Tag: malaysia

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Chartmetric explores the ‘trigger cities’ of south-east Asia

Earlier this year we wrote about music-analytics firm Chartmetrics’ theory of ‘trigger cities’ capable of propelling tracks to become global hits. Now the company has published a second in its series of blog posts focusing...
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Latest Heard Well album tops iTunes charts in south-east Asia

Compilations label Heard Well is topping the charts in south-east Asia with its latest release ‘Litunes’. As with its other albums, this one is curated by an online influencer. Or rather, a pair of them: brother-and-sister...
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Beyond Oblivion enjoying its Yonder rebirth in Malaysia

When digital-music firm Beyond Oblivion imploded in late 2011, few would have predicted a successful return for the company’s key executives with a new service. However, their newer venture Yonder Music appears to be getting...
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Country profile – Malaysia 2016

This country profile is on Malaysia where the market is still in decline and piracy is still getting the blame. But to understand what is really going on there, one has to understand the complex local economy. While there...
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Report 391 – 50 Sense

In our cover feature we round up the topics, the trends and the gossip from the 50th Midem. From streaming losses to playlisting and from China to the new A&R, here is your essential guide to where the music industry...
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Rdio launches in seven new countries

Rdio went live in seven more territories yesterday: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Colombia, Chile, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Poland.
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Filesharing blocks reported in Malaysia

Malaysian internet service providers have been asked to block filesharing services including the Pirate Bay and hosting services including Megaupload, according to TorrentFreak