By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Many want to put the house in order- and put Humpty Dumpty back together again- but, gawd knows, it’s not easy when there’s such a lack of genuine musical talent, creativity and originality around. It’s enough to make a grown man cry into his bowl of wonton noodles. That’s not beingContinue reading “Can there really be Made In Hong Kong music- good enough for the world?”
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk We’ll keep banging the drum loudly about what passes off as the Hong Kong “music scene”, because it desperately needs a new international lifeline, it needs new and young talent- local and from overseas- and it needs to stop being a dumping ground for mediocrity- largely, ageing middle of the roadContinue reading “TIME TO STOP THE POLITICS AND RACISM OF HONG KONG’S DYSFUNCTIONAL MUSIC SCENE”
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk To those who might think that horse racing is littered with one dimensional people with two bit plans, the incredible outpouring of grief on hearing the heartbreaking news that Michael Owen’s Brown Panther had to be put down showed that the sport has a heart and those that follow it areContinue reading “MICHAEL OWEN, BROWN PANTHER, AND REFLECTIONS ON HORSE RACING”
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk My friend Ben Semmens and I received a Royalty cheque last week from Universal Music Publishing in Hong Kong for HK$284.
By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk Back in the day, there was networking, there’s always been that utter waste of time and space that’s “nutworking”, and in today’s social media-driven world, there is online networking where nothing is real and there’s everything to get hung up about. It’s John Lennon’s “Strawberry Fields Forever”, but this time, whereContinue reading “HAPPY WEDNESDAY, YOUTUBE, AND THE HKJC’S GOOGLE BALL OF STRING”