by / on September 1, 2016 at 1:06 pm / in News

Reason for LCD Soundsystem’s shock Asian tour cancelation revealed

Earlier last month Asian fans were devastated to hear the news that LCD Soundsystem, arguably the biggest name on the lineup, had pulled out of the Hong Kong festival. But it’s not all bad news for LCD lovers.    Clockenflap first announced the news via their Facebook page, revealing that LCD Soundsystem had canceled all their upcoming dates in Asia and Australia, […]

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by / on June 7, 2016 at 12:48 pm / in Festivals, News

LCD Soundsystem, George Clinton join Clockenflap’s incredible lineup

THE SECRET IS OUT – LCD SOUNDSYSTEM JOINS CLOCKENFLAP’S INCREDIBLE MUSIC LINEUP TO HEADLINE SUNDAY NIGHT.

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by / on May 26, 2016 at 5:10 pm / in Live Music, News, Pop

Korean wave approaching Asia as iKON prepares for iKONCERT Showtime Tour

Prepare yourself, South Korea’s fastest rising K-pop act, iKON is set to make their debut across Asia.

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by / on May 4, 2016 at 10:20 am / in Festivals, News

Clockenflop 2016 announces new location and an unbelievable first round lineup

It may be six months away but Clockenflap has already served up a delicious first round of acts that is sure to get more than a few tongues wagging.   There is a single reason Clockenflap has cultivated a reputation as the pre-eminent music festival across all of Southeast Asia. Simply put, they consistently deliver a world class lineup of […]

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by / on February 16, 2016 at 7:33 pm / in Live Music

Tom Jones adds additional dates to Asian tour this April

Welsh pop legend Tom Jones, who has sold over 100 million records over a career spanning 50 years, is set to perform a series of shows across Southeast Asia this April and has just added an additional show in Bangkok. 

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by / on November 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals, Hip Hop, Indie / Alternative, Pop, Rock

Clockenflap announces digital guide to the festival with launch of official app

With 10 stages, more than 130 acts and 60,000 people attending across three days, there’s nothing that comes even close to Clockenflap in Hong Kong’s cultural calendar. But if you’re planning on experiencing Clockenflap to its fullest  you’re going to need some help and the Clockenflap app is here to help.  

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by / on October 26, 2015 at 1:08 pm / in Dance / Electro, Hip Hop, Interviews

Mr Scruff: Asia bound, but this time without his vinyl

Mr Scruff is bringing his signature grooves to Neon Lights and Clockenflap festivals, but this time, as he explains exclusively to Music Weekly Asia, he’s doing things a little bit differently.

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by / on October 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm / in Interviews, Rock

Interview: Shoegaze pioneers Ride take on their biggest journey to date

Late last year, shoegaze royalty Ride announced an unexpected reunion almost two decades after parting ways. The news came as a welcome surprise to many of their longtime fans, most of whom never thought they’d get a chance to see one of their favorite bands live. Their tour has seen them play across the globe and they’re now coming to […]

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by / on September 3, 2015 at 11:37 am / in Festivals, News, Rock

Clockenflap first lineup revealed: The Libertines, Damien Rice, Flying Lotus & more

The flagship event in the Hong Kong cultural calendar is set for its triumphant return and it’s looking bigger and better than ever. Clockenflap, celebrating its eighth edition, is returning to the West Kowloon Cultural District on November 27-29.

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by / on July 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm / in News

Skrillex confirms Asian tour dates in Malaysia, Vietnam, Philipines, Indonesia and more

EDM fans rejoice – American dubstep and EDM pioneer Skrillex has just confirmed via his official Instagram account that he will be playing an extensive series of shows across Asia.

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by / on July 14, 2015 at 4:16 pm / in News

Robbie Williams cancels ‘Let Me Entertain You’ South East Asian tour dates

British superstar Robbie Williams has cancelled all shows in the South East Asian leg of his ‘Let Me Entertain You’ tour in late September and early October.

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by / on June 18, 2015 at 5:17 pm / in Pop, Rock

Are Twenty One Pilots the future of pop music?

Departing from the well worn brand of generic pop punk that Good Charlotte and Fall Out Boy have been peddling for years now, Twenty One Pilots have erupted onto the scene, their catchy songs like a spiked tire iron to the face of modern alternative pop music.

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by / on June 9, 2015 at 5:53 pm / in Events

MUSE announce Hong Kong performance on their world tour

One of Britain’s biggest bands, MUSE are set to bring their spectacular, internationally-renowned live show to Hong Kong on September 28 at AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena.

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by / on November 26, 2014 at 3:40 pm / in Asian Pop Chart, News

Zhang Jie Awarded International Artist Of The Year at 2014 American Music Awards

Famed Chinese celebrity and pop star Zhang Jie, also known as Jason Zhang, has been presented with the first ever International Artist Award at the 2014 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in LA. The 42nd annual awards ceremony is the world’s largest fan voted award show, celebrating the best in pop, rock, rap/hip hop, soul, and country music.   “Hey […]

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by / on March 12, 2014 at 6:41 pm / in News

Kashy Keegan This Is My Dream: We Reveal The Incredible Story Behind The No.1 Song

Kashy Keegan is a British singer who’s incredible story is an inspiration to millions of singers worldwide.

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by / on February 4, 2014 at 12:09 am / in News

G.E.M. Singer Performances Cause Sensation In China, Stays At Number 1 In Charts

G.E.M. has retained her Number 1 position on the Top 30 Asia Hong Kong charts while her recent appearances on ‘I Am A Singer 2’ is causing a sensation in China.

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by / on January 29, 2014 at 6:46 pm / in News

The Remarkable Story Of Shiga Lin Scandal To Hong Kong Number 1

In 2012 Shiga Lin was rocked by a scandal when photos of her with ex-boyfriend K-Chen were leaked online. Although other celebrities have been put in a similar situation, the fact that Shiga was only 16 when the photos were taken caused sensational headlines.

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by / on January 25, 2014 at 8:06 am / in News

Shiga Lin Gotta Be With You Music Video Released

Shiga Lin is the current Music Weekly Hong Kong No.1 with her new song, Gotta Be With You. The official music video has just been released on YouTube and shows a distressing portrayal of a painful break-up.

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by / on December 4, 2013 at 2:09 am / in Artists / Bands, Fashion, Lists

7 Things You Didn’t Know About G-Dragon

Korean popstar G-Dragon is making waves in the US with his edgy style and unconventional look. Couture and street fashion-royalty alike are clamouring to get GD seen in their clothes on Instagram or Tumblr to capitalise on some of that instant fame.

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by / on November 27, 2013 at 12:39 am / in Music Charts

Taeyang And T.O.P. Go Head-To-Head In BigBang Chart Battle

HongKong: Two members of boy band Bigbang, Taeyang and T.O.P., went head-to-head in the Top 30 Asia charts this week. Taeyang’s ‘Ringa Linga’ eventually won out, but only by the narrowest of margins!

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