i'll try to keep this SalahWrong blog alive!
and at Daikanyama last weekend (our friends remembered to take pix but not us!)
Thanks to MisDeeds for taking this
And Melissa for the one above :D
Some find that they excel at these pursuits, but are not ready to do them full-time.
Fortunately, there are employers who do not view their workers’ side interests as being in conflict with their full-time jobs.
Sarah Chan, the events editor for KLue magazine (now editor for Junk), works for employers who are fully supportive of her endeavours. Sarah occasionally spins music at clubs as one half of SalahWrong, alongside her former colleague and friend Joyce Wong.
“They know about it and are quite cool about what I do on the side. They’re definitely encouraging,” Sarah, 24, says.
Sarah is aware of the demands of her full-time job, and is careful to not allow her deejaying gigs to interfere with her work performance.
“I can’t really afford the time to be really serious about it (DJ-ing) as my day job keeps me pretty occupied,” says Sarah who does not take on too many gigs.
“I do the SalahWrong gigs purely for fun. It’s more like an avenue for Joyce and I to share the music we love, and if people like it too, awesome.”
- by Niki Cheong
The girls dabble in indie, electro and pop music. SalahWrong is a play on their name Salah (Sarah) and Joyce Wong (Wrong). Sarchan told us about an event that epitomises the girls name: “My boobs popped out once at Zouk during the We Are Scientists show. That’ll teach me not to wear a bra.”
It all started with DJ Victor G giving the girls basic lessons on the CDJs, which landed them their first gig in Cloth & Clef September last year with club kid Ethan Chu, Twilight Actiongirl’s Ribut and Bangkok’s DJ Knatz. That event led them to gigs at Annexe for Arts for Grabs, Palate Palette, Club 9 & the SiX Lounge, Barsonic and even Lava Lava at Johor Bahru! Flossin’.
There’s a good balance of their responsibilities as Sarchan is the CDs keeper and crate digger, while the KinkyBlueFairy does most of the PR and partying. We asked if there’s anything they would steal from each other and Sarchan replied “Joyce’s sense of style” and Joyce chose “Sarah’s bright pink headphones.” SalahWrong is taking easy strides so whatever happens, happens." - Kevin Yeoh
Taken yesterday at MNEP before the Heineken event started
Heineken got SalahWrong to spin music for the night (thank you! We had fun :D)
SarChan and i threw in a lot of new songs we like but haven't played before
i opted for some from Tiga, Metric, Boy in Static, Kleerup and Regina Spektor's new album
There are 3 small Heineken events prior to the main Green Room one that's happening 1st August @ Zouk (You can click here to get invites)Each of the 3 events feature art + fashion installations by the respective boutiques.
Who would've thought ey?
I'd say because i experienced some of these factors which i memang enjoy most:
- happy people
- al cheapo shopping
- eating awesome cheap hawker food
- super cold air con (i'm so easy to please, the room was freezing!)
Ethan had asked SalahWrong to spin there last Saturday
and we said ok!
We took about 3 hours to drive there
and BenBen (my car) went on his first long-distance drive
"You're going on your first long drive!" i chirped as i patted the glove compartment fondly
PassedOutBen called me while we were halfway there
"Wanna catch up tonight?"
"Can't, I'm on the way to Johore la..."
"What you going there for?"
"Ethan asked Sarah and i to play there."
"HAHAHA! Where you playing?"
"You going to Johore and you don't even know where you playing?! Damn superstar right. Go only, dunno where!"
"What time you playing?"
"... Okay. Where are you staying?"
"... dunno also."
"-_- Everything also you don't know right Joyce -_-"
Weather was a bit fickle on the way
I was just looking out for a rainbow but saw none
SarChan spotted a cloud that looked like a...
Johore is actually pretty clean
No trash around
And we went to an area with cheerful colourful buildings
Even the back lanes were nice to take pictures off :p
Ethan took us to some nice boutiques (that would put more than half the ones in KL to shame)
Little Red House / The Girl Next Door
This looks like a corner of toys in my room...
I took way more pictures of the boutique than that, but saving it for TiC
where i'll post the address too
(it's 3 in the morning and i AM NOT going hunting for an address in my handbag now)
I bought so many things in that boutique
I went in 3 separate times (first time alone while waiting for food, second time with TigerJoe, third with SarChan)
And all 3 times i came out with shopping -_-
Cannot make it
Whatmore i met owner BeverlyBee who was sO nice you just wanted to buy more things!
Ok i'm giving myself excuses :p
After makaning we went to check in the hotel
They put us up in Austin Hills
The room was so huge you could do cartwheels in there!
Or throw a party for 30 ppl
Or have 15 people take a hula hoop class
Or lay 50 down in sleeping bags
Or... you get what i mean
We went to a Duty Free Zone
Where a whole row of clubs and bars are
To play at this place called Lava Lava
SarChan + i
Nick + Ethan
Sarah and i had so much fun playing
The crowd was really layan
And we went downstairs to drink and meet new ppl
SarChan, Beverly Bee
Beverly Bee, Ash Chan, Sea Wong
Sea, Joey Teh, me
Told Joey to be careful lest i steal her wicked bling AA hoodie
Was awesome to see a whole new group of happy party people!