Aloks31G

Aloks31G

Date Formed: June 2006
Location: Hong Kong
Website: www.lona-records.com
Description: Alok's "super-group" band "Aloks 31G" (a reference to a Joy Division song),members are Sean(UNiXX), Lamb (UNiXX/My Stoned Playground), Kei (Luxury) and Simon (Luxury). under an own label "Lona Records"

 
 
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Statemate 3

Statemate 3

Genre: Glitch

Release Date: 2006

Record Label: Lona Records

Description: Alok was a self-taught guitarist and bassist who formed his first band Pillow early in 1996. After they disbanded in mid 98, he formed Slow Tech Riddim with Kim, when they started combining electronic music with live instruments. Together they had published two albums--Greatest Hits Vol.6 and On/Off under PMPS, contributed in numerous compilation releases. Since 2001, Alok appeared as a solo artist. He published the first 3" mini album OK Karaoke with The Pancakes in 2001. From the end of 2002 to 2005, he released 3 albums: Wahoo!, 31 Minutes to Midnight and 29 Minutes from the End.

The most experimental work ever of Alok's, Stalemate is his 2nd release in this 3"cdr series.
 
File Under : Electronic, Clicks n' cuts, Avant Garde

TRACKLISTING :
01. Stalemate re-configured (5:35)
02. Hard reset (6:42)
03. Discarding your White Napkin Records (0:43)
04. Digital dweller (2:02)
05. Now is as good a time as any to listen again (3:26)

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All the Colors of the Dark / Electrosuite

All the Colors of the Dark / Electrosuite

Genre: avant-garde / electro-acoustic / free-jazz

Release Date: 2005

Record Label: Lona Records

Description: All the Colors of the Dark is his 1st release in his own records label Lona's 3" cdr series.

Review :
All the colors of the dark - "The ultimate tribute to avant-garde/electro-acoustic/free-jazz in the last century."----Yuen Chi Chung (MCB Online)
「向上世紀avant-garde / electro-acoustic / free-jazz 音樂的終極致敬。」---袁智聰 (MCB Online)

TRACKLISTING :
01. All the colors of the dark 16:15 (featuring piano by Wilson Tsang)
02. Electrosuite 01:16

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29 Minutes From the End 29 ・.跋

29 Minutes From the End 29 ・.跋

Genre: Alternative / Shoegazing / Post-Rock

Release Date: 2005

Record Label: Lona Records

Description: One of Hong Kong’s leading independent musicians will be celebrating his world-class new album at a revolutionary show at the end of May. He is known as Alok, and his new work 29 Minutes from the End sets his standing in stone – as one of the most remarkable songwriters and creative talents of the Hong Kong band scene. This is a continuation of his former work 31 Minutes from the End. The album shows the artist really coming into his own with an engaging, hypnotic and rocking journey into the consciousness of Hong Kong. Through the work we are introduced to a cast of some of Hong Kong’s most inspired musicians. In 29 Minutes from The End no less than five of Hong Kong’s most exciting vocalists collaborate on the work. These include the likes of rapper Ghoststyle , Lawwaiyip , Sean@UNiXX & Mable@在草地上(Joytrendysound)-

香港獨立音樂人Alok的最新作品 29 Minutes from the End是上一張大碟的延續,除碟附送100多分鐘(8個MV + 50分鐘獨立電影) 的音樂錄像DVD。29 Minutes from the End將繼續發揮音樂說書人的角色,讓你的視覺及聽覺同時進入 一個傷感故事的迷幻搖滾旅程!這次Alok找來的音樂伙伴都是些有趣的人物,包括Mable@在草地上, Sean@UNiXX, GhostStyle, Lawwaiyip等,各展所長,互補互動。特別值得一提的是MV中負責"Logan'sRun", "Digging my own grave"及"7 years to wait for"的導演乃曾獲香港電影金像奬的最佳美術指導——潘燚森。-

TRACKLISTING :
CD
01. You are always in my prayers (Just Tell Me When You’ve Forgotten Me) 如果上帝祈禱
02. Harsh hash (feat.Lawwaiyip) 核
03. Digging my own grave
feat. Sean@Unixx) 屈 落下
04. Letting me off the happiness 我冇笑
05. Like an angel, the role model 光明的未來
06. 窗廉背面 (feat. Mable@在草地上) Shade shades
07. All the lovebirds are dead silent 死靜愛鳥
08. Dead poet’s society (feat. Ghost Style) 暴雨驕陽 / 死亡詩社 / 春風化雨
09. Logan’s run (feat. Justin) 廿三世紀大逃亡 (盧根跟)
10. Goodbye

