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Of Moral Panic and 30 Hours of Non-Stop Rock: The Malaysian Woodstock of July 1972 (via The Wknd)

1969’s Woodstock is probably one of the most iconic and influential music festivals to ever take place, with its 32 acts and 400,000 attendees making it not just the zenith of the whole counterculture movement that was such a big part of 1960s America, but also one of the most iconic events in the history of popular music. …

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Wonderfruit

Creating ‘Hedonistic Sustainability’ With Wonderfruit’s Founder ‘Pete’​ Phornprapha​ (via VICE)

There’s something inherently sneaky about Thailand’s annual music festival Wonderfruit. The fest, which is fast becoming one of the best in Southeast Asia, is about so much more than music. Sure, those festival memories may have started in the Quarry, but the daylight side of the fest is so packed with informative discussions about sustainability, sexuality, …

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ASEAN Music Festival

ASEAN Music Festival: After K-pop and J-pop, what about ASEAN-pop? [Philippines]

“There’s K-pop, J-pop, Cantopop, and even Pinoy pop. But do we know what kind of music our ASEAN neighbors are producing? The dominance of Western music notwithstanding, ASEAN Music Festival organizer Annie Luis of the National Commision for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) wanted to put the spotlight on music from ASEAN member states, this …

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