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Bernice Chauly In BBC Interview: “It’s The Best Time To Be An Artists In Malaysia”

Author Bernice Chauly has finally published a text transcription of the excerpt from an interview with the BBC World Service “The Cultural Frontline”, a programme released right after Malaysia’s election May last year. In a special episode “Truth and Taboo from Malaysia to the Middle East”. The following excerpt, transcribed to text from the BBC programme, is initially published on Bernice Chauly’s website, dated March 16, 2019. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Bernice was one of the interviewees for the episode (“Truth and Taboo from Malaysia to the Middle East”), and in this excerpt,…

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"YO! MTV Raps". Image credit: All Is Amazing
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MTV Asia Launch Hip Hop Series “YO! MTV RAPS”, Partners With Joox

MTV Asia celebrates the explosion of hip hop culture through an Asian lens on music, fashion and lifestyle this April by kicking off a 10-part series Asian version of the iconic hip hop show “YO! MTV Raps”. The show is hosted by some of Asia’s leading hip hop influencers including rappers Joe Flizzow and Zamaera; songwriter Yung Raja; joined by…

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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 the US opening July 12th in Washington, D.C and concludes September 15th at Prudential Center,…

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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…

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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 no boundaries of the typical genre we typically know or identify with today but encompasses a wide array from classical…

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Star Planet and UnUsUaL Entertainment partners to tour Wang Leehom in Malaysia.
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Wang Leehom ‘Descendants of the Dragon 2060’ World Tour Returns to Malaysia

With 62 mil fans on Weibo and 3.7 mil Facebook followers, Wang Leehom one of Taiwan’s most successful musical export in the region, is now back on tour. The show backed by production team who has worked on the Grammy Awards featuring spaceship, LED lighting, holograms, animated movies and choreography. Set to take place at Stadium Merdeka, Leehom is collaborating…

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Wired Music Week Unveils Phase 1 Line-Up 2019

Beh founded Wired Music Week – one of Malaysia’s very first music conference focused on establishing a more vibrant electronic music landscape in Malaysia. Last May, apart from the panel discussions and workshops, WMW also hosted a no-frill exclusive meet-up session between labels and unsigned artists and music producers. “Beh’s approach is the culmination of a rapidly growing demand for…

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Five Reasons Why You Need To Be At Rainforest Pavilion Wonderfruit 2018

1.Save the rainforest by partying The Rainforest Pavilion founded by Alex Joy of the Joy Collective follows the ethos of saving the rainforest by creating electronic music events that raise funds and awareness for environmental issues, especially protecting the world’s rainforests. Through the rainforest saving project Vivid Kalimantan they have raised funds to aid in the preservation of 60,000m2 of…

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Futuro - X is a project in collaboration between Wonderfruit and The Waldorf Project
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Wonderfruit Trumps Music Curation of the Year

This year’s Wonderers can expect to explore and be enthralled with Wonderfruit’s six pillars: the primary theme is Art & Architecture, together with Music, Farm to Feasts, Talks & Workshops, Wellness and Family. Showcasing the festival’s sustainable ethos is the eco-design of its architectural structures, camps, and installations, whilst enjoying a handpicked selection of world-class artists sharing their talents at Wonderfruit…

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Erik Ian Walker wrote 'Climate' in a collaboration with The ClimateMusic Project.
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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 latest album, Criteria Obsession with his band Castle Canyon, is an entertaining romp through the…

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