The Band

Scandal at Ani-con

Japan's hottest girl rock band made their third consecutive appearance at this year's Anime, Comic and Game Hong Kong convention (Ani-Con) that took place last weekend.

Sunday, 8 August, 2010, 12:00am

Blue notes

Since Herbie Hancock's Grammy-winning success with River: The Joni Letters, a trend has emerged among jazz artists of covering Joni Mitchell tunes. This fashion was anticipated by Jazz Folk, who play the University of Hong Kong's Loke Yew Hall on Thursday as part of the 2009 HKU Concert Series.

29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

J. Tillman

J. Tillman Vacilando Territory Blues (Universal) Breaking out of his shell was the best thing American singer-songwriter J. Tillman ever did.

Content for a number of years to play solo gigs and pass around home-burned copies of his own songs, he was lured to go more mainstream by the boys behind the Fleet Foxes and last year joined them as drummer.

8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket

Evil Urges

(Sony BMG)

Over the course of four albums, My Morning Jacket were the epitome of easy-going southern-tinged rock, the kind where the harmonies swelled in a way not heard since the Eagles. Listening to them either felt like the sun rising on a hot balmy day or the effects of a really good swig of scotch.

17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am