Chat chat chat!
I had a chance to chat with some very cool people over the last few weeks, who wrote some really fun articles about The Setlist Project, including The Vancouver Observer’s Bee Vancity and Alice from Tunezy. I also got a chance to hang out with the boys from This is Vancity. Look out for their article coming soon.
We’ve finally finished my EP and want to celebrate with all of you!
Shoutouts to Kimberley Ong for the beautiful artwork! KONG Creative provided the concept, the illustrations and design for this EP album cover, event posters, and interactive assets for social media pages. Thanks, Kimberley!
Look who’s on the cover of CHARGED Magazine this month? Yay :)
Hey guys! So I’m gearing up for some pretty exciting plans this summer including the release of my debut EP. There are now just a few missing pieces and I need YOUR help.
I’m looking for fun, dedicated, reliable people to join my team. Please e-mail email@example.com if you or anyone you know might be interested in any of these (paid with something even better than cash: love and hugs) positions.
Drums – To play a few gigs with us this year. May include some touring. Looking for someone to permanently join the band.
Keys – To play a few gigs with us this year. May include some touring. Looking for someone to permanently join the band.
Bass – To play a few gigs with us this year. May include some touring. Looking for someone to permanently join the band.
Illustrator/ Artist – To contribute to my branding, including album artwork for my debut EP, The Set List Project. Graphic Design skills will also get you major brownie points.
Website Design – To lead the web design portion of the 2012 re-brand. Development of a more appealing and interactive website.
Public & Media Relations – To develop press releases, manage media inquiries, book interviews/ appearances. To also lead the development of an official Electronic Press Kit for Kristie Yung.
Videography – To document some live shows, live performances (for YouTube) with each original and cover release. For the purpose of building a high quality HD live performance video library.
Seven years ago, I wrote a song called ‘With Their Eyes’ to raise awareness about Joseph Kony and his rebel army. This the quick and easy way to explain who Kony is: This leader of rebel army, LRA, has abducted over 60,000 children across Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Sudan. Not only has he abducted these children, he has turned them into child soldiers, training them to kill. He has gotten away with it for over 20 years and he’s still doing it. I’m no expert on the subject, clearly. So please do your own research and form your own opinion on the matter.
I woke up this morning to this video posted by Invisible Children. And what an incredible job they have done with the power of social media. Join me and thousands of Vancouverites on April 20th to make Kony famous. Details can be found on Vancity Buzz.
Please note that I recognize that this is a controversial campaign. There are various aspects of this group that I support, and other aspects that I don’t. Over all, while I agree that the video has sensationalized the issue and paints the West as the hero that will “save” Africa, I also admire the group for bringing this issue to the spotlight. Invisible Children has started a conversation.
What you decide to do with the information you are given is up to you. There will always be an angle to any campaign, a single message, tactics to pull at your heart strings and often misrepresentation. But I am just thankful that people are now talking.
So this is my small contribution to the conversation. Beyond this song, I urge you to keep learning and keep talking.
Hi. I’m still alive! I know I haven’t been around much lately but I promise you it’s for good reason. You see, I’ve been a busy bee, spending my time writing and recording some music for you guys. I’m really excited to be working with my friend and guitarist-partner-in-crime, Jon Wu and the brilliant UK producer, Nick Chowlia on all the tracks for my upcoming EP.
I thought I would re-surface for a breath of air and to see all your pretty faces again. So please join us and Sam Alviar for an evening of acoustic awesomeness, wine and parisian crépes at Café Montmartre on FEBRUARY 15, 2012.
See you guys Thursday, December 8th (7pm) at Cafe Montmartre for the Single Release Party!
Celebrating a Single and Fundraising for the EP
As an independent artist, Kristie is responsible for funding her own projects. With the estimated cost of her EP to be upwards of $4,500 (including studio time, mastering fees, printing, publishing and distribution) she needs your help to carry this project forward. All donations collected at the SINGLE RELEASE PARTY will go toward funding ‘The Set List Project’ EP.
Click here to donate online.
THANK YOU TO ALL MY FRIENDS, FAMILY AND FANS who have supported me and who continue to support me. I am so blessed to have you all in my life and so thankful to be able to do what I love to do. I can’t wait to see you all there! XOXO!
Many of you have commented on my interesting and architectural D+C earrings at gigs and special events and it is my absolute pleasure to announce the continuation of my collaboration with Design + Conquer jewellery.
Canadian designer Morgan Mallett reflects her eclectic experience in varied and unique designs. Her use of innovative materials and shapes is exactly what stole my heart in her most recent collection, Electro.
The collection, inspired by music, made this collaboration a perfect fit! I am extremely lucky to be one of the first to show off her new designs. For those of you who would like to know where to get your hands on these fabulous designs, check out designandconquerjewellery.com. And if you’d like to take a closer look, come up to me at a gig – don’t be shy – and ask to see/feel my earrings :P