Archive for the ‘EMI’ Category

By Hans Ebert It’s reached a point where it’s not even a case of Them versus Us. It’s finally come around to how to get around legalese that were questionable from the start, but which many were too timid to question, especially at those tribal gatherings of wannabe big swinging dicks who would waltz in [...]

In an age where the success of anything is based largely on Views and Likes, reach, awareness, and the immediacy of the message through social media plus how creatively one uses every online delivery platform available to maximum effect, the Hong Kong Jockey Club just might have created a bit of history for a racing [...]

By Hans Ebert There are music guys who become music executives, there are music executives who should never have been allowed into the music industry, and then there are music guys who become music executives who become music moguls and lose all sight of why they joined the music industry in the first place. Jimmy [...]

“Home-made Music is the online meeting place for the global creative community” Home-Made Youtube Channel Home-Made Official Facebook page Home-Made(@HomeMadeMusic78) – Twitter It’s been over-cooked and half-baked for so long that some good old new fashioned home-made music- make, bake and shake that Home-made Music- might be the recipe many have been waiting for. Share [...]

Warner Music Group To Acquire Gold Typhoon’s Legendary Recorded Music Catalog And Artist Roster – WARNER MUSIC GROUP It probably won’t mean much to the music industry outside of Greater China, but, despite the rather humorous press release above, Warner Music’s recent purchase of Gold Typhoon has had those still with some interest in what’s [...]

Monkey-see, monkey-do. It’s what most of Hong Kong is afflicted with and if, somehow, someone, somewhere, either in Hong Kong or The Pied Piper of Hamlyn doesn’t find a way to shower this place with inspiration that will make originality live again, this city will be known as The City Of Lemmings. Forget the buffet [...]

The problem is that the “Asianization” doesn’t exist in the music. Let me explain the birds, bees, dim sums and chicken vindaloos. For a while, this region created and produced a number of Asian Remixes. It was a cross between a token- and patronizing- gesture by Head Office and something really wanted by some artists- [...]

When one party holds a race meeting- like it did at Shatin yesterday- and where turnover was HK$1.45 billion with an attendance of over 60,000 for Sa Sa Ladies Day- and the other party is the world’s largest music company with the biggest names on its roster of artists, the odds of the two coming [...]

I’m like a dog with a bone when I truly believe in and what I TRULY believe in is that Apple provides a platform or a showcase for all the creative talent who have supported the brand and its products, created great work, but have nowhere to show it which will LEAD somewhere. Uploading this [...]

(Source: Cartoon Stock) A very long time ago, but long after vinyl, PolyGram Asia released the first record by Filipina Regine Vellasquez and cutely titled it “Listen Without Prejudice” despite knowing George Michael had released a record with the same title. (Source: Last.fm) (Source: 991) The reason for the title came from the exec who [...]