Posts Tagged ‘Norman Cheng’

The more things change, the more they remain the same and when it comes to Asia’s truly puny and pathetic music industry- puny because no one knows where the real money is and just plays follow the leader when there are actually no leaders but only sheep- nothing ever changes as the “new” hires have [...]

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Well, as time for another Music Matters rolls around and every time I receive updates about it, my mind wonders about this annual tribal gathering for the music industry in Asia. This year, Branded, the organisers, have taken their “show” to Singapore for the first time. Could this move  expect to see someone light a [...]

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You really know Hong Kong- and its tenuous “music scene”- is down the crapper when the city’s Chief Executive- Donald “Bo Bo Bowtie” Tsang- films a Christmas Greeting- or something like that- with Chinese-American rapper MC Jin. Sorry, MC, but those jingle bell musical politics makes me cringe and is far more offensive than anything [...]

The news that Hong Kong-based Norman Cheng has decided to leave Gold Typhoon, the successful Independent Greater China-focused music company he founded over eight years ago to his partner Pacific Capital, has made many wonder about a number of things. Does it signal the end of music companies in Asia- as we know it? Has [...]