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Editor's choice Books at Music Press Asia
Editor's Pick

Editor’s Top Art & Music Books This Season

Music Press Asia and its staff has been reading some latest release of books in Southeast Asia, we’ve come out with this list so you don’t have to. Enjoy it! I WANT TO DIE BUT I WANT TO EAT TTEOKBOKKIby Sehee BAEK / Anton HUR (Trn.) The South Korean hit therapy memoir recommended by BTS’s RM [Hardcover]. The phenomenal Korean bestseller translated by International Booker Shortlistee Anton Hur Psychiatrist: So how can I help you? Me: I don’t know, I’m – what’s the word – depressed? Do I have to…

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Gaming trends Oct 2022. Music Press Asia

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. The study highlighted some concerns: the negative perception on NFTsconsumer buzz around the metaversetruth on subscription and bundling, andkey drivers for eSports Key findings in…

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startup news. Music Press Asia

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…

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Amanotes music game publisher. Music Press Asia

Music Game Publisher Amanotes Passed Great Place to Work Certification

Amanotes, a Singapore-based music tech company, has recently passed the Trust Index™ Survey certification at Great Place to Work. The certification is based on the independent and confidential survey designed and validated by Great Place to Work – a global authority on workplace culture. As a result, Amanotes was evaluated by 87% of employees as a positive working environment. And…

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Drizzly release new song. Music Press Asia

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 predecessors like Dara Puspita in the 60s and 70s had made achievements in their homeland and abroad. Heading towards a similarly creative direction such as…

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Technoly Learn with AI. Music Press Asia

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 the AI to teach on their behalf, its ‘Music Neural Engine can also simplify complex music to levels of proficiency suited to individual needs. With the recent release, Kena claims a 96% accuracy in giving nuanced, human-like feedback to music…

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DakhaBrakha to perform at Global Arts Live 2022. Music Press Asia

5 Top Acts At Global Arts Live

Tinariwen, DakhaBrakha To Perform At Global Arts Live Global Arts Live is making an appearance this year with another list of a spectacular lineups. Opening with Adriana Caloanhotto, its calendar of events spreading across 4 months (Sept-Dec) will feature 18 demanding musical items. These international artists are curated for their specialised sound and fine artistry. There is no such thing…

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Musiio by Soundcloud now detects 41 musical moods sp. Music Press Asia

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 leaders who understand mood-based music recommendations are the future. In 2022, Musiio was acquired by…

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Live performances at Music China. Music Press Asia

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 fair attracts a high volume of domestic buyers. Originally scheduled to take place in late…

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Mrs M is Asiatic Records Mongolian artist. Music Press Asia

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…

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