Posts Tagged ‘music’

HONG KONG: CLOCKENFLAP 2013

HONG KONG: CLOCKENFLAP 2013

A festival, by definition should have more than 1 stage… well, Clockenflap has 7 this year! The music component of Clockenflap goes from strength to strength – with bigger names, greater regional content and as ever Hong Kong’s finest emerging talent. With the Harbourflap stage offering perhaps the best view in the world, and the […]


SYMPHONIE CINÉTIQUE – THE POETRY OF MOTION FILM

SYMPHONIE CINÉTIQUE – THE POETRY OF MOTION FILM

This film presents the wonderful journey that media artist Joachim Sauter and composer Ólafur Arnalds ventured on together at MADE, that culminated with the creation and performance of this interdisciplinary Gesamtkunstwerk. Check out THE SOURCE


A LONG WAY TO GO FOR CASSIE

A LONG WAY TO GO FOR CASSIE

Cassie isn’t the type that gives her whole heart over on record and she plainly can’t sing as well as most of her contemporaries. Her thin voice can come across as distant but there are other virtues in her listless delivery appreciated by her biggest fans: a simplicity and guarded honesty that makes moments of […]


ESPLANADE PRESENTS HANGING UP THE MOON

ESPLANADE PRESENTS HANGING UP THE MOON

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WORST OF 2012: STANDARDIZED POP MUSIC

WORST OF 2012: STANDARDIZED POP MUSIC

Earlier this year, researchers at the Spanish National Research Council published a paper in which they claimed to have scientifically proven that rock and pop music all sounds the same. They analysed more than 464,000 songs and concluded that, over the last 50 years, the melodies had become increasingly similar and the palette of sounds used […]


SPEAKERS FOLLOW LISTENERS

SPEAKERS FOLLOW LISTENERS

The Los Angeles-based installation uses 50 speakers, Kinect cameras, and other technology to create a multidimensional listening experience (Reminiscent of Ariel Blumenthal’s 3D Music). As you can see in the video below, visitors walk through the exhibition and hear dark music emitted from speakers. The Kinect cameras feed information to the speakers, and guide them as people […]


LACED UP TOUR 2012

LACED UP TOUR 2012

Heavy Boogie productions, in collaboration with Singapore’s Matteblacc collective is back again with another party this November with the “Laced Up” Tour presented by Breathe and Stop and Adidas. Three of the world’s most critically acclaimed DJs Tony Touch (Rocksteady Crew/NYC), Apollo (Invisibl Skratch Piklz/Triple Threat Djs/SF) and Vinroc (5th Platoon/Triple Threat DJs/SF) along with the exclusive […]


CLOCKENFLAP – MUSIC FESTIVAL

CLOCKENFLAP - MUSIC FESTIVAL

Clockenflap is back! Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s much-loved pioneering music and arts festival, will take place on Saturday-Sunday, 1-2 December 2012, at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Well, every music festival has to have a good line up if anybody is going to want to go, so here it is ! Check out THE SOURCE


BERLIN – HOW DO YOU ARE?

 BERLIN - HOW DO YOU ARE?

I will dive kneedeep into the shitloads of music (and more) out there to find the diamonds that really mean something and are essential (at least to me) in one way or the other…!  how do you are? is a web-fanzine/blog by dj supermarkt / Marcus Liesenfeld. Check out THE SOURCE.


JAKARTA: DAVID GUETTA LIVE

JAKARTA: DAVID GUETTA LIVE

Not a huge fan of David Guetta, but if you are, you’ll be thrilled to know that he’s popping by in Jakarta (and Singapore) to say hello. Again. Random trivia: Did you you know that, as seen in Coachella in 2010, most of David Guetta’s fans are middle-aged Mexican ladies? Ergo, if your lineage doesn’t […]


PUSHA T X 2 CHAINZ X MADDEN 13

PUSHA T X 2 CHAINZ X MADDEN 13

Madden 13, the latest installment in what many would call the greatest sports franchise in the history of video games, features amazing new technology and player-friendly upgrades. At the end of the day, this game is about competition, and longstanding rivalries between players will only be amplified in this new edition. The friends and collaborators […]


HONGKONG: PILEDRIVER & BLUNT CONCEPT SHOW

HONGKONG: PILEDRIVER & BLUNT CONCEPT SHOW

For fans of the heavier and faster side of music, there’s something big to look forward towards the end of August this year.. The Underground is going to be playing host to two heavy-as-hell bands from the Philippines to sate your hardcore earballs. And to top it all off, local heayweights Shepherds the Weak will […]


2 CHAINZ: BASED ON A T.R.U.STORY

2 CHAINZ: BASED ON A T.R.U.STORY

It’s been a big week for 2 Chainz. The Atlanta rapper dropped his debut solo album Based on a T.R.U. Story, released the visuals for “I Love Dem Strippers” with Nicki Minaj, and probably hooked up with your girl somewhere in between. We got to know Deuce a little better in his online cover story and during our conversation […]


