Articles by: Ili
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by / on September 19, 2013 at 11:05 am / in Live Reviews

LIVE REVIEW: The SIGIT Live in Singapore

Here’s a lowdown on The SIGIT Live in SG before we went absolutely mental last Monday night – or as the Indonesians would say: gokil!

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by / on March 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop, Interviews

Quick chat with underground hip hop royalty Pharoahe Monch

Pharoahe Monch will be headlining Big Wig Music Festival next month. We have a quick chat with him ahead of the event.

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by / on March 7, 2013 at 4:54 pm / in Artists / Bands, Rock

Amplifier Raises the Volume in India

Heading to India? Don’t miss Amplifier and other acts at Pearl, a National Annual Cultural festival in Hyderabad.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 4:56 pm / in Crush of the Day

Crush of the Day – Inc.

If you’re in need of pensive, gauzy mood music, look no further and read this.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 2:32 pm / in Interviews

Masia One: Coming Full Circle

After making waves and sweeping up awards all around the world with her raw talent and inimitable style, Masia One brings the party back to Singapore next April. Don’t miss her insightful interview here.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 12:10 pm / in Interviews

Homecoming with Charles J Tan

Music Weekly catches up with the multi-talented Charles J Tan before he returns home to Singapore shores to chat about his new music video, his upcoming album and more.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 10:45 am / in News

Live! This March ’13 in Southeast Asia

The month of March brings a bumper crop of musical offerings – take a look through our dizzying list of events and pick your choice of dates!

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by / on February 25, 2013 at 2:55 pm / in Artists / Bands, Crush of the Day, Dance / Electro

Crush of the Day: Elliphant – ‘Live Till I Die’

A captivating mix of ice and heat is what makes up Elliphant – watch the latest video here.

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by / on February 18, 2013 at 12:59 pm / in Crush of the Day, Indie / Alternative

Crush of the Day: FIDLAR

Fine, innocent, demure, ladylike and reserved… is not what FIDLAR stands for. Get to know the real deal here.

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by / on February 13, 2013 at 2:07 pm / in Events

Wigging Out!

Wave your hands in the air like you just don’t care – we’re wigging out for Big Wig Music Festival! Here’s a quick peek of the headliners.

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by / on February 7, 2013 at 5:27 pm / in Artists / Bands, Indie / Alternative, Pop

Shedding Light on The Lumineers

The love for music of a more rustic, pastoral quality is being rekindled in recent days and one of its most buzz-worthy torchbearers is the Colorado-based trio that make up The Lumineers. Get to know them here.

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by / on February 4, 2013 at 11:45 am / in Crush of the Day, Culture

Crush of the Day: Serenaide

Singapore indie-pop outfit Serenaide is Ili’s Crush of the Day!

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by / on February 4, 2013 at 11:40 am / in News

Live! This February ’13 in Southeast Asia

Freshies, fools and fun times this February – check out the live gigs and concerts coming your way this month in SEA!

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by / on January 28, 2013 at 5:59 pm / in Culture, Events, Live Reviews

Laneway Festival 2013: Impressions

Still recovering from Laneway Festival 2013, we piece together memories and snapshots to bring you further impressions of the line-up. Aching limbs, burnt skin and lost voices – all worth it!

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by / on January 28, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Culture, Events, Interviews, RnB / Soul

No End to Freedom: José James

José James combines the sounds of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and soul music into a rich, dark concoction that is bound to translate into a captivating live performance – we have a quick chat with him before his show here in Singapore next month.

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by / on January 21, 2013 at 5:06 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Events

Laneway Festival 2013: Kings of Convenience, Nicolas Jaar, Real Estate and Tame Impala

What you can expect from Laneway Singapore in a paragraph and 2 videos for each band of the festival line-up!

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by / on January 14, 2013 at 2:09 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Indie / Alternative

“Rock ‘n’ Roll With A Whole Lotta Soul”

Relive the rollin’ good times with Cashew Chemists and their crackin’ new debut EP!

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by / on January 4, 2013 at 2:52 pm / in Crush of the Day, Indie / Alternative

Crush of the Day: Hiatus Kaiyote – ‘Nakamarra’

Hiatus Kaiyote have been around since mid-2011 but I’ve only recently discovered them thanks to Gilles Peterson’s Brownwood Bubblers 9. Better late than never, right? Hailing from Melbourne, the band journeyed 5000 kilometres to Alice Springs to film their first music video for ‘Nakamarra’ below, off their debut album Tawk Tomahawk. Their smooth, free-spirited brand of self-described ‘future soul’, accentuated by […]

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by / on January 4, 2013 at 2:03 pm / in News

Live! This January ’13 in Southeast Asia

Live! this month in SEA will be posted every beginning of month and regularly updated, to give you a calendar of the monthly upcoming shows in Southeast Asia. Live! this week in SEA will be posted every Monday or Tuesday on Music Services Asia Facebook page. If you’d like us to add your concert details, email us at: info@musicservices.asia.    January 4 […]

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by / on November 28, 2012 at 6:07 pm / in Culture, Live Reviews

Urbanscapes 2012: Highlights!

Last weekend, Urbanscapes Festival celebrated its 10th year anniversary with a massive party for the senses that will not be easily forgotten in the years to come. Review.

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