Category: Discover

INTERVIEW – Theia

New Zealand electro-pop songstress Theia may not be a household name just yet, but she’ll already well on her way. With her first single, ‘Roam’, hitting over 8 million plays on Spotify and charting on the streaming service’ US, Australia, Malaysia and New Zealand charts, this young artist is paving the way for yet another wave of great New Zealand music worldwide, much in the steps of another successful singer from the same country – Lorde. We had the opportunity to speak to the rising star thanks to Secret Signals, so without further ado, welcome to Theia’s world! Hi Theia!...

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Top Acts Performing in Southeast Asia 2017

PHOENIX French indie-rockers with their current hit single ‘J-Boy’ (which also stands for Just Because Of You, cool right?) are finally making their way to Southeast Asia this month! They became exceptionally well-known for their signature album ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’, and they have garnered a sizable fanbase around Asia— which also kinda took them by surprise. Pretty sure everyone just couldn’t wait to scream and dance to Lisztomania & 1901 out loud! Dates: 11-12 August 2017 (Bali, Indonesia – Sunny Side Up Festival) 11-13 August 2017 (Jakarta, Indonesia – We The Fest) 12-13 August 2017 (Genting Highlands, Malaysia –...

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Borak Good Vibes #2: Ryot Jones

by Marissa Dinar Location: Twenty Eight, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru. Attendees: Kyren Thomas (The Magnetic Maestro), Aaron (The Dazzling Drummer), and Izzy (The Best Bassist) *All other members were AWOL. With no knowledge of the band beforehand, I trekked out to the busy jungle of Bangsar in hopes of finding out what made this band the continuous talk of the town. Not to mention, a psychedelic “soul, festival funk, and jazz” band? What on earth was I supposed to make of that? Glancing around the bar, hoping for a few faces to look at my clueless one and...

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The Best Local and International Music of June 2017

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Wall Of Glass by Liam Gallagher After coming out of the ol’ Oasis’ debris to perform for his beloved Manchester after the terror attack that shook the city, the Big LG didn’t just leave rock fans to feed on bits of hope that Oasis might one day kiss and make up – he also released a new song called ‘Wall of Glass’. Maybe this time Liam had to do it without his darling brother, who ironically joins the other side of the classic Oasis-Blur rivalry with Damon Albarn, but ‘Wall of Glass’ genuinely sounded like Noel...

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