Faliq Auri on SoundBetter

Faliq Auri is a musician who plays Irish Uilleann Pipes, Scottish Smallpipes, Celtic Winds, and Saxophone.

I am a musician based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I play the Uilleann Pipes, Smallpipes, Flute, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle, and Alto Sax. I have travelled and performed extensively at various international performances in South Korea, Chile, Peru, UK, Ireland, Cyprus, Singapore, Indonesia and recently at SXSW 2016 in Austin, TX USA.

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Interview with Faliq Auri

  1. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  2. A: Adapting to the new styles and ideas.d

  3. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  4. A: Recording the sound of the Uilleann Pipes for various clients with various styles/genres.

  5. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  6. A: In 2017 I was part of Expedia's creative musical project called 'The World in tune', a project which consists of 16 musicians with various instruments around the world. The musicians are required to record a 2 minutes improvise music video and the idea is to play each of the videos either simultaneously or separately thus creating a nice blends of instruments and harmonies. I was one of the musician and I play the Uilleann Pipes.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: Being a musician who plays a rare instruments, i love to do something that is outside of my comfort zone. there were one time, i had a client who asked me to record some uilleann pipe and low whistle for his metal music composition.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: To always bring a unique sound of the Uilleann Pipes and whistle.

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: I've been in the music scene for almost 2 decades.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Versatile. I grew up listening to various music ranging from jazz, pop, funk, world music and folk music. Also, I am very passionate in Traditional Malay music and Celtic music mainly Irish music.

  15. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  16. A: Celtic music, contemporary movie soundtrack, World music, Fusion and also Jazz but I am open to work with any genre of music.