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Music China Expo Expands Its 16th Edition

With over 90% of booth space already booked, Music China, a prominent music trade event, is set to take place from 11 – 14 October 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Benefiting from China’s promising MI market, the 2017 show is expected to exceed last year’s scale and…

China’s Music Executives to Speak at #MIDEM2017

The Asian market, one of the fastest growing markets in the world, is finally getting more panel time at Midem 2017. Some of the more pressing issues include copyrights, its media strategy and how its giant music providers are playing a part in promoting #antipiracy #music subscription – all part of…

Moogfest Converges Music, Art and Technology

Moogfest, the synthesis of music, art and technology, has unveiled the full schedule for the expansive four-day festival. Happening from 18-21 May, the event explores the future of technology, art, and music, the festival which will include more than 300 musical performances, daytime workshops, conversations, masterclasses, film screenings, live scores,…

WebTVAsia & Prodigee Media To Open Second Day of Echelon Malaysia

Desmond Ngai, Vice President, Strategy & Partnerships of WebTVAsia & Prodigee Media will open the second day of Echelon while his partner from WebTVAsia Fred Chong, Founder and Group CEO will conclude the event with a presentation. An established songwriter, music producer and multi-genre creator, Chong founded Prodigee Media in…

Air Debuts Live Concert in Singapore

AIR, the French electronic duo, is debuting their first live performance in Singapore on 27 May 2017 at the Esplanade Theatre. The duo from Versailles has been the leading figures in the late 90s’ electronica boom when their debut album Moon Safari, including the single “Sexy Boy” and “Kelly Watch…

Editor’s Pick: Asian Artists Showcase SXSW 2017

SXSW has released its Music Bloggers Guide to SXSW 2017 exploring over 100+ exciting up-and-coming SXSW Showcasing Artists. On news closer to home, MNA has decided to filter this selection to artists from Asia and explores reasons why their music deserves to be on this Bloggers Guide. Korean Music at…

Editor’s Pick: 5 Things You Must See at Sonar, Hong Kong (2/2)

Click here to return to the first page Heavily focused on tech, Sonar will be providing a platform not only for research centres but also tech companies, creative studios and labs around the world to showcase new products, prototypes, apps, tools and devices to interactive installations, musical instruments in ‘Expo’, Sónar+D,…

Editor’s Pick: 5 Things You Must See at Sonar, Hong Kong

In about two weeks, Hong Kong will see its first ever electronic music festival, conference, installations event organised by Magnetic Asia, the Hong Kong-based. One of Hong Kong’s most vital electronic artists, Choi Sai-ho will be performing at Magnetic Asia’s very first electronic music festival, Sonar. Already with a vast…

SF Music Tech Summit Announces Conference Date

Brian Zisk, the founder of San Francisco Music Tech Summit, has announced the 19th edition of the one-day music and tech conference on 17 October. With early bird tickets, as low as $USD178.20, already on sale, the event will be held at its annual venue at Hotel Kabuki in San…

Live Nation Tours Asian Bands in America

With already 14 dates confirmed in the US and two cities in Canada, Live Nation is set to tour “Asia on Tour”, showcasing a multi-band tour series of new wave Asian artists including Miyavi (Japan), Slot Machine (Thailand), and Kiha & The Faces (Korea). These bands, who collectively have more…

La Femme Tours Asia

Next month, Le Femme, the French psych-punk rock band from France, debuts their first Asian tour performing at Scape Club (Singapore), Music Zone @ EMAX (Hong Kong), The Wall (Taipei) and Astro Hall (Tokyo). Famous for its synthetic and hypnotic influeces by Velvet Underground, Kraftwerk and mix of coldwave, punk…

EmTech Asia 2017 to Host Technology & Innovation Discussion

Tech focus: Virtual and Augmented Reality in emerging technology EmTech Asia, slated to take place over the next two days, will see a host of experts come together to discuss some of the most prominent topics in emerging technology, including Computing and Cybersecurity, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented…

A Portrait of Laneway Festival Singapore 2017

Chet Faker appeared at Laneway Festival Singapore yesterday under his real name Nick Murphy officially performing at one of the most popular and influential lifestyle music festival in Singapore. Despite the relentless downpour that plague the festival grounds, the audience at the main festival ground at the Meadow situated within…

MONO Tours “Requiem For Hell” in Asia

For those of you who are new to MONO and if you so happen to be in Kuala Lumpur tonight at the same time craving for extensively symphonic rock music of the highest order, then head to Pentas at KLPAC. MONO is now touring Asia to promote their latest album…

Estranged Launches Tour at Kilang Bateri in JB Malaysia

Estranged, the Malaysian alternative rock band is set to perform at their very first concert as part of their fourth release, an EP titled ‘Sepenuhnya Vol. 1’ in Kilang Bateri in Johor Bahru early next month. This seasoned band has been actively performing since 2001 and are seasoned bands at…

New DJs at Siloso Beach Party

Siloso Beach Party (SBP) 2016, Singapore’s biggest beach countdown party, saw over 12,000 paid guests, both locals and overseas, celebrate the arrival of year 2017 with fun activities, exhilarating music and fireworks. Held at the scenic Siloso Beach in Sentosa, SBP 2016 drawed party-goers outdoors to a night that marked…

Rudimental to Perform at Potato Head Bali

Potato Head Beach Club to present its New Year’s Eve party inviting Rudimental, one of the most innovative and popular DnB acts in the region. Head over to the club as you count down to the new year of 2017. Potato Head’s resident Djs Marc Roberts [UK], Paul T [UK],…

Speakers and Programmes at Maui Music Tech

The Maui Music Tech recently announced its speakers for its upcoming conference at Hawaii which will be held on 8-10 December. With programmes including panel talks, workshops and discussions alongside networking events running throughout the three-day conference, international and regional delegates and speakers from around the world will also be…

VietJet Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Music Festival

VietJet announced its fifth year anniversary with a music festival featuring all time legendary band Michael Learns to Rock and Kpop group Wonder Girls performing at Sky Connection. Organised by the airline themselves, the festival debut will be held at Quan Khu 7 Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City on 21…

Yuna Asia Tour Begins at Clockenflap

The Asian tour has begun for Yuna. Her first gig due at Clockenflap music festival in Hong Kong this weekend marks the first date out of the six around Asia stopping at Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei and Seoul. We can see that she has a huge demand from her fans in…

Boyle to tribute Boyle at Penang Island Jazz Festival

For the avid jazz enthusiasts, the annual Penang Island Jazz Festival (PiJF) represents the ultimate gathering of some of the island’s most prominent Jazz programme s of the year. Set to take place at its regular spot at the Bayview Beach Resort from 1 – 4 December, the four-day festival…

Split Works partners with Australia Council

In an effort to create opportunities and experiences in the music and art environment, Australia Council has recently announced its partnership with two music and art organisations in Shanghai China – Split Works and Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre. According to the Asia – Europe Foundation website, the partnership is aimed…