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Culture of the Southern United States

Never too late to rock 'n' roll

Black Keys' seventh studio album, El Camino, is a throwback to the best America has offered: the music is a throwback to good old American rock 'n' roll; the album title to American cars - more specifically the General Motors vehicle produced intermittently from the 60s t

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Redefining indie rock

Band name: The Jezabels

Members: Hayley Mary (vocals), Heather Shannon (keyboard), Nik Kaloper (drums), Sam Lockwood (guitar)

Based in: Sydney

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Voices for peace

Indie rock bands and stars stage Let's Fight Live Round III to promote their no-war stance

3 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

2008 Beijing Olympic Games Torchbearer Nomination Campaign

Sports stars are not the only ones taking part in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Coca-Cola China has launched a city-wide campaign to find three more lucky individuals to represent Hong Kong and carry the Olympic flame.

Members of the public are invited to nominate individuals who have demonstrated the Olympic spirit and have inspired others.

17 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Natural music

Name: Albert Au Occupation: Music company director

Young Post: How did you become the director of a music company?

Au: I've been a folk singer since secondary school.

In the 70s, folk music was all the rage in Hong Kong. Students played acoustic guitars on college campuses.

20 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Giant tuber is just what the doctor ordered

Kudzu root measuring 1.4 metres in length is the biggest they have seen, experts say

A massive tuber believed to be one of the biggest of its kind has been unearthed from abandoned New Territories farmland.

The 1.4-metre kudzu, or pueraria lobata, tuber was dug up by villager Yeung Chun-fong as he foraged for the medicinal root on weed-choked land near Fanling.

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

From the eclectic to the eccentric

D-Head With female vocalist Lui singing in English, Japanese and Cantonese, this quintet aged in their early 20s cover all bases. Their eclectic set - described by Lui as 'funky pop, funny rock' - comprises four songs by different writers who all have different influences, from Radiohead to Portishead.

14 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

What's On

ACTION FIGURE AND COMIC EXHIBITION

The Hybrid Child, an exhibition featuring action figures and original comic books by Canadian-born designer Casey Lau, runs until June 15 at the Fringe Club.

Lau has designed consumer products for companies such as Disney and Warner Bros.

7 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Al Green

Al Green

I Can't Stop

(Blue Note)

11 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Site offers information, exciting options for rock fans

The launch of a new Web site and music club - Rock's Up - has provided local rock fans with new ground to explore.

The site, which is aimed specifically at lovers of rock and band music, is the brainchild of record label Sony Music.

7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

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