DVD
01. Logan's run (feat. Justin) 廿三世紀大逃亡 (盧根跟) (directed by潘燚森) - featuring My Little Airport and False Alarm
02. Digging my own grave (feat. Sean@UNiXX) 屈 落下 (directed by潘燚森)
03. Letting me off the happiness (Alok’s 31G) 我冇笑 (directed by domting)
04. Blur the shot of the beach 彼岸失焦 (directed by divine)
05. We were just leaving in a park 離棄好年華 (directed by domting)
06. Shadow of your soul 暗角邃念 (directed by 關勁松 / axe wong)
07. 7 years to wait for 七載冀待 (directed by潘燚森)
08. Remember to forget 憶記以懷忘 (directed by myself)

*Remixes (audio)
01. Wahaha – Robotca
02. 7 years to wait for 七載冀待 - Mike Meguire
03. What if we die @ 00:05 若我們死在零時五分 – Sin:ned

*Bonus features (50分鐘獨立影片50 minutes independent film)

奴婢訓 Slavery Teachings : a short film by Domting and music by Alok

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31 Minutes To Midnight 夜寂31往還

31 Minutes To Midnight 夜寂31往還

Genre: Shoegazing / Post-Rock / Soundtrack

Release Date: 2003

Record Label: Lona Records

Description: 繼上張Wahoo!大碟大受好評後(音樂殖民地2002年全年最佳中港台大碟第二位),第二張個人大碟 <夜寂31往還 > 由之前人山人海( 黃耀明/ At17 )後自家廠牌Lona Records 推出 。這次走回以結他為主導路線,較傾向post rock 、 shoegazer 、psychedelic rock ,比以往的作品來得更旋律化,同時亦為一部獨立電影之配樂。除了13首作品外,這張大碟還附有enchanced cd工能 ,包括五個全長25分鐘的MV ,以及一首mp3 曲目。

TRACKLISTING :
01.Blur the shot of the beach 彼岸失焦
02.We were just leaving in the park 離棄好年華
03.Moon blindness (from here to eternity) 月盲 (從此處到永恆)
04.Cut to shreds 碎盡。沉歿
05.Speed is gone 殆速
06.Take me free , free my mind 逃逸
07.7 years to wait for 七載冀待
08.Double ice bar and pure incense stick 孖條與香薰
09.Remember to forget 憶記以懷忘
10.Shadow of your soul 暗角邃念
11.Ache of smile 微痛。ㄧ燦
12.Nothing now nova 訣滅
13.Prelude ~ fin

enchanced cd includes 5 videos
01. 彼岸失焦 directed by divine
02. 離棄好年華 directed by domting
03. 七載冀待directed by潘燚森
04. 憶記以懷忘 directed by alok
05. 暗角邃念 directed by 關勁松 / axe wong

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Wahoo

Wahoo

Genre: Electronic Pop

Release Date: 2002

Record Label: Poo Records

Description: 本身彈奏結他的ALOK,於94年與友人組成結他樂隊PILLOW。97年解散後與隊中鼓手KIM另組二人樂團,改玩電子音樂。推出過兩張專輯,及為多張雜錦碟創作歌曲,同期亦為流行歌手的歌曲混音及負責演奏。而ALOK也以個人名義推出歌曲及於01年與THE PANCAKES合作推出 專輯。02年10月,發表個人首張專輯。以電子流行音樂為主要骨幹,加上本地多位樂手贈慶,開聲演繹的有THE PANCAKES、四方果、 GHOST STYLE、KITMATIC 、NERVE,亦有新生代XEN及ROBOTCA參與 。

TRACKLISTING :
01. (Computer Data)
02. Your Random Centre (Video)
03. Nova
04. You Know , I Know (feat. Nerve)
05. 其實你什麼都不明白 (feat. 四方果)
06. 44
07. Your Random Centre
08. Future Moon Slay (feat. Ghost Style)
09. 香蕉船#2
10. 彌敦道 (feat. Kitmatic)
11. Fisimatenten (feat. The Pancakes)
12. Blue II
13. Fake Nova
14. ---
15. 香蕉船#1 (remade by Robotca vs Xen)

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English-English Mandarin-Mandarin Cantonese-Cantonese Instrumental-Instrumental

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Biography

The songwriter and guitarist first rose to prominence in 1997 after he disbanded (noisenik and shoegazing) Pillow and formed Slow Tech Riddim with Kim , the former drummer from Pillow. Here they formed electronic music with live streaming guitars. They produced two innovative albums "Greatest Hits Vol.6" and "On/Off" under the People Mountain People Sea label. Since 2001, Alok has emerged as a solo artist, publishing the album "OK Karaoke" with The Pancakes in 2001 and then releasing 3 solo albums"Wahoo!","31 Minutes To Midnight" and "29 minutes from the end"
Alok's "super-group" band "Aloks 31G" (a reference to a Joy Division song) that he plays the guitar, beats and laptop are Sean (UNiXX), Lamb (UNiXX/My Stoned Playground), Kei (Luxury) on bass and Simon (Luxury) on drums. Now he has an own label "Lona Records"

Influences

Noise

All time favorite songs

The Verve - All in my mind

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