Events

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 December 2, 2015 at 9:16 am / in Live Music

Chris Brown cancels tour at the last minute… again

Echoing last year’s debacle that saw him cancel his New Year’s Eve performance in the Philippines at the last minute, troubled R&B artist Chris Brown has just announced his  Australian tour will not go ahead as planned.

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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 24, 2015 at 2:25 pm / in Live Music

Rihanna announces Anti world tour; doesn’t include Asia

Though Rihanna is still yet to officially announce a release date for her long-awaited album, Anti, she has revealed that she’s going on a world tour for the album, commencing in February 2016.  

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by / on November 24, 2015 at 10:23 am / in Live Music

Bon Iver announces 2016 Asian tour, includes Hong Kong, Singapore and Manila

Critically acclaimed indie folk act Bon Iver is will be bringing his emotive brand of folk to Singapore, Manila and Hong Kong for the first time in early 2016.

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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 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm / in Live Music

Singapore’s Concert in the Park series returns this November 1st

The National Arts Council and ExxonMobil have again joined forces with a follow up to their popular Concert in the Park series in Singapore.

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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 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 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 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 6:26 pm / in Live Music

Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips are about to have a show completely in the nude

Never afraid of a bit of exhibitionism, Miley Cyrus is teaming up with The Flaming Lips, performing an entire show completely naked and spraying the audience with “white stuff.”

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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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by / on October 6, 2015 at 1:11 pm / in Live Music

Neck Deep Announce Southeast Asia Tour across Malaysia, Singapore & Philippines

UK’s Neck Deep is excited to announce their first Southeast Asia Tour which will see them making their way through Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines.

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