Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong Music’

By Hans Ebert It takes a lot for a train to cry and it takes a lot for a dam to burst and, gawd knows, it takes having to sidestep so many half-baked promises, and flimflam fakers to get to halfway near nowhere as a- I don’t really know, anymore. A chanteuse? Recording artist- and [...]

And one wonders why the ‘live’ music scene in Hong Kong is no longer on life support, but dead, dead, dead with not even that one-time supporter of bringing quality Adult Contemporary/Jazz/Jizz to her Sevva establishment- Bonnie Gokson- probably singing that Peggy Lee classic, “Is That All There Is?” Is all there is in Hong [...]

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 [...]

I am so confused. Here I am at Peel Fresco on a Wednesday night and it’s Canto Pop night and I am sure it’s fun for the packed audience of what is, essentially, a karaoke crowd, but I just don’t get it. Or maybe I know it too damn well. But from the jazz of [...]

By Hans Ebert And so after all the exams and time spent on English Literature, History and Art, it was time to grow up- and for some to slow and grow down- and try to fit into society- whatever society was at that time in Hong Kong. KGV was still standing tall as it always [...]

In any industry, if something is not working and the wheel has broken, one changes those who can fix it and gets things rolling again. No one carries on with a broken wheel hoping that by some miracle everything will fall into place by divine intervention and the industry will re-create itself. (Source: All Posters [...]

I’m not a huge fan of her name, but I am a fan of Hong Kong singer G.E.M. who sounds like a Chinese version of Jewel. Hey, but what’s in a name? Somewhat of a new artist, Gloria Tang- her real name- has got tongues wagging by deciding not to attend Commercial Radio’s Ultimate Song [...]