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MTV MIX becomes Hulu’s Very First Music Channel

Viacom signs deal with Hulu in Japan to launch MTV’s 1st subscription-based OTT Linear Channel in Asia. When we think that deals in Asia are going two feet under, we have yet to see what is brewing within Viacom, which has recently announced its partnership with HJ Holdings, Inc. This…

Daito Manabe On Creativity As A Digital Artist

Calling Daito Manabe a DJ may just be one of the most modest things we could ever describe a digital artists. Hailed as the world’s most renowned contemporary digital artists of our time, Daito Manabe’s recent performance with nosaj thing at Sónar in Hong Kong has not only captured the…

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…

A2LiVE Appoints New MD and CCO

China’s EDM Festival Giant – A2Live – has officially announced their newly-appointed executive role for its Shanghai headquarters. Eric Reithler-Barros, a New York City business development exec, will join A2Live senior leadership team as Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer to head a variety of departmental teams in driving the…

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…

Malaysian Appointed Chairman of IFPI Asia-Pacific Regional Board

IFPI Asia-Pacific Regional Board has recently appointed Dato’ Norman Abdul Halim, Executive President and Group Chief Executive Officer of KRU Group as the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Regional Board of International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the organisation representing the recording industry worldwide. Dato’ Norman Halim is the Executive…

Jobs of the Month

Please click here to go back to the first page Director of Brand Partnerships & Business Development – Culture Group (星锦文化传播有限公司) Culture Group (星锦文化传播有限公司) is a global branded content and marketing advisory firm specialised in the sports, music and entertainment space. With offices in Shanghai, Singapore and New York, Culture Group…

Jobs of the Month March

Event Executive, Sony Music Malaysia Sony Music Malaysia is offering a Kuala Lumpur-based Event Executive role in its Kuala Lumpur-based office right in the heart of Dutamas that acts as headquarters in the region with an extended team in Singapore and Indonesia. This major label has come a long way;…

VinylOfTheDay Launches Mobile App

The vinyloftheday mobile app has recently launched as an online shopping vinyl record marketplace that hosts a variety of new and used records to buy and sell. Famous for its hashtag #vinyloftheday on Instagram, the platform established in 2013 in Singapore is now offering users to buy, sell and trade…

Mediacorp Hires Former SEA MD of Twitter

Parminder Singh, former managing director, Southeast Asia, Middle East & North Africa and India of Twitter, is appointed to take on the role as the chief commercial and digital officer at Mediacorp. Mediacorp has plans to bolster its digital arm reflected in their recent hires including Singh’s role, which is…

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…

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…

Streaming vs Radio in Malaysia

Spotify released a brief article about the listening behaviour of Malaysians in a survey conducted through 2220 respondents last year. Commissioned by Spotify, TNS, a global market-research company investigated the trends in the streaming market – comparing the reach of traditional radio and how users behaviour vary when they switched…

Ex-Spotify Distributor Soundrop Relaunches Platform for YouTubers

Music distribution services are gradually emerging and highlighting their very own features to attract various demands and needs. As for Soundrop, it recently announced their return with their digital-first distribution for the YouTube users after being acquired by CD Baby. Distribution is often an afterthought by recording artists, and they…

Jobs of the Month

Sound Designer (Studios) Mediacorp Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest television and radio broadcaster, is seeking a entry-level sound designer to be part of its audio and recording team. Applicant stands a chance to build their repertoire and skills in music composition as he or she will be responsible to initiate ideas…

Crowdsource Platform Konserku Organises Concert In Indonesia

The idea came to Danny Widodo in the summer of 2015 after realising the risky business in concert promotion. His stint in concert production at the Resort World Sentosa brought to light the constant issues faced by concert promoters worldwide. The conservative route to producing a concert is to organise…