Artists / Bands

by / on November 16, 2015 at 4:19 pm / in Metal / Hard Rock, News

I Killed The Prom Queen detained in Malaysian Immigration Detention Centre

Adelaide metalcore favourites I Killed The Prom Queen are currently enjoying a stay in a “Malaysian immigration detention centre” after immigration authorities in the country found they did not have the appropriate permit to perform.

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by / on November 12, 2015 at 5:42 pm / in International Chart, Music Charts, Pop, Southeast Asian Chart

Singles Minded: Australian YouTube sensation Brittney Lee Saunders channels internet fame into chart success

Brittney Lee Saunders has transitioned YouTube fame into a promising career as a singer with the release of her first single “Set Fire To Me’.

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by / on November 4, 2015 at 3:34 pm / in News, Pop

South Korean K-pop star Psy announces follow up album

South Korean pop sensation Psy has announced his official comeback with his first release in three years coming out later this year.

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by / on November 2, 2015 at 5:15 pm / in Music Charts, Pop

Taylor Swift sued for $42 million over ‘Shake it Off,’ because haters gonna hate

A relatively unknown R&B singer has got some ‘bad blood’ with Taylor Swift saying that she stole his lyrics in her song “Shake it Off” and is coming after the pop star to the tune of $42 million.

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by / on October 28, 2015 at 11:52 am / in Dance / Electro, News

All aboard? EDM cruiseship festival Shipsomnia sells out

With more than 2 months until it makes its maiden voyage out of Singapore, Shipsomnia, the most talked about cruise ship vacation in the region, has announced that the tickets have officially sold out.

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by / on October 27, 2015 at 4:41 pm / in Live Music, Rock

Bangkok welcomes Battles back for a long overdue return this December

Legendary math rock band Battles are returning to Bangkok this December and they’re bringing an all star support cast with them.

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by / on October 27, 2015 at 1:17 pm / in Pop, Videos

Demi Lovato premieres the emotionally charged ‘Waitin For You’ music video

Demi Lovato is back and angrier than ever in her latest video clip ‘Waitin for You.’

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by / on October 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm / in Music Charts, Pop

Adele’s ‘Hello’ smashes Taylor Swift’s single day views record

Adele may not have a celebrity action squad backing her up but the 25 year old has shown why she’s still one of the biggest pop idols with the release of her new clip ‘Hello’.

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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 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm / in Dance / Electro, Live Music, Pop

Yoga meets music at Bliss-Out 2015, Singapore’s newest boutique festival

Bliss-Out is coming to Singapore, combining restorative yoga and music from iNCH and The Naked And Famous, the perfect combination to nourish the mind, body and soul.

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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 October 20, 2015 at 3:23 pm / in Live Reviews, Pop

REVIEW: Rain rain go away. Yuna stuns and sparkles on Plenary stage!

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard of the phrase diamond in the rough. In Yuna’s case, she definitely was the diamond in the rain as she dazzled in a shimmering, glitzy knee-length dress. All eyes were on her as she performed in Kuala Lumpur in front of a packed home town crowd.

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by / on October 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals

Rainbow Serpent Festival just released a jaw dropping second lineup announcement

Rainbow Serpent Festival, one of Australia’s largest outdoor music and lifestyle festivals, has just announced a spectacular new list of additions to their  lineup, for this, their 19th edition to be held from 22 – 25 January  in Lexton, Victoria.

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by / on October 6, 2015 at 4:20 pm / in Hip Hop, Music Charts

Will Smith back in the studio, planning world tour with Jazzy Jeff

The former Fresh Prince has spoken about his musical ambitions in his first music related interview in the past 10 years.

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by / on October 2, 2015 at 5:50 pm / in Live Music, Pop

Four Reasons why you shouldn’t miss Yuna’s Kuala Lumpur and Singapore concert (and what Disney has got to do with it)

Do you miss seeing Malaysian songstress Yuna on the big stage? Suffering from insomnia because you couldn’t get enough of her when she performed at MTV World Stage Malaysia last year? Restlessly counting down the days of when will the ‘Rescue’ singer be announcing her concert tour stops? Well, you’re in luck!

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by / on September 30, 2015 at 5:02 pm / in Live Music, Pop

Manila fans offered unique opportunity to see Charlie Puth live

American singer-songwriter, Charlie Puth will be making his Manila concert debut on October 3 at Eastwood Mall. Thanks to Megaworld Lifestyle Malls and Warner Music you can be there!

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by / on September 28, 2015 at 5:20 pm / in Dance / Electro, Live Reviews

Review: Skrillex electrifies Kuala Lumpur (23/9/15)

Over 2,500 fans gathered at KL LIVE on September 23 to see Grammy Award winning electronic music producer, Skrillex, perform for the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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by / on September 18, 2015 at 11:30 am / in Live Music, Rock

The Vaccines set to ravage Singapore with announcement of November show

Get ready for a heavy dose of straight up rock n’ roll because the Vaccines are coming back to Singapore and they’re taking no prisoners!

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by / on September 17, 2015 at 6:23 pm / in Festivals, Indie / Alternative

Death Cab For Cutie Return To Manila for Wonderland

It seems like every second day there’s a new festival announcement in the already jam packed Southeast Asian festival circuit and today is no exception.

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by / on September 9, 2015 at 10:55 am / in Pop

MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 confirm Southeast Asia nominees, announce wildcard nominees

Southeast Asian music is again in the spotlight again thanks to MTV and some of the most talented artists and groups across the region are competing to secure the coveted position of Best Southeast Asia Act for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards 2015. 

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