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DBS and SingTel To Sponsor Ultra Singapore 2017

Ultra Singapore, the largest electronic dance music (EDM) festival in Singapore, has announced partnerships with SingTel and DBS Bank. Although details of the deal have yet to be disclosed, it would come as no surprise how sponsorship towards a hype and cool brand such as Ultra is going to boost…

Editor’s Pick: 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…

Asia-Focus Panel at SXSW

SXSW, one of the largest music, film and art festivals in the world covering half of the city of Austin for over a week, is going to see a lot more outreach covering discussions around globalisation involving some of the largest and economically affecting countries in Asia. Demystifying Asia’s Music…

How did VH1 Supersonic Attract Sponsorship This Year?

India’s EDM Festival Sees Increase in Sponsorship Revenue by 200% VH1 Supersonic, a Viacom enterprise and one of India’s hottest EDM fest, has broadened its horizon booking artists from other genres, aside EDM, including hip hop stars Macklemore and Zedd. This year alone, the line-up is a mix-genre that features…

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…

Gig Life Asia Releases Wonderfruit Festival Packages

Start your year by attending one of Asia’s most prominent music festivals via Gig Life Asia. Gig Life Asia, an events curator specialising in festivals, recently announced Wonderfruit’s new discounted travel packages for Wonderfruit, one of Thailand’s most newest and yet most sought-after and eco-friendly music festivals. With all-in packages…

The Undying Rock Scene in Malaysia

Pictured above (L-R): Aziz, Zahid, David and Hamka. MNA interviews CEO of Rock The World The rock scene has always been an underground affair for Malaysian fans. Over the years, festival goers have also been a selective few who grew up with the ever growing punk culture, which has been…

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…

Northern Music Festival at Penang Botanic Gardens

The Northern Music Festival returns with an insanely huge lineup this year. Slated to take place at Penang Botanic Gardens this weekend 12-13 November 2016, festival-goers are going to be spoilt for choice with over 70 acts to choose from across three stages. Named as one of the largest music…

Butterfingers and Alleycats To Perform At Rockaway

Rockaway – The Saga Continues… The tone has already been set for the second part of the festival to take place at the Extreme Park Bukit Jalil. Come 19 November, the rock festival will feature some of the strongest Rockaway line up yet including the long awaited Butterfingers, Third Eye…

Djakarta Warehouse Project Returns With Its 8th Edition

Ismaya Live, a leading promoter of live music events in Indonesia, is hosting the eighth edition of the Indonesian flagship – Djakarta Warehouse Project. With the date set for 9 & 10 December, the event will touch down at the mega Jiexpo Kemayoran Convention Center, which will see some of…

IT’S THE SHIP Returns for the 3rd Edition

IT’S THE SHIP returns for the third edition this year with a four-day and three night music festival. It remains as Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest EDM festival on the Royal Caribbean International cruiseliner. Departing from the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore on November 4, it will…

Jazz Up December

For the avid jazz enthusiasts, the annual Penang Island Jazz Festival 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 is…

Pentatonix Attends Music Matters Conference

Pentatonix, a multi-award winning a cappella group from Texas, finds time in their busy schedule to join Music Matters Conference in Singapore and speak about their career from how they formed the band, winning the third season of Sing-Off at NBC, recording to travelling the world. With over 11 million YouTube subscribers…

GIGLIFEASIA Partners with Wonderfruit to Launch New Travel Service

Giglifeasia.com, Asia’s first highly-curated events and festival guide and one stop gig portal, launches new travel and booking service in partnership with Thailand’s third edition of Wonderfruit Festival. Booking for a festival has just got easier with Giglifeasia.com. Festival goers can now find useful information about gigs, travel trips for…

Laneway Announces Festival Date

Laneway Festival is set to return to Singapore again in 2017. Its yearly affair at the Gardens By The Way, one of Singapore’s most beautiful gardens, has been the playground to local and international indie bands; with that said we’ve been seeing gigs being booked out of the indie genre….

Guess who is performing at Rockaway Festival Malaysia?

One of the country’s longest-running rock festival is finally back. The festival organiser, Livescape, kept fans on their toes doing a countdown on the line-up release. The highly anticipated event spans over a weekend with over 20 acts performing, including Scorpions, Wolfmother, Butterfingers, Wings, Third Eye Blind, Taking Back Sunday,…

It’s The Ship! – IT’S 2016 

IT’S THE SHIP!, Asia’s largest EDM cruise festival, is returning for its third edition this year. Set to depart from the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore on November 4, this four-day and three-night floating music festival will be crossing international waters on the straits of Malacca to Penang, a…