GDJYB 雞蛋蒸肉餅 (SAT)Hong Kong
Four-piece indie math-folk female band GDJYB are one of the city's fastest rising bands from Hong Kong. Formed in 2012 summer, the name GDJYB is taken from the acronym of their Cantonese name Gai Dan Jane Yuk Bang, a local Cantonese dish made of steamed egg with pork.
The quirky style is not only shown in the name but also their music. By fusing math-rock and folk genres in Kongish (Cantonese + English mix) through the changing tempos and patterns, GDJYB is bringing something distinctive and fresh to the HK indie music scene. With the clean guitar lines, beguiling melodies and tight structure, the band has receive much positive reviews. In 2014, the band is selected as one of the '23 New Rising Stars in Hong Kong's new music' by Time Out HK Magazine. After releasing their self-titled debut EP in 2014, the girls made the first solo concert in Hong Kong, and subsequently organized mini concerts in Taiwan and China. In 2015, the band was invited as the opening guest of Japanese math-rock band Tricot. Apart from the local gigs, GDJYB have been to various overseas music festivals and showcases like Clockenflap, Taiwan Wake Up Festival, China Midi Festival, Taiwan Her Tour and Korea Gwangju Soundpark Festival, etc. In 2016, they become the first HK band being invited to Singapore Laneway festival, and also spread their music outside Asia to Adelaide's OzAsia.
Guitarist/ Soni Cheng | Drummer/ Heihei Ng | Vocalist/ Soft Liu | Bassist/ Yellow Yi Wong