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VOB partners with GLP Georg Leitner Productions. Music Press Asia
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Georg Leitner to represent Indonesia rock band Voice Of Baceprot (VOB)

After a successful European tour the second time round and the release of their last two singles, Voice Of Baceprot’s (VOB) is looking towards a busy 2023 live roster. Austria-based artist booking and management agency GLP (Georg Leitner Productions GmbH) has recently confirmed that the rock trio has been exclusively signed to perform for Central and South America including Mexico.…

Gaming trends Oct 2022. Music Press Asia
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Fan platform Fandom releases new trends & issues in gaming

Last month, Fandom released its 2022 State of Gaming report. It dives into the hottest topics, trends and issues facing the gaming industry today. Covering issues like NFTs, Metaverse, Subscriptions & Bundles and Competitive Gaming.…

Drizzly release new song. Music Press Asia
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Youthful Rendition of Love By East Javanese Band Drizzly

The newest single from Drizzly an all-female band formation. Love at first sight journey that spirals into suffering. It should be East Javanese’s birthright to have the best talents of all-female bands, considering that their…

Accordionist Aliaksandr Yasinski Debuts New Album

Belarusian accordionist Aliaksandr Yasinski is set to release his debut album “Hlybini” through Riverboat Records. Yasinski plays without stylistic limitation. He describes the music on the album as an ‘adventure through Belarus and other countries,…

Could The Metaverse Change Entertainment?

The Metaverse Summit USA is set to happen from 28-29 September, 2022, Bay Area, California. Attendees will be meeting at the Crowne Plaza Foster City – San Mateo, centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula…

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Muzza to perform at Music Matters Singapore 2022. Music Press Asia
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All That Matters Music Conference Returns to Singapore

Adopting the theme ALL THAT METAS, Asia’s premiere ‘Business 2 Business 2 Fan’ event experience and gateway to the Asian Sports, Media and Entertainment industry is back. A conference by day and music festival by night, it brings together just over 2,000 senior executives from…

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Kuala Lumpur-based Filipino Artist Zeauk Release New Song

Following his string of experimental singles since 2021, Kuala Lumpur-based Filipino is Southeast Asia’s rising producer and singer-songwriter. Following the release of single ‘Falling’, last April, this August sees the collaboration with new artist, Armand Ross to release ‘No Matter…

Music China To Relocate To Nanjing

As an interim arrangement in response to the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, Music China is moving to Nanjing for its landmark 20th edition. The temporary move away from its long-standing home will give exhibitors more confidence in their…

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Florian Ferruzza Interview with Music Press Asia
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Vietnamese House Label Goes LIVE

In an interview with Music Press Asia, founder of Stargazing Records Florian Ferruzza shares the works of his debut album, starting his label in Vietnam and collaborating with local talent. PART I: INTRO Q1: Hello, Florian. Congratulations on releasing your…

Valentina Ploy sign to Warner Music. Music Press Asia
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Thailand: A Unique Point Of View

Thailand is no stranger to pop music. In fact, its strength lies in a mesh that has developed and built the nation’s taste in music. Recently signed to Warner Music Thailand, Valentina Ploy is the culmination of exactly that beauty;…

Magnifying Nature’s Whispering

Judy Wu fulfills her role as an ambassador of nature, pledging us all for change and awareness on the subject of conservation not only for wildlife but also for the…

Vandal at DAORecords HQ. Music Press Asia

Where Music Should Be in the Metaverse & Web3

Where should musicians perform in the metaverse? Why should artists consider minting their own NFT today? How will it promote music? Vandal of DAORecords speaks with Monica Tong editor-in-chief of Music Press Asia on how…

How Do We Keep Indian Rhythms Alive?

The rich language of the tabla has always been an introspective expression of the Hindustani classical music sector. Most prevalently exported from the Indian subcontinent, this pair of twin hand…

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Live performances at Music China. Music Press Asia
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Music China To Relocate To Nanjing

As an interim arrangement in response to the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, Music China is moving to Nanjing for its landmark 20th edition. The temporary move away from its long-standing home will give exhibitors more confidence in their planning while also ensuring the…

11th Bali Intl Choir Festival D2 2022. Music Press Asia

Sing With Us In Bali

After two years of absence due to the pandemic, the Bali International Choir Festival (BICF) returns to perform again. Stronger…

Technology

startup news. Music Press Asia
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Vietnam Promotes Startup Ecosystem

The National Program “Initiative for Startup Ecosystem in Vietnam until 2025” (Program 844) aiming to promote the startup ecosystem has gained initial achievements. In 2021, the Prime Minister approved a number of new contents to expand the scope of startup ecosystem activities internationally. Since then, many activities have been designed to connect the Vietnamese ecosystem with experts, and advisors and…

Technoly Learn with AI. Music Press Asia
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Learn & Earn with Artificial Intelligence

Kena.AI, a San Francisco-based startup, is focused on creating Artificial Intelligence that helps music creators monetize their content. By allowing…

Musiio by SoundCloud: Now Detects 41 Music Moods, An Update Of V1 Moods

Musiio by SoundCloud, the industry leader in AI-powered music metadata, today reveals Moods 3.0: a vastly expanded version of its tagging product that describes musical moods with greater accuracy and nuance. This major update to Musiio’s tag offering has been in high demand for industry…

Hong Kong Arts Festival 100 Features Laila

Exactly a month before Laila was due to meet Hong Kong audiences in February, the technical team from Finland were undergoing quarantine in the city, and the first batch of tickets were quickly snapped up. But, unfortunately, the fifth wave of the pandemic caused an…

Melodie Hires Gary Helsinger To Lead U.S. Sync Licensing Division

Recently, a music industry veteran, Gary Helsinger, has been hired as SVP Licensing & Creative, heading up Melodie’s U.S. film, television and advertising business. Based in Los Angeles, Gary will focus on the American film, television and advertising space, from studios to networks, production companies,…

Review

Mrs M is Asiatic Records Mongolian artist. Music Press Asia
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Mrs M: Next New Mission review – a departure from the traditional

You come to a new Mrs M single with intentions to find the tone that matches a great character. Subtlety is overrated and your mob will be roused. After listening to ‘Daughter of Khan’, the song title sounds like things you’d hear shouted at the beginning of a rally. Assuming ambitiously that more hard work is involved, as with all…

Jay Chou Finds New Love In Art

Jay Chou has found his most recent muse in the art world. Having seen him auctioned and exhibited with Hong Kong’s fine art auction house Sotheby’s, it came as no surprise that his next album is spotlighting the art world. And what’s more important than…

A Dark & Psychedelic Album: Morricone Segreto

For the feature of the month of August, we are highlighting a short documentary released by CAM Sugar & Decca Records. As we tap our feet impatiently waiting for Morricone’s World Tour to arrive at our shores later this year, let’s start with a brief…

Ogden Morrow’s ‘80s Dance Party Playlist

We Can Dance If We Want To I cannot believe I’m about to satisfy my utmost obsession for the ‘80s right here at Music Press Asia. When I first suggested to its editors that I was about to curate the ideal party music, my mind…

Conference

Conference listing at MPA. Music Press Asia
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Could The Metaverse Change Entertainment?

The Metaverse Summit USA is set to happen from 28-29 September, 2022, Bay Area, California. Attendees will be meeting at the Crowne Plaza Foster City – San Mateo, centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula between Downtown San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The future of…

Sing With Us In Bali

After two years of absence due to the pandemic, the Bali International Choir Festival (BICF) returns to perform again. Stronger…

11th Bali Intl Choir Festival D2 2022. Music Press Asia

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