Tag Archives: Hong Kong music

December 01

VIDEO: The Inner

In my first music video project, join Hong Kong dub step dynamo Trillion and ambient talent Tiny Gun as they take you on a journey through the psyche. Shot in Hong Kong’s abandoned war ruins, this video explores the depths of the mind and embarks upon an expedition through the soul.  

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 20

PLUG: An Oath to Opera on RTHK Radio 3

I appeared on RTHK Radio 3 to discuss my documentary an Oath to Opera with Noreen Mir on the 1 2 3 Show. It was a blast! Have a listen here.  

August 18

Words: Phat of the land

Hong Kong hip-hop has come a long way from its beginnings the 1990s. Staying true to the vision of this genre is Phat Chan, a true Hong Kong hero, DJ, and rapper with both LMF and 24Herbs. Here is my profile of the man as he judges this year’s DJ competition BoomBattle@Volar.    

March 06

Video: In the studio with Ink

This is a video that I made with music producer Ink in Hong Kong. In it, he discusses his journey from beatboxing on the streets, to becoming a full time producer, and why the Hong Kong music industry needs to change.

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 […]