VIDEO: The Venopian Solitude Create a Raya Song Using KFC & Nuggets as Instruments

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(screenshot from ‘KFC Original Series: Raya Selamba’ video)

Malaysian experimental indie band, The Venopian Solitude have always impressed us with their intricate songs paired with thoughtful, quirky lyrics. Constantly finding ways to be creative as they grow, they’ve definitely upped their game with their latest track ‘Raya Selamba’ for the upcoming festive season.

The group, which is the brainchild of singer-songwriter Takahara Suiko, did a collaboration with Malaysia’s go-to fast-food franchise KFC for this particular track. Not only is the song a massive Raya bop, instead of using normal instruments, The Venopian Solitude decided to create most of the sounds by wiring up KFC’s fried chicken and nuggets, turning them into triggers for electronic beats and instruments.

In a Twitter thread by Takahara, the frontwoman shared behind-the-scenes footage of how they created the song. She stated that the band used an electronic device called the Makey Makey.

(screenshot from Twitter video: @takaharasuiko)

Makey Makey is an electronic invention tool and toy that allows users to connect everyday objects to computer programmes, thus creating sounds simply by using a circuit board, alligator clips, and a USB cable. The tool then uses closed-loop electrical signals to send the computer either a keyboard stroke or mouse click signal.

If you’re creative enough, anything is possible! Get ready to be mind-blow and take a look at the behind-the-scenes video below:


Takahara stated that no food was wasted as they chowed everything down after, giving a new meaning to hungry musicians (Jibby-inspired rappers, pls take note). Also, props to KFC Malaysia for recognising local talent (big brands, please take note).

Watch the music video for ‘Raya Selamba’ by TVS x KFC below:

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