Category Archives: Fish Leong

News from Mayday-land

I have been reminded that it is Ashin’s birthday – December 6 – and in honor of that event, I’m updating the news. Actually, though there is a fair amount of news I’ve been skipping, there’s not *that* much I’ve … Continue reading

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Christmas Concerts

First and foremost, a HUGE congratulations to Stone and Gougou on the birth of “Little Little Stone.” (So Stone has two boys and Guanyou has two girls? Adorable.) Mayday is in Shanghai this week, playing Christmas concerts with a little … Continue reading

Posted in Ding Dang, Fish Leong, Mayday | 7 Comments

It’s almost over, Masa

The “Fish and Masa, together forever” dream has been astoundingly slow to die. After years of rumors that the two were together, and then an impressively extended period of speculation about their breakup, the issue has been run through the … Continue reading

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Golden Melody Awards Nominations (sigh)

overrated -verb (used with object) 1. to rate or appraise too highly; overestimate 2. (Cowboy) Jay Chou The 20th Annual Golden Melody Awards Nominations List (Note: I skipped the Hokkien, Hakka, and Performance categories here; the full list is at … Continue reading

Posted in Cowboy Jay, Fish Leong, Leehom Wang, Mandopop, Mayday | 30 Comments

B’in Music, en masse and on stage

The whole of the B’in Music label – Mayday, Fish Leong, Victor Wong, Champion, and Ding Dang – gathered together for a special joint concert the other night in Macau. Okay, I know I’ve been just a wee bit skeptical … Continue reading

Posted in Cowboy Jay, Fish Leong, Mandopop, Mayday, Victor Wong | 9 Comments

Um.

Do you ever feel like the Mayday/Fahrenheit connections are just far, far too prevalent? This isn’t all that direct (not like last time), but doesn’t this just look like it should be the Fahrenheit guys in this picture, but Mayday … Continue reading

Posted in Chang Chen-yue (A-yue), Fish Leong, Mayday, Victor Wong | 13 Comments

Beginning the catch-up

…and I’m back from my extended hiatus. I was looking at the calendar, and I’ve been in a new city every two days for the last three weeks. Basically I feel like a pop star, but without all the adoring … Continue reading

Posted in Cheer Chen, Fish Leong, Mayday | 8 Comments

On to a new year…

First of all, Happy New Year! We’ve got a few hours yet before midnight hits here in the American midwest, but of course the countdowns have already come and gone in Asia, and we are decidedly in the year of … Continue reading

Posted in Cheer Chen, Cowboy Jay, Fish Leong, Leehom Wang, Mayday | 6 Comments

Need it, got it, need it…

I am pausing to take stock in the new 2008 albums, an exercise sparked by the news that 1976 has a new album coming out shortly. The Taipei band has been on the scene for 12 years already, and their … Continue reading

Posted in Chang Chen-yue (A-yue), Cheer Chen, Fish Leong, Fusion Band, Leehom Wang, Mainland China Bands, Mandopop, Mayday, Sodagreen, Victor Wong | 7 Comments

A very busy weekend for everyone

Okay blogging has been light, I acknowledge, though that’s not just because there hasn’t been much going on in the Mayday world while they’re shut up in the studio finishing their new album. The real issue is something I have … Continue reading

Posted in Chang Chen-yue (A-yue), Cheer Chen, Fish Leong, Leehom Wang, Mandopop and the Olympics, Mayday | 8 Comments