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Atomic Heart #32
A straight run through the best Hong Kong indie tracks.

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是誰暗裏向我挑戰
叫我上演一場短跑

Playlist | track — artist
Five Oh – Sun Eskimos
Yesterday’s News – Susanne Chambers
Built To Last – Reign Lee
Goodnight – Chochukmo
Never Too Late – Cyrus Chow
At the Edge of the World – The Gatling Gun Revival
樂而忘返 – Attention to Piss
冬京日和 – Arnold Fang & Storytellers
託謊 – Apache
Heaven – Eccentric
Liar – So What

Playlist translated
Five Oh – Sun Eskimos

Yesterday’s News – Susanne Chambers
Built To Last – Reign Lee
Goodnight – Chochukmo
Never Too Late – Cyrus Chow
At the Edge of the World – The Gatling Gun Revival
Extremely Happy – Attention to Piss
Tokyo Fine Day – Arnold Fang & Storytellers
Lie – Apache
Heaven – Eccentric
Liar – So What

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Atomic Heart #31

Listen, as she paints the city through her voice.
We continue with part two of our feature on the poems of Jennifer Wong.
Hear Jennifer read her works.

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The poetry of Jennifer Wong
‘Home’
‘Ferrying Across’
‘Turtle Jelly’
‘Cappuccino’
‘Innocence’
(Photo of Jennifer by Tereza Cervenova)

Playlist | track — artist 
Sensi Sensi – Mouse @ Sensi Lion
Stephanie – Alan Wong
霧裡看風景 – aniDa
Laugh Me to the Moon – Alan Wong, Janet Yung
月の記憶 — 浜田真理子
Running In Me – The Box
Shoebox in the City — Joves

Playlist translated
Sensi Sensi – Mouse @ Sensi Lion

Stephanie – Alan Wong
View in the Mist – aniDa
Laugh Me to the Moon – Alan Wong, Janet Yung
Memories of the Moon – Mariko Hamada
Running In Me – The Box
Shoebox in the City – Joves

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Jennifer Wong writes about Hong Kong and the intricate relationships between people, pacing back and forth with a jar of paper stars.

Today, through my voice. Next week, her voice.

Atomic Heart #30

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Poetry
Goldfish – poems by Jennifer Wong
‘En Route’
‘Photographs’
‘Gooseneck’
‘Love in the Time of SARS’
‘Ten Dreams’
‘View’
‘Paper Stars’
(Photo of Jennifer by Tereza Cervenova)

…with the piano of Janis Crunch
Music Feature

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Playlist
 | track — artist | feature*
マイ厶ジ一ク – Lantern Parade
Tarantella – Janis Crunch*
Impromptu – Janis Crunch
Alone — 岡本真夜
べル一イルの海の絵 – Janis Crunch
董小姐 — 宋冬野
小さなワルツ – Janis Crunch
愛喲 — 吳南穎
Beating Drums – Born To Hula
City Film Club – The Yours
Eurydice – Mara Measor

Playlist translated
My Music – Lantern Parade

Tarantella – Janis Crunch*
Impromptu – Janis Crunch
Alone – Mayo Okamoto
Tableau de mer en Belle ile – Janis Crunch
Miss Tung – Song Dong Ye
Petite valse – Janis Crunch
ai yo – Wu Nan Ying
Beating Drums – Born To Hula
City Film Club – The Yours
Eurydice – Mara Measor

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We gathered by a river in suburban Tokyo waiting for the fireworks to start before a bridge that looked like this.  A train passed before us at random intervals. When it got dark, the people inside seemed transparent.

Atomic Heart #29

 twilight

 

 

 

 


Music Feature
Twilight (2009)
Haruka Nakamura

… and a prose piece from yours truly.

my writing

 

 

 

 

Playlist | track – artist | feature*
Muted Singer – Jing Wong
Harmonie du soir – Haruka Nakamura*
Faraway – Haruka Nakamura
承諾 Betrayed – inLove
Memoria – Haruka Nakamura
Twilight – Haruka Nakamura
Freya – Cleen
Evil Eyes – BLAK
No Toxic – Slow Tech Riddim
Fallen – Jade and the Stagger Swallows

