For the fist time ever for Digital & Music Matters, YouTube in conjunction with their partner HP will be bringing the stars of YouTube to the conference held at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore on the evening of 20-21 May.
Taiwanese pop-folk group Sodagreen performed for the first time in Australia to a packed out Dallas Brooks Centre in Melbourne. Photos by Johnny Au
The lineup for Fuji Rock Festival has just been updated, with the 15 additions only adding to the 3-day festival's bursting line-up. Set in Naeba Ski Resort in Japan's central island's western side, the festival has just entered its 17th year and shows no sign of slowing down. With an incredibly eclectic mix of performers (everything from the enthralling vocals of Bjork to DJ Bauer, the inventor of the Harlem Shake, and Japanese folk musician Morio Agata), there's a huge array of choices sure to leave the perfect timetable makers rewriting their plans until their arrival at the festival.
As we get set to hit the road to Singapore for the annual Music Matters conference and festival, we caught up with one of the artists set to play the event, Kevin Lester aka "TheLionCityBoy" to talk about it, the Singapore music scene, being a part of TEDxSingapore, his recent jaunt to SXSW and much more...
In an exclusive interview with The AU Review and our good friends at Asian Pop Radio Australia, Taiwanese folk-pop band Sodagreen talks about their history, music style, their five hour show in Taipei(!) and their expectations for their upcoming Australian tour.
Japanese post-rock band Presence of Soul will be arriving on Australian shores soon, with a number of dates lined up in Melbourne. We sat down with the band's lead lady Yuki to get an idea of what to expect when they take to the stage.
Friday night was another pARTy on the Park, the Korean Cultural Office's monthly Korean music night. This month we saw the amazing hip hop/rap sensation group 133 followed by awesome rock band B-side project.
Presented by the Korean Cultural Office, pARTy on the Park is a monthly Korean music night. This month we saw hip hop/rap sensation group 133 followed by awesome rock band B-side project.
Art. Music. People.
Famous South Korean composer Yiruma visits Sydney and Melbourne in order to promote his two albums Stay In Memory and best of album Yiruma The Best Reminiscent 10th Anniversary.
Yiruma performed well known favourites "MAY BE", the concert version of "River Flows in You" with his cellist Kim Youngmin, "Reminiscent" and "Kiss The Rain", as well as the beautiful "Stay In Memory" from his new album.
Recently finishing a concert tour in Berlin, Germany, famous South Korean composer Yiruma visited Sydney and Melbourne in order to promote his two albums Stay In Memory and best of album Yiruma The Best Reminiscent 10th Anniversary.
With the 2013 Digital and Music Matters summit in Singapore just around the corner, more details emerge on how the Australian market is set to be represented. A huge contingent of Aussie industry professionals and performers are set to fly the flag during the conference and entertainment series - the only even in the Asia-Pacific region which 'brings the entire entertainment ecosystem under one roof'.
Australia’s first J-Pop act RubyIce takes time to speak with our Hello Asia editor Johnny Au. RubyIce is made up of 18 year old Canberra based identical twins Courtney and Brittany Menegon. The girls have performed on Australia’s Got Talent in 2012, making the semi finals. RubyIce talks about their influences, being on a TV talent show and their favourite Asian acts.
On Saturday 27th April, Crossover Dance Studio hosted the KPOP Summit - Season 2 alongside the third UPstaged, Crossover Studio's annual student showcase. KPOP Summit, an event created 'for Kpop fans by Kpop fans'! Garman Har brings us photos from the day.
For fans of the Hallyu Wave, the KPOP Summit Season Two presented by CrossOver Dance Studio was definitely a treat! With a successful show last year, the KPOP event 'by KPOP fans for KPOP fans' was on the same day as CrossOver's own student showcase. The aims of the KPOP Summit were to bring KPOP fans together in order for them to support each other, enjoy the music and dance scene as as well showing organisers that Australia has an amazing KPOP community.
Taiwanese folk-rock-pop band Sodagreen has announced that they will for the first time head down to Melbourne and Sydney for their WALK TOGETHER 2013 WORLD TOUR on 10th to 12th May 2013.