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Music Matters Focus on Data, Content & Streaming

All That Matters returned to Ritz-Carlton hotel after a stint at the Marina Bay Sands complex last year in the lion city, Singapore. Held 9-13th September, the 5-day music festival and 3-day conference under the All That Matters brand held its 12th edition of Music Matters, Asia’s prime music conference,…

Our top 7 favourites at Music Matters LIVE

Music Matters LIVE has once again lifted the hearts of everyone with one of their best line-up to date! With over a decade of curations, the Branded team has definitely left us all asking for more. 40 bands from 12 countries have made their mark at some of Singapore’s liveliest…

Budweiser STORM Festival China Goes Abroad in 2017

Eric Zho, founder and CEO of A2LiVE, the producer and promoter of Budweiser STORM, has announced its 2017 touring plans in its annual press conference held in Shanghai yesterday. Alongside the announcement that the festival will be expanding to other cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Changsha and Xiamen,…

TREC and DBKL to Host World Youth Jazz Festival

The WOLRD YOUTH JAZZ FESTIVAL, in its 6th edition, is slated to take place from 5 – 7 May at TREC KL. TREC KL will be hosting the festival for the first time and has recently released its final line-up of artistes including DBKL’s nine-piece orchestra Summons Syndicate, Lee Pei…

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,…

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: 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…

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…

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 be…

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…