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 28, 2015 at 12:28 pm / in Live Music

The Hot List: What’s on in Bangkok this August

Whatever your music tastes, there’s no shortage of entertainment on offer this August in Bangkok. Whether you’re keen to see the latest indie rockers or watch the soundtrack to your adolescence live on stage, there’s a host of world class international performers touching down to play in the jewel in Thailand’s crown. We take a look at what’s in store:

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by / on July 24, 2015 at 10:42 am / in Dance / Electro, Live Music, News

8 reasons you should see The Prodigy in Bangkok this August

Dance music pioneers The Prodigy are heading to Bangkok on August 11 at Bitec Bangna. We’ll be going and we’ve got 8 reasons why you probably should too. 8. You’re running out of chances to see them perform live Lets not beat around the bush here. We’re all getting older but most of us haven’t put our bodies through the damage that […]

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by / on July 23, 2015 at 4:48 pm / in Festivals, News

Thailand’s Big Mountain Festival Finds New Home

After years of running successfully at Bonanza, Khao Yai, Big Mountain Music Festival has announced it is moving to a brand new site in Phetchaburi for the 7th edition of the popular event.

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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 July 1, 2015 at 11:12 am / in Metal / Hard Rock, Rock

Thrash legends Machinehead bringing metal mayhem to Bangkok

Overdrive and Singha are a week away from giving hard rockers across Southeast Asia reason to rejoice, bringing metal legends Machinehead to Bangkok as part of their ‘An Evening With Machinehead’ tour on July 8 at Centerpoint Studio. Formed in 1991, the outfit were founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. Considered one of the godfathers […]

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by / on June 23, 2015 at 2:40 pm / in Newsletter, Pop

EXO draw more than 20,000 fans to Impact Arena, Bangkok for second sell out tour in 10 months

K-pop sensation EXO have just completed the Thai leg of their concert tour, EXO Planet #2 The EXO’luXion, performing on Saturday and Sunday to over 20,000 fans at Bangkok’s Impact Arena.  

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by / on June 23, 2015 at 12:46 pm / in Events

Earlybird tickets for Wonderfruit festival in Thailand now on sale

Building on the success of its inaugural year, Wonderfruit will be returning to Thailand for a second edition this December. The festival will again be held at The Fields at Siam Country Club, Pataya and will this year be extended by a day, taking guests on a sonic journey across four fabulous days.

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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 18, 2015 at 11:56 am / in Dance / Electro

Zedd announces Asian ‘True Colors’ Tour for August

It’s been a long time since Zedd was in Asia spreading ‘Clarity’ but it seems the globe conquering EDM superstar is finally returning to Asia to show his ‘True Colors’. He has just announced a series of dates in Vietnam, Philippines, Bangkok and Japan for later this August in a photo he shared on Twitter.   Russian born, German raised Zedd, otherwise […]

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by / on June 15, 2015 at 1:18 pm / in Live Reviews, News

REVIEW: Wankelmut @ Ku De Ta, Bangkok (11/6/15)

It’s been a pretty wild ride for Wankelmut. In the space of a few short years the one time bedroom producer has shot to global notoriety on the back of his sublime remix of Asaf Avidan’s One Day/Reckoning Song. A tidy rework of Emma Louise’s My head is a Jungle cemented his status as a world class producer and since that point he’s been headlining […]

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by / on June 10, 2015 at 5:35 pm / in Dance / Electro, Events

Deep house superstar Wankelmut playing at Bangkok’s Ku De Ta on June 11

If you were ever looking for a reason to head out on a school night, this has to be it. Wankelmut is amongst the next generation of Berlin based house maestros. and he’s heading to Bangkok for one night only this Thursday 11 June.

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by / on March 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm / in Interviews

Interview: The Big Questions with Thai synth maestros DCNXTR

Atmospheric and expansive, DCNXTR’s ethereal dream pop sound infuses live vocals and samples within a landscape of synthesisers and electronic drum beats. The result is an exquisitely laid rich and emotive melodic tapestry; a unique sound that has seen them grow a significant fan base across Bangkok and beyond.  

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by / on March 3, 2015 at 6:21 pm / in Interviews, News

Interview: Will Robinson from The Isan Project

We took a moment to have a chat with Will Robinson, the executive producer and creative force behind the Isan Project. The group have aimed to fuse Western and Thai sounds into a pop format and seems to be working, with their latest single ‘Nana’ shooting to the top of the Thai charts.  

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by / on December 17, 2014 at 2:39 pm / in Artists / Bands, Lists

The 9 Reasons You Should REALLY Attend Wonderfruit Festival

Whether it is gravity defying aerial artists taking to the skies around you, sensual belly dancing displays and capoeira masters plying their trade around you, or climbable feats of architecture, the festival encourages participation and exploration of the space for a truly immersive experience.

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm / in Interviews

Sundown Festival 2013 Quip: No More Tear and Rico Blanco

Thai rock band No More Tear and Filipino singer/songwriter Rico Blanco are the next two features in our Sundown Festival Quips. BONUS: stand a chance to win a pair of tickets to the festival!

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by / on September 2, 2013 at 1:30 pm / in Interviews, Pop

Back from Bangkok’s Sonic Bang: Sheppard

Aussie band Sheppard just came back from Sonic Bang Festival in Thailand. We epistolary exchanged with them about geography, fashion, touring and collaboration.

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by / on March 25, 2013 at 10:25 am / in Culture, Indie / Alternative, Releases

Welcome to Little Fox’s ‘Whitening’ universe

The Thai singer-songwriter Little Fox – จีน มหาสมุทร brings his audience into a dreamy place with his new EP, Whitening.

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by / on March 15, 2013 at 6:00 pm / in Culture, Events, Interviews, Pop

YouTube pop star Tiffany Alvord lands in Southeast Asia

Tiffany shares with Music Weekly her useful advice for DIY artists, her upcoming plans and travels to Southeast Asia, and even reveals that her heart is ripe for the taking! Read her exclusive interview.

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by / on November 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm / in Pop, Releases

Ke$ha’s new album available via exclusive pre-stream on Deezer in Southeast Asia

Users of global online music streaming service Deezer will get the exclusive opportunity to be the first to listen to the sophomore album ‘Warrior’ of pop superstar Ke$ha from November 27.

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