KUALA LUMPUR: HEINEKEN PROGRESSIVE TOUR X JUICE

KUALA LUMPUR: HEINEKEN PROGRESSIVE TOUR X JUICE

In conjunction with the massive launch of Heineken’s new bottle at KL Live last month, the Heineken Progressive Tour x JUICE keeps the momentum going with the same exclusive clubbing experience, and we’re covering a whopping three states with the parties being held in Penang, Ipoh and Johor Bahru. By collaborating with JUICE, the Heineken […]


LUPE FIASCO’S “LAMBORGHINI ANGELS”

LUPE FIASCO'S "LAMBORGHINI ANGELS"

Lupe Fiasco tweeted a warning along with the announcement that he was dropping his new single “Lamborghini Angels” this week, writing, “Warning: if you are easily offended or religiously sensitive DO NOT listen to Lamborghini Angels. Contains very disturbing content.” He added, “Listener discretion is thoroughly advised.” The single drops on iTunes at midnight tonight, […]


SINGAPORE: MARIÉ DIGBY’S “YOUR LOVE” ASIAN TOUR

SINGAPORE: MARIÉ DIGBY'S "YOUR LOVE" ASIAN TOUR

For the first time in Singapore, American-Japanese Youtube sensation Marié Digby transits from the small screen to the grand stage of the Esplanade Concert Hall! ONE PAIR OF TICKETS GIVE-AWAY FOR ONE OF THE LIKERS OF THE ARTICLE ON FB! Date: 18th October 2012, Thursday Time: 8.30pm to 10.30pm An autograph session will be held […]


ASAP MOB DEBUT ALBUM TITLE, ARTWORKS & RELEASE DATE

ASAP MOB DEBUT ALBUM TITLE, ARTWORKS & RELEASE DATE

Over the weekend ASAP Rocky announces the upcoming ASAP Mob ‘Lords Never Worry’ album title, as well as the official release date – August 28, 2012. Furthermore we can already present you the official artwork, which is rather simple and plays with the popular American Flag graphic. More information around the album should be releasing […]


VIDEO: “WATCH THE THRONE” DOCUMETARY STARRING KANYE WEST AND JAY-Z

VIDEO: "WATCH THE THRONE" DOCUMETARY STARRING KANYE WEST AND JAY-Z

If you ever wanted a real behind-the-scenes look at Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s massive collaborative album, Watch The Throne, then you are in for a serious treat. Director Robert Lopuski has released his official 11-minute documentary on the record, which chronicles the recording process, how their life changed during that time, and much more. As you […]


FLYING LOTUS: ON WORKING WITH ODD FUTURE (AND SUCH)

FLYING LOTUS: ON WORKING WITH ODD FUTURE (AND SUCH)

Since debuting in 2006 with 1983, Flying Lotus’ career has grown exponentially. Some would argue that the West Coast producer truly broke through and shed the “post-Dilla” tags two years later with an album dedicated to and named after his hometown of Los Angeles. The record showcased a forward-thinking approach to what many dubbed as […]


THE 100 BEST JAY-Z SONGS

THE 100 BEST JAY-Z SONGS

You already know Jay-Z is one of the greatest rappers ever to do it. He’s told you time and time again. And you’re aware that he’s made some of the best hip-hop songs ever recorded. Jigga’s one of the few rap artists who’s been able to remain commercially and critically relevant for 15 years. From […]


TIMBALAND WILL BE INVOLVED IN POSTHUMOUS AALIYAH PROJECT

TIMBALAND WILL BE INVOLVED IN POSTHUMOUS AALIYAH PROJECT

Yesterday, a new Aaliyah song “Enough Said” featuring Drake was released, which will be featured on her upcoming, highly anticipated posthumous album. There has been controversy surrounding the project ever since the news broke that Drake would be executive producing it, especially after Timbaland told Power 105′s The Breakfast Club a few days ago that he […]


SINGAPORE: BEATS N BEYOND

SINGAPORE: BEATS N BEYOND

Check out this fun music night with funk and bass from 10PM – 1AM Only on this FRIDAY 10th Aug, at Broadcast HQ Location: 109 Rowell Rd, Singapore 208031 Phone 00 65 6292 4405 Email info@broadcasthq.com.sg Website http://www.broadcasthq.com


JAKARTA: Pump Up the Volume Documentary (2001): The Story of House & Techno

JAKARTA: Pump Up the Volume Documentary (2001): The Story of House & Techno

For someone who has never been remotely interested by the idea of ‘clubbing’, I’m surprisingly a big fan of this particular House Music documentary. While I have a certain amount of respect and indeed enjoy a spot of Chicago House or Detroit Techno, I’ve never really delved into the history of the genre. And Pump […]


RAYNCAPE

RAYNCAPE

After too many rainy days at festivals sporting frizzy hair and compromised outfits, two friends – Kelly Power and Chanelle Calderwood – decided to do something about it. “After living in Melbourne our whole lives, with such unpredictable weather, we found we didn’t always want to carry a big umbrella or coat with us,” Power […]