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IMS Asia-Pacific Focuses On China Electronic Scene

International Music Summit is running a two-day conference at the Hyatt on the Bund Hotel right in the heart of cosmopolitan Shanghai. Held 21-22 Sept and followed by STORM Festival in the weekend. Focusing on the development of the electronic music scene in China, the panels discussed sustainability, effective distribution…

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…

How can an artist break into Taiwan? #Matters17 #ATM17

Moderated by June Zhan Managing Director of ATB International, Gateway to Taiwan’s session at Music Matters discussed the possibilities for artists and music businesses break in Taiwan and how it is already a gateway to the music industry in China. Panelists include Jesse Liu – GM of ICON Promotions, Daphne…

Music Innovator BandLab Acquires Chew.TV #Rollingstone #

Chew.tv, a DJ livestreaming platform, was recently acquired by music innovator BandLab Technologies, a Singapore-based social music-making platforms for musicians. Joining the BandLab family of innovative digital products, the livestreaming service, known as the “Twitch for DJs”, is a London-based livestreaming service that was launched in 2015 by DJs and…

K-Pop Powerhouse Zanybros Partners with DJI #drones #filmmaking

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging systems recently announced its partnership with South Korea’s top production house, Zanybros, taking video content creation to new heights with DJI’s aerial and camera technology. Their first collaboration – a music video for the popular K-pop girl group Gfriend –…

Global Music Streaming Revenue to Jump 500%+ by 2030

Streaming is about to bring lots of revenue to the global music business and rightsholders are about to see a huge return to their works. In the latest report from Goldman Sachs, it predicts that music streaming will reach $28 billion by 2030 – an increase of 16% on its…

Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Spinnin’ Records & DWP to Speak at IMS Asia-Pacific

A2Live host IMS Asia-Pacific to include industry leaders from Spinnin’ Records, Deckstar, DWP-Djakarta Warehouse Project, Wonderfruit, Livescape, Net Ease Cloud Music, Sony Music, and international artists include Axwell ^ Ingrosso in the two-day summit to explore the issues and opportunities surrounding electronic dance music. Net Ease To Present Music Report at IMS…

The Orchard Appoints New Director of Japan

The Orchard, a pioneering music, video and film distributor, have recently appointed Ken Seki as Director to manage the relationships, strategy, sales and marketing for clients and retails accounts of the Japanese market. This news is released just two months after the announcement of Sony merges RED into The Orchard….

Music Producers Audio Network Australia Expands To Asia

Music Producers Audio Network, a Sydney-based operation that specialises in original music for film, television and digital media, has announced its move into the Asia Pacific region.Providing over 130,000 tracks to the local content creators, the move to expand in APAC will see its direct creative music solutions expand into…

Quincy Jones Launches New JBL Bluetooth Headphone with Yuna

If there’s one person we want to pick whose works are a showmanship of ultimate musicianship skills, then it’ll have to be the long-time American record producer – Quincy Jones – who is also a conductor, composer, musician , television producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive and recently, the…

Accedo Partners With Telekom to Stream Virtual Reality LIVE Concert

Telekom Germany has recently delivered VR content through live concerts ever since their partnership with Accedo to launch the world’s first mass-market VR experience. Rock am Ring, one of the largest music festivals in the world, streamed live video through Magenta Musik 360. Gorillaz concert in Cologne was live-streamed offering audience…

Taiwanese Band’s Big Win at Golden Melody Awards 2017

The largest Chinese Music Awards – the Golden Melody Awards – celebrates its 28th edition last weekend with No Party For Cao Dong scooping three awards for Best Musical Group, Best New Artist and Song Of The Year with debut album The Servile. Golden Melody Awards, organised by Taiwan’s Bureau…

Singaporean R&B Artiste Sam Rui Launches Debut Album

Sam Rui is releasing her debut album titled Season 2 in a collaboration with producer GROSSE. The R&B artiste first album depicts her intense moments dealing with ‘heartbreak, confusion, disappointment, and loneliness’. In the hope of breaking into the mainstream genre in Singapore, this young lady exerts a fiery spirit…

Swee Lee Opens Specialty Drum Store in Singapore

Southeast Asia’s largest homegrown music company, Swee Lee invited the media for a special opening of its first-ever specialty drum store at Peninsula Shopping Complex, Singapore. With over 15 stores in the region, the Singapore company harked back to its roots as a supplier to British military bands in the…