Posts Tagged ‘FACEBOOK’

By Hans Ebert Saying 2016 has been a bad year for music- and this year ain’t over yet- is an understatement. So is saying it’s been a bad year for the world of entertainment and the world in general. Whatever’s in the water, it’s not helped that river of life to be smooth sailing. No [...]

By Hans Ebert Here’s the problem: I really don’t have time for nor do I like many people these days. Blame social media for this. Like what happens when suffering from too much of anything, everyday we’re inundated with information overload. Of course, it’s a personal call whether to stay or to go, but even [...]

By Hans Ebert FOR STARTERS Before one moves forward, there’s a need to revisit the past. It humbles you. Speaking recently with well-known Hong Kong-born media personality Michael Chugani about what’s really going on in this city these days, and the reason for what appears to be an overflow of anger, his reply- and it [...]

By Hans Ebert In the Rant section of the SCMP’s Sunday Magazine, the writer mentioned being hit in the face last Friday and thrown out of a club by one of those Hong Kong princelings with the powerful big daddy’s surname and money behind them and who are always seen scouring the local club life [...]

There’s a kind of hush and mush and beatz and paddling upstream all the time with Tidal, Spotify, and now Apple, but nowhere are their the Rock Guitar Gods who once strode across the world with the brontosaurus stomp of their They Ain’t Heavy They’re Our Brothers Bands with names like Led Zeppelin, Vanilla Fudge, [...]

It’s the start of the Year of the Ram, which some call the Sheep and others, the Goat, and despite the usual celebrations and floats and messages of health and wealth and all that other good stuff, it is a very quiet Hong Kong. No, not a “chilled” Hong Kong, but a worried and kinda [...]

I’m just not understanding this “social media” thing as, whatever it started out to be, it’s now hurtling towards the porno route with the entry of Tinder and online dating/bonking sites. Add to this, the social media gnats who are the latest incarnation of entertainment lawyers and flying by the seat of their pants by [...]

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 [...]

Twitter has slowly crept up on many almost like a wolf in sheep’s clothing and news of an I.P.O. for the social media tool being imminent, its real value as a marketing tool is something that should give the ad industry the jitters. Like the music industry that never understood how Napster would change the [...]

As those who know me will tell you, it’s something I ask- not out of cynicism, but just to understand where anything is leading to and what was or is the end game plan. So you write songs, but have no publishing deal and no one hears them. And now what? Your band has spent [...]