Markiza and Peter and band playing at Gaslights Restaurant, featuring Jes Ebrahim and Richard Joseph (and Polar Bear)


STRINGS a novel by
Peter G. Brown
'A tour de force. "Strings" is a delicate and sensitive tale of love in a rock band in England in 1967. Beautifully written'  Sassafras, February 2018.

 Interview with the author
Review by Keith Rodway,
International Times

A novel by Peter G. Brown
Newly edited and published 2017, read all abart it! and eventually or soonly read it

pic: Albert Ng

PETER BROWN'S new album BLUES is now released 14 tracks  click on image  below to hear tracks and buy

This album praised by many people. 
To listen, buy on line, or peruse lyrics click here

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is available for RM20 at the following outlets in Kuala Lumpur
& Petaling Jaya:
Gaslights Cafe & Music, Unit 15-2, Jalan Medan Satu 1, Plaza Damansara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur. Facebook

lMerdekarya, 352 1st Floor, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Facebook

Ruby Music Centre, 26 Jalan 21/19, SEA Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya. tel. 03-38070077, 03-27022491

Teenage Head records, 20 Jalan SS14, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Lean Siang Yew, Happy Digger Records

Guitar Store, 32/1 Jalan 25/70a Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

JOE'S MAC, Lower Ground, Lot 07, Amcorp Mall, 18 Jalan Pesiaran Barat, 46050 Petaling Jaya

Tower Records, c/o Radio Shack, Tropicana City mall, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. 10-4 (Thurs closed) 10-6 weekends. Tower Records

The Wknd Store, 19 Lorong Rahim Kaji 4, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. tel 0182963110


We are Markiza & Peter 
This  year in April will be the 25th anniversary of the release of our album OPEN SECRET (see "Passion" above) in 1993. 
Peter’s solo album BLUES was released in 2015
we shall be offering a mini album of songs about the environment, human rights, refugees and love later this year
to be named "Losing Nature" (see video below) 
We perform at Open Mics and the occasional featured gig
(see the latest list of gigs below)

Saturday 23 June
Art of Wellness - International Yoga Day 2018
 Saturday (23rd June) 12pm-1pm - Be Urban Wellness Yoga Breathing Techniques
2pm-3pm - Inspired Yoga Acroyoga Performance
4pm-5pm - Bolly On Followgraphy Class
5pm-6pm -  Nature Lovers featuring Markiza & Peter

Sunday (24th June) 2pm-3pm - Kris Gotze Basics of Meditation Demonstration
3pm-4pm - Rameera Raj Sharing on Healthy Detox
4pm-5pm - Guava Pass Yoga Class
5pm - 6pm - Basic Living Food Kefir/Fermented Vegetable Making Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday 11 & 12 August
World Oceans Day
Publika 6-9 pm
organised by Malasian Nature Society
Markiza & Peter will be playing some green songs, more information soon

Saturday 25 August

10.30 pm
Ril's Bar 30 Jalan Telawi 5
Kuala Lumpur MY
Skies are Red
Markiza & Peter

Saturday & Sunday 1 & 2 September

Saturday, September 1st

3.30pm Amr Mohsen
3.45pm Ariel Cheah
4.00pm SD
4.15pm Eyewillive
4.30pm Sia Nicholas
4.45pm Ariff Akhir
5.00pm Eloise Lau
5.15pm Poetry segment by Arisha Akhir
5.45pm Geelanagig
6.00pm Azlan Ramli
6.15pm Natasha Azlan
6.30pm Nervous Electroids
6.45pm Yasher Shafee
7.00pm Andrea Lee
7.15pm HongMan Beatbox
7.30pm Shaneil Devaser / The Endleaves

