Tag Archives: Scott Murphy

Wonderfruit vs Burning Man: The Hong Kong Connection

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Review by Scott Murphy This year Wonderfruit returns to the Siam Country Club in Pattaya, Thailand from December 14th-17th for the fourth year running. The four day festival bills itself as a celebration of arts, music, food and ideas. It’s produced by the collective “Scratch First”, who aim to create a platform for positive change. That means there will be ... Read More »

10 YEARS AND A LOT OF CLOCKENFLAP!

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Review by Scott Murphy November 17th, 2017 – Hong Kong When the Clockenflap Festival began in Hong Kong 10 years ago, the venue was the back of Cyberport in Pokfulam. There was one stage, with a couple handfuls of buzzing international alternative acts, a few thousand attendees, a makeshift food stand and a single Ardbeg stall liberally pouring whisky so ... Read More »

WORLD CLASSIC ROCKERS IN HONG KONG

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Review by Scott Murphy October 11, 2017 | Hong Kong  Nick. St. Nicholas. Aynsley Dunbar. Randall Hall. Greg Walker. Fran Cosmo. Michael Monarch. David Coyle. Mark Hoyt. Juan del Castillo. Recognize any of those names? Perhaps not, but collectively these musicians are responsible for some of rock’s most enduring and recognized songs, including “Born To Be Wild”, “Free Bird”, “Black Magic ... Read More »

Interview: All About Sonar Hong Kong 2017

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Interview by Scott Murphy March 30, 2017 – 23 years in, Sonar in Barcelona is recognized as one of the foremost electronic music and arts festivals in the world. But it’s not just music. It’s a hotbed of creativity and technology. This Saturday, Sonar Hong Kong is going to make its debut at the Hong Kong Science Park in the New Territories. ... Read More »

The Damned Are Anything But!

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 24, 2017 – Hong Kong    Damn, you’ve got to say – 40 years after they formed in the UK, The Damned are one of the only torchbearers left from another era. As they say on one of their live albums, “All that was around was The Partridge Family, the Osmond Brothers and drum solos. Then we ... Read More »

Interview: The Man Behind Dragonland Music Festival

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 24, 2017 – Hong Kong  This weekend, the debut three day Dragonland Music Festival takes place outdoors in the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district. It’s billed as the first time EDM is meeting pop, but it’s more than that. Now that the pioneering music extravaganza Clockenflap is 10 years old this year, it also shows that ... Read More »