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They're tickled Pink

Pink Twins, the Finnish experimental electronic music and video art duo consisting of brothers Vesa and Juha Vehvilainen, have left memorable impressions on their audiences over the years in some of world's most unexpected places.

Thursday, 23 July, 2009, 12:00am

The Rest is Noise

The Rest is Noise

by Alex Ross

Harper Perennial


12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Case for a sound policy to screen out pollution

Given the choice, most people would prefer to wake up to sounds such as the singing of birds or the lapping of the sea on a beach. This is a luxury few in Hong Kong enjoy. Instead, as summer approaches we are more likely to be greeted by the pounding din of jackhammers and the impatient honking of drivers' horns.

10 May 2009 - 12:00am

Ben Lee

Ben Lee The Rebirth of Venus (New West)

Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee has made a career out of dividing listeners.

1 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

NR-10 High Tech Earphones

What are they? The NR-10 High Tech Noise Reducing Earphones from Hearing Components in the United States use the popular bud earphone shape (rather than the larger headphone units). They are essentially high-quality earphones that pipe in the 'good' sounds while a protective, heat-sensitive foam cone settles into the ear canal, keeping ambient noise out.

17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Stable - The Balance of Power

Stable - The Balance of Power

Para/Site, Embassy Projects

Fotanian 2007 Open Studios

Reviewed: January 13

16 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Sound blaster

THE SAND MUSIC Festival on Saturday may not reach the celebrated heights of Glastonbury or have the indie cred of Coachella, but it will be a landmark for Hong Kong's experimental music scene.

22 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Penny drops on noise curfew

Renovators working on a Mid-Levels flat have suddenly become super-efficient because of continuous nagging to complete their work ASAP. About 4pm almost every day, an employee from the management office of a building on Magazine Gap Road knocks on the door of the noisy 3,000-sq-ft flat in question to give the labourers a lecture, according to an SAR source.

17 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Contemporary art at Biennale

Works of art from 36 nations are on show at the 2nd Kwangju Biennale. Included in the showcase - called Unmapping the Earth and which runs until November 27 - are works by Bruce Nauman, Joseph Beuys, Bill Viola and Cindy Sherman.

3 Oct 1997 - 12:00am


Every day and every night we are expected to put up with the incessant cacophony of drilling, hammering, pile-driving, car horns and overly-intrusive domestic noise, all at extremely close quarters.

16 Feb 1997 - 12:00am