Asian Pop Nation Podcast

Asian Music

Asian Pop Nation is a radio show that airs every Tuesday 8-11pm on SYN in Melbourne, Australia. You can find a podcast version of our weekly shows here. Asian Pop Nation is a SYN Media Podcast. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Asian Pop Nation is a radio show that airs every Tuesday 8-11pm on SYN in Melbourne, Australia. You can find a podcast version of our weekly shows here. Asian Pop Nation is a SYN Media Podcast. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Language:

English


Episodes

S4 E10 - APN's Interview with mxmtoon

12/14/2022
For our final interview of 2022, we hop into a time machine together with mxmtoon aka Maia to look back at her incredible growth this year as a queer singer-songwriter of mixed Chinese, German and Scottish ancestry. Maia joins alongside Alishba & Lisha to chat all about her critically acclaimed second studio album, rising, as well as her global tour that all took place this year! You should also tune in to hear about certain webtoons, video games and music that have taken over Maia's life...

Duration:00:35:55

S4 E10 - APN Season 4: Episode 10 (13/12/22)

12/14/2022
And just like that, we have reached the final episode of our 2022 run of Asian Pop Nation! Come join our team one last time this year to celebrate some of the best shows, films, music & our own past APN discussions together. We also have a surprise final interview with the one and only mxmtoon, a b-day shoutout to our Executive Producer, Lisha, plus some farewells to the year 2022. See you back in February 2023! 👋 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays...

Duration:01:29:11

S4 E9 - APN Season 4: Episode 9 (06/12/22)

12/7/2022
December may be the start of you hearing the same 5 Christmas songs playing over & over again but why not take a listen to this episode of Asian Pop Nation instead. This week we will be celebrating one of our team members, Ethan's b-day while also casually chit-chatting about LOONA, the most recent Conan Gray & Keshi concerts, some of our fave songs from 2022 and of course, so much more! 🎵 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means...

Duration:01:12:36

S4 E8 - APN Season 4: Episode 8 (29/11/22)

12/3/2022
In our small countdown to the end of our Season 4 run, we bring to you: 1) an exciting interview with Sydney's rising artist, BIRDEE王煒. 2) a randomized list of unserious Asian songs to add to your catalogue. 3) our APN team members in an alternate universe plus heaps more! Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+ syn.org.au every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm for all the wonderful tunes. Follow...

Duration:01:15:57

S4 E8 - APN's Interview with BIRDEE王煒

12/3/2022
As things start to heat up here in Australia with the summertime rolling around, it seems only appropriate for all of us to head to the Poolside together with Sydney's rising artist, BIRDEE王煒 aka Birdee Sideris. She joins Alishba & Lisha to unpack her latest breezy single, Poolside as well as her impressive career journey so far as an female musician of Chinese, Greek and Russian origins. 🌊☀️ You can listen to Poolside on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. You can also follow BIRDEE王煒 on...

Duration:00:19:11

S4 E7 - APN Season 4: Episode 7 (15/11/22)

11/18/2022
Join us as some of our APN hosts reminisce about their days being in a Chinese language school plus being a kid in Malaysia eating a classic noodle snack. We also take a look into some unexpected latest project announcements inspired by shows such as Neon Genesis Evangelion and Sword Art Online! Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+ syn.org.au every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm for all the...

Duration:01:09:22

S4 E6 - APN Season 4: Episode 6 (08/11/22)

11/11/2022
Put your headphones on and turn up the volume as this week we bring back APN's second instalment of our very own member mixtape where you get to hear each of us chat a bit about our personal selection of Asian music. This episode is best accompanied with our Spotify playlist! 🎶 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+ syn.org.au every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm for all the wonderful...

Duration:00:30:20

S4 E5 - APN Season 4: Episode 5 (01/11/22)

11/6/2022
You can definitely almost call this episode an "unofficial APN K-pop special" since for this week, some of our team members wanted to chit chat about certain viral content that has made it to our feeds particularly: the nominations for the 2022 MAMA Awards, the discontinuation of a well loved livestreaming platform, Lee Chanhyuk's debut album promotions and loads more in store! Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have...

Duration:01:11:21

S4 E4 - APN Season 4: Episode 4 (25/10/22)

10/29/2022
If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? 👻 Hopefully it will be APN on your mind this Halloween season as we give you a spooky episode filled with our own terrifying ghost tales, a "scary" story horror game playthrough plus our personal dose of cursed music, games and movies to share. Be sure to turn the lights off for this episode...🎃 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on...

Duration:01:06:01

S4 E3 - APN Season 4: Episode 3 (18/10/22)

10/23/2022
Get ready to hear plenty of conversations about a certain "mushroom kingdom" as on this episode, the APN team give our thoughts and reactions to the latest Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer, a new Korean television show called Artistock Game & some films which have peak our interest in the Japanese Film Festival 2022. 🎥 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+ syn.org.au every Tuesday from...

