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Line Music To Partner With Metadata Company Music Story

Trendy collaboration: Japan’s most popular music streaming platform is adopting new tech tools using Music Story’s metadata.

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…

GMG Productions to star Abigail Adriano in new Miss Saigon broadway show 2024. Music Press Asia
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Abigail Adriano to Headline Manila’s Miss Saigon Broadway Show

Producer GMG Productions announces Filipino-Australian theater actress Abigail Adriano will be headlining the upcoming Miss Saigon musical in Manila. The Manila season of award-winning musical “Miss Saigon” opens in March 2024 and GMG Productions has…

Asian Youth Orch 2015 performance Japan. Music Press Asia
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Asian Youth Orchestra Audition Deadlines

With audition deadlines looming, its ultimate goal is its Summer Festival in Hong Kong. The program? It offers opportunities for advanced study, performance and international concert touring with celebrated artists and conductors. Are you a…

Macau’s Galaxy Arena To Boost Asian Entertainment

Macau’s 2024 JSTV New Year’s Eve Concert launches a new chapter for where it was hosted. At Macau’s newest venue, the Galaxy Arena saw an assembly of celebrities from Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan…

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Yo Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott goes live at Carnegie Hall April 2024. Music Press Asia
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Yo-Yo Ma Live Concert Dates in 2024

After resounding live performances in Taiwan and Hong Kong, Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) is back on the road again. Set to play with his long time collaborator Kathryn Stott, his philosophy of expanding music via culture continues to impact leaders and music makers worldwide. Yo-Yo recently…

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Miyazaki’s Film ‘The Boy and the Heron’ wins Golden Globe

Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s latest semi-autobiographical film wins best animated feature at the US film award. Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Boy and the Heron” on last week won the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature, making the legendary animator the…

Music Press Asia 2024 Calendar Download

Discover the heartbeat of the Asia Pacific music and entertainment scene with Music Press Asia’s Calendar 2024, now available for download exclusively here at Music Press Asia! This calendar is a comprehensive compilation of all the must-attend music and entertainment…

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Iman Fandi release Baseball Bat. Music Press Asia
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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
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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 that is dedicated to first…

YUNOHOO Prior To Going LIVE

Restarting a career in live performance has been an uphill walk for many artists. Music Press Asia speaks with Malaysian act Yunohoo prior to her performance at HEINEKEN®’s Genting Highlands…

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Netflix Bradley Cooper Leonard Berstein. Music Press Asia
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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…

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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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Putumayo World Music’s ‘Christmas Around the World’ Earns Top Spot on Music Press Asia’s Christmas Chart 2023

Music Press Asia has named Putumayo World Music’s latest album, ‘Christmas Around the World,’ as the No. 1 pick on their 2023 Christmas Chart. This festive compilation stands out from the crowd with its vibrant tapestry of global sounds, bringing together artists from Congo to Cuba, Rome to Nova Scotia, and everything in between. Putumayo has a knack for curating…

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 wonder how it can help reclaime 100+ minutes a day, even when using your smartphone. The November 30th gathering at the EQ Hotel was a…

How did Chilly Gonzales make the piano sexy again?

It is officially the month of great gigs. ARTE Festival 2023 returns this season and we are spoilt for choice. Out of the already spectacular program, I thought choosing Chilly Gonzales’ would be apt. There is a certain expectation, of course, to watch any year-end…

Khusugtun: Of Horses & Mongolia’s Robin Hood

The Mongolian culture has their lives so intertwined with horses that their key traditional instrument, the bowed, two-string morin khuur (or horsehead fiddle), is elaborately decorated with a carved horse’s head at the top of the neck. Genre: World music Meet the band called Khusugtun,…

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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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