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Djooky Music Investment Summit is a two-day virtual event that focuses on the finance and investment challenges in the music business. Music Press Asia
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Djooky Music Investment Summit

How will music investment in the post Covid-19 era fare? Music Press Asia joins other virtual attendees in Djooky’s first online summit for insights in the investment and financial sector within the music business industry.

Djooky, a music startup, is debuting the Djooky Music Investment Summit in a two-day virtual event starting tomorrow (June 17-18). In this partnership with communications agency CFC Big Ideas, the event is expected to connect more than one thousand participants from all over the world. The virtual summit, the first-ever event of such scale, is dedicated to the pressing issues…

Harbin, Music City of the Future. Music Press Asia. Image by Hufton+Crow.
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Harbin: The Music City of the Future

Harbin, the capital of HeiLongJiang, is a city situated in the northernmost province of China. During the late 19th century, it was widely known as the commercial and industrial hub most synonymous to the Trans-Siberian Railway;…

Jay Chou & Sotheby's Collaborate in Auction Series. Music Press Asia
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Jay Chou, Sotheby’s Collaborate in Auction Series

It hasn’t come as a surprise that Jay Chou is a serious art collector. In his latest collaboration as a curator with Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Jay Chou is uniting entertainment and fine art in this…

6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day. June Feature. Music Press Asia
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6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day

The scientific discipline of oceanography was not taken seriously until a joint expedition was set up in 1872, an expedition that sailed around the world for three and a half years. Organized by the British…

What Do You Know About Sarawak & its Culture?

JUST TWO WEEKS after the celebration of Aidilfitri, Music Press Asia is once again clad in a festive spirit. This week, we feature one of Southeast Asia’s indigenous festival. Celebrated by over four million people,…

Latest Music Releases Q2 [2021]

In the chronological order of artists or producer’s names. Due to a high demand in request for new music, these releases was part of a growing list of the latest music releases from Asia-Pacific only.…

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Rainforest World Music Festival. Artist performance. Music Press Asia
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Rainforest World Music Festival Goes Virtual

The organiser of the Rainforest World Music Festival isn’t letting the pandemic stop them from sharing the tropical goodness of what Sarawak and its 27 ethnic tribes can offer. In less that 24 hours, the virtual event will begin with a great line-up right in…

Asia-Focus

Stream of Praise Released New Single, Covid-19 Inspired

Stream of Praise music ministries have recently released their latest single 盡情地微笑 Smile – 同心合一版in a collaboration with the Joshua Orchestra, Tianyun Chorus, Xindian Xingdao Club and Taipei Fuxing Church. Directly translated as ‘Because of Love, Smile to our Heart’s…

Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Conference

Wildlife Habitat Council is organising its virtual Conservation Conference in a two-day digital event on June 8-9. Joining the discussions, speakers include Conserve Wildlife Foundation, Wildlife Restoration Partnerships, Bat Conservation International, World Business Council for Sustainable Development of North America…

Interview

Dom Guyot: "I want it to be remembered as, “Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show-stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before, unafraid to reference or not reference, put it in a blender, shit on it, vomit on it, eat it, give birth to it.” Music Press Asia
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Cebuano Artist Dom Guyot Debuts “Unbeloved”

With collectively over 1.3 million streams for all of his pre-released singles to date, Dom Guyot finally debuts his first album, “Unbeloved”, a collection of some of his most favorite tracks written during what he regards as the most ‘unbeloved’…

In an interview with Music Press Asia, Sidd a member of punk rock band Alien Sky Cult talks about the uncertainties faced in its region. Image courtesy of ASC. Music Press Asia
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Alien Sky Cult: “[This] Is A Tale Of Who We Are”

The pandemic has reached the state of Assam, and more specifically, Sidd’s city of Guwahati, the largest city in Assam in northeastern India. With more rainfalls than other areas in the region, it is where bits of the great Brahmaputra…

Niki Zefanya: Not Stopping For Any One

2019 is just about to get more exciting for Indonesian artist Nicole Zefanya, more known as Niki. At just 20 years old, Niki is keeping busy with her latest creative…

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6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day. June Feature. Music Press Asia
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Environment

6 Ways To Celebrate World Ocean Day

The scientific discipline of oceanography was not taken seriously until a joint expedition was set up in 1872, an expedition that sailed around the world for three and a half years. Organized by the British Museum, the Royal Society and the British government, the expedition…

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Computex, an exhibition in high demand post-pandemic, goes virtual. Music Press Asia
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Computex Debuts Virtual Exhibition

With conference dates for its physical conference rescheduled, Computex, an important exhibition for the global telecommunications industry will now happen virtually for one month: from 31 May to 30 June, 2021.     What used to be an annual event, the exhibition in Taipei now faces border control issues due to the pandemic and can no longer hosts its exhibitors, buyers…

What Type Of Content Can Be Monetized?

5 years ago content monetization on YouTube still had some mystery to it, however today it is rather straightforward. A YouTube creator can either build an audience of 1,000 subscribers who have watched 4,000 hours of content in the past 12 months, or apply and…

Malaysian Firms To Invest In Hybrid Cloud

According to Bernama, a Malaysian national news agency, that in a recent survey by IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), found that business executives in the country are planning ‘to invest in hybrid multi-cloud platform strategies and capabilities to drive business transformation and to unlock…

NomadPlay by Digital Music Solutions Expands to Asia

After launching a scale-up fundraising campaign of over €4.2 mil in 2018, NomadPlay a music platform known to ‘gamifies’ instrument practice is now expanding to Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Amidst the pandemic, the app promotes virtual learning and claims to give ‘any musician, from…

Review

Alena Murang "Warrior Spirit" music video from album 'Sky Songs'. Photo by Vignes Balasingam. Music Press Asia
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Alena Murang / ‘We come from a line of warriors and heroes’

Alena Murang’s latest music video of its single “Warrior Spirit” [“Sky Song” album] is anything but ordinary. Clad in beautiful costumes inspired by her cultural heritage from Borneo, she dances ever so gracefully and always with a group dressed in spectacular silhouette alongside intricate handmade beaded accessories that became almost synonymous with creatures and verdure which we unapologetically admire in…

Last Madame: An Identity Boost To Southeast Asian

Ochre Pictures, a Singapore-based television and film production company, has recently caught the attention of arbiters of the television world in Southeast Asia after publishing their very first *M18 series, Last Madame. With awards and nominations already listed for 2020, this production is a gripping…

Music Editor: ‘Why I’ve Cancelled Spotify Premium’

As I gradually wind down for the day pondering the thought on how my weekend would actually unfold, I began to scroll through the music apps in my smartphone in an attempt to track down music that I deem sacred for listening only for the…

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Music China's 20th edition - the world's largest music expo - is taking place in Shanghai this coming October. Music Press Asia
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Music China 20th Edition Still Happening in October

Music China, jointly organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX and Messe Frankfurt, will take place from 13-16 October 2021 in Shanghai, China. Widely recognized as one of the world’s largest musical instrument trade shows, Music China is an effective platform for traders from around the world.…

China’s Music Expo Is Going Virtual

Music China, jointly organized by China Musical Instrument Association (CMIA), Shanghai INTEX and Messe Frankfurt, is physically returning to Shanghai New…

Bechstein exhibiting its pianos at Music China 2019. Music Press Asia
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