The New Year Empire

Happy New Year People ! 

Once again , i’ve decided to end 2012 with a gig . And start the new year by doing what i love – playing guitar .

Choice of axe : 
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Laney LC50 , Made in UK and my faithful Ibanez guitar .

Well , its a PARTY GIG . I am going to need a nice light weight beater guitar , and a high gain tube amp .

Venue ? Empire Hotel , Subang . Sweet .
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What i love about Empire hotel?

Besides the uniqueness & “boutique-ness” feel . I really really really like the stage .

Check it out .
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Our setup before the gig . The stage is one of those “Light & Bright” stage that you always see on MTV ..

..and wonder do people actually perform on this ?

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This is me . Suit up ! YEAH !

Not exactly my best suit , and not my favorite shoe .

But hey , again , its a party gig ..I am going with all-beater style . Leave the good stuff at home .
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This is us , our super meeting .

Nope , wasn’t nervous ..even though i didn’t perform for quite some time .
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The crowd . Enjoying their meal .
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Alright , power chord time .

TIME TO ROCK !!!

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Dato Sean Ng rockin’ 
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Gig review : 

This gig reminded me of my university days .

When my band was young , we were jumping on the stage like rockstars , the crowd was crazy , the music was loud & rockin’

Then we got into events , became somewhat professional , toned down a little bit . Its all about what the client wants right ? Just shut up and play!

I thank God for this experience , my final moments of 2012 .

I felt really young that night . Its like God is telling me “Clement , you still rock , you know? Never give up :)”

The last time my band rocked this hard was probably more than a year ago .

In terms of food, booze , perks & pay . Well , its a hotel . ITS GREAT ! Couldn’t ask for more .  Definitely a top 5 in my book .

What a night to remember .

Happy 2013 . 

6 comments

  1. Ijau D. Koceng · January 7, 2013

    zemaitis berat ke bro?

  2. Teko · January 7, 2013

    Awesome bro! I bet the other top 5 gigs..one of them was the one in Avillion, right?
    Damn I’m kinda jealous hehe…

  3. gapnap · January 7, 2013

    @Ijau . Heavy :( 5 song gig can la , more than that too much !

    @Teko . Haha , yeah :) Speaking of that , i just came back from a wedding ceremony (at Avillion) . We stayed over sat night – sunday morning . The rooms all memang nice lah , but i think their breakfast buffet , karaoke room should upgrade lah . Can be better .

    • Juan · January 7

      Where is this place?

  4. Dinesh · January 7, 2013

    Just curious, what was the setlist like ?

  5. Tax Refund · 13 Days Ago

    Well, that looks fantastic & rocking! So, what’s the plan for coming december?