigious award show of Malaysia, comparable with the Grammy Awards.
To be awarded for our first album is like a dream come true, we are thankful that we are able to spread our message through music that reach out to the young and old, says Salam.
In the last AIM-20 Music Award show,  they were nominated for "Best English Song", "Best Hip-Hop Song" & "Best Engineered Album" 2013. Salammusik received the Award for the "Best Hip-Hop Song" 2013.

Salam (who is now 25) started to make music while studying Music and Sound Design at Limkokwing University in 2006. Since I was in the first badge, the studio at the University was still in preparation. Thats why I had to build my own home studio to do the assignments. Having a studio in the house gave us the opportunity to experiment and work with other musicians, Salam explains.
In 2008 he graduated his studies with the certificate of Excellence. This was when he could dedicate himself to produce his own peace music.
Salammusik started to perform in a small place but it didnt take long before they hit the mainstages on most of the festivals in Malaysia. After two times performing in a cafe, the place had to shut down, salammusik supporters had blocked all the roads around the venue and cars couldnt pass by anymore. Excitement came from everywhere, nobody wanted to miss it.
Salammusik knows how to make the people move and enjoy themselves during live shows. The radio stations picked up their sound and everyone in the country as well as in Indonesia, Brunai, Borneo and Singapore was introduced to Salammusik.
They've performed on different stages such as;
Rock the World in Stadium Merdeka, Hitz.FM Birthday Invasion in Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil, The Kita-Kitar festival in Langkawi, GetUp! Festival in Johor, WaterFront Fest in Kuching, Rush Beach Festival in Borneo, AIM Award show in Stadium Melawati, Urbanscapes, Shout! Awards, Summer Fest Hard Rock Cafe in Penang, Oct Tweet Fest and many more.

Salammusik just came back from their first Europe Tour.
In 30 days performing on 15 different stages including 8 major festivals, sharing the same stage as Ky-mani Marley, we can say it was a big success. With great feedback from the audience that were moving on each song.
Salammusik has also done a ton of TV, appearing on Nasi Lemak Kopi O, MHI, The breakfast show, Muzik Muzik, Gala TV, Propaganza, CHopp, Quicky, Bella show and so on.

Salammusik believes in the element of togetherness in making music.
These down-to-earth music-makers had collaborated with well-versed names from all walks of genre, locally and internationally. Such as Jimmy Nieuwenhuizen (NL), So (Japan), ZionDread (curacao), James Bonzai Caroso (US), Bart Voncken (NL), Altimet (MY), Sergio Ijssel (NL) and many more. The fuse of melodies can be heard in both of the albums.
Their music is inspired by the tranquility of nature so-to-speak; how history and reality revolves around the writing process. It speaks of basic human needs such as peace, environment, love and unity. 

Salammusik managed to capture time and thoughts in life and delivered them well through their music. For us, the lyrics are the most important, what we write about is based on our expiriences, there are so many things going on that needs to be heard, so we use music as a platform to express ourselves, Salam points out.
Salammusik is ready to hit more stages all around the world!

Lyrics

Aku Pelat

Written By: Jay Tan,Eyza Bahra,ZionDread and Salam, ZionDread and Salam

I have a lisp, I can't talk like you!
My tongue is long and entangled,
my speech is careless, always rushed.
My tongue is thick like a head on a pillow! The lisp claps his hands but makes no sound. Tongue-tied as he hides.
Questions are held back and debates are swallowed. On his own tree, words fall like leaves.
Closed shut, a lot has been fenced. From fingers to writing tools, they've pushed it all away.
Who are they, hey pat your chest! What's your appetite?

We as the nation's people should be swift in our speech,
Ask why, who, how?
Minds with a clear direction,
embracing the pickles till the end of our arms,
resource of the future - filled,
if you're aware of the manipulation,
declare it's not mistaken,
but don't lose yourself,
Just in case you suffer, eventually,
He has a lips, claps his hands but makes no sound,
I have a lisp, I can't talk like you!
My tongue is long and entangled,
my speech is careless, always rushed,
My tongue is thick like a head on a pillow!

Pon di rythm mi a come,
pon di rythm mi a boss,
ragamuffin mi a root,
mi a comeback again ah,
human fi wicked dem a,
style a mi nah sinner,
anna dem salecta,
mi nah wicked dem,
immafi wayan wicked dem zion,
anna dem salecta nah wicked dem a wayan,
ami ma rastafari mi a number one fi real,
ami nah wicked man a demm a talk about me.

Don't be concerned with conversation within the soul,
if you're shy to question, you'll get lost.
Don't hold on to the blockage they serve,
Fear, should be discarded.
Come think outside the box,
don't hide underneath the shell with the frog,
Be incredible like Jebat,
They forgot to shake hands,
he's a lisp, and he has escaped.
I have a lisp, I can't talk like you!
My tongue is long and entangled,
my speech is careless, always rushed,
my tongue is thick like a head on a pillow!
I've a lisp,
Can't talk about religion like you.
Can't talk about love like you.
Can't talk about politics like you.

I know my tongue has a lisp,
yet I continue to fight even though it tastes bitter,
I know my tongue has a lisp,
yet I continue to retain amidst their rule.

Arus (translation)

Written By: Salam

Translation Arus
Flow

Soon all hope will recede, along with man's promises,
the keris and the throne, the park and the city - abandoned.

My love, why do i question if our love is real,
even though you've given everything, internally and externally,
could it mean that this soul has lost his way.

Amidst the confusion, the poisoned bait has been swallowed.

Along it floats with the flow,
for its weak roots cannot fight the hallucinating currents,
embracing from all corners, making me forget its origin.

For a while!

Alamak (translation)

Written By: Salam

Translation Alamak

Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear
Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear

Oops I fell in a well
No one knows
My fear alone
Check my left hand and my right foot
Everything is okay but
Just not sure if the head is okay
Saw two or three books here

Contrasting color similar content
Others love the same title
Oh why are not we together

Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear
Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear

I was looking at a book of short
I see the same
Interval you book remotely
You look diff
You look shallow
You see only the name
Because the snake is make you complacent
We have forgotten just one designer
We have forgotten to eat at a table,
Until we call a true story fiction
We forget our
Just remember us and them
And how can this wretched
I said

Heck
You're less familiar
So we all say once again

I was looking at a book of short
I see the same
Interval you book remotely
You look diff
You look shallow
You see only the name
Because the snake is make you complacent
We have forgotten just one designer
We have forgotten to eat at a table,
Until we call a true story fiction
We forget our
Just remember us and them

Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear
Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear

Heck I woke up in the well
Want to tell about my dream
Travel chaos while I continue to climb up the rope and to go run
When I arrived
I tell all
They do not believe
I was considered as a joker
Cause I was not wearing my shoes
Only sleeved slippers
slippers
Oh why not
we do not

Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear
Oh my dear oh my dear oh my dear
Oh dear