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WHAT DOES CREATEHK ACTUALLY DO?

Posted: 17th July 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

As many who live here know, the government starts up and the public- through taxes- subsidizes many organizations. And many are totally useless. But for here, let’s just focus on Create HK. When it was announced that this organization was to be formed and launched like a rocket up one’s arse and give Hong Kong [...]

ASIA AND WHAT’S BEHIND THE MUSIC

Posted: 15th July 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

When with a music company, we would half-jokingly say that Head Office in the UK only looked at our operations in Asia when it suited them. The rest of the time we were some pitiful pittance that accounted- at that time- for “2.7% of EMI worldwide sales”. Today, that percentage should be around 1 percent…and [...]

GET REAL, JUN KUNG

Posted: 8th July 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

The Happy Wednesday Finale at the Happy Valley racecourse where “Music Rocked The Valley” was a HUGE success. There was local Warner signing Dear Jane performing their track, “Rising Star”, some other local band whose name escapes me and a, well, local “Super-group” featuring Adrian Da Silva on vocals and bass, the always brilliant Eugene [...]

I am JAMES BOND!

Posted: 7th July 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

In 1998, Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple Computers contacted Sean Connery and asked him to star in some Television advertisements for Apple Products. This is the reply from Sean Connery to Steve Jobs… Share this:EmailPrintFacebookDigg

ASIANS CAN BLUSH, TOO.[AND KNOW HIP FROM HYPE]

Posted: 7th July 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

One has to admire the persistence and networking and nutworking skills of Jon Niermann- and his wife?????- to really make a go with Blush. Sure, there’s ENORMOUS hype involved, but hype, marketing and promotion pretty much go hand-hand today- and it always has.  Despite what I might think of all this “Asia’s first Pan-Asian Girl [...]

WHERE IS THAT COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT?

Posted: 21st June 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

A friend of mine sent me this link of some bands from Greater China competing for, well, I don’t really know. I was told it was for Best Music Video, but the link says it’s to vote for the “Most Popular Band in China”. If it were for “Best Video,” Hong Kong’s Noughts and Exes [...]

BEND OVER AND PICK UP SOME KILLER SOAP

Posted: 17th June 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

In all honesty, I hardly keep up with the local music scene- Indie or Mork, stewed or fried as “Indie” is an over-used word which has no meaning nor any real relevance in this day and age. In one way or another, every artist is out there on their own and with just different levels [...]

BLACKWELL FULLER INC [AND OTHER GOOD STUFF]

Posted: 14th June 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

“I don’t want to be restricted by someone else’s business model, or someone else’s needs or someone else’s plans. We are defining a business model that doesn’t exist.”  Simon Fuller about Blackwell and Fuller Inc.” “We’re not competing with management companies. We’re more competing with major record companies.” Chris Blackwell. The formation of Blackwell Fulller [...]

“They’ve gotta gig, gig, gig, man, that’s the only way they’re going to be get better and they have to give away with their music to as many people as possible as fans make a band.” For a minute, I thought I had entered Planet Lefsetz, but this was a friend of mine in a [...]

HORSE RACING AND THE HONG KONG MUSIC SCENE? WTF????

Posted: 12th June 2011 by We-Enhance in Uncategorized

If there is to be any form of “support” for ‘live’ music in Hong Kong- and by this, I don’t mean the financial and Casting Couch “strategies” revolving around manufactured Canto-Pop pap smears- it’s not going to come from television stations, nor music conferences and certainly not that other government white elephant and oxymoron known [...]