Posts Tagged ‘EMI Music’

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk To understand the current state of the Hong Kong music industry today- pretty much dead and buried- there’s a need to understand at least part of what happened and didn’t happen yesterday, and how things have been allowed to evolve and dissolve into very muddy waters with some Howlin’ Wolf thrown [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

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- [...]

(Source: ASME) Having a lunch or dinner with Bhaskar Menon is a joy, an experience, an inspiration and an education. After all, here is the only Asian to ever run a major music company- EMI Music- and after some booking kerfuffle, we’re finally at the Golden Leaf of the Conrad having a stream of consciousness [...]

It take a lot for me to “get tired of music”, something in my DNA. But either, I have “grown tired of music” or, more to the point, grown even more tired of those talking about music as a “deal”. For the past few days, I have just not bothered to write. Call it lethargy [...]

Greater China is full of movers and shakers and with many shaking but not going anywhere. There are, of course, more WANNA movers and shakers but these are mostly delusionary characters and legends in their own lunchtime who talk the talk but cannot walk the walk along a straight line. They zig-zag all over the [...]

“We believe this transaction is an exceptional value-maximizing opportunity that serves the best interests of stockholders as well as the best interests of music fans, our recording artists and songwriters, and the wonderful people of this company. Most importantly, Access supports Warner Music’s commitment to our recording artists and songwriters who are the foundation of [...]

Perhaps we’ve finally got tired and bored and, with “Another Brick In The Wall” playing in the background, have got to a point where we refuse to suffer fools gladly and have decided to turn our backs on hype and being force-fed crap . I had lunch with the great Bhaskar Menon yesterday- the ONLY [...]

WHERE’S THE BEEF? WHERE’S THE CONTENT? Image registered under Creative Commons by-SA license by Mario Pena http://www.safecreative.org/work/0807030801870 If, as they say, “content is king”, there are an awful lotta television channels that need some jokers and queens, let alone a few aces in the hole. Right now, in this region, there are new channels opening [...]