Festivals

by / on April 8, 2016 at 5:30 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals

Together Festival unleashes biggest lineup yet for Bangkok

Together Festival is returning to Bangkok this May for its fifth edition and they’ve assembled a bigger lineup than ever!

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by / on March 9, 2016 at 4:46 pm / in Festivals, Videos

Thailand’s Wonderfruit festival releases after video, announces hugely discounted pre-sale tickets

It may be almost a whole year away, but Wonderfruit have delivered a one-two punch of excitement, getting us pretty damn excited about the next edition of the revolutionary festival.

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by / on March 9, 2016 at 3:14 pm / in Festivals

Global EDM juggernaut Ultra festival announces full Asian event calendar

The competition to establish dominance as the preeminent EDM festival organizer across Asia is heating up. Where once Zouk Out was the only major festival across the region dedicated to showcasing the biggest and brightest stars in the EDM world, a number of competitors have emerged and the region has become the newest battleground in a battle for supremacy.

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by / on February 20, 2016 at 2:32 pm / in Festivals

S20 set to make a splash in Bangkok for Songkran festival

  To get an idea about Songkran, just think of when you were a child and you used to have a water fight to stave off the heat of the summer. Perhaps you used to have a few water pistols and maybe a couple of water bombs. Now imagine an entire city, nay, an entire country getting in on said […]

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by / on February 12, 2016 at 8:53 pm / in Festivals

Double trouble: Malasimbo’s festivals set to take over Philippines this March

Set in the tropical gardens of Puerto Galera, Malasimbo’s two groundbreaking festvals are returning for triumphant sixth editions in less than a month.

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by / on January 18, 2016 at 1:01 pm / in Festivals, News, Rock

Urbanscapes returns to Malaysia, announces huge first act

After taking a break in 2015, Malaysia’s creative arts festival Urbanscapes is returning to Kuala Lumpur for an epic 13th edition and though the festival isn’t until the 23rd of April, they’ve already dropped a huge headline announcement in the form of Australian psychedelic rockers Tame Impala.

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by / on January 18, 2016 at 11:38 am / in Festivals, News

Singapore’s biggest EDM festival Zouk Out announce plans for Philippines expansion

Zouk Out has long held the title of the largest and most celebrated electronic music festival in the region, bringing a host of the most acclaimed DJs and producers to Singapore for a two-day party.

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by / on January 5, 2016 at 12:01 pm / in Festivals, News

Coachella drop incredible 2016 lineup

Once again, The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has proven why it has the reputation as one of the highly regarded events of the festival calendar. Year after year the festival, held in Indio, California has paved the way for how music festival lineups will look like in the summer to come. Coachella always goes big, continuing to live […]

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by / on December 25, 2015 at 5:54 am / in Festivals, Live Reviews

Wonderfruit Festival: sounds, experiences and promise of wonder like no other

All photos: Benjamin Suomela   Avid festival goers around the world need to direct their attention to Southeast Asia; the magic, promise of sustainability, music and arts diversity and intimacy that Wonderfruit brings is like no other festival. Creatives, foodies and anyone who appreciates all that is weird and wonderful need to listen up because this lifestyle festival is designed (and […]

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by / on December 16, 2015 at 11:07 am / in Festivals

Review: 25 years on and Meredith Music Festival still shines at its silver Jubilee

Meredith Music Festival is less of a festival as it is one of the pre-eminent cultural institution in the Victorian events calendar. For the past 25 years, people have loaded up their cars with tents, couches and costumes and descended upon the sleepy town of Meredith along Victoria’s Midland Highway, as much out of compulsion as tradition.

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by / on December 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm / in Festivals

Brace yourself – Kanye is coming to Manila

When a festival only has one act confirmed for the bill, they’ll usually take their time establishing the rest of their lineup before going to press with it. And then you book Kanye West and all the rules go out the window…

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by / on December 4, 2015 at 2:34 pm / in Festivals, News

Interview: Wonderfruit is more than just a music festival, it’s a “social movement”

Wonderfruit, Thailand’s visionary sustainability focused and eco-friendly festival, have put together a spellbinding lineup of arts, workshops and music in Thailand’s Chon Buri province. From hip-hop to house, Thai folk to techno, Wonderfruit is set to spellbind audiences with some of the most prolific musicians, artists and performers from around the globe.

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by / on December 2, 2015 at 10:12 am / in Festivals

#WanderlandMusicFest adds The Naked and Famous, San Cisco and more to their already stacked lineup

Planning on a trip to Philippines in March? You should do. Wanderland have given music fans all across Asia yet another reason to head to Manila for their next installment of festival magic with the announcement of a slew of amazing acts to join their already stacked lineup.

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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 November 12, 2015 at 4:09 pm / in Festivals

Inside Buzz: Everything you need to know about Neon Lights festival 2015

Singapore’s newest boutique music and arts festival Neon Lights is set to bring down the house for its inaugural edition at  Fort Canning Green and Gate. From November 28 (Saturday) to November 29 (Sunday), the site will see a host of the world’s premiere music and performance artists making their way to the Lion City for a truly international experience.

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by / on October 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm / in Events, Festivals, News

Arcadia returns to Bangkok for an incredible music experience unlike any other

50 tonnes of mechanical mayhem, 50 foot fireballs, a dazzling symphony of lights and lasers, a 360 degree explosion of unity and some of the world’s finest DJ’s and artists. Bangkok is about to be taken over by Arcadia, the mechanical spider from the future that will haunt your dreams and inspire your nightmares.

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by / on October 15, 2015 at 8:18 pm / in Festivals, News

Drop everything, Wonderfruit have just released a huge second round of artists

Thailand’s new favourite music, food and arts festival Wonderfruit is returning to Chonburi and it’s just released an astounding full lineup.

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by / on October 14, 2015 at 7:05 pm / in Festivals

Soulfest Australia cancelled, Soulfest Asia adamant that event is still just postponed

With the news that Soulfest Australia has been cancelled, organizers have assured ticket holders that Soulfest Asia will still be running on its (tentatively) postponed date in December.

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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 8, 2015 at 3:18 pm / in Festivals

12 New acts added to Neon Lights’ already impressive lineup

Singapore’s latest music and arts festival Neon Lights have just announced a further 12 acts, bolstering their already impressive line-up. The festival will now host 28 musical acts from across the globe including a number of performers coming to the country for the first time.

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