Archive for the ‘Guy Hands’ Category

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Some of us would have our favourites. There were however those artists who fell under “Global priorities” and “Regional priorities” with all us music executives feeling the heat to come up with those dreaded “numbers” and “chart successes” to be in the good books of Head Office. It wasn’t that different [...]

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 [...]

(source: Madras Geek) But how does anyone make any MONEY outta music? This was what a group of us ex-music execs were discussing last night before saying, to hell, with it and losing ourselves in the bowels and bosom of a karaoke club that David Lynch would find weird. But before this, we played the [...]

By Hans Ebert The news that each member of Metallica will be bringing out a range of shoes under the Vans brand stopped me in my tracks: Not cos I’m a Metallica fan but just because it made me realize how music is being pushed into the background and how various tails are wagging the [...]

It’s now become boring. It’s the story that refuses to go away and like a bad smell, it just lingers on. In 3-4 short years, we have seen EMI’s former CEO- Eric Luciano “The Biscuit Bungler” aka “The Farmer” Nicoli, CBE- rid himself of Chairman and Co-Chairman Alain Levy and David Munns and take EMI [...]

http://news.carrentals.co.uk/citigroup-prevails-over-terra-firma-in-court-34221977.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/privateequity/8115273/David-Wormsley-What-it-was-like-facing-EMIs-Guy-Hands-in-court.html Following Citigroup’s win over Terra Firma alleging it had basically duped the private equity company into overpaying for the humpy dumpty that was EMI and the personal battle between two who were thick as thieves- Citigroup’s David Wormsley and Terra Firma’s Guy Hands- nearly everyone today has the same idea: They want to [...]

Valerie sent this article under the subject header, “Never trust a man named Wormsley”. True. But when things are rotten to the core, there is sweet irony in having a Wormsely and a Guy named Hands, pictured below, battling things out in court- and with both once having been thick as thieves. “Awwwww, fuck! I’ve [...]