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May 26, 2022

Valentina Ploy sign to Warner Music. Music Press Asia
[Valentina Ploy,Bangkok-based artists, has been signed by Warner Music Thailand.]
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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; the sublime mesh that resonates charisma and fortitude. Monica Tong, editor-in-chief of Music Press Asia speaks with Karl 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…

Tabla player Kousic Sen Artist in residence Milap. Music Press Asia

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…

Judy Wu expertise lies in wildlife music. Music Press Asia

Bihzhu: On Serenading A Malay Classic

Q1: Hello Bihzhu, welcome to Music Press Asia! First and foremost, we’d like to congratulate you for releasing the music video and also a documentary of the song titled Chendering,…

Bihzhu release Chendering a Malay classic. Music Press Asia

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Interview John Switzer of Seneca Music. Music Press Asia
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Interview With John Switzer, Seneca Music

John has produced over 50 records and has been involved in many more as a musician or engineer. He has gold records and numerous awards and nominations to his credit. Throughout the 1980s, John performed, toured, and produced with singer-songwriter Jane Siberry. While he has focused primarily on studio production since then, he remains active as a performing and recording…

A Performance Merging Two Civilizations

In the hope to grasp how traditional musical instruments of Central and Eastern Asia are being expressed today, Music Press Asia speaks to the co-founders of MASTANEH, a music group…

Interview with Mastaneh Ali Montazami Mona Kaveh Ahangari. Music Press Asia

Cyrus Chen, Head of TuneCore (Southeast Asia)

Independent musicians in Southeast Asia (SEA) have had to reimagine how they perform, distribute, and sell music in the wake of the pandemic, as we continue to see consumer behaviours…

Cyrus Chen Head of Tune Interview with 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…

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
India // Punk Rock

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…

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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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 venture with 88 Rising, a L.A-based collective, famed for some of its most creative output…

Music Press Asia / Interview: Niki Zefanya is expected to release her debut album with 88 Rising year end. Photo credit: 88 Rising.