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Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure is now playing on National Geographic Discovery Asia's channel on Astro. Photo credit: ITV. Music Press Asia
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Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo Adventure

“It’s not often that this happens, that you walk along a corridor and a small, three-year old orangutan walks around the corner towards you. Such a great sight. Yet another experience in this amazing time which I will never forget.” “I’ve learnt how vulnerable this wonderful place is and what we need to do to save it. This journey has affected me so much, and I’m thrilled I’ve been asked to be an ambassador for its rainforest.” Imitating the calls of a male Orangutan is just the beginning for Britain’s…

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Take a virtual tour of Saul Peter's exhibition, "Crime and Punishment," on website newmuseum.org. Music Press Asia
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“Peter Saul”: The rudest painting show of year 2020

Fueled with contrasting influences from MAD magazine comics to Surrealist fantasies and American social realist painting from the 1930, Peter Saul’s latest exhibition (at the New Museum, New York) brings together approximately 60 paintings dated as early as 1960s. Saul’s caricature style — harshly grotesque, oftentimes with deformed figures participated in violence, animated version from Trump to historical events such…

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Pop Classical at its finest in 2020 - Yuja Wang, the sensation. Music Press Asia
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Playlist of the Week: A Classical Moment with Yuja Wang

World’s most famous classical pianist today — Yuja Wang — is literally, our most hyped artists in the classical music section. Jetlining from France to Venezuala, this youthful pianist has sky as the limit. Bracing sold out venues all over Europe and China since 2010, she now calls New York her home. Having been raised in a Chinese family: father,…

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Midem collaborates with Nyege Nyege 2020. Music Press Asia.
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Midem Announces Spotlight On East Africa Collaborates With Nyege Nyege 2020

Ahead of a ground breaking 2020 digital edition to Uganda’s Nyege Nyege music festival, Midem and Nyege Nyege announce an industry focused component to the festival, bringing global players from the music industry to meet their East African counterparts and gain insight into one of the most exciting music markets in the world right now. This “Spotlight on East Africa” event will…

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Hael Husaini collaborates with MFMF releases latest single 'Bujang'. Music Press Asia.
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Malaysian Singer Songwriter Hael Husaini Releases New Single

Anugerah Juara Lagu [AJL] award winner Hal Husaini Razmi or more popularly known as Hael Husaini has recently released latest single — ‘Bujang’– which means singlehood. A song written in collaboration with alternative pop collective MFMF, it follows musical style of the West of the 80s and claimed to be a hit just like his other creative pieces. According to…

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All That Matters launch first online conference in September 2020. Image courtesy of Branded. Music Press Asia.
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All That Matters To Launch First Online Conference

Amidst the pandemic, All That Matters is going ahead with their music and entertainment industry conference timeline launching their first conference online from 14-18 September, 2020. Its recent announcement made a confident pledge that it ‘is not just another webinar’. Promising, even, creative engagement with kids (while parents work from home and online). With celebrity speaker including Edison Chen. Adding…

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The music of film 'Lessons from Jeju' is produced by Gregory Johnson from AcousticLabs. Music Press Asia.ures. Music Press Asia
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AcousticLabs Produced ‘Lessons from Jeju’ by Patagonia Films

Patagonia Films has recently released its latest short film ‘Lessons from Jeju’. The film centred around a group of freediving and fishing women called the haenyeo. And sees host and professional freediving and environmental activist, Kimi Werner, joins these islanders of Jeju in South Korea whose activities continue to forge its coastal seafood economy today. Accompanied with music produced by…

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Pamungkas was a member of Potenzia before launching a solo career in 2018. Music Press Asia.
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Indonesian Singer Songwriter Pamungkas Released Latest Album ‘Solipsism’

Within the last three years, electronic pop artist Rizky Pamungkas has rather quietly and confidently mustered quite a number of listeners. Having only released the album ‘The End of Flying Solo Era’ last month with The PeoplePeople, a pseudonym which he uses with much deceptive naivete. And as impressively duplicitous as it may sound – in a very good way…

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Beyond Blue OST is produced by award winning Karyn Rachtman for E-Line Media's game. Music Press Asia.
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Mind Your Music Released ‘Beyond Blue’ For E-Line Media’s Game

Produced for E-Line Media’s science-drive, ocean adventure game — inspired by award winning documentary series Blue Planet II by BBC — Beyond Blue was recently released by Mind Your Music and Universal Music New Zealand. The soundtrack was produced by Karyn Rachtman (the executive soundtrack producer and music supervisor of some of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling soundtracks of all time, including Pulp…

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Some of the most creative adaptations about the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 is inspired from Queen's most prolific albums 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. Music Press Asia.
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Creative Lyrics Amid A Spreading Virus

While some of us are slaving away working from home, not really, majority of us who are practicing or officially in lockdown or maintaining social distancing have found new ways to hustle with time and their creative outpour. For most of us, it has never been about whether it is Chinese or American, but about the livelihood that has been…

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