Sunday, September 2nd

3.30pm Aweeen @ Shazuwin Syed Sheh
3.45pm Layla Sania 
4.00pm Faith Ling
4.15pm Eira @ Shahera Sam
4.30pm Ash 
4.45pm Glow @ Tham Jing An 
5.00pm Markiza and Peter
5.15pm Comedy segment by Andre D. D'Cruz
5.45pm Fathee
6.00pm Noel
6.15pm Ezra
6.30pm MudSharp
6.45pm Heerraa
7.00pm Kirsten Long
7.15pm Tim Lim
7.30pm Ian Tai / The Propositions

Monday 24 September
Ploy Restaurant @ Clearwater
Changkat Semantan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Markiza & Peter
8.00 pm

To sign up for the open mic, email

Markiza & Peter performing at PLOY
Open Micers!
The KL Journal
30 Jalan Beremi
Bukit Bintang
50200 Kuala Lumpur
Every Thursday Night
and other nights at other venues
 in KL and Penang
so book a spot



we are on facebook, if you want to be friends click below

Our band at the last Green Vibes Eco Film Festival October 16 2016 with (from left)
Mu Na, Gabriel, Markiza, Jes Ebrahim, Peter & Richard

Richard Joseph, Markiza, Peter & Jes Ebrahim performing at Oasis Square


Free Streaming / Downloads
the new Green singles from Soft Touch

along with all remastered tracks from Passion's albums 1993-1996
Listen now!

by Passion garage remix
Video:  Listen 2 What U C
videos with Alda Tan:  Love & Music  Better World  Wishful Thinking  Listen 2 What U C

SOFT TOUCH from left to right: Wong Lip Kee, Markiza & Peter at
Palate Palette, Kuala Lumpur

SOFT TOUCH FULL ALBUM! All tracks for freeee!
download all tracks
click on SOFT TOUCH (or above) for history of Soft Touch & details of this album


We are celebrating the 20 years of our publishing company Lemang Music which in April 1993 released Passion's first album OPEN SECRET (click on PASSION on the bar at the top).  This was followed in 1996 by the album LOVE & MUSIC.  In 2001 Peter Brown's 4th solo effort, WARM was released. 
Then as a result of SOFT TOUCH playing many live gigs, their album SOFT TOUCH FULL ALBUM  was released (2006). 
Click on the bar above find out more, read lyrics and hear tracks / videos from these albums
OPEN SECRET, featuring Markiza and Peter Hassan Brown, helped by numerous session musicians.   This was the first ever English album in the pop medium in Malaysia produced and financed entirely by the artists without a record company.  All original hitherto unpublished songs. We are on REVERBNATION:  For all excellent and interesting (arresting) now remastered tracks from both these albums
go to:
click on the bar Passion above for details, song order and lyrics

Peter Brown's earlier albums, now available as free downloads/streaming from
All are now up on the site!
Hear/download for FREE Peter Brown's first album YOUNG & FOOLISH - all 10 tracks.  Recorded in 1979 on 4-track analogue tape, digitally remastered 2002, this album was put together from 3 demo tapes of 11 songs. click HERE to listen/download.  Same for next 2 albums, later digitally remastered.  WARM
was recorded on Alesis Adat using HR video
tape, mixed and mastered digitally.

WILD PLACE IN THE SUN, PB's second album recorded live on 4 track half inch tape and mixed down to quarter inch (1981, digitally remastered 2002) now THERE for you to listen and freely download tracks
The Searcher & Warm

All four albums are now up on site. To see the albums and read the lyrics click on "Peter Brown" on the bar beneath the picture at the top of this page

ARCHIVES ...   still being worked on

Past Gigs 2012 Past Gigs 2011
Past Gigs 2010  Past Gigs 2009
Past Gigs 2008 Past Gigs 2007
Past Gigs 2006 Past Gigs 2005
Past Gigs 2004
Past Gigs 2003 

10th Annivesary Show Jan 2003
Lemang Music ten-year anniversary show...
read more

Acoustic Jam 15 Jan 2008
Acoustic Jam shows: July 2001 to Jan 2008
featuring many fine young local artists