Az Samad / Press

"Guitar Guru. Considered one of the best guitarists in Malaysia"

Malaysian Business: Malaysia's Premier Business Magazine since 1972

"Az's compositions are at times playful and irreverent, and at other times lyrical and soulful, but always inventive, tastefully crafted and beautifully nuanced— an absolute pleasure to listen to."

The Edge Malaysia

"a music extraordinaire"

BFM 89.9: The Business Station

" local six-string boy wonder"

The New Straits Times

"A rising acoustic guitarist"

TIMEOUT Singapore

"..Az Samad produces works that are richly textured, poetic and atmospheric."

The New Straits Times

"This is one guy who can finger-pick, hold massive grape fruit-sized chords and make his guitar gently weep with the best."

KLue Magazine

“Az has the marks of a prodigy and his virtuosity makes the humble guitar simply fascinating and intriguing, yet approachable. Constantly evolving, he brings in a fresh perspective in guitar techniques that broadens the sonic landscape, from the percussive to alternative tunings.”