by / on January 18, 2015 at 9:05 am / in News

Peter Hook sues New Order for ‘many millions of pounds’ in unpaid royalties

Just two days after their incredible performance at Clockenflap, New Order have come back down to earth with the news that former bandmate Peter Hook is suing his former bandmates after accused them of “pillaging” the band’s name and leaving him well out of pocket.

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by / on January 17, 2015 at 9:48 am / in News, Rock

Mac Demarco To Play Intimate Shows In Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia

Mac Demarco, the scraggy haired troubadour from Canada, with his gap toothed smile and carefree demeanour has cemented himself as the clown price of indie rock over the course of his three records. He’s also just commenced a whirlwind world tour that will see him touching down in Australia, North America and Europe playing at major international festivals like Coachella in addition to […]

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by / on January 15, 2015 at 7:07 pm / in Lists, News

The Top 8 Absolutely Worst Songs Of 2014

We tend to clutch onto our favourite songs of any given year and whist 2014 had it’s share of great music, there was no shortage of songs to make your ears bleed. Here are the eight culprits that we won’t be remembering 2014 for. 

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by / on January 15, 2015 at 4:21 pm / in News, Rock

Foo Fighters drop a surprise new EP ‘Cecilia’ … and it’s completely free!

A countdown clock on the Foo Fighter’s website clicked down to zero last night at which point the rockers dropped a free EP of new songs in honour of the victims involved in the Paris attacks.

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by / on January 13, 2015 at 10:41 am / in News

Meghan Trainor To Perform In Her First Singapore Show This April

After reigning supreme on the music charts for months last year, Meghan Trainor has just announced she’ll be playing an exclusive performance at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa on Apr 23.   Meghan has wrote her own song at the tender age of seven and exploded into the public’s consciousness with the success of her hit song […]

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by / on January 9, 2015 at 8:20 am / in Artists / Bands, Asian Pop Chart, Buzz, News

Is Chinese Pop Star Wanting Qu Dating The Mayor Of Vancouver?

Could it be true that Chinese pop star Wanting Qu is dating Vancouver Mayor Greg Robertson? Well according to a post in on Monday from respected city hall journalist and columnist Frances Bula, the two are indeed an item. Quick to note that ‘this is not gossip’, she reported on her blog that according to ‘extremely reliable sources’ the two […]

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 5:43 pm / in Events, News

Coachella Announces Star Studded 2015 Lineup

The dazzling jewel in America’s music festival crown has just announced their 2015 lineup and boy does it look amazing. Headlining the festival’s three evenings are AC/DC, Jack White and Drake whilst a dazzling array of other performers are set to keep pretty much any music fan happy across the 3 day festival. As has become customary, the annual music […]

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 3:13 pm / in News

BigBang’s Seungri attends football match with Kim Lim, daughter of Singapore billionaire Peter Lim

Following a New Year’s eve spectacular in Singapore at Float @ Marina Bay, BigBang’s Seungri recently attended a football match in Spain with the Kim Lim, the 23 year old daughter of Singapore billionaire Peter Lim.   The football club, Valencia FC, is owned by Mr Lim and K-pop star Seungri was invited by the family to attend. Throughout the match Seungri and […]

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 1:59 pm / in News

Monster Sues Beats By Dre Over Alleged ‘Fraud and Deceit’

Monster is alleging that Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine knowingly and unfairly cut Monster out of the equation

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 10:16 am / in News

Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein Photo Shoot Sets The Internet Ablaze

2014 was a busy year for the Biebs. On the back of a suspected DUI in Miami and drag racing allegations his jet was held at a New Jersey airport for smelling like pot. Finally in In June, a four-year-old video surfaced showing Bieber singing the N-word… In between his tumultuous love life, there is no question that Justin Bieber […]

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by / on December 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm / in Asian Pop Chart, News, Releases, Southeast Asian Chart

Taylor Swift Still The Undisputed Queen Of Pop In Asia

It’s been 7 weeks since its release and Taylor Swift’s newest album  1989 continues its dominant run as Asia’s most downloaded album. Her latest song Blank Space has retained the number one spot across South-east Asia, being the most downloaded song on iTunes through Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore,  Vietnam and Cambodia. In the Philippines and Thailand Blank Space is the second most downloaded […]

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by / on December 18, 2014 at 11:07 am / in Fashion, News

Rihanna’s Got A New Day Job… At Puma

Rihanna has been announced as the creative director at sports firm PUMA and will be the public face of the women’s training collection from January 2015. Continuing a long tradition of celebrity endorsements of fashion lines and labels, Rihanna has taken on the role as PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and will bring her own eclectic flair and stylish […]

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by / on December 7, 2014 at 1:22 pm / in News

K-Pop Superstars EXO Big Winners At MNET Music Awards

It has not been a year without controversy for EXO. The famed Korean-Chinese super-group has been marred by legal problems with EXO-M’s leader Kris and Luhan both reportedly launching lawsuits against their management to have their contracts nullified and leaving the group.   But despite a tumultuous year, the now 10 man group have emerged as the big winners of […]

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by / on November 26, 2014 at 3:40 pm / in Asian Pop Chart, News

Zhang Jie Awarded International Artist Of The Year at 2014 American Music Awards

Famed Chinese celebrity and pop star Zhang Jie, also known as Jason Zhang, has been presented with the first ever International Artist Award at the 2014 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in LA. The 42nd annual awards ceremony is the world’s largest fan voted award show, celebrating the best in pop, rock, rap/hip hop, soul, and country music.   “Hey […]

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by / on November 26, 2014 at 2:45 pm / in Events, News

Slash Set For Exclusive Malaysia Performance In 2015

One of the most enduring legends in rock music and the former lead guitarist for iconic hard rock band Guns n’ Roses, Slash, is set to play an exclusive show in Malaysia early next year. The show is scheduled at Surf Beach in Sunway Lagoon in Pataling Jaya on February 14.   The top hat adorned guitar virtuoso is returning […]

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by / on November 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm / in Indie / Alternative, Metal / Hard Rock, News

Saigon International Music Week Set To Light Up The City

Saigon Sound System and Loud Minority are pleased to present the first ever Saigon International Music Week, starting on 26th of November. Dedicated music and arts space Cargo Bar will play host to a number of international acts, playing across four dates between November and early December.   To kick the event off , platinum selling English indie rock band The […]

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by / on November 20, 2014 at 6:24 am / in Apps, News

Uber and Spotify Announce Partnership

Two of the most exciting new technology start-ups have announced an exciting partnership allowing users to listen to their own customized playlists through the stereo whilst being driven to their destinations.   From tomorrow, Uber users with premium accounts (sorry cheapskates!) will be able to connect via Bluetooth into their cab’s music system and choose what gets played in their ride. So […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 7:58 pm / in Artists / Bands, Buzz, Events, News

Top 10 Music Festivals In Asia Before 2015

Whether you’re after a chilled out stage with a hand picked selection of indie artists or a raging three day EDM party to dance your nights away, there’s no shortage of awesome festivals across Asia between now and the end of the year. Here’s our pick of some of the biggest music festivals happening across all of Asia before we bring […]

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by / on August 28, 2014 at 10:04 am / in News

The Latest Fallout Releases New Single: Better

New Zealand natives, The Latest Fallout unveil their best yet with ‘Better’

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by / on March 12, 2014 at 6:41 pm / in News

Kashy Keegan This Is My Dream: We Reveal The Incredible Story Behind The No.1 Song

Kashy Keegan is a British singer who’s incredible story is an inspiration to millions of singers worldwide.

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