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On the rebound: RubberBand's redemption songs
Rockers Evocation do city proud in German battle of bands
Taiwan's Elephant Gym bring back bass-driven math rock

Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym are revising the math-rock formula.

14 Aug 2014 - 1:57AM

Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym are revising the math-rock formula.

Taiwan's Elephant Gym bring back bass-driven math rock
Toy designer draws on creativity and commerce
Tai Po’s indie star in the making

Singer-songwriter Kevin Tsui Ka-ho's latest single is dedicated to his neighbourhood, a place he refers to as "the capital of Hong Kong" - Tai Po.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Singer-songwriter Kevin Tsui Ka-ho's latest single is dedicated to his neighbourhood, a place he refers to as "the capital of Hong Kong" - Tai Po.

Tai Po’s indie star in the making
Eye in the sky
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Eye in the sky
'Iron Man' hitmaker Eric Kwok is looking forward to his Coliseum shows
Coco Lee will perform her first Canto-pop concert in Hong Kong

Coco Lee teams up with producer Chiu Tsang-hei to rework some Canto-pop classics for her debut stadium concert in the city.

26 Jun 2014 - 12:52AM

Coco Lee teams up with producer Chiu Tsang-hei to rework some Canto-pop classics for her debut stadium concert in the city.

Coco Lee will perform her first Canto-pop concert in Hong Kong
Wanting Qu enjoyed her North American tour, but wants to write some new songs
Diao Yinan is mixing commercial and artistic success with crime drama 'Black Coal, Thin Ice'
Local label Harbour Records is celebrating a decade of indie
Beijing band Carsick Cars feels that travel broadens its music

Carsick Cars seem to be permanently on tour but they haven't lost touch with their Beijing roots, writes Rachel Mok.

16 Apr 2014 - 11:26PM

Carsick Cars seem to be permanently on tour but they haven't lost touch with their Beijing roots, writes Rachel Mok.

Beijing band Carsick Cars feels that travel broadens its music
Nokia launches streaming music app, MixRadio, on the mainland

Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia launched its built-in app MixRadio on the mainland last month to tap the country's growing music streaming market.

15 Apr 2014 - 6:33PM

Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia launched its built-in app MixRadio on the mainland last month to tap the country's growing music streaming market.

Nokia launches streaming music app, MixRadio, on the mainland
Local rappers LMF are back and you’d better be listening

LMF are returning to the stage for their second comeback tour. The band still has something to say, MC Yan tells Rachel Mok.

19 Mar 2014 - 11:19PM

LMF are returning to the stage for their second comeback tour. The band still has something to say, MC Yan tells Rachel Mok.

Local rappers LMF are back and you’d better be listening
Cantonese a cappella group C AllStar sing about a vanishing Hong Kong
French cinematographer reflects on the years spent shooting an epic
Local Buddhist metal band Chok Ma find a groove in spiritual awareness

Chock Ma are not your average headbangers. During the band's rehearsals, you can hear instruments such as the didgeridoo, an indigenous Australian wind instrument, and a mouth harp, an ancient instrument popular in Southeast Asia.

7 Jan 2014 - 9:11AM

Chock Ma are not your average headbangers. During the band's rehearsals, you can hear instruments such as the didgeridoo, an indigenous Australian wind instrument, and a mouth harp, an ancient instrument popular in Southeast Asia.

Local Buddhist metal band Chok Ma find a groove in spiritual awareness
Personal losses lead singer Pong Nan to a new maturity
Outspoken Canto-pop star Anthony Wong isn't ready to mellow out
Songstress Wanting Qu says success comes from being true to yourself
Digital is easier, but projectionists miss the days of 35mm film
Young filmmakers are breathing life back into the local industry
Winter of our disco tents

Get your dance groove on as the city prepares to host a flurry of festivals to see out the year, writes Rachel Mok.

24 Oct 2013 - 5:31PM

Get your dance groove on as the city prepares to host a flurry of festivals to see out the year, writes Rachel Mok.

Winter of our disco tents
Zhao Wei’s box office smash 'So Young' is a tale of lost youth

Actress Zhao Wei went back to school to learn how to direct and graduated with a box office hit. Rachel Mok talks to one of the most influential women in mainland cinema

13 Jun 2013 - 8:46AM

Actress Zhao Wei went back to school to learn how to direct and graduated with a box office hit. Rachel Mok talks to one of the most influential women in mainland cinema

Zhao Wei’s box office smash 'So Young' is a tale of lost youth
Projectionists nostalgic for 35mm film in digital era
Shining a light on a Chinese-American female film pioneer

The name Esther Eng may not ring a bell with many people, even Chinese film buffs, but S. Louisa Wei is determined to remedy this situation with Golden Gate, Silver Light, her documentary about the pioneering Chinese-American filmmaker that is making its world premiere at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival.

31 Mar 2013 - 3:00PM

The name Esther Eng may not ring a bell with many people, even Chinese film buffs, but S. Louisa Wei is determined to remedy this situation with Golden Gate, Silver Light, her documentary about the pioneering Chinese-American filmmaker that is making its world premiere at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival.

Shining a light on a Chinese-American female film pioneer
Zhang Jingchu’s film roles take her all over the world

Just before this interview starts, mainland actress Zhang Jingchu asks for a straw for her drink. But the waitress doesn't quite grasp the Fujian native's Putonghua, so Zhang's make-up artist quickly steps in to interpret.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Just before this interview starts, mainland actress Zhang Jingchu asks for a straw for her drink. But the waitress doesn't quite grasp the Fujian native's Putonghua, so Zhang's make-up artist quickly steps in to interpret.

Zhang Jingchu’s film roles take her all over the world
Online micro movies prove useful for directors and businesses alike

It happens a lot these days: while commuting to work, you log into your Facebook account with your smartphone and find several friends have shared the same video on their feeds.

10 May 2013 - 9:37AM

It happens a lot these days: while commuting to work, you log into your Facebook account with your smartphone and find several friends have shared the same video on their feeds.

Online micro movies prove useful for directors and businesses alike
Soulful sister: Mara Measor

Mara Measor adds a dash of Canto-pop to her urban folk sound, writes Rachel Mok.

16 Oct 2013 - 11:26PM

Mara Measor adds a dash of Canto-pop to her urban folk sound, writes Rachel Mok.

Soulful sister: Mara Measor
Tastemaker: Eric Tsang Chi-wai