Miko Van Chong – Time Out Hong Kong Interview – My Weekend

From Time Out Hong Kong:

Freshly graduated and unemployed, Manila native Miko Chong made a move to Hong Kong. After hearing Frankie Lam and Wendy Wenn spinning at Yumla three years ago, Chong was inspired to turn his bedroom hobby of DJing into a serious gig. Now you can find him spinning anything from minimal and techno to indie and mashups at Destroyed HK parties, Yumla and the Adidas Originals shop. We sit down with Mr Van Chong to find out why on Earth he gets his weekend started three days early.

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Casey Anderson – Time Out Hong Kong Interview – DJ Box

From Time Out Hong Kong:

25-year-old Casey Anderson is a life-time music geek – in the very best sense. While growing up in the small Florida town of Crystal River (“It’s kind of in the swamp, definitely not Miami”) Anderson played in various bands throughout his teens, eventually releasing his first album with his group So Does Plastic in 2003. “We had this indie-folk-punk sound, but we all played acoustic instruments. I played the accordion, keyboard and guitar, and we had a bassoonist and lots of other weird instruments.” While always a big home listener of electronic music, it wasn’t until he moved to Asia for studies that Anderson experienced his first proper party, an unforgettable overnight beach bash on a remote shore of Lamma Island. Soon after, he moved to Osaka, Japan, where he took up DJing with abandon and began playing professionally.

He returned to Hong Kong to take a job as a music consultant for Stattus, where he procures and produces background music for commercial spaces and DJs fashion events. Hong Kong party-goers will know him best for his appearances at the Destroyed HK summer beach parties and regular stints at Yumla, although he’s… [continue reading]

Time Out Hong Kong eclectic mix (first track is Casey’s own production) by Casey Anderson