by / on March 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm / in Culture, Hip Hop, Interviews

Quick chat with underground hip hop royalty Pharoahe Monch

Pharoahe Monch will be headlining Big Wig Music Festival next month. We have a quick chat with him ahead of the event.

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by / on March 15, 2013 at 6:30 pm / in Culture, Events, Indie / Alternative, Interviews

Serenaide takes the stage back at Mosaic

Serenaide is a discreet indie sextet from Singapore. After quite a long break, they are back for a special night that the audience will surely remember with tenderness. Interview.

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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 March 4, 2013 at 2:32 pm / in Interviews

Masia One: Coming Full Circle

After making waves and sweeping up awards all around the world with her raw talent and inimitable style, Masia One brings the party back to Singapore next April. Don’t miss her insightful interview here.

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by / on March 4, 2013 at 12:10 pm / in Interviews

Homecoming with Charles J Tan

Music Weekly catches up with the multi-talented Charles J Tan before he returns home to Singapore shores to chat about his new music video, his upcoming album and more.

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by / on February 18, 2013 at 3:04 pm / in Culture, Indie / Alternative, Interviews

Interview with Dirty Projectors’ groovy Amber Coffman

Dirty Projectors – one of Brooklyn’s most creative indie band – passed by Hong Kong end of January. Scott Murphy interviewed vocalist and guitarist Amber Coffman.

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by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:25 am / in Artists / Bands, Interviews, Rock

A festive trip to China: Les Mauvaises Langues band

Festive French band Les Mauvaises Langues will take China by storm in March. We’ve chatted with Hervé Poinas, bass player, before they boarded the plane.

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by / on January 28, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Culture, Events, Interviews, RnB / Soul

No End to Freedom: José James

José James combines the sounds of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and soul music into a rich, dark concoction that is bound to translate into a captivating live performance – we have a quick chat with him before his show here in Singapore next month.

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by / on January 22, 2013 at 7:19 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Hip Hop, Interviews

“Look, we are not old!” An interview with Retox’D

Retox’D is much more than a hip-hop trio. And they have a good sense of humour. Check their pretty funny video for Music Weekly, and read their instructive interview.

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by / on December 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm / in Interviews, RnB / Soul

A Chat with Macy Gray

Guest writer Scott Murphy from SIREN FILMS – a HK based independent production and creative house, had a phone call with Macy Gray when she came to play in Hong Kong on December 10. Hopefully he had some questions prepared.

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by / on November 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm / in Apps, Digital & Mobile, Interviews, Music Business

A winning combo for quality live videos: is accelerating the current music industry shift towards its core – the artists. Interview with Company Director Dr Nicholas Hansen.

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by / on November 19, 2012 at 12:28 pm / in Artists / Bands, Dance / Electro, Interviews

Unraveling the Mystery: Eli T

Music Weekly interviews the enigmatic bleach-blonde heart-throb to uncover the history behind his personal style, what he’s looking forward to while on tour and his suggestions for fellow Southeast Asian artists and musicians to propel them further.

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by / on November 19, 2012 at 11:33 am / in Culture, Events, Interviews

Shaping HK’s cultural scene: Clockenflap

A chat with Clockenflap’s founder Justin Sweeting.

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by / on November 16, 2012 at 12:40 pm / in Culture, Indie / Alternative, Interviews, Rock

French Female Rockers Plastiscines Drops by Singapore

It’s been a while since we saw an all-girl band rocking it out on the stage, so here comes the Plastiscines: the all-female rock band hailing from France. Read their interview and catch them live in Zouk Singapore on Nov. 24!

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 4:49 pm / in Culture, Interviews

Cruising Together with Green Island Music

The name ‘Green Island Music’ carries the air of a lush, peaceful escape away from the hustle and bustle of city life, which is apt considering the inherent spirit of the Indonesia-based label and promoter. Music Weekly has a mini-interview with founder Riva Pratama to learn more on Green Island Music’s identity and outlook.

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 12:46 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews

Diving into Dreams with Ray D’Sky

With its endless sunshine, white sandy beaches and laid-back vibes, Indonesia’s Gili Trawangan provided the perfect setting for ‘Islands of Dreams’, the launch party of Ray D’Sky’s latest album ‘Dreaming Dreams’.

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 12:39 pm / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Indie / Alternative, Interviews

Travel to the Moon with Stars and Rabbit

Read Music Weekly’s post-performance interview with Jogjakarta’s charming indie-folk duo Stars and Rabbit after their set at Rip Curl Surf and Music Festival in Kuta, Bali.

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 11:40 am / in Culture, Interviews

Taking Flight: Snowbird Productions

Singapore has been abuzz with a marked surge in music-related events, from large-scale commercial concerts such as the F1 Rocks series to smaller boutique shows of lesser-known but still well-loved independent acts. This increased vibrancy can be attributed to the rising number of live music promoters on the island that collectively cater to a varied range of genres. One of […]

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 11:13 am / in Interviews

Interview with Love Da Records’ Tommy Chan

In line with Love Da Records’ latest release, Love Indie Rock, we’ve gotten hold of its main man, Tommy Chan, to talk about the epic compilation. I hear that this is a special release for Love Da Records. How so? TC: This is Love Da Records’ 200th release. We want to do something special and introduce good indie rock music to the people […]

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 9:30 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

Let’s get the House rockin’, Honey!

With a long standing tradition in revealing outstanding classic rock acts such as AC/DC and Cold Chiesel, Australia is a melting pot of talented bands looking for a spot under the sun. With a long standing tradition in forming talented musicians through its trial-by-fire, survival of the fittest live music scene, Melbourne is a boiling rock cauldron filled with the best musical ingredients. […]

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