Tag Archives: Hidden Agenda

March 24

Words: Four for thought: What’s big in the music world?/回顧:本週四項不可不知的音樂大事

(中文版在後面) Meerkat: What the hell is that? Some pesky animal right? It’s an iPhone app that allows streaming straight to Twitter, with obviously great implications for music fans, who can see what’s happening with their favourite artists at live shows. Except: profiteers will struggle to monetise it, which is a super NO NO (see story […]

February 10

Words: Heroes of Hong Kong

Hong Kong punk and hardcore has come a long way from its nascent beginnings in the 1990s. One man has been there almost all the way. Riz Farooqi shares his journey with his band King Ly Chee in my Boom Magazine exclusive.

August 12

Words: The Perfect Equation

Japanese math and post rock has been a huge part of my life for the last few years. Here is a primer I wrote on the scene for Boom Magazine. You can enjoy one of my favorite Japanese math/post rock songs below:     And of course, LITE, as mentioned above, impossibly sublime.     […]

January 15

Words: So So Modern

Following their appearance at Hong Kong indie venue Hidden Agenda in May 2013, I caught up with Grayson Gilmour from New Zealand band So So Modern to chat about music and life on the road…  How many times have you played in Hong Kong and what is your impression of the city? Our recent show […]