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Whenever I see the alcove of a tastefully built Japanese room, I marvel at our comprehension of the secrets of shadows, our sensitive use of shadow and light. — Junichiro Tanizaki

Atomic Heart #28

Literature
In Praise of Shadows – Junichiro Tanizaki 
《陰翳礼讃》谷崎潤一郎

Music Feature
Marihiko Hara & Polar M
Beyond (2013)

 

Playlist | track – artist | feature*
木星の庭 – UA, Gaybird
Morning Path – Marihiko Hara & Polar M*
あしくび浜田真理子
Leaves – Marihiko Hara & Polar M
如果凝結就是愛蘇打綠
April 15th – Marihiko Hara & Polar M
Everybody Listen To Me – Choco
Marie Antoinette – Shadow Projects
Night Before the Snow Storm – Velvette Vendetta
Welcome to Master’s Voodoo – The Pullover

Playlist translated
Garden of Jupiter – UA, Gaybird

Morning Path – Marihiko Hara & Polar M*
Ankle – Mariko Hamada
Leaves – Marihiko Hara & Polar M
If love can be condensed — Sodagreen
April 15th – Marihiko Hara & Polar M
Everybody Listen To Me – Choco
Marie Antoinette – Shadow Projects
Night Before the Snow Storm – Velvette Vendetta
Welcome to Master’s Voodoo – The Pullover

 

 

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Macao.

Hidden away are the city’s young poets and musicians.

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We continue with part two of our spotlight on the city.

Atomic Heart #27

Playlist | track — artist | feature*
曲 – Forget the G
Decoy – Evade*
迷戀…印象 — Evade
Seaside — Evade
Disco Suicide – The Train
Fake Urchin Commercial Karaoke – Tacit Closet
Searching for Lloyd Dobbler – Tigerbombers
She Calls Me Home – Uncle Joe
自言自語 – Sonic Temple
託謊 – Apache
秋心人 – Blademark
Bangkok Surprise – Shatalene
Fight Song for Pacifists – The Mooches

Playlist translated
Bend – Forget the G

Decoy – Evade*
Crush — Evade
Seaside — Evade
Disco Suicide – The Train
Fake Urchin Commercial Karaoke – Tacit Closet
Searching for Lloyd Dobbler – Tigerbombers
She Calls Me Home – Uncle Joe
Talking to Myself – Sonic Temple
Lie – Apache
Autumn Heart – Blademark
Bangkok Surprise – Shatalene
Fight Song for Pacifists – The Mooches

Poetry
Just a Coin’s Worth of Blue — fifteen new Macao voices
《篝火中的樹枝》澳門十五新聲
‘in the wilds’
‘Laos’
‘joy of the fall’
‘another sinking fish’
‘the cowheard in the mountain’
1,4 by Iris Fan Xing 樊星
2,5 by Song Zijiang 宋子江
3 by Debby Sou 蘇惠瓊

evadecoin's worth

Music Feature
Evade
EP (2009)

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Playlist  track — artist  
Lonely King – M7
Darkneige – Why Oceans
Alfred Green’s Ghost – Sinking Summer
塚愛 – Blacksheep
下沉 – 戳麻
同門生 – 門生
Fairy Play – Twisterella
My Fragile Happiness – The Pliable
Sometimes – Tiffany Jade

Playlist translated
Lonely King – M7

Darkneige – Why Oceans
Alfred Green’s Ghost – Sinking Summer
grave love – Blacksheep
sinking – Chock Ma
Tong Men Sheng – Mensheng
Fairy Play – Twisterella
My Fragile Happiness – The Pliable
Sometimes – Tiffany Jade

Poetry
Just a Coin’s Worth of Blue — fifteen new Macao voices
《篝火中的樹枝》澳門十五新聲
‘a corner of the real remaining’
‘hazy’
‘anti-wrinkle’
‘a wedding to the short-sighted’
‘I have to teach you how to fall’
‘after the class’
1,3,5 by Mary Wong Hau-lam 黃鎬藍
2,6 by Colleen Yu Li-hong 余麗紅
4 by Zoe Zhai Yu 翟彧

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Music Feature
iband 4 Macau Local Band Sound
愛 band 4 澳門獨立樂隊合輯 (2013)