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Roundup from fb: The new ep 閉上眼睛 from Hello Nico now at iNDIEVOX!   2 of the songs were already shared on StreetVoice, now #1 and #2 in the SV top ten.  =D Hong Kong mini-fest this Friday: 8月5號(星期五)晚上7點, VS Music 越洋請到台灣熱血搖滾系樂團「P!SCO 」嚟到西灣河蒲吧HangOut!仲有本地數字搖滾樂團「 話梅鹿 – Prune Deer 」、Melodic Rock 「 Peri M 」及流行搖滾「 EMPTY HK 」!更特邀亞洲知名鼓手及音樂製作人作為神秘嘉賓!萬勿錯過! […]

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Just saw these photos posted by Schrödinger’s Cat 薛丁格的貓.  They have a new ep coming and they play at Riverside Music Cafe tomorrow night with 徐行 Cruising. If you’ll recall, they were a 6-piece band with female vocals (張郁平 Yu Ping Chang) and 愛莉鵝 Ariel Lee on keys/violin. Now the girls are literally out of the picture, and the band […]

怕胖團 Pa Pun played a semi-unplugged set at Moon Romantic, part of a second-hand market + music show.  It was a 2-day event called Freak’s Market, put on by Door Cat Records.  (a few bands played each day)

I think this song is gonna be on the new Pa Pun album.  There are clips of them trying to record the vocals for this at fb. (Punk rock looks so easy on stage, LOL)

江婕羽 YT channel has the full set, plus clips from some of the other bands. Here’s a cute song from 小捲+泰泰 of Tomodachi 偷摸大雞 樂團:

Tomodachi have not been very active lately, I’m not seeing any full band gigs from them since December.

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New Cherie Ko 高欣亿 / Ted Takeshi Doré (ドレテッド武) project: TOMGIRL Official Site.  The mailing list is HERE.    2nd photo is their first jam with the full band, last week.  Their s/t debut album is coming out Sept. 2nd.  =D Cherie Ko’s other projects include Pastelpower, Cherie & Ferry, Bored Spies, and she plays guitar in Obedient Wives Club (I […]

wow…

Pochang Wu (吳柏蒼)   [主唱 at 回聲樂團 (Echo)Works at StreetVoice 街聲CEO & Founder at iNDIEVOX] announced last night that he resigned from iNDIEVOX/StreetVoice.

There’s a very long post at fb detailing the history of the organizations and his role.  iNDIEVOX is so important to the TW indie scene!!  (Can’t overstate that!)

This is kind of a shock; especially after Echo band went on hiatus, I figured he would expand his involvement.    

If the Taipei Times still ran music features, we might get some background on this. (in English)

瑪啡因 & 椅子 – 不再是少年_20160722 Live(原唱:猛虎巧克力) – 瑪啡因 Maffine

Head over to StreetVoice to hear a lovely cover of 猛虎巧克力 Chocolate Tiger’s 不再是少年, performed by 瑪啡因 Maffine椅子 Chairs’ at The Wall last month, here are photos from that gig: soundcheck and crowd selfie:

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瑪啡因 & 椅子 – 不再是少年_20160722 Live(原唱:猛虎巧克力) – 瑪啡因 Maffine

Faye releases the song “Dust”, personal lyrics bare feelings

fayewongfuzao:

Heavenly queen Faye Wong is busy dating and in no hurry to make an album. Instead, at the rate of one new single per year, she has slowly fed the fans ears. Following the release of “Gentle Breeze” last year, after a year of waiting, she brings out new work again with “Dust”. With Zhang Yadong as composer and her own lyrics creating a floating and ethereal atmosphere which has always been the heavenly queen’s musical style.

In the past, Faye Wong and Zhang Yadong have collaborated many times with “Restless”, “Only Love Strangers”, “To Love”, “You’re Happy So I’m Happy”, “Chanel”, “Leave Nothing” and many other classics. He is also the best at understanding Faye Wong’s sound, his avant-garde arrangements bring out the heavenly queen’s charming and irreplaceable voice. Following their collaboration on 2014’s “One Step Away”, he is producing for her once again on “Dust”. After many years, Faye also personally wrote lyrics, revealing her inner self as dust, randomly drifting. The song is already online, the cover is a self-taken picture directly from her camera, which is quite the heavenly queen’s straightforward style.

In early June, it was revealed that Faye will hold a concert in December in Shanghai. But the ticket prices are quite astonishing. Reportedly the highest asking price 6800 yuan is the most expensive but yet to be confirmed. But what is almost confirmed is that there will be a chance to hear Faye’s golden voice. In addition, it has been 13 years without an official release of her album, but over the years there has been an accumulation of singles and movie theme songs. Many fans look forward to a compilation. But in accordance with the heavenly queen’s style, whether it will happen is difficult to determine.

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Background and excellent info around the new Faye Wong song we posted this weekend!  

If you love Faye, @fayewongfuzao is very informative with lots of classic content as well as current news. =D

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imaginadia: Kyogg at No Black Tie, KL. July 31st 2016. Kyogg   Description from their bandcamp: Kyogg is a “long distance band” comprised of KL based Fahmi and Tokyo based Kimal. Genre: indie rock electro pop psychedelia This song is from their s/t release that came out in April of this year:

One step of 1724 Records 10 years anniversary

1724:

After a long time conversation,we’ll start one step of our 10 years anniversary:I found a designer who will help us to design a T-shirt in limitation.Yes,only a T-shirt.But the plan of anniversary have more possibilities.I hope!

Let’s celebrate the 1724 anniversary with a 文雀 Sparrow set from late 2014:

FireLiu YT channel is bursting with high-quality full set videos. Whatever camera/gear he uses, it can certainly withstand the sound pressure levels of a rock show.   Liu, share your secrets with the TW uploaders!    =D

http://weibo.com/sparrowband

取材美劇陰屍路 原子邦妮推出《天亮之前》三部曲 – Blow 吹音樂

*Johnny Wen from Blow-StreetVoice talking up the new 原子邦妮 Astro Bunny trilogy of songs inspired by the TV show The Walking Dead.     Coupla nice photos at the link as well.  =D

*aka P!SCO’s OmOi

取材美劇陰屍路 原子邦妮推出《天亮之前》三部曲 – Blow 吹音樂