Hidden Dragon X Heavy: Cian Finn meets Jian Liang Sound
HIDDEN DRAGON & HEAVY HK PRESENT A HONG KONG REGGAE SPECIAL
• CIAN FINN – international reggae singer & MC
• 䉃亮的聲音系统 JIANG LIANG SOUND – 4 piece LIVE DUB BAND ft. China’s no. 1 dub producer
CIAN FINN (IRELAND) meets JIANG LIANG SOUND (CHINA)
REGGAE, ROOTS, DUB
EXTRA BASS SUPPLIED by Heavy HK
Cian Finn 一個來自愛爾蘭的雷鬼歌手.他是當地雷鬼樂隊Intinn 的歌手活躍於當地雷鬼以及整個歐洲和印度. 2010 年在倫敦One Love音樂節被型容為愛爾蘭,英國最佳雷鬼新人.近年Cian Finn以個人身份發展,曾經和雷鬼重量级人物:Mad Professor, Zion Train, Iration Steppas, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Dubwise, Cornerstone Roots, Dubkasm and Radikal Guru等人合作. 2013年和Dub Judah,Prince Fatty,Horseman,Black Steel等人合作的首張的個人大碟快要完成了.部份歌曲當晚香港首播!
被𨘋請到德國参加世界级雷鬼節目和Dubmatrix同台演出. 今次來港樂隊四位成員包括笛子,簫,嗩吶等吹管樂器高手,雲南小數民族歌手, 忠於70年代牙買加感覺的低音結他手,加上蒋亮結他,鍵琴,笛琴,Programming.各種各樣樂器Dub出原始簡單生活的實在.
再加上歐洲一级雷鬼歌手Cian Finn ,冇嘢做可以出嚟支持吓中國頂级Dub Act遇見歐洲其中一個最佳雷鬼歌手的歷史時刻 ,見證外面世界雷鬼樂手對中國雷鬼印象的提升! Jah Works
@ XXX, B/F, 353-363 Des Voeux Road West (德輔道西363號, 西環), Sai Wan 西環 Hong Kong
22:00 – LATE
MC Loki Dolo (US)
Singjay Mouse (HK)
Hidden Dragon (UK)
• CIAN FINN (IE)
Hailing from the west of Ireland, Cian Finn is a vocalist and MC, inspired by the sounds of soul, blues and reggae.
Currently working with some of the most respected acts in contemporary dub music, Cian has performed live with Mad Professor, Zion Train, Iration Steppas, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, Dubwise, Cornerstone Roots, Dubkasm, and Radikal Guru.
His vocal tracks have been remixed by Manasseh, RSD, Phaeleh, and Indigo.
He was lead vocalist and a founding member of Irish reggae group Intinn. They were a mainstay of the Irish festival circuit and over the last 7 years playing across the UK, France, Spain and Italy. In 2010 Intinn were declared “Best Upcoming Reggae Act in UK and Ireland” at the One Love Festival in London.
Cian has featured both live and in the studio with globally renowned traditional Irish group De Danann. Recently returned from a tour of Scotland, England, Germany, France and Poland with Radikal Guru, he has also performed live in New Zealand, in India at the MTV Sunburn festival and in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Known for his vibrant onstage presence and impassioned voice, Cian’s shows voyage through reggae rhythms to bouncing dubstep, interspersed with soulful acapella moments. This is an artist rooted deeply in the Celtic spirit, his songwriting is infused with insight and positivity, carrying forward the flame of conscious music.
Cian is currently nearing completion of his first solo album produced by Prince Fatty.
Here’s some of the Cian Finn’s links for your interest:
MAD PROFESSOR feat. CIAN FINN
RADIKAL GURU feat. CIAN FINN
HATTI VATTI feat. CIAN FINN
DUB DYNASTY (ALPHA & OMEGA / ALPHA STEPPA) feat. CIAN FINN
CIAN FINN / PRINCE FATTY / DUB JUDAH / BLACK STEEL / HORSEMAN
• JIANG LIANG (CN)
JIANG LIANG is a musician and producer living in Yang Shuo, South China.
Jiang Liang Sound System is a live music system of the music producer Jiang Liang. It focus on Jiang Liang’s music and takes in different types of sounds through cooperations with various artists. Thus, it is a sound system which has multiple structures, rich variations, various sound effects. Jamaican reggae has a great impact on Jiang Liang’s music as well.
This time, Jiang Liang debuts in Hong Kong with 3 talented artistes. Including a bassist, an ethnic vocalist from Yunnan province and a traditional windpipe instrument master. Ready to deliver a strong sense of mountain and fisherman flavours like on ‘Li Jiang’ (as seen on the RMB20 bill note).
He has been creating his own reggae music since first being introduced to the genre over a decade ago. Although his music is deeply influenced by reggae, the core of his music originates from traditional Chinese culture.
In 2008, Jiang Liang completed a collaboration with Sly & Robbie entitled “Chinese Reggae”, a landmark amalgamation of Eastern and Western music.
Over the years, he has released tracks with French and Spanish labels. He has also represented China at the International Dub Music Conference in Germany
In the future Jiang Liang hopes to promote reggae and dub music culture worldwide, as well as spread reggae music in China!!!
Music Links on Weibo:
Mentioned in International Reggae Magazine: http://reggaefestivalguide.com/articles/2010/RFG2010ReggaeAcrossThePacific.pdf