Articles by: Ili
Ili Razid sees colours in music.

by / on August 6, 2012 at 2:24 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Dimas Wisnuwardono: Music & Film

An interview with Dimas Wisnuwardono regarding his upcoming documentary on the journey to Reeperbahn Festival.

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by / on August 1, 2012 at 4:50 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

Wormrot: Just Dive In

Music Services Asia grabs the chance to chat with Wormrot guitarist Rasyid about their tour mishaps, thoughts on music as a career and more!

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by / on July 23, 2012 at 5:44 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Indie / Alternative, Interviews

Revisiting The Trees & The Wild

The Trees & The Wild are renowned throughout South-East Asia for their innovative musical blend of post-rock, experimental and folk stylings, underpinned with a distinctly Indonesian identity. To the delight of their fans, the band will be bringing their intense, trance-inducing live performances across oceans to the international stage in September.

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by / on July 23, 2012 at 11:45 am / in Apps, Digital & Mobile, Interviews

Stay in the Loop with NewsLoop

Spend your morning with a hot cup of coffee while catching up on the latest news with NewsLoop, Singtel’s newly launched iPad app that collates articles from a wide range of local and international media sources and blogs into a comprehensive, easy-to-use interface.

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by / on July 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm / in Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Music Services Asia Launches Digital Distribution!

Music Services Asia (MSA) announces the launch of MSA Digital Distribution, the first global digital distribution service specially dedicated to musicians, artists and independent labels from South-East Asia. With zero upfront fees, interested musicians, artists and labels simply need to follow a step-by-step online registration process in order to distribute their music or videos to millions of music fans in […]

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by / on July 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm / in Culture, Digital & Mobile, Interviews, Videos

Tune In to Aweh TV and Qub TV

The Internet is an obvious choice as a platform for showcasing Asian talent on the international stage, while video has proven to be one of the most captivating ways to present music. Web TV melds the two together.

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by / on July 2, 2012 at 6:55 pm / in News

Live! this July ’12 in South-East 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 South-East Asia. Live! this week in SEA will be posted every Monday or Tuesday on Music Services Asia Facebook page.

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by / on July 2, 2012 at 6:55 pm / in Artists / Bands, Dance / Electro, Events, Live Reviews

Hot Chip in Singapore

Indie music lovers in Singapore are surely tipping their hats off to Untitled Entertainment for bringing such colour to the island’s live music circuit. While we were still reeling from The Jezabels’ sparkling set at HomeClub barely a month ago, they then one-upped themselves by bringing Hot Chip’s sizzling dance party to Avalon last Tuesday. Sauntering onstage a little after […]

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by / on July 2, 2012 at 6:54 pm / in Culture, Events, Live Reviews

Weekend Jams — Baybeats 2012 Roundup

photo credits: Baybeats Official Website It was as it always was: sprawling, magnificent in its scope, and thoroughly enjoyable. Baybeats 2012 lasted from 29 June – 1 July, and came to end with the raucous bombast that was King Ly Chee’s set. Its three-day lifespan saw the staging of performances by bands that played music from a dizzying mix of […]

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by / on June 25, 2012 at 5:14 pm / in Culture, Digital & Mobile, Interviews, Videos

Interview with The Wknd

Since its inception in 2008, online music magazine and multimedia platform The Wknd has left an indelible mark on the regional music scene, establishing itself as the go-to source for those seeking out the freshest unsigned and independent music from Malaysia and South-East Asia. Through their extensive collection of specially-produced videos under “The Wknd Sessions” and “Singgah Sekejap” series, The […]

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by / on June 18, 2012 at 5:40 pm / in Artists / Bands, Indie / Alternative, Interviews

Interview with The Jezabels

Music Services Asia was thrilled to chat with The Jezabels ahead of their full-house gig in Singapore, which kickstarted their whirlwind Asian tour. Read our interview with Hayley Mary (vocalist), Heather Shannon (keyboards), Sam Lockwood (guitars) and Nik Kaloper (drums) to find out more about The Jezabels’ dynamic song-writing process, dream collaborations and their aim to be the “forefathers of […]

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by / on May 21, 2012 at 5:31 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Dance / Electro, Events, Hip Hop, Indie / Alternative, Rock

Who Else Will Rock Clarke Quay?

This weekend, Singapore’s Clarke Quay will play host to Music Matters Live, showcasing over 40 bands in various venues scattered throughout the popular nightspot. Last week, we picked out 7 must-see acts – but you didn’t think we would stop there, did you? Here’s 7 more of our favourite bands from the line-up, be sure to catch them and perhaps […]

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by / on May 14, 2012 at 1:10 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Dance / Electro, Releases

Simian Mobile Disco presents ‘Unpatterns’

Simian Mobile Disco is proud to announce the release of their brand new album Unpatterns on May 14 via Wichita Recordings (distribution in South-East Asia by Love Da Records). “It’s a record full of love, dedication, hard-earned experience, obvious understanding of decades of electronic music from across scenes and styles, and huge fun. It’s completely of the now, showing a […]

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by / on May 14, 2012 at 1:09 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Events

Music Services Asia’s Picks for Music Matters Live!

With over 50 acts in the span of 3 days, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the boundless amount of live music acts set to send you into sensory overdrive at Music Matters Live! Fear not, for us folks from Music Services Asia has scoured the entire line-up to present you our choice picks of acts you wouldn’t want to […]

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