Posts Tagged ‘Jamie Hewlett’

By Hans Ebert Many want to put the house in order- and put Humpty Dumpty back together again- but, gawd knows, it’s not easy when there’s such a lack of genuine musical talent, creativity and originality around. It’s enough to make a grown man cry into his bowl of wonton noodles. That’s not being cruel, [...]

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 [...]

Gorillaz or guerillas? Vivien Westwood or Clint Eastwood? World Music or “world music” or just simply music and without this music being relegated depending on the “status” of a country into some token Third World co-starring role. As the clip above shows, Damon Albarn understands how music must not have any labels to shut it [...]

Okay, try and follow me here. Remember the piece about Kelly Rowland from Destiny’s Child being bigger than Beyonce in China? It’s quite extraordinary how many people have written in to ask [A] Who is Kelly Rowland and [B] Why isn’t the other of Destiny’s Children cashing in on the brush with fame with Beyonce? [...]