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Album Review: U2 - Songs Of Innocence
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Album Review: Chvrches - The Bones Of What You Believe
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Album Review: Taylor Swift - 1989
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What's better than a new giveaway to kick start your week? We've a couple of amazing giveaways lined up for you and Directioners... get it first! With mammoth thanks to the lovelies at Sony Music Malaysia!

One Direction returns with their highly anticipated fourth studio album, FOUR, featuring the hit singles Steal My Girl and Ready To Run. The band is undeniably one of the hardest working acts in the industry - with new albums out every November in the last four years.

To celebrate the release of FOUR globally this week, we are throwing five copies of the album in your direction.

And guess what?

We know this is never enough for our Directioners. So we managed to dig out another prized 1D item in our store room... A 1D cap! Yes, a lucky winner will win a FOUR album AND a 1D CAP!

Here's what you need to do to qualify:

1) Follow us on Twitter.

2) Simply tweet the message “Everybody wanna steal my 1D album! #SpinorBinMusic give me another copy pls! http://bit.ly/1Ar1t6d

Terms & Conditions:
1. Open to Singapore & Malaysia residents only.
2. All entries must be received before 21:00 hours on November 30 2014.
3. Multiple tweets are allowed but each Twitter account will only be entitled to one winning chance.
4. Representative of Spin or Bin Music will pick five (5) tweets amongst all eligible tweets. Spin or Bin Music’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained about Spin or Bin Music’s decision.
5. Spin or Bin Music reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
6. Winners will receive a tweet/ DM from Spin or Bin Music with further instructions on how to claim the prize.
7. Spin or Bin Music is not responsible for, nor obligated to replace, any lost, stolen, or damaged prize sent through mail.

The 2014 MTV EMA is looming!

Dueling queens Katy Perry and Taylor Swift will show down in the Best Female category with some rumors hinting that Katy Perry and Rihanna are plotting to diss Taylor Swift at the show tomorrow!

Katy Perry leads the race with nominations in 7 categories, while Ariana Grande follows closely with nods in 6 categories. Pharrell Williams and 5 Seconds of Summer are each up for 5 awards. One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Sam Smith, and Kiesza all received 4 MTV EMA nominations each.



When celebrities attend the 2014 MTV EMA, they get special treatments including a big basket of gifts from sponsors.

And we want you to get pampered as well!

Thanks to our friends from MTV Asia, we are giving away 3 limited edition official MTV EMA goodie bags worth more than USD70!


 

Here's what you gotta do:

1) Follow us on Twitter.

2) Simply tweet the message “I wanna party with #SpinorBinMusic at MTV EMA with an exclusive limited edition MTV EMA goodie bag! http://bit.ly/114gAnw

 

The 2014 MTV EMA will broadcast LIVE on MTV Asia on Monday, 10 Nov 3am and repeat on the same day at  8pm (SG) and 9pm (MY).

The award show will repeat on Saturday, 15 Nov 2pm (SG) and 3pm (MY) as well as Sunday, 16 Nov 6pm (SG) and 7pm (MY)

 

Photo credit: MTV

Terms & Conditions:
1. Open to Singapore & Malaysia residents only.
2. All entries must be received before 21:00 hours on November 15, 2014.
3. Multiple tweets are allowed but each Twitter account will only be entitled to one winning chance.
4. Representative of Spin or Bin Music will pick three (3) tweets amongst all eligible tweets. Spin or Bin Music’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained about Spin or Bin Music’s decision.
5. Spin or Bin Music reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
6. Winners will receive a tweet/ DM from Spin or Bin Music with further instructions on how to claim the prize.
7. Spin or Bin Music is not responsible for, nor obligated to replace, any lost, stolen, or damaged prize sent through mail.

We are a generous bunch, here at Spin or Bin Music.

And in case you’re wondering, that number isn’t a typo. We have a whopping 15 pairs of tickets to Hoobastank’s concert in Singapore up for grabs!

The California-based rockers are coming back for a one-night performance at The Coliseum on November 30. And while tickets are selling fast at SISTIC and Peatix, why not get yours from us for the lowest price ever?

 

How it works:

We’ll be giving away a pair of tickets every weekday, for three weeks straight from Oct 20 to Nov 7. Each day, we’ll tweet three questions related to Hoobastank. Answer them on Twitter and you might win yourself some tickets!

 

What you need to do:

1.    Follow us on Twitter.
2.    Retweet this tweet to qualify.
3.    Look out for the questions of the day, starting from Oct 20. (Example: “Your cousin’s wedding falls on the same day as Hoobastank’s concert. You decide to ditch your cousin. What’s “The Reason” you’re gonna give?”)
4.    Answer the questions of the day.
5.    Include hashtag #HoobastankSG.

