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Keroncong: An Overview & Obituary to Gesang

By: Chandra Drews Keroncong is a form of Indonesian music brought to the Indonesian shores by the Portuguese. Based on Portuguese fado, the music had its heyday...

The Hot Jumpers Indorock Band

Indo-Rock: An Indo-European Hybrid

By: Chandra Drews Never mind Elvis Presley and Bill Haley, the Tielman Brothers and their fellow Indo-rockers really rocked Europe in the 1950s. Pretty much forgotten...

By: Virginia Hooker

Book review

Margaret Kartomi’s life-long devotion to bringing Sumatran music to the world is revealed in her major contribution to analysing and preserving this musical...

Dasha Logan has been singing as long as she can remember

Dasha Logan: Malaysia’s Multitalented Crossover Jazz Cat

By: Patrick Durkan 24 year old Dasha Logan has been singing professionally for the past 4 years, but fell in love with performing at the age of 4. She was offered...

Jad Montenegro

Filipino Singer/Songwriter Jad Montenegro: Songs based on Emotions

By: Jesse Pizarro Boga Jad Montenegro had it in her: her knack for music. “I was in a whole bunch of bands and went to gigs whenever I could,”  she said,...

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DIY Bands in Singapore – Who to Look Out For Right Now

By: Cher Tan Like any other cosmopolitan city, Singapore is brimming in its own broth of culture. In the last 5 years, art and music have burgeoned like nothing ...

Kunming Hip Hop band West Hill in Amsterdam

Give it up for West Hill, Chinese Hip Hop band Features in Docu & on Stage!

By: Yvette Benningshof ‘I’m the pioneer of Yunnan’s local hip hop culture’, says MC ‘Nan’ laughing about his own statement in the documentary ‘Say...

Bambu Wukir in action

Bambu Wukir: Speaking Through Wood and String

By: Monica Dominguez Since he was 12 years old, Wukir has been a part of the art community in Malang. He has joined communities in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya and...

Mosaik at KLCMF, By: Malaysian Composers Collective

Malaysian Contemporary Composers: New Voices

By: Patrick Durkan Contemporary ‘art’ music based on the classical tradition has seen a resurgence in Malaysia since the turn of the century. Although it existed...

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France’s DJ Urine Hits Indonesia with Flying Force

By: Monica Dominguez DJs these days have strayed far from the original scratches with 80s beats and hip hop intentions; they have even strayed far from the 90s trance...