Record: Notes from Being Adrift

SOLITUDE I have been tired. I didn’t know how tired until recently. Last December I flew out of Toronto back to Hong Kong, and after spending the winter holidays with my family, flew to Singapore for a self-imposed three month working holiday. I spent much of the last three months alone (when not working), wandering…

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Record: Art from the Streets

Featured Image: Landscape by HUA TUNAN Last month I made my way down to the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay to check out Art from the Streets. I was skeptical but also intrigued at this institutionalizing of an art form that has generally been traditionally anti-institutional. Anyway, I paid for a ticket, and was actually quite…

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Record: Kaohsiung & Kenting

Headed to the southern tip of Taiwan in December for a few days with my father and sister, and spent time in the port city of Kaohsiung and adjacent Kenting, which is a national park, and doubles as a top vacation spot during the summer. The off peak vibes were really interesting, and the weather…

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Our JxMs

I’ve started a music blog with my friend, Mirae to talk about our love of Korean and Chinese music. Here in Toronto, I feel like I’m always battling a tenuous connection to the music industry in Asia. I spend a lot of my down time listening to old music, chasing new music, researching discographies, cross-referencing composers, lyricists…

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