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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 soundtracks to electronic music. Music Press Asia’s head of editorial, Monica Tong briefly caught up with Kevin Lin to chat about the expansion happening at TWITCH, some of his favourite…

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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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Jean-Michel Jarre during US tour US Tour ©EDDA. Photo by Erik Voake
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Grammy Nominated Artist Jean-Michel Jarre Partners with VR Artist Sutu and TheWaveVR

Having sold over 18 million copies of his first solo album ‘Oxygene’ worldwide, Jarre continues to make headlines as he embarked on his Electronica World Tour beginning of this year before the release of ‘Equinoxe Infinity’. Partnering with leading social VR platform and LA-based TheWaveVR, the showcase of Jarre’s new album will enable fans to host virtual reality concerts featuring…

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The Toho Gakuen School of Music. Photography by Hanunori Noda
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Toho Gakuen Shortlisted For RIBA International Prize

The Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo designed by Nikken Sekkei has recently been shortlisted alongside three other buildings in the running for the RIBA International Prize awarded every two years to the most inspirational and significant new buildings across the globe. A new virtuoso music school designed to visually connect rather than isolate practising musicians, this new open-plan…

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WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A from Part 1 in the hope to achieve a more impressionable storytelling of Grefer’s passion in founding WISE, how he believes these institution of brains and brands may possibly share…

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Blackpink's Ddu-Du Ddu-Du has garnered over 450 million views. Photo courtesy of YG Entertainment.
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Universal Music, Interscope Records Now Serves YG Entertainment’s Blackpink

We are just beginning to see the tip of the iceberg: Blackpink’s latest music video Ddu-Du-Dhu-Dhu released just 4 months ago on YouTube has garnered overe 450 million views. The video has not only attracted scores of fans worldwide, but also strategic interest directly affecting YG Entertainment, a Korean artist management company famed for other chart-topping artists including PSY and…

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