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Music Reminiscent of West Africa, Morocco & Arabian Peninsula

Selection of the Month: Arab & Turkish Maqamat Modal System Inspired Jazz Band Ends Tour at Asian American Resource Center

On the heels of their debut vinyl release, Atlas Maior will be joining Nizami Qawwali at the Asian American Resource Center tomorrow (15 Jun). This event is in collaboration with the Asian American Resource Center and Atlas Maior, with funding from the City of Austin’s Live Music Fund. The internationally lauded global jazz ensemble Atlas Maior has presented a culmination…

Billie Eilish album review May2024. Music Press Asia
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Billie Eilish: Hit Me Hard and Soft

After listening to the whole album in one sitting, I wondered how I could wisely interpret Billie Eilish’s latest studio album. While it may only take 43 minutes, there are many animated elements in this…

Beethoven Documentary ARTE TV. Music Press Asia
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The Perfection of Joy in Beethoven’s Ninth

Beethoven is a name we all know well today. As a composer in the late 18th century, Beethoven was already making headlines. And one of his profound creative work was composing Symphony No. 9; a…

Silat performance at Malaysia Tourism Art Culture Media Appreciation. Music Press Asia
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A Night Steeped in Malaysia Heritage

A rediscovery of the home country After a decade away, returning to Malaysia felt like a warm embrace. The familiar sights, sounds, and aromas sparked a surge of nostalgia, a potent reminder of the nation’s…

Line Music To Partner With Metadata Company Music Story

The sophistication of music streaming is about to come to users already using Line Music to stream. Music Story, the customer-centric global leader in music metadata, recently announced a partnership with Japan’s LINE Music. As…

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Joshua Bell The Element 2024 tour Music Press Asia Newswire
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Violinist Joshua Bell Tours “The Elements”

With a career spanning almost four decades, GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated artists of his era. Bell has performed with virtually every major orchestra in the world, and continues to maintain engagements as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, conductor…

Asia-Focus

German Choir To Bridge China-Germany Friendship

As China and Europe have resumed exchanges and dialogue at all levels since the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of students and teachers from the Chinese Choir of Burg Gymnasium, a German high school, restarted cultural exchanges with…

Interview

Iman Fandi release Baseball Bat. Music Press Asia
Singapore

Iman Fandi: “I wanted to write songs and tell amazing stories”

Iman Fandi has surpassed a great number of experiences, not all 23-year-olds would have. Already a model and athlete, she is now carving a career as a singer-songwriter alongside some of Asia’s most talented artists at Universal Music. Her enthusiasm…

Amanda Nell Eu directed Tiger Stripes win Cannes award. Music Press Asia

Interview: Malaysia Director Amanda Nell Eu

Malay-language arthouse horror film Tiger Stripes made history by becoming the first Malaysian film to win the grand prize for best feature at the Cannes’ Critics’ Week, a sidebar for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival…

Video

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Netflix Bradley Cooper Leonard Berstein. Music Press Asia
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classical music

Deutsche Grammaphon release Leonard Bernstein conducts Mahler video

Detusche Grammophon release Leonard Bernstein conducts Mahler’s Resurrection video December. A month of twinkling lights, festive cheer, and, for us music lovers, the sweet anticipation of discovering the year’s most treasured musical moments. This year, Deutsche Grammaphon has gifted us a musical treasure: a collection…

Technology

Tech News 2024. Music Press Asia
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Line Music To Partner With Metadata Company Music Story

The sophistication of music streaming is about to come to users already using Line Music to stream. Music Story, the customer-centric global leader in music metadata, recently announced a partnership with Japan’s LINE Music. As one of Japan’s largest subscription-based music streaming service, LINE Music’s deal involves improving their customer experience using metadata provided by Music Story. Music Story will…

Review AI Technology. Music Press Asia
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A Day With Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft’s Kuala Lumpur event painted a compelling picture of AI’s influence. Stretching far beyond mere spreadsheets and managerial tasks, I…

KAF Collaborates with Mondo Grosso, Release My Voice

Pioneering Japanese virtual singer KAF and celebrated electronic project MONDO GROSSO have shared music video for their recently released collaborative song, My Voice. The video for “My Voice” pushes KAF’s already cutting-edge use of tech to another level. Utilizing 3-D animation techniques, KAF adopts a…

Musiio by SoundCloud Launches Timecodes & Cue Points API

Musiio by SoundCloud, the industry-leader in descriptive music metadata, has announced the release of a new service – the Timecodes & Cue Points API – to speed up discovery for music catalogues. This innovative, AI-powered service will offer users AI-generated timecodes for their songs, providing…

Thailand Ticketing Provider Enters Live Events Industry in Malaysia

Ticketmelon, an event technology solutions company for eventgoers and organisers is now expanding into Malaysia. Its comprehensive platform is created to cater to the needs of event formats and audience volumes in order to deliver seamless event experience. According to its recent press release, it…

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Literature Music Press Asia
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Joyce Carol Oates’ review: The Lost Landscape

In many ways, literature stands firmly as part of music, just as lyricism is an integral aspect of creativity. Recently, I found myself reading a book written by Joyce Carol Oates. Oblivious to how this American author has profoundly affected American literature, I started the book with a desire to understand how childhood journaling can make any sense after growing…

Billie Eilish: Hit Me Hard and Soft

After listening to the whole album in one sitting, I wondered how I could wisely interpret Billie Eilish’s latest studio album. While it may only take 43 minutes, there are many animated elements in this sorrowful masterpiece. To begin with, there is enough melancholy to…

The Perfection of Joy in Beethoven’s Ninth

Beethoven is a name we all know well today. As a composer in the late 18th century, Beethoven was already making headlines. And one of his profound creative work was composing Symphony No. 9; a four-movement symphony that continues to be heard in philharmonic halls…

Conference

Art Taipei 30th 2023. Music Press Asia
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Digitizing Arts Right & Sustainability Focus at Art Taipei

The Taipei International Art Fair, more known as Art Taipei, recently celebrated its 30th edition. It welcomed 145 galleries to the World Trade Center 1 in the center of the Taiwanese capital. Attracting over 70,000 visitors. Surpassing last year’s exhibitor count, Art Taipei hosted 77…

TIFFCOM’s 20th Edition Launches

TIFFCOM, the leading content market in Asia is affiliated with Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), featuring a variety of content…

TIFF Japan film expo. Music Press Asia
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