Interviews

by / on July 9, 2013 at 3:56 pm / in Interviews

Guitar Prodigy Sungha Jung on Youtube, Touring, and Collaborating with his Idols

Guitar prodigy and Youtube-discovered artist Sungha Jung talks to us about the popular streaming site Youtube, performing in different countries, and his collaboration wish list. Read on.

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by / on July 4, 2013 at 9:30 am / in Culture, Interviews

Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay Challenges Himself in China and Korea

After 20 years with Jamiroquai find out what still challenges Jay Kay and what it has to do with Asia.

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by / on June 21, 2013 at 9:55 am / in Interviews

Save Me Hollywood & Sloppy Joe to Play Baybeats

Singapore’s biggest alternative music festival is just around the corner.

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by / on June 18, 2013 at 10:30 am / in Interviews

This Sanctuary to Rock Jakarta’s Java Rockinland Fest

Southeast Asia’s favourite punk rockers are heading to one of Jakarta’s largest music festivals.

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by / on June 13, 2013 at 2:52 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews

Baybeat’s Artists Head to Head: Asian Chairshot & These Brittle Bones

South Korea’s Asian Chairshot and Wales’ These Brittle bones, both with different styles and different stories, come together to form part of the Baybeats Festival lineup.

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by / on June 11, 2013 at 3:50 pm / in Interviews

An Evening with Ian Anderson

Ahead of his June 24th show billed as “Ian Anderson Plays The Very Best of Jethro Tull”, we talked to Ian Anderson about his musical plans for the evening to salmon fishing. Read more.

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by / on June 11, 2013 at 3:23 pm / in Interviews

An Evening with Ian Anderson Part II

An extended interview of Jetro Tull’s Ian Anderson by Scott Murphy.

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Kris Lawrence Spreads His Love

Kris joins us to talk about his latest album, Spread the Love, and the possible effects of being named the Sexiest Man of 2013.

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 8:28 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews

Froya + L’Alphalpha to Play Baybeats Festival

The annual alternative music festival showcasing regional favourites and bringing much loved international artists to Singapore.

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm / in Interviews

The Brains Behind March of the Maidens

A congregation of female-fronted acts takes place in the form of March of the Maidens, a series of gigs which highlights female-fronted bands in the male-dominated independent music scene. We’ve talked to the man behind this stellar idea.

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 3:15 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Pulso’s Throbbing Melodies Hits Wanderland

Rob tips us on which bands are a must-watch at Wanderland as well as other local acts to keep an eye out for.

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by / on May 3, 2013 at 8:45 am / in Culture, Interviews

A Quickie with Taken by Cars

Find out how the band celebrated upon hearing that they made the Wanderland lineup.

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by / on April 26, 2013 at 10:15 am / in Culture, Interviews

Surviving Music Festivals with Up Dharma Down

Paul Yap shares his tips for surviving outdoor music festivals and describes his fondness for sandwiches with a moist crunch.

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by / on April 24, 2013 at 5:15 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Rubbing Shoulders with Wanderland Artist Yolanda Moon

We chat to Manila trip hop, soul duo Yolanda Moon to fulfill your Wanderland-fix for the day.

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by / on April 22, 2013 at 4:02 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop, Interviews

The Man behind Big Wig Festival 2013

Big and colourful wigs, anyone?! An interview with Andre Chalson, the man behind Big Wig Festival in Singapore.

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by / on April 17, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Interviews, Music Business

Steve Lillywhite Production Week Part 2

The Sam Willows and Sub:shaman’s experiences at The Steve Lillywhite Production Week at Yellow Box Studios in Singapore, presented by SGMUSO.

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by / on April 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Interviews, Music Business

Steve Lillywhite Production Week Part 1

Atlas and MONSTER CAT’s experience at The Steve Lillywhite Production Week at Yellow Box Studios in Singapore, presented by SGMUSO.

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by / on April 15, 2013 at 4:17 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Beijing Indie Big Bang

When one thinks of the indie rock capitals of the world, Beijing does not immediately come to mind. But the capital of the world’s most prosperous communist country is currently experiencing a big bang of diverse, new and exciting indie bands that may very well be “the next big thing” on the international scene.

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by / on March 28, 2013 at 4:11 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

INTERVIEW: Cradle of Filth takes Singapore!

Having recently released their tenth full-lenght, ‘The Manticore and Other Horrors’, Cradle of Filth will play in Singapore for the first time on April 26. Music Weekly Asia had the opportunity to talk to the band, and invites you to win free tickets.

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by / on March 18, 2013 at 3:34 pm / in Culture, Interviews, Releases

Carl Hamm’s journey into Malay psychedelic rock

Read the spectacular and touching story of the making of ‘Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore and Malaysia 1964–1970’ compilation.

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