Paul Haswell (AKA the Pop Fugitive) is plotting to make his Escape every Sunday morning between 9.30 and 1.
Join him every Sunday on the Sunday Escape to hear the best in music, with plenty of new records including tracks from his album of the week, as well as interviews with guests from all over the city and beyond. There’s also occasional live music in the studio plus all the details of upcoming music events in Hong Kong.
On top of all that is “Biscuit Review”, now a Sunday Escape institution, to complement the most eclectic mix of music on Radio 3.
On this week’s Sunday Escape there’ll be news from Sonar Hong Kong 2019, the electronic music and technology festival which took place on Saturday, as well as a long awaited album of the week from LSD (that’a Labrinth, Sia and Diplo) plus a What’s In The Box Set courtesy of Curtis Mayfield.
English stand up comedian Jason Strickland will be joining Paul in the studio to talk about his life as a comedian in the UK, and in Hong Kong since 2015. He’ll also be choosing some of his favourite records.
On top of all this, there’ll be a proper tribute to Scott Walker, one of Paul’s favourite artists who passed away on March 22. Throughout the show there’ll be music from the various stages of his eclectic career, plus songs from the artists who influenced, and were influenced by him. There’ll also be a games review of “Dangerous Driving”, a spiritual successor to the Burnout series of driving video games, and of course the world famous (sort of) gastronomy corner.
Last, but by no means least, Paul will also be playing all the best in new music, plus whatever else he’s been listening to. Tune in live from 9.30 to 1pm on Sunday, and if you want to get in touch with the show you can text on 93841424. (Sundays, 9.30am-1pm).
Today on Sunday Escape ... it’s Easter Sunday, so expect a dubious attempt to link songs to the holiday given that Paul has thus far been unable to find what he calls “Easter carols”. To make up for that though, there’ll be loads of new music, with new album releases from Loyle Carner, Jade Bird, and an eagerly awaited album from Lizzo. One of them, surely, will be album of the week, supported by all the latest singles and whatever else has been playing at Pop Fugitive HQ.
Nashua Gallagher will be joining Paul in the studio again, not just to sample Easter eggs and biscuits but to provide more insights and reviews from the world of literature. Paul will also be looking at the increasing popularity of retro video games and consoles, following the announcement of the Capcom Home Arcade and the recent leak of specifications for the Playstation 5.
On top of all that there’ll be another splatter platter, gastronomy corner, and all the usual nonsense. Tune in live from 9.30am and you can get in touch with the show by texting 9384 1424 (Sundays, 9.30am-1pm)