Susan Wong 黃翠珊, currently Hong Kong's best-selling English-language singer, talks about her careers in Cantopop and English song, how she earned the tag 'queen of audiophile', and how she came to record her 2007 album Someone Like You in Nashville
Ellen 盧凱彤 and Eman 林二汶 talk about their music careers and their live performances of English songs
Chet Lam 林一峰 talks about his passion for the music of Janis Ian and his 2007 English album Camping.
Tony Reno (Dragon Radio)
Podcaster Tony Reno shares his views on the Hong Kong music scene
Mary Leung & Paul Leung
Veterans of the Hong Kong music scene, vocalist Mary Leung (Yueh Ling 梁月玲) and composer Paul Leung 梁寶耳 talk about their 1968 'bilingual' album Hong Kong Song and their careers in music. Paul also talks about his work in linguistics and language teaching.
Jessie has multiple identities: she is the host of the popular CR2 radio show, Psyche Park 西崎公園 and she is also You See Hand 游思行 the lyricist.
May Ip was one of the few English singer-song-writers from the 1990s. She published two English albums, My Mama’s Words and Very Personal. May talks about her music, live performance, being an independent artist and her life in Canada.
HK pop talks to John, webmaster of http://oursandylam.com . John has been managing a fan site for Sandy Lam 林憶蓮 since 1995. OurSandyLam is one of the few bilingual Cantopop fan sites. John talked to HK pop about maintaining the fan site, the music he listens to and, above all, his devotion to Sandy Lam as a fan.
Back in the late 1980s Cantopop reigned supreme in Hong Kong and one of the most popular bands on the scene were City Beat. But there was just one unusual thing about these Cantorockers…their lead singer John Laudon wasn’t Cantonese and although he speaks fluently now, at the time he sang Cantonese better than he spoke it. City Beat made four albums between 1988 and 1991. The other band members moved on, John stayed composing Cantopop, working with his church and more recently recording Christian music. We interviewed John in his home studio in Tai Po…