Post Tagged with: "Thailand"

by / on February 27, 2017 at 4:55 pm / in News

Wonderfruit Festival: Redefining Art, Sounds and Tastes with Sensory Overloads

Traditionally, we explain our methods of perception using our five senses: taste, sight, touch, smell, and hearing. The third installment of Wonderfruit Festival aimed to redefine our sensory experience and went above and beyond stimulating each one with what felt like magic. The festival succeeded in shocking us, engaging our inner child, and reimagining what a festival could be all […]

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by / on October 6, 2016 at 1:28 pm / in Dance / Electro, News

Wonderfruit adds Lianne La Havas to lineup along with massive second round music announcement

What do Lianne La Havas, Stephan Bodzin , YoKoO all have in common? Well, they’re just some of the new acts announced that will be adding some extra spice to the Wonderfruit lineup.

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by / on September 28, 2016 at 5:42 pm / in Festivals

Indie festival favorite returns to Thailand for winter

The winter festival season is warming up in Thailand with the announcement of the return of Stone Free Music Festival, to be held in Khao Wong, Saraburi from December 11 -13.

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by / on August 16, 2016 at 11:27 pm / in Festivals

Paradise Island adds new acts, reveals earlybird tickets are almost sold out

Things just keep getting more exciting at the Paradise Island Festival camp. Following their explosive announcement that they’ll be bringing De La Soul, Goldie, LTJ Bukem, Maribou State and more to idyllic Koh Samui, they’ve topped up their lineup with even more exciting talent.   The beefed up lineup now consists of the previously mentioned headliners along with Mala, Mad […]

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by / on May 3, 2016 at 4:40 pm / in Rock

Is it true that U2 and Coldplay are really coming to Asia?

We don’t want to alarm you but if an insider from one of the biggest arenas in the region is to be believed, two of the biggest names in rock will soon be headed to Southeast Asia.

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by / on April 21, 2016 at 6:16 pm / in Live Music, News

Bangkok’s S20 draws record crowd for the world’s craziest water fight

They came, they partied, they got wet…  42,000 people descended on Bangkok for the mother of all water fights for S20 for a three day, splashtastic musical extravaganza.   From April 13-15, Show DC Oasis Arena, just off Bangkok’s famed Royal City Avenue,  hosted some of the biggest global names in electronic music lie Dutch sensation Afrojack, R3HAB and Nicky Romero. The […]

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by / on April 8, 2016 at 5:30 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals

Together Festival unleashes biggest lineup yet for Bangkok

Together Festival is returning to Bangkok this May for its fifth edition and they’ve assembled a bigger lineup than ever!

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by / on March 10, 2016 at 6:15 pm / in Hip Hop, Interviews

Interview: UNDA is bringing Bangkok’s hip hop scene out of the underground

A product of two cultures, Sean Carter, otherwise known as UNDA, is on a mission to spread hip hop across Thailand. Raised between the revered east coast mecca of hiphop, Georgia, Atlanta, and Thailand, the country he now calls home, his upbringing has afforded him a unique perspective on music, love and life. As a result, the musical creations he […]

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by / on February 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm / in News

SoFar so good: Secret sounds in Bangkok suburbs

SoFar Sounds has emerged as a global phenomenon, holding secret, intimate performances in people’s living rooms in hundreds of cities across the globe. Over the past year, a group of creative individuals have brought the concept to Bangkok, providing unique experiences for musicians and music fans in the city. We went to find out what it’s all about.

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by / on February 20, 2016 at 2:32 pm / in Festivals

S20 set to make a splash in Bangkok for Songkran festival

  To get an idea about Songkran, just think of when you were a child and you used to have a water fight to stave off the heat of the summer. Perhaps you used to have a few water pistols and maybe a couple of water bombs. Now imagine an entire city, nay, an entire country getting in on said […]

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by / on February 3, 2016 at 5:01 pm / in Live Music

Is Morrissey coming to Asia this April as part of his world tour?

If the rumors are true, former frontman of The Smiths and one of the most compelling Brittish cult icons of the 80’s may be making his way back to Asia in just a few months time. 

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by / on January 12, 2016 at 3:23 pm / in News

Diana Krall set to enthrall audiences across Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand

Jazz diva Diana Krall returns to Asia next month for a series of shows, promoting her critically acclaimed and commercially successful pop album, Wallflower.

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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 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 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 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 September 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm / in Festivals, News

Wonderfruit is back, announces first lineup of acts

Following a successful inaugural year, Wonderfruit is returning and they have announced the first round of artists that will be gracing the stage at their picturesque Chonburi site from December 17 – 20.   The initial lineup includes minimal techno, electronica and breakbeat producer Dapayk Solo, super-musician  Howie B, Jon Hopkins and Chris Levine coming together for The Ivy Project, ambient […]

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by / on September 1, 2015 at 3:30 pm / in Live Music

ONE OK ROCK announce 2016 South-east Asian tour

To celebrate their 10th anniversary as a band, Japanese rockers ONE OK ROCK have just announced their return to South-east Asia to perform a series of shows in January 2016.

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by / on August 20, 2015 at 4:16 pm / in Live Music, News

Jeffrey Lewis and the Jrams return to South-east Asia for exclusive performances

Combining folk warmth with garage noise, Jeffrey Lewis began recording cassettes of his songs in New York City in the late 90s. As these things can tend to happen, some of these tracks ended up finding their way into the hands of legendary Rough Trade Records label in London (the famed indie label behind The Strokes and The Smiths).   Since […]

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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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