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HUJAN Malaysia Alternative Rock Band, Now a ‘Rock Classic’

Rock has been known, globally, in the music recording world, as one of the most popular musical genre that symbolises diverse social groups who typically carry the modern labelling of ‘cool’, ‘loud music’ and as a channel that supports social movements, usually for peace and love. Music Press Asia dedicates HUJAN’s impressive resilience as a Malay band that continues to…

Editor’s Choice: Wired Music Week [Mar 7-10]

GET YOUR WMW CONFERENCE TICKETS HERE. GET YOUR WMW PARTY TICKETS HERE. WMW, founded by RBRN IDEAS [John Beh], amps up its second edition in 2019 with an earlier, and more extensive, conference session that…

Songtradr Acquires Music Licensing Big Sync Music

Songtradr, a leader in the digital music licensing sphere, today announced its acquisition of Big Sync Music Ltd, a name synonymous to the role it plays, creatively, as a music licensing agency. The acquisition was…

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Backstreet Boys Announce DNA World Tour Dates For Asia. Image courtesy of Live Nation.
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Backstreet Boys Announce DNA World Tour Dates For Asia

Backstreet Boys wraps up its year-long Las Vegas residency this month in time to launch one of their largest arena world tour in 18 years, in support of their latest new album DNA. The DNA World Tour opens in Europe this May before heading to…

Asia-Focus

Top 5 Steps To Protecting Your Music

While the age of the Internet has brought new and exciting ways for musicians to reach wider audiences for example through music streaming or sharing sites, it has also brought its own set of problems such as online piracy and…

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Music Press Asia interviews Kevin Lin co-founder of TWITCH at ATM Singapore.
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Will TWITCH Replace YouTube For Showcasing Original Music?

Throwback to our latest series of interviews produced in collaboration with All That Matters, Singapore. Music used in games, defined altogether as a genre in itself, is in a league of its own when it comes to popularity. It knows…

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Monetizing lyrics. Image courtesy of LyricFind.
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Monetizing lyrics. Image courtesy of LyricFind.
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How Do You Monetize Via Lyrics?

When LyricFind launched LyricMerch end of 2017, no one would have thought that monetization can be made just from lyrics. With LyricFind’s database of millions of lyrics, the company managed to put over one hundred thousand licensed lyrics on a wide range of clothing and household items. LyricMerch is a new consumer-facing lyrics service from LyricFind, the pioneering company that brought…

Songtradr Acquires Music Licensing Big Sync Music

Songtradr, a leader in the digital music licensing sphere, today announced its acquisition of Big Sync Music Ltd, a name synonymous to the role it plays, creatively, as a music licensing agency. The acquisition was a multi-million dollar cash and equity transaction. A deal which…

Asia’s Tech Trends For The Music Industry in 2019

With Asia’s growing demand for a more organised music economy, companies and artists are pushing the boundaries of fan engagement, live performances, creation, and music management. Asia is definitely embracing 2019 by adopting tech trends across the music industry. Music Recognition Technology [MRT] or Audio…

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…

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Photo courtesy of HUJAN
Photo courtesy of HUJAN
review

HUJAN Malaysia Alternative Rock Band, Now a ‘Rock Classic’

Rock has been known, globally, in the music recording world, as one of the most popular musical genre that symbolises diverse social groups who typically carry the modern labelling of ‘cool’, ‘loud music’ and as a channel that supports social movements, usually for peace and love. Music Press Asia dedicates HUJAN’s impressive resilience as a Malay band that continues to…

Yuna Sings Ode To Malaysia In Latest Single

The launch of the latest single, expected to feature on the 4th studio album, has marked the beginning of yet another artistic milestone for Yuna. We recalled the last we’ve heard of the soulful songstress when she released her 3rd studio album ‘Chapters’ in 2016.…

Kueymo & Sushiboy Partners With 8 Bruneian Producers, Debuts Album

Just months after commemorating their 150th episode, followed by hosting their inaugural Electronic Music Conference with Asia’s leading electronic music conference Wired Music Week, the duo Kueymo & Sushiboy is going all out to revolutionize the electronic music scene in Brunei with their debut release,…

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…

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Editor’s Choice: Wired Music Week [Mar 7-10]

GET YOUR WMW CONFERENCE TICKETS HERE. GET YOUR WMW PARTY TICKETS HERE. WMW, founded by RBRN IDEAS [John Beh], amps up its second edition in 2019 with an earlier, and more extensive, conference session that saw over 600 attendees last year. Estimating over 2,000 attendees…

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