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August 19, 2022

Indonesia New US34billion capital Nusantara. Music Press Asia
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Indonesia Government Passes Bill To Build New City

In an effort to relieve huge environmental challenges facing Jakarta and redistribute wealth, President Joko Widodo has recently announced the plan to move Indonesia’s capital – a plan that could go ahead in 2024.How would this new plan reduce the burden on Jakarta, a city of 10 million?Will Indonesia’s New City Nusantara Be A Capital For The Music Community? One…

A Friday Night with Sophie Gigg

For the first time, Music Press Asia is curating Friday evening listening lists for stay-at-homes as part of the November…

A Friday night with Music Press Asia

How Tea Rhymes with Guzheng

Tea is where we’d like to begin. If tea isn’t a reason to bring people together, then what does? While our editorial editors may like a gau (thick) cup of…

How Tea Rhymes With GuZheng. Music Press Asia
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A Malaysian’s Tuesday Playlist

Monica Tong, editor-in-chief at Music Press Asia shares her Tuesday listening rituals starting from an hour before dawn to midday and why Bossa Nova, and ultimately, birdsongs are her life-saving…

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Locked out and locked in: "After 3 months in lockdown, I realized that nothing else is more important than health and love" - Monica Tong, Head of Editorial at Music Press Asia.
Locked out and locked in: "After 3 months in lockdown, I realized that nothing else is more important than health and love" - Monica Tong, Head of Editorial at Music Press Asia.
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Pandemic Lifestyle: “Work Hard. And Live For Health’s Sake”

Starting with a question: Have you ever sat in or participated in a musical instrument practice session before? If yes, then how long did you fare before numbness kicks in or, distracted to ‘get on’ with other tasks of the day, left the practice earlier than intended? As a classically trained piano and violin player, I endured hours of practice…

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Livechat: Please Don’t Stop The Music

What happens when the music industry takes a huge beating following the recent cancellations of live events worldwide due to the spreading of a global pandemic coronavirus? Music Press Asia’s…

Best Music Albums 2019

Asia’s 50 Best Music Albums of 2019: 21-30

21A-Lin – OST (Original Sound Track)This OST compilation has made it onto this list just because A-Lin sings and writes some of the most heart rendering romantic songs in Mandarin…

Asia's Best Music Albums: 21-30. Music Press Asia.
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Michelle Yeoh Calls For More Environment Ambassadors

This month we continue with our efforts of raising awareness of the environment contributing our “NATURE” segment to a 2009 documentary film made by National Geographic in cooperation with FINAS (National Film Development Corporation Malaysia). Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh is a poignant…

[Music Press Asia] Michelle Yeoh calls for other environmentalist ambassador. Photo credit: National Geograaphic
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