Browsing Tag


LakiPak drops latest single about flowing right ‘To The Moon’ (feat. Kevin Maxim)

Urging that romance to conquer all other objectives for the evening, LakiPak sings with an ear-piercing style that will shatter all previous misconceptions on the awe-inspiring release, ‘To The Moon(feat. Kevin Maxim).

Kevin Maxim is an Atlanta, Georgia-born, Shanghai, China-based indie alternative artist and actor who is joined by a world-fusing project.

In 2009, he released his debut LP LOVOLUTION: The Urban Alternative under the moniker KEV.O, later co-writing and vocal producing songs for Eshe of the Grammy Award-winning hip hop group Arrested Development, including “You Make Me Wanna”, which featured NAACP Image Award-winning actor Omari Hardwick.” ~ Kevin Maxim

LakiPak and Kevin Maxim join forces rather wonderfully together and send us into a fantastic whirlpool of emotions that will have you sensing that you can indeed find your true love if you will do whatever it takes to get there.

LakiPak is a project of musicians from all places around the world who happened to meet at one place. Music for us is more than our job, passion, and daily routine, music for us is life. We all came from different backgrounds but one thing that brings all members of LakiPak together is music. The world is one and music is what holds it together.” ~ LakiPak

To The Moon(feat. Kevin Maxim) from LakiPak is a passionate single that has been made with a genuine love for the moment and all the possibilities that are ready right now. Sung with an energetic energy that shall warm up your senses and get you keen for a groovy afternoon with your lover, this is a track that takes you to that higher place that is awaiting your dance moves.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

In A Dream: Thrilling Shanghai band Hogchoker are at their unique best on ‘Hey! Snow White!’

With a sexy ska wrapper to slide all over our enthralled bodies, Hogchoker slam in hard with a glorious performance in a style that only they can pull off with ‘Hey! Snow White!’, a deafening track that will have you reaching for those dancing shoes again.

Hogchoker is a dirty punk-jazz four-piece band who are based in Shanghai, China. They are a fearless act who are that steamy group that sing like its their last gig, adding a steely determination and ever-evolving creative juice saturating all over your fascinated soul.

Born from the glowing embers of hard punk Shanghai band XXYY and Scotland’s eclectic indie outfit, Torpedo Buoy, HK, UK, USA band, Hogchoker blend dirty punk, dance, funk, Balkan and South American sounds.” ~ Hogchoker

With a pulsating soundscape that has the crowd in raptures from each second, you feel the sweat building up all over the speakers as they take us on a sensationally-soaked experience, that will have you in absolute awe.

Flavoured by their Asian, British and North American backgrounds they bring a message of social justice, inclusivity and anarchic humour to their explosion of theatrical, energetic punk.” ~ Hogchoker

Hey! Snow White!‘ from the high-tempo Shanghai-based indie punk-jazz outfit Hogchoker, is a thoroughly vibe-filled new single full of intricate guitar skills, passionate vocals and a shining light which takes you on a wild journey you can’t possibly forget. The energy is electric and you can see why they were invited to Glastonbury and have played many festivals all over China and Japan. This is the type of band that leaves you quite excitedly enthralled at the end of proceedings, just the way it should be.

Hear this fine new single on Spotify and check out their FB music page for more.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Calming The Rough Seas: The extraordinary CICI Zhu brings us such tranquil peace and healing power with ‘Mirage’

With her exquisite style and stunning energy which makes all the unnecessary stresses go away in a quick instant, CICI Zhu is utterly magnificent on a song you will want to play again and again to calm all with ‘Mirage‘.

CICI Zhu is a massively talented and fully focused Zhengtronic music producer, vocalist, pianist, Guzheng (Chinese harp) player, honors in music production student, who is from Shanghai, China, was raised in London, UK, and is now based in the USA.

After growing up with her family’s deep ties to Chinese traditional music – plus fusing her own worldly experiences and knowledge – you feel her classy shine come straight through the speakers, that feel so warm and cared for suddenly. Each second is not wasted at all, her poise and skill is quite stupendously appealing.

Mirage‘ from the awe-inspiring USA-based hybrid Zhengtronic producer and yoga student CICI Zhu, is the type of song that you feel comforted by and everything doesn’t seem that bad after listening to her beautiful work of art. We are witnessing a world class musician who has carefully elevated her craft to wonderful levels of enjoyment, and it feels like she is only getting started.

Hear this gorgeous new single on Spotify and see more visuals on her IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen