by / on May 14, 2015 at 2:46 pm / in Events, Releases

Prairials release self titled debut album and commence national tour on May 16

They may be based out of the thriving metropolis of Toronto but Prairials was born in the prairies of Sasketchewan, by the rivers of the Canadian border. Formed by brothers Jesse and Jacob Read, their folk rock style combines an eclectic mix of sonic elements from guitars, banjos and keyboards to make every song an experience in itself, memorable and enticing.

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 12:14 pm / in Artists / Bands, Hip Hop, Interviews

Iggy Azalea: Criticism of me ‘has 100,000 percent to do with the fact I have a vagina’

Never far from the spotlight, Iggy Azalea has seen her fair share of scandal over the past few months. Whether it’s her feud with Eminem over rape lyrics in his songs or defending her music from claims of cultural appropriation from Azealia Banks and Q-Tip, it seems there’s been more of a spotlight on her than on her music.   In […]

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by / on December 4, 2013 at 2:01 am / in Events, News

Lady Gaga Tour Dates Announced But No Asia Dates

Lady Gaga has confirmed some 2014 dates for her ‘Artrave: The Artpop Ball’ tour but fans in Asia are once again left disappointed.

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by / on December 3, 2013 at 2:15 am / in Music Charts, News

Justin Bieber Change Me Released And Shows Off Vocal Talents

Justin Bieber has released the last-but-one Music Monday track – a stripped back, emotional song called ‘Change Me’.

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by / on November 29, 2013 at 10:58 pm / in Videos

The Katy Perry Killer Queen Christmas Ad Features Singer Sitting On Happy Santa’s Lap

In the new Katy Perry Killer Queen Christmas Ad the Roar singer tells Santa what she wants to find under her tree on Xmas morning. John Mayer – you have been warned!

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 8:31 pm / in News

Are Psy, G-Dragon & Justin Bieber Working On A Song Together?

Internet rumours are never to be believed. But when one of them is started by Psy, and it involves three of the biggest stars in the world then you have to take it seriously.

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 2:36 am / in News

Was The Katy Perry Geisha Performance At AMA Racist?

Miley Cyrus may have grabbed the majority of headlines with her Virtual Kitten performance, but it’s Katy Perry’s ‘Geisha’ performance of ‘Unconditionally’ that is courting controversy with claims that it is racist stereotyping. 

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 1:45 am / in Music Charts, News

Ariana Grande Last Christmas Enters Top 30 Asia Chart While Her Performance At The AMA’s Gets Standing Ovation From Lady Gaga

USA: In a stunning red dress, Ariana Grande gave such an incredible performance of ‘Tattooed Heart’ at the American Music Awards that Lady Gaga & Kelly Clarkson both agreed it was the performance of the night.

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by / on November 25, 2013 at 10:44 pm / in News

Miley Cyrus Kitten Performance at AMA’s Steals The Show Despite Another Outragous Bikini Outfit

USA: Miley Cyrus’s “Virtual Kitten” performance of Wrecking Ball, currently an entry in our Top 30 Asia charts, stole the show at the American Music Awards and ‘cat’apulted her to the top of the world’s headlines yet again.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 2:40 pm / in Interviews

Yuna Interview: Music, Fashion and Much More…

We had the great pleasure to have a phone call from the indie music queen Yuna a few days ago, and chat with her about her new album, the Malaysian music scene, fashion and much more.

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by / on November 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm / in Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen: The Truth Behind The Tales

“If you want a sex, drugs and rock’n’roll tale, this is it.” An interview with Ministry.

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by / on July 31, 2013 at 12:05 pm / in Culture, Interviews, Rock

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS – Rocketing Across The Ocean in 2013

Before embarking for Asia, the Smashing Pumpkins talked to Scott Murphy in an exclusive interview for Music Weekly Asia.

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by / on July 18, 2013 at 3:55 pm / in Culture, Interviews, Pop

A delicious Q&A with Suzanne Vega

New York based Suzanne Vega will make her first appearance in Hong Kong next week. Scott Murphy had a lovely chat with her.

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by / on June 5, 2013 at 10:40 am / in Videos

VIDEO: Deerhoof – ‘Breakup Songs’

Deerhoof come back with another quirky videoclip, this time directed by Pieter Dirkx.

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by / on March 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm / in Videos

‘Somewhere In Neverland’, a papier-mâché videoclip by All Time Low

All Time Low has released a new videoclip for the track ‘Somewhere In Neverland’ from the album Don’t Panic!.

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by / on March 18, 2013 at 3:34 pm / in Culture, Interviews, Releases

Carl Hamm’s journey into Malay psychedelic rock

Read the spectacular and touching story of the making of ‘Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore and Malaysia 1964–1970’ compilation.

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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 January 24, 2013 at 10:04 am / in Culture, Dance / Electro, Live Reviews

Laneway Sneak Peek: Nicolas Jaar

Our electronic correspondent, Rory, got a chance to see Jaar’s show first hand Sydney to bring you a sneak peek of what to expect from the Chilean-American producer.

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by / on November 15, 2012 at 11:38 am / in Crush of the Day, Culture

Crush of the Day: Sweet Valley – ‘Eternal Champ’

  Now adopted by Nathan Williams (from Wavves) and his brother Joel for their latest musical project, the name ‘Sweet Valley’ is a throwback to the wildly popular 90’s book series revolving around blonde Californian twins Jessica and Elizabeth. Sibling parallels aside, Sweet Valley’s music also evokes shimmery summer vibes as its name suggests, mixing schizophrenic dashes of hip-hop beats, […]

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by / on October 22, 2012 at 9:30 am / in Crush of the Day, Dance / Electro

Crush of the Day: Trust – ‘Shoom’

  Trust is a French political-rock band from the 80s. But it’s also a project-band from Robert Alfons, based in Toronto. ‘Shoom’ has been haunting me for a few days now – it is a pretty dark and heavy track, that doesn’t put you in the right mood but that you still want to listen again, and again. (That applies […]

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