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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The Man enjoys home comforts: Van Morrison loosens up a little in small Northern Ireland venue

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by LAT

    ... European musicians, he's also been powerfully drawn to American music and culture, which is reflected in a rendition of Rough God Goes Riding, a song about the loss of heroes. Morrison ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Hong Kong conductor Woo Pak-tuen takes second prize in global contest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by Oliver Chou

    ... for Outstanding Young Conductor in Hong Kong, the Audience Award and a cheque for HK$60,000 at the Second International Conducting Competition for Chinese Music. Xue Yuan, 26, a graduate of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, was crowned the winner at the Cultural Centre's Concert Hall. He picked up HK$100,000 for his efforts. Yao Shenshen, also from Shanghai, came third. The competition, set up ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Rewind album: Sarjana Muds, by Iwan Fals (1981)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:45am by Oliver Clasper

    ... Oliver Clasper Sarjana Muda Iwan Fals Musica Alongside author Pramoedya Ananta Toer and filmmaker Garin Nugroho, musician Iwan Fals is one of the most influential Indonesian artists of the post-war era. And much like the late writer, Fals is a dedicated s ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Album of the week: They Want My Soul, by Spoon

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:45am by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Madeline Gressel They Want My Soul Spoon Loma Vista Is there anything more stressful these days than finding affordable rent? Here we are in the wake of the economic crisis, the first generation in generations who can expect to make less than our parents. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Elton John and partner furnish bar with own works

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani Elton John and partner furnish bar with own works One might not associate the Las Vegas Strip with high-end fine photography, but a new arrival on the sophisticated lounge scene might just change that. The aptly named champagne bar Fizz ope ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Blue Notes by Robin Lynam

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Robin Lynam

    ... Much of the credit for turning young white Americans onto the blues in the 1960s has been lavished on the "British invasion" bands- among them Cream, Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and pre-eminently the Rolling Stones. This is j ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    With the arrival of Heart-Town, Hong Kong has its first heavy metal festival

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by David Frazier

    ... "At first, we just wanted to start a music festival. But we also wanted to be different. Not Chinese pop. Not mainstream indie. So we ended up with this really hardcore line-up, and now ... of madness in Taiwan and Hong Kong is Liu's brainchild. He named the festival "Heart-Town", after Taichung, his home city. In Chinese, the second character in the city name, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Taiwan's Elephant Gym bring back bass-driven math rock

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Text: Rachel Mok Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym are revising the math-rock formula Gimme sum lovin' Math rock is typically a technical, complex and somewhat intense genre, but Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym add a touch of cuteness to the equation. Just loo ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Singer Ellie Goulding enjoys playing festivals like Glastonbury and Coachella

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Amy Russell

    ... Text: Amy Russell Versatile British pop singer Ellie Goulding thrives on the intimacy that comes with the live dynamic Accidental Tourist Summer is the season of the world's most famous music festivals, such as Glastonbury and Coachella. British sing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Allegro Singers still have magic at 50th annual concert in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Allegro Singers still have magic 50 years on Allegro Singers 50th Annual Concert Cultural Centre Sunday History resonated on stage on Sunday in both sound ... the Allegro's principal guest conductor, leading a fine rendition of oratorio excerpts by Haydn and Beethoven. The adrenalin rose in the Chinese folk songs the Allegro Singers have had under their belt ...




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