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Music Matters LIVE Special Feature: A Taste Of K-Pop Night Out with Glen Check

The AU Review and Hello Asia presents Korean electronic band Glen Check performing at the K-Pop Night Out showcase at the Fountain Stage in Clarke Quay, Singapore for Music Matters LIVE. Glen Check is one of Korean indie music's most export orientated acts with appearances in SXSW and various other music festival and conference appearances. Check out a snippet of their set at Music Matters LIVE.

Music Matters LIVE Photo Gallery: K-Pop Night Out - Fountain Stage, Clarke Quay (21.05.15)

Hello Asia! headed along to Singapore to enjoy the annual K-Pop Night Out as part of Music Matters Live!. This year, the event focused less on K-Pop and more on the indie music coming out of the region, with electronic outfits IDIOTAPE and Glen Check shining at the event. And then there was Nine Piece Ska band Kingston Rudieska, who pushed through an early power outage to deliver a killer set. Photos by Johnny Au:

Our six favourite discoveries Music Matters Live! 2015 in Singapore

Johnny Au and Larry Heath spent the last week covering the 10th annual music conference and festival Music Matters in Singapore, catching dozens of bands, a pile of talks and eating a whole heap of great food (of which no trip to the region would be complete without). Featuring over 70 bands from more than 12 countries, this event is very much positioned as an opportunity to discover new music from all over the world - and we certainly found a tonne of amazing new acts along the way. But here now, in no particular order, are the six acts that stood our for us the most....

Korean acts Sonamoo, IDIOTAPE, Glen Check and Kingston Rudieska to perform at Music Matters 2015

The K-Pop Night Out showcase at Music Matters Live returns to Singapore next week with another outstanding lineup of the best up and coming artists from South Korea. This year's lineup includes K-Pop rookie girl group Sonamoo, electronic acts IDIOTAPE and Glen Check and Ska/Dub band Kingston Rudieska. K-Pop Night Out at Music Matters Live will be held at Clarke Quay on Thursday 21st May at 7pm.

2K14 Seoulsonic Returns To New York City for CMJ

After playing to packed houses and rave reviews at the Culture Collide festivals in San Francisco (October 14th - 15th) and Los Angeles (October 16th - 18th), SEOULSONIC has just confirmed a series of exclusive Korean music showcases at the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon in New York City (October 21st - 25th).

Glass Towers, Bad//Dreems, KLP and more featured on Culture Collide's first artist announcement!

The first artist announcement for October's Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles has dropped! Returning to LA for October 16-18, Culture Collide brings with it some more huge names in 2014. The event, in its fifth year this year, announces a stellar first wave of artists, which includes a great starting Aussie contingent in Glass Towers, Bad//Dreems, KLP and Fractures:

Hello Asia! @ SXSW 2014 Photo Gallery: Seoulsonic Showcase - Icenhauers (13.03.14)

Some of the best Korean indie acts showcased their talents at the Seoulsonic Showcase at Icenhauers at SXSW. Artists includes Glen Check, Rock n Roll Radio, Love X Stereo and No Brain (pictured above). Photos by Johnny Au.