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Dark Paradise Records | Indie Electronic Music is Springing Up

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Indie Electronic Music had always been a minority in the Asian market,…

The Hong Kong Rap Guidebook 4/4 – The Past, Present, and Future of HK Hip-Hop

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The very first Hong Kong hip hop band to reach a minor mainstream succ…

The Hong Kong Rap Guidebook 3/4 – ‘Local’ and ‘Foreigners’, Two Scenes in One

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The waters of Victoria Harbour are in Hong Kong the border of much more than the one between two lands. They mark the limit of different lifestyles, populations, incomes, architectures,…

DEER | A Beautiful Accident

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Labelling themselves as Mexicans in Hong Kong, DEER an electronic duo searches for their personal ground in the Hong Kong music scene/ industry. Working as musicians was never an easy…

When Music Gains Its Art Form | Kuoko

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How often do you find a singer incorporates art into music, all created by herself/himself? Well, the chance may be rare; but you’re lucky to stumble upon Kuoko, the Japanese…

New Act to Look Out For: Jazz Mino

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For a lot of artists, managing anxiety, fame and music all at once is not easy. For Jazz Mino, it’s more than that. The London based singer-songwriter is rooted in…

Sónar Hong Kong 2018 | Laurent Garnier

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Sónar Hong Kong 2018 is about to kick off this weekend (17th March), this marks the second edition to the Barcelona technology powerhouse returning to Hong Kong Science Park. Known…

New Act to Look Out For: Right-O

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Australian duo Right-O has become solo since last year. For the electronic artist, he never stops wanting to create a unique and immersive listening experience. That’s, actually, the secret sauce…

【REWIND】The xx ‘I See You 2018 Asia Tour’ in Hong Kong

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The xx Asia Tour has closed its veil for the grand stage in Hong Kong. On 1st February, the fans gathered in Asia Expo for the indie band, enchanting and…

【Tokens of a Brand】Fresh Off the Boat

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Fresh Off the Boat Asia (FOB), has been bringing world class acts to Hong Kong since 2012,they have brought over 200 acts within the 5 years that they made Hong…

Everything Can Inspire | Peking Duk

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If you wanted to find one word to describe Peking Duk, it’s like trying to fit a square cube into a circular hole. The eccentric duo Adam Hyde and Reuben…

【On The Decks】 The Free-Spirited Quartet | Temples

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We often hear the experiences of watching an indie band’s live show as a hit or miss lucky draw type of situation, but if you all had the chance to…

Intricate but Straight to the Point | Onra

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French producer Onra has always been a kind of mystery to many of the audience, never one to go into much detail about his music and on-going projects, at least…

George Maple

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BOOM talked with George Maple before as an “Act To Lookout For” just around a year ago, we are very happy to revisit with the Australian producer and talk about…

【On The Decks】The Long Lost Band | Fun Hung A

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Whenever one mentions粉紅A (Fun Hung A) in a conversation around indie m…

Endless Summer Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival

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Reggae and Ska seems to be a niche genre in Hong Kong, we all know and love Bob Marley the OG of Reggae, locally we have yet to see it…

【On The Decks】Stefano Pain

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Italian producer Stefano Pain recently released his newest creation ‘Fugitive’ on Protocol Recordings, described as a dynamic track that plays with different textures in sounds and vocals. BOOM’s Review Indeed…

【On The Decks】REZZ

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Road to ULTRA Hong Kong 2017 will be landing in West Kowloon Nursery Park in September, fronting the stage are well-known names ZEDD, Hardwell and Kygo, we are also able…

WE THE FEST — Kevin Wiyarnanda

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WE THE FEST is Indonesia’s most anticipated summer festival that celebrates music, arts and culture around the Asian region, and brings international music acts to Southeast Asia. 2017 marks the…

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