Sheila Rocks
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Sheila Rocks

American- born photographer, Sheila Rock, has a knack for being in the right place at the right time. During the week of her arrival in Hong Kong for the launch of her exhibition ‘PUNK+’ at Agnès b., Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests are in full swing, with main arteries of the city occupied by thousands of … Continue reading

Beijing Beats
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Beijing Beats

Here’s some great summer music from a couple of Beijing-based bands, Pet Conspiracy and DaBang, to kick off your weekend. I’ve had these two electro outfits on repeat for the past week. Press play and find out why their hypnotic experimental sounds have earned them both a cult following in China. Happy Friday! From Pet … Continue reading

Viva L’Amour!
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Viva L’Amour!

Here’s something from New York-based British artist, Oliver Clegg, to joyfully start your week. ‘Viva l’amour’! It’s the artist’s directorial debut for a music clip collaboration with Sabina Sciubba, the singer of New York avant-garde electro-punk outfit, Brazilian Girls. Clegg, who has exhibited at Art Basel Miami, Saatchi Gallery and Venice Biennale, created the stop-frame … Continue reading

Stones on Fire
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Stones on Fire

Last night half of Hong Kong seemed to make its way to China’s laundromat, Macau – where money can be cleaned, but reputations sullied – to converge upon the Venetian’s Cotai Arena for the Rolling Stones’ ’14 On Fire’ Asia tour. The one-night-only show filled the 15,000 seat arena in just under 2 hours apparently. … Continue reading

Clockenflap 2013
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Clockenflap 2013

Happy New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! Several new year celebrations have been and gone, and recoveries have been dealt with. Lots of catching up to do on post-ism. Earlier in December I was fortunate enough to not only attend Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s largest outdoor music festival, on the West Kowloon harbour front, but also … Continue reading

Play it to Death!
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Play it to Death!

It’s here! The festival I excitedly await all year! The costumes have been made, the Drac’o’lantern has been carved, and the stakes have been firmly planted outside the house. All you need now is a playlist to get you in the mood for a howling good time while you get yourself ghouled up. Here are … Continue reading