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Hong Kong’s Prominence As Entertainment & Food Hub

Dubbed the “Oriental Hollywood”, Hong Kong is a place where entertainment and local living intersect.

Hong Kong has been a cultural tourist hot spot as long as we can remember. Food and entertainment live side by side – a culmination that sums up the DNA of Hong Kong lifestyle. Bowie Tsang (daughter of famous Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang) and Alan Ko (son of legendary stuntman/actor Blackie Ko) have recently revisited places in Hong Kong…

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Wired Music Week Unveils Phase 1 Line-Up 2019

Beh founded Wired Music Week – one of Malaysia’s very first music conference focused on establishing a more vibrant electronic music landscape in Malaysia. Last May, apart from the panel discussions and workshops, WMW also…

Michael Coleman and Emmanuel Moran direct The Art of Listening
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The Art of Listening, Directed By Michael Coleman

Here’s our chosen music documentary of the last month of 2018. With just over a million views on YouTube, The Art of Listening dives into the how music is recorded and according to its description…

MTV Partners With WebTVAsia In China Content Distribution Deal

WebTVAsia has announced a new MTV short-form content collaboration deal with Viacom International Media Networks at a joint announcement at MIPCOM today. Aimed at delivering short-form videos to engage China’s Generation Z today, the agreement confirms…

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Five Reasons Why You Need To Be At Rainforest Pavilion Wonderfruit 2018

1.Save the rainforest by partying The Rainforest Pavilion founded by Alex Joy of the Joy Collective follows the ethos of saving the rainforest by creating electronic music events that raise funds and awareness for environmental issues, especially protecting the world’s rainforests. Through the rainforest saving…

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Interview

Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
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Climate Science

How Can Music Executives Fight Against Climate Change?

The interview below was initially published on The Climate Music Project’s website. Erik has been writing and recording music for theater, dance, film and television in the Bay Area since 1982. His extensive collaborations include experimental theater/dance performance, film, and…

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WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A from Part 1 in the hope to achieve a more…

Studio KOTO, Rana Vatanparast First EP Release

In collaboration with Red Bull Music Studios Amsterdam, the EP boasts an international stream of artists and producers from France, the Netherlands and Japan, in line with KOTO’s aim to…

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Patrick Moxey's [Founder of Ultra Music] interview with Music Press Asia at Music Matters, All That Matters, Singapore.
Executive-Focus

Music Press Asia Debuts Second Season of Short-Video Executive Interviews

Music Press Asia’s Executive Series mark the new beginning of Asia’s leading voices in the music entertainment business. In this series, Monica Tong, Editor-in-Chief of Music Press Asia catches up with Patrick Moxey at Music Matters, Singapore to hear some of their latest collaborations. Today,…

Moogfest Stirs Durham Economy

This proves that a long-lasting music festival and conference can be an advantage to the local economy.  Moogfest, the annual…

Top 8 Highlights Of 2017

Before the year marks its very last day, we’ve turned nostalgic and just wanted to say that the roller coaster…

Technology

Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
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Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
Climate Science

How Can Music Executives Fight Against Climate Change?

The interview below was initially published on The Climate Music Project’s website. Erik has been writing and recording music for theater, dance, film and television in the Bay Area since 1982. His extensive collaborations include experimental theater/dance performance, film, and rock and jazz ensembles. His latest album, Criteria Obsession with his band Castle Canyon, is an entertaining romp through the…

WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A from Part 1 in the hope to achieve a more impressionable storytelling of Grefer’s passion…

Eric Reithler-Barros Interviews Philipp Grefer Founder of WISE

Grefer speaks to Eric Reithler-Barros, founder of Fold Artists Shanghai and speaker at WISE, about the highlights at WISE this year. Music Press Asia releases Part 1 of a two-part interview series that highlights his thought processes curating the program at WISE, what the future…

Artist, How Do You Sign An International Partnership Right Now?

As the World keeps getting smaller and globalization continues to interconnect us with people around the globe. Tech companies that provide a vast network to connect music professionals with music creatives, at the same time provide project management tools have proven vital. There’s a growing…

Review

Lady Gaga wows reviewer with her stunning performance and immaculate songwriting in 'A Star Is Born'. Photograph: Allstar/Warner Bros
Lady Gaga wows reviewer with her stunning performance and immaculate songwriting in 'A Star Is Born'. Photograph: Allstar/Warner Bros
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How Songwriters & Artists Could Learn From Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

If Artificial Intelligence has been the show-stopping new technology crowding the latest product reviews, then A Star Is Born soundtrack is possibly the ‘show-stopper of music recording 2019’ , exemplary of how soundtrack should sound and Grammy-worthy. Bradley Cooper shows he can act as well as direct and sing but it is Lady Gaga’s pop bravura that showcases the fortitude of…

Sound Of Crisis Portrayed by Ai Wei Wei

WHERE ITS BEST WITH NO MUSIC Why Music On Mute Isn’t So Bad After All “A Dedication to Klaus-Peter Beyer and the Sound Department at Human Flow, A German Documentary Film Directed by Ai Wei Wei, Music By Karsten Fundal” Editor’s personal hashtags: #recalibrating#unapologetic #whatcanwedo#humanmigration #change #notimetolose #fastforwardplease#nomusic Ai…

Deadpool knows you’re watching…

If you don’t know what meta-fiction is, then let me give you a brief explanation. Meta-fiction is a form of literature that strives to keep you aware that it’s fiction. In the Deadpool films, the character Deadpool (real name Wade Wilson) is played by Ryan…

Editor’s Headphone Review 2018

For those of you who love playing music on the go and uncompromising on how it’s going to sound, we hear you at Music Press Asia. While we kept getting the same question every time we talk about our favourite music, we think it’s best…

Conference

5 Reasons Not To Miss Music Matters

Singapore is calling the return of music executives and artists to the country’s largest music conference under its large umbrella event All That Matters. Dubbed the SXSW of Asia, the conference continues to see some of the top music executives and artists discuss trends about…

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