Posts Tagged ‘Happy Valley racecourse’

By Hans Ebert A friend recently asked who is the best music company executive. The “best” in any industry is tough to name these days as so much is hidden from view with smoke and mirrors creating illusions (and delusion) of success, whereas in the music industry, the impression, rightly or wrongly, is that it’s [...]

(Courtesy of www.fasttrack.hk) Each new racing season, the HKJC’s successful Happy Wednesday brand that comes alive at Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong keeps evolving. This season will be no exception with a new song especially composed and recorded for these Happy Wednesday nights. But this new track is different in that it was recorded [...]

By Hans Ebert It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry, and it too often takes a death to bring everything into perspective. When John Lennon was fatally shot, many of us went numb. We stopped whatever we were doing, and became one in our sadness. We didn’t need social media [...]

I was wondering if this would be a horse racing story or a music story before deciding that horse racing really is part of entertainment and it’s only the hardcore racing media and having the sport pigeon-holed by those within racing clubs is what still keeps this sport insular and in the Dark Ages- except [...]

(Source: The Mystery World) Welsh singer-songwriter Ben Semmens has just recorded a song, has an accompanying video for it and gigs set to promote this release- and is being paid for his work. What makes all this interesting is that the idea to have the song written and recorded has come from a horse racing [...]

By Hans Ebert I was listening to the debut record by Hong Kong-based duo The Weathering last week made up of Jeff and Leora Caylor, one of the more inventive musical attempts to come outta this city and which made me think about a few things. Mainly, I was wondering why, in a city that [...]