Singer AI blasts back onto the J-pop scene with her seventh album Viva AI, an enjoyable hip hop/soul record. Before making it big in Japan, AI was a professional singer and dancer in Los Angeles, even landing a job as a dancer on Janet Jackson's 1999 Go Deep video.Friday, 26 June, 2009, 12:00am
Primal Scream's latest turn is being viewed in some quarters with the same dismay that met Paul Weller's Style Council after he disbanded the Jam.
It's expected of the Scream to be surprising at every turn, and on that note at least, the band have succeeded with their ninth studio album.3 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
After a dozen years and one full cycle of the Chinese zodiac, the free-spirited Taiwanese indie rock festival Spring Scream is still trying to figure things out.
For the second time in two years, the sprawling rockers' camping party is changing venues and also coming to terms with the necessity of a few pop stars dotting a lineup of 250 otherwise underground acts.27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Unlike sweeping epics and action thrillers, horror movies can be made on the cheap, yet still rake in big bucks for the studios. And often, the gorier they are, the better.5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Since Jimi Moe and Wade Davis threw the first Spring Scream music festival for about 300 fans near the Taiwanese beach town of Kenting in 1995, the event's popularity has soared.29 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
A 29-year-old woman stabbed herself in the chest and died after a row with her boyfriend at their North Point home. She was taken to Eastern Hospital but died two hours later.30 Oct 2001 - 12:00am
Some of rock's most celebrated performers - AC/DC, The Ramones and Motorhead for instance - have a gameplan that they stick to for their entire careers - the only variation is the quality of that game.28 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
A 31-year-old man was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with chop wounds. He said he had been stabbed in an attack by more than 10 people after he met a rival in a nightclub in Jordan Road.31 Dec 1999 - 12:00am
A 17-year-old believed to be under the influence of drugs fell 11 floors to his death from the Southorn Centre, Wan Chai, yesterday.
An employee at the centre said he had noticed the man behaving strangely at 6pm. As he was calling police he heard a scream and found the man had jumped out of a window.24 Dec 1999 - 12:00am
IT is a scary thought, but the most powerful filmgoers in the United States are those who can honestly claim they were barely out of their nappies when ET was phoning home. It is becoming increasingly clear that if you are unfortunate enough to be much older than 21, you no longer exist - at the least in the eyes of Hollywood.18 Apr 1999 - 12:00am
A teenage boy whose 13-year-old friend was stabbed to death in a Macau video arcade on Monday has been taken off the critical list. Chao Kun-tong, 14, who was also stabbed, was under protection in the Conde de Sao Januario Hospital.
Ng Kam-cheong died from multiple wounds from a 41-centimetre blade in an attack by three youths said to be about 15.5 Mar 1997 - 12:00am