Duration:01:13:13

S4 E2 - APN Season 4: Episode 2 (11/10/22)

10/15/2022
Buckle up for a wild ride where you get to hear the APN team scratch their heads over recent controversies involving Junji Ito & aespa, and a new Japanese invention where humanoid robots are being created to laugh. In addition to all of this mayhem, you get to hear our thoughts about Seulgi's 1st Mini Album 28 Reasons and so much more on this episode! Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM |...

Duration:01:17:22

S4 E1 - APN Season 4: Episode 1 (04/10/22)

10/10/2022
It's the moment you have all been waiting for... the return of APN in the form of our final season of 2022! 🤩 We definitely have a lot of things we need to catch up on such as introducing our new APN team member, Alishba plus some major events like Crunchyroll Expo Australia 2022 & Netflix's Tudum Event so sit back, relax and hit that play button! Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+...

Duration:01:04:10

S3 E10 - APN Season 3: Episode 10 (20/09/22)

9/23/2022
It's time to wrap up our FINAL episode for Season 3 & for the month of September with some b-day celebrations for one of our APN team members, Le, while also giving some fun discussions for you to take a listen to. Hopefully hearing us chat about musicals twice and about a very unique temple in Japan will be your cup of tea! 🎂 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+ syn.org.au every...

Duration:01:10:07

S3 E9 - APN Season 3: Episode 9 (13/09/22)

9/16/2022
Get comfy together with the APN team as we sit on our metaphorical campfire to hear an exciting story time from Xenia about her time in Japan while also sharing our thoughts about a Singaporean airlines creating a Pokémon themed aircraft, the trailer for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and the rise & fall of fast food collaborations. We also have some fun discussions about certain Asian-Australian Youtubers like Natalie Tran & TwoSet Violin so come hang out with us on this episode! Please note that...

Duration:01:01:24

S3 E8 - APN Season 3: Episode 8 (06/09/22)

9/12/2022
Spring has officially sprung & how does APN celebrate this change of season? By having a mini birthday bash for our team member, Tracy, chat about some fictional Asian dads for Father's Day, as well as catch ourselves up with all the end-of-August content like Head In The Clouds 2022, the latest Jordan Peele film titled Nope and so much more! 🥳🎉 Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have listen live on SYN 90.7FM | DAB+...

Duration:01:09:00

S3 E7 - APN Season 3: Episode 7 (23/08/22)

9/2/2022
After our last episode where the team gave a bit of a teaser into some Australian events that we planned to dive more into such as the HallyuPopFest Sydney 2022 and the Melbourne International Film Festival... this is now the time where we spill all the beans! From a full recap into Day 1 & Day 2 of HallyuPopFest to discussing films such as Children of the Mist & Plan 75 which were featured on MIFF Play, we definitely have loads to talk about here on APN. Please note that SYN does not have...

Duration:01:14:15

S3 E6 - APN Season 3: Episode 6 (16/08/22)

8/19/2022
This week has us hyped for a number of reasons and here is why! 1) We get to talk about some of our recent interests such as the K-drama, Extraordinary Attorney Woo, the latest addition to the Netflix film catalogue, Wedding Season, and the upcoming anime adaptation, Chainsaw Man. 2) There are some new events hitting our shores such as HallyuPopFest Sydney 2022 and the Melbourne International Film Festival. 3) Our APN team can talk about food once again but with a small twist! 😉 Please...

Duration:01:05:51

S3 E5 - APN Season 3: Episode 5 (09/08/22)

8/12/2022
It's finally time to catch up on all the latest Asian music and pop culture content throughout the past week or so, here on APN! Tune in to hear the team discuss various new television shows and movies such as Bullet Train, Ms Marvel & Partner Track while also tackling some quirky stories that involve 1 man with 100 batteries and 1 woman with 7 Singaporean-inspired baby names. Please note that SYN does not have the rights to podcast the music it plays on 90.7FM. That means you'll have...

Duration:01:08:15

S3 E4 - APN Season 3: Episode 4 (02/08/22)

8/4/2022
Time to sharpen your pencils and get your textbooks out for our special APN back-to-school themed episode! As another semester of studying rolls around for some of our team members, we wanted to think back in time to our more youthful days in school such as the music, anime, TV shows and films we enjoyed at that time plus share some of our own personal stories studying in Asia & in Australia and some advice we would give to our younger selves. ✏️📙 Please note that SYN does not have the...

Duration:01:22:11

S3 E3 - APN Season 3: Episode 3 (26/07/22)

7/28/2022
July isn't leaving us just yet without giving us a full range of hot topics for the APN team to chat about on this episode! The discussions this time around range from light-hearted food stories about a type of ice cream in China that doesn't melt to new Asian horror movies gaining popularity like Incantation. We also talk about some breaking news coming from Olympic champion, Yuzuru Hanyu, as well as the unfortunate ending to a beloved Korean television show, Yoo Hee Yeol's Sketchbook....

Duration:01:12:46