 

Spin or Bin Music is proud to be the Official Music Blog for Hoobastank Tour in Singapore!

Photo credit: Hoobastank 

Terms & Conditions:
1. Open to Singapore residents only.
2. All entries must be received before 21:00 hours on November 7, 2014.
3. Multiple tweets are allowed but each Twitter account will only be entitled to one winning chance.
4. Representative of Spin or Bin Music will pick one (1) tweet amongst all eligible tweets each weekday from October 20 to Novemeber 7 2014. Spin or Bin Music’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained about Spin or Bin Music’s decision.
5. Spin or Bin Music reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
6. Winners will receive a tweet/ DM from Spin or Bin Music with further instructions on how to claim the prize.
7. Spin or Bin Music is not responsible for, nor obligated to replace, any lost, stolen, or damaged prize sent through mail.

Attention, Swifties! To celebrate the release of Taylor Swift's upcoming album 1989 next week (pre-order now!), we are giving away one of the coolest Taylor prize ever assembled! All you have to do to win is connect with us on Twitter and retweet the giveaway accouncement!

The package includes Taylor Swift's official 2015 calendar, a 'Red' t-shirt AND an iPhone sound amplifier!

All thanks to the lovely folks at Universal Music Singapore!


To win, here's what you need to do:
 

1) Follow us on Twitter.

2) Simply click on all 4 links below and hit retweet!

1. Celebrate the release of Taylor Swift’s 1989! #SpinorBinMusic is giving away Official Merch! http://bit.ly/11sUsTN

2. RT to win a #SpinorBinMusic pack incl Taylor Swift 2015 calender & tee! '1989' OUT NEXT WEEK! http://bit.ly/11sUsTN

3. Taylor Swift's 1989 will be out Oct 27! RT to win a MEGA #SpinorBinMusic fan pack. Deets here! http://bit.ly/11sUsTN

4. Gimme the ULTIMATE SWIFTIE prize pack #SpinorBinMusic! Taylor Swift's 1989 - OUT NEXT WEEK! http://bit.ly/11sUsTN


It's that simple! 5 lucky winners will be selected to receive this huge prize pack. Start clearing space on your shelves for this ULTIMATE Swiftie collection!

Photo credit: Universal Music

Terms & Conditions:
1. Open to Singapore and Malaysia residents only.
2. All entries must be received before 21:00 hours on October 26, 2014.
3. Multiple tweets are allowed but each Twitter account will only be entitled to one winning chance.
4. Representative of Spin or Bin Music will pick five (5) tweets amongst all eligible tweets. Spin or Bin Music’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained about Spin or Bin Music’s decision.
5. Spin or Bin Music reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
6. Winners will receive a tweet/ DM from Spin or Bin Music with further instructions on how to claim the prize.
7. Spin or Bin Music is not responsible for, nor obligated to replace, any lost, stolen, or damaged prize sent through mail.

We promised you tickets and tickets we hereby deliver!

As you're probably aware by now, the 2nd edition of Shut Up & Listen on October 4 will feature local indie band Monster Cat, Hawaiian multi-instrumentalist Kawehi, Australian punk/metal/rock genre-benders Avastera, Australian alternative rockers Here Come The Cavalry and Australian post-hardcore group Hands Like Houses!

Tickets are still selling here but how could we not share the tickets that are kindly gifted to us by Live! Empire? Well, we have FIVE PAIRS OF TICKETS to be precise.

Yes. TEN TICKETS! GOLLY!

So if you're up for a bit of a boogie on October 4 at The Coliseum, just follow these 2 simple steps!

1) Follow us on Twitter.

2) Simply tweet the message “I wanna rock with my fave acts at Shut Up & Listen next Sat! #SpinorBinMusic gift me a pair of tickets please! http://bit.ly/1Bl8stm

Photo credit: Live! Empire

Terms & Conditions:
1. Open to Singapore residents only.
2. All entries must be received before 21:00 hours on September 30, 2014.
3. Multiple tweets are allowed but each Twitter account will only be entitled to one winning chance.
4. Representative of Spin or Bin Music will pick five (5) tweets amongst all eligible tweets. Spin or Bin Music’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entertained about Spin or Bin Music’s decision.
5. Spin or Bin Music reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
6. Winners will receive a tweet/ DM from Spin or Bin Music with further instructions on how to claim the prize.
7. Spin or Bin Music is not responsible for, nor obligated to replace, any lost, stolen, or damaged prize sent through mail.