Live Reviews

by / on May 12, 2016 at 11:48 am / in Live Reviews

Review: Ratatat Live @ Live RCA, Bangkok

When you think of a modern rock show, it’s not likely that you think of lasers blasting through the audience and tripped out images illuminating an eight metre LED panel. But then again, most rock acts aren’t Ratatat.

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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 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 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 25, 2015 at 1:33 pm / in Live Reviews

Review: Kina Grannis Live In Jakarta (16/9/15)

Kina Grannis recently returned to South East Asia as part of her Elements tour, bringing her whole band to the region for the first time. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond the artist’s control the tour had to be cut short, leaving fans in Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila and Kuala Lumpur heartbroken. Kina expressed her profound disappointment and hopes to […]

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by / on September 16, 2015 at 1:46 pm / in Live Reviews, News

Review: No haze is gonna ruin my MTV World Stage!

 It was unfortunate the air was stifling with haze that tickled your nose and dried your throat, yet close to 20,000 fans were present at MTV World Stage 2015. Located in Sunway Lagoon Theme Park’s Surf Beach, Malaysia, a predictably young crowd alongside their parents cheered and shouted as the hosts opened the show.  

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by / on August 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm / in Live Reviews, News

Review: Rainforest World Music Festival hits adulthood – 18 years old and still going strong

Who would have thought you could headbang at a World Music Festival? The Rainforest World Music Festival recently completed its 18th successful run and it’s still as full as surprises as ever. 

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by / on August 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm / in Dance / Electro, Live Reviews

Review: The Prodigy @ OD Festival, Bitec, Bangkok (11/8/15)

Essex rave legends The Prodigy took to Bangkok on Tuesday night, showing those in attendance exactly why, even 25 years since forming, they’re still at the top of their game.

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by / on August 10, 2015 at 3:37 pm / in Live Reviews, News

Review: Echosmith @ The Palladium, Bangkok (7/8/15)

Riding high on the success of their latest singles ‘Bright’ and ‘Cool Kids’, Echosmith have had their most successful year to date. They embarked on their first headline tour in the United States earlier this year and on Friday night it was time for the four piece to bring their carefree blend of colorful pop to an enthusiastic crowd in […]

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by / on July 21, 2015 at 11:44 am / in Indie / Alternative, Live Reviews

Review: BRAIDS @ Moose, Bangkok (17/7/2015)

It’s a peculiar thing, how one’s fate often finds itself intertwined in the most unexpected of ways with individuals that seemingly have no connection to one’s personal narrative. In one brief, humbling instance the universe reveals to us a cosm of possibilities that we, in our struggles to assign meaning to the mundane, could never have anticipated for ourselves. It was in one such […]

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by / on June 15, 2015 at 1:18 pm / in Live Reviews, News

REVIEW: Wankelmut @ Ku De Ta, Bangkok (11/6/15)

It’s been a pretty wild ride for Wankelmut. In the space of a few short years the one time bedroom producer has shot to global notoriety on the back of his sublime remix of Asaf Avidan’s One Day/Reckoning Song. A tidy rework of Emma Louise’s My head is a Jungle cemented his status as a world class producer and since that point he’s been headlining […]

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by / on June 2, 2015 at 5:49 pm / in Live Reviews, News

Review: Pentatonix On The Way Home Tour In Malaysia

The curbside was lined with stalls selling food, drinks and fan merchandise. The night, hot and humid nothing short of Malaysian weather. A usual 5 minute car ride up the hill leading to the stadium turned into 20 agonizing minutes forced many to get out of their taxis to rush to the gates. The stadium, constructed in the 60’s did not factor […]

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by / on May 27, 2015 at 6:55 pm / in Live Reviews

5 Of The best: The most impressive performers from Music Matters 2015

Music Weekly’s very own Luke James took to Singapore last week for the 10th edition of music conference Music Matters. The event featured 70 bands from 12 countries performing across a number of venues throughout the city. The result was that Singapore came to life. Music Matters is intended as a showcase for emerging bands which meant that the city was awash with […]

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by / on April 30, 2015 at 3:32 pm / in Live Reviews

Gallery: Demi Lovato wows Singapore in the first stop of her world tour

Singapore was treated to the Demi Lovato experience as she unleashed her first full-scale concert tour in the country. Attracting a sold out crowd, The Demi Lovato: World Tour In Singapore 2015 was held at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre Singapore on 28th of April. This performance marks the multi talented, platinum-selling recording artist’s first appearance in Singapore […]

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by / on November 30, 2013 at 1:54 am / in Live Reviews, News

Noah Win Best Band At SCTV Awards And Perform Dara (VIDEO)

Jakarta: Noah have repeated their success in 2012 and once again been announced as the ‘Best Band’  at the SCTV awards in Jakarta.

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by / on November 23, 2013 at 12:22 am / in Live Reviews

Mama 2013 G-Dragon Wins Four Awards, Highlights & Quotes

Hong Kong: In a spectacular show that reached epic proportions, G-Dragon stole the show by winning four awards for Artist of The Year, Best Male Artist, Video of the year and Best Dance Performance (Male).

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 2:48 pm / in Live Reviews

LIVE REVIEW: OneRepublic Live in Manila

Some people believe that flattery will get you nowhere – but American pop rock band, OneRepublic weren’t one of them. Read the review of their first performance in Manila.

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by / on November 7, 2013 at 12:29 pm / in Live Reviews

Camp Symmetry: We “camped”, we saw, we conquered.

It was a hot, humid Saturday afternoon in Singapore, when indie music lovers slowly walked through lush greenery into Camp Symmetry festival. Live review.

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by / on October 14, 2013 at 5:07 pm / in Live Reviews

LIVE REVIEW: Yangtze MIDI 2013

With freedom in the air, Yangtze MIDI festival made this year’s Chinese National Holiday truly exceptional.

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by / on October 1, 2013 at 2:53 pm / in Live Reviews

LIVE REVIEW: Mykki Blanco in Singapore

In the first stop of her Asian tour, Mykki Blanco – the female alter ego of rapper Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. – performed an exclusive live set in Singapore at Home Club on September 26.

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