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A Gaijin's guide: 12 promising Japanese indie rock acts you should know

A Gaijin's guide: 12 promising Japanese indie rock acts you should know

Japan is the envy of the world, especially when it comes to music.  Not only do they have a healthy and thriving local music industry — even asi... Read more »
Wednesday Campanella, J-pop's thrilling outlier, reveals her five essential Japanese records

Wednesday Campanella, J-pop's thrilling outlier, reveals her five essential Japanese records

Out of all the acts at 2017's Laneway Festival, Japanese act Wednesday Campanella undoubtedly stole the afternoon, despite the ominous sky that for... Read more »
WATCH: BADBADNOTGOOD discuss kimojis, airports, Coldplay and their reaction to music from Southeast Asia

WATCH: BADBADNOTGOOD discuss kimojis, airports, Coldplay and their reaction to music from Southeast Asia

Canadian jazz quartet BADBADNOTGOOD was in Manila last year for a sold-out headlining show at Black Market. The band had just released their latest... Read more »
On The Record: The albums that shaped Unknown Mortal Orchestra

On The Record: The albums that shaped Unknown Mortal Orchestra

On Friday, March 3rd, Kiwi psych rock favourites Unknown Mortal Orchestra will be performing alongside post-rock luminaries Explosions In The Sky, ... Read more »
On The Record: The music that shaped Azer

On The Record: The music that shaped Azer

Celebrated as one of Belgium's very best DJs, Azer has been at the forefront of the European underground scene for well over a decade now. Altho... Read more »
PHOTO GALLERY: Yellowcard bids farewell to their raucous Singaporean fanbase

PHOTO GALLERY: Yellowcard bids farewell to their raucous Singaporean fanbase

Late last year, beloved pop-punk band Yellowcard announced that they were calling it a day. But before riding off into the sunset, the popular Jack... Read more »
RRR this week — we discuss why fans hate Summer Sonic's 2017 line-up and more

RRR this week — we discuss why fans hate Summer Sonic's 2017 line-up and more

Recent Record Reviews used to be a video series where the Bandwagon editors talked about records (that are recent). We're now a weekly podcast, bec... Read more »
Slank recorded Palalopeyank with Steve Lillywhite

Slank recorded Palalopeyank with Steve Lillywhite

After a 33-year journey, Indonesia's very own legendary rock band Slank launched their latest album titled Palalopeyank on 7th February. The alb... Read more »
Why the metalcore world is making a fuss about Suicide Silence (and what Singaporean musicians have to say about it)

Why the metalcore world is making a fuss about Suicide Silence (and what Singaporean musicians have to say about it)

The curious hybrid genre of deathcore has had a much shorter lifespan in the limelight than its big brother, metalcore, and its strained cousin, po... Read more »
On the Record: The albums that shaped similarobjects

On the Record: The albums that shaped similarobjects

Jorge Juan Wieneke V, aka similarobjects, has been a regular fixture in the regional electronic music scene over the past couple of years. As co-fo... Read more »
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