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March 18, 2019

If you’re in China without a VPN, you could face some trouble using the installed apps on your phone. Without further ado, here’s a cheatsheet of apps to download for a hassle-free travel to China. 


 

Baidu (百度): Like how Google is for the rest of the world, Baidu is th...

March 11, 2019

From the 80s till present day, we've seen a wave of entertainment trends span from Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and Korea. Here's a short summary of what we've seen and possibly what's to come.

Recently did a presentation of the evolution of Asian popular culture in East...

February 21, 2019

Series Mania turns 10 this year and has unveiled their 2019 line-up yesterday. Not only is it a diverse one, but some Asia TV shows made the cut too. Which ones though? 

Series Mania held a press conference in both Lille and Paris on February 20, announcing the lineup o...

February 15, 2019

With a 10-year long history where it all began in France, Series Mania is extending its reach to Asia, getting to know some of the region’s freshest TV series.

Series Mania, while almost every avid TV lover has heard of it in France, it’s relatively unknown in Asia. I’l...

February 6, 2019

The Lunar New Year marks a new start. As the new chapter begins, what could we expecting from the Asian TV industry in this Golden Year of the Pig?

I’ve visited the annual Asia TV Forum held last December in Singapore. Compared to many others, the ATF is still one of th...

February 19, 2017

Apart from wedding bells ringing for Rain and Kim Tae Hee, his new single, "The Best Present", Rain made moves to ensure his song was heard. Here's what he did. 

In collaboration with Psy, made sensational with "Gangnam Style", Kpop legend, Rain released "The Best Prese...

December 30, 2016

We did a quick roundup of observations made in the music streaming industry this year. 

Taking reference from recently released Digital McKinsey’s report, “The beat of progress: The rise of music streaming in Asia”, it’s invigorating to know that while As...

October 29, 2016

Remember the time you used to record mixtapes of your favorite songs for friends? Today, in a world where CD players are antiques and so much content created, how do you ensure good music travels? 

Playlists! Gone are the days where songs are released as an album of ten...

October 1, 2016

More than just CDs, we take a look at how entertainment companies are re-innovating the wheel to make their artists relevant. 

One of the main sources of revenue for music labels and entertainment companies were CDs and those limited edition box sets (those that hard co...

September 17, 2016

EDM has taken Asia by storm and shows no signs of stopping. The best is yet to come and here’s why. 

EDM isn’t a new music genre to many, given its popularization starting in the mid-2000s from the US. Eventually more European EDM musicians such as David Guetta, Bob Sin...

August 30, 2016

The term, “Content Marketing” has been a buzzword for several years now, but what does it entail? 
 

Content Marketing is, as Joe Pullizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute and writer of Epic Content Marketing, one of “Five Must Read Business Books of 2013” by...

August 21, 2016

Pointers from MusicMarketing.com's David Hooper's book plus cases in point.  

We often hear people say, “the music industry is dead”, “you can’t earn much as a musician.” But if you think a little deeper, music is probably the one thing that’s universal and co...

August 13, 2016

What the annual Kpop convention with roots in Southern California has done for Korean pop music. 

in recent times, other than concerts, we have seen more music festivals sprouting in Asia. Whether they’re for EDM music in the likes of ULTRA and Zoukout, or music by YouT...

August 7, 2016

With reference from the 27th Golden Melody Awards Festival's "Marketing Strategies & Trends in the Digital Era" panel, here's a comprehensive summary on today's challenges and tomorrow's trends.

The Golden Melody Awards’ Festival organizing team recently relea...

July 20, 2016

A fair question as we haven't seen much impact made internationally since Jpop's glorious days in the 90's.

The broad answer to that? “No”. You may ask “why?”. While Japan has enjoyed (and in some aspects, continue to enjoy) its glorious days, Jpop has had one very...

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