Monthly Archives: April 2009

May Day and sodapink

The Music Radio China Top of the Chart Awards were held last weekend, and I’m delighted to say that Mayday won “best album” from Hong Kong or Taiwan. They were also named favorite band (“best” band went to sodagreen), and … Continue reading

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Countdown to 5/8

But, but, but… why? Well sodafans, that is the day of the scheduled release of album number four for sodagreen. Yay! Let’s be honest here, though. Doesn’t the title of the album, “Spring. Sunlight (春.日光),” bring to mind another recent … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Masa!

I never have enough time these days. And it is only going to get worse, I’m afraid… in the short term, anyway. Well, we all do what we can. Here’s assorted Mayday news from the last week. This year, Pepsi … Continue reading

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Assorted concert news

Aaaah, I’m back, and already snowed under, but here’s some of what I read before I left behind the freely-accessible internet. Mayday landed in Hong Kong for a press conference to get ready for their May concert (kicking off the … Continue reading

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I <3 Taipei

You know, I love China. I really do. I live in a city that’s neither too big nor too small, but close enough to Shanghai for an escape to all things western if I really need it (mostly, I go … Continue reading

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Go see Jolin!

In its annual April Fool’s spectacular, Mayday’s website announces that all of the band’s upcoming concerts and campus appearances have been canceled, but that fans can use the same tickets to see Jolin Tsai, also engaged in campus tours to … Continue reading

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