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Dickson Dee(Li Chin Sung)

Dickson Dee in Music

Dickson Dee in Music

As a sound artist, producer, composer, label founder, organizer and curator, Dickson Dee has been engaged in the music industry for more than 20 years. His career started from importing European independent labels to Hong Kong, China and Taiwan; followed by establishing his own music label, organizing concerts etc. His experience includes distribution, import/export, creation, publishing, promotion, artist management and other kinds of works in the industry. He has made a great contribution to the development of independent music in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan.

In 1996, Dickson’s debut solo album “PAST” was released under Tzadik label (USA). Since then, he began to set foot on the creation field with musical styles ranging from avantgarde to experimental, music concrete, electronic, new classical, industrial noise, dance, electronic world jazz etc. He has performed under different names and formed several bands. For example, DJ Dee for electronic experimental music, Li Chin Sung for music concrete and avantgarde, PNF for industrial noise, Khoomi Sound Machine for electronic world jazz, Dickson Dee for electronic acoustic,sampling cut ‘n’ paste and turntableist. He has collaborated with many artists such as Zbigniew Karkowski, Otomo Yoshihide, Sainkho Namtchylak, Maja Ratkje,Sachiko M,Werner Dafeldecker, Patrick Pulsinger,Cdrk,Tujiko Noriko, Tetsuo Furadate,Yoshida Tatsuya, Keiji Haino,Adichi Tomomi, Astro, Makigami Koichi,Kang Taehwan ,Lawrence English, Electronicat , Park Je Chun, Jonas Hellborg, Uwe Dierksen, VJ Milosh, Dr Das etc.

Dickson set up his personal label Dicksonia Audio beside Noise Asia, which concentrates on the release and publishing of his own works. This provides more freedom and convenience to further develop his creativity.

Besides concerts, Dickson also appears in arts academy and university for workshops and lectures to share his experiences with students, hoping to trigger their interest on sound art and music; furthermore, to give them a better understanding on the different aspects of music.

Dickson Dee at work

Dickson Dee at work


Li Chin Sung

1996 Past - Tzadik

2004 San Yuan Li Soundtrack - Dicksonia Audio

2005 The revenge of Ying and Yang with Zbigniew Karkowski - Noise Asia

DJ Dee

2003 Sunday - Dicksonia Audio

Dickson Dee

2007 Zbigniew Karkowski,Torturing Nurse,Dickson Dee-penetration-PACrec131

2008 Dickson Dee + Tomasz Pauszek – 8 rooms/ chop vol:2 -WE PLAY


1995 PNF-I - Dicksonia Audio

1997 PNF-2 - Dicksonia Audio

2005 PNF+TN -Shasha Records


1992 PNF - Malimalihung - Sound Factory

1995 PNF - Ommanipadmehum - Sound Factory

1995 PNF - Tribute to Derek Jarman - Blue - Somnus

1997 PNF - Soundtracks for bride of sevenless -Auscultare

1997 Dickson Dee - Ground Zero - Conflagration remix - Sank-ohso / Creativeman

1999 PNF - Turntable Solos -Amoebic

2003 PNF - Landscape -Landscape Music

2003 DJDee - Silent agreement - Silentagreement

2005 PNF- The sound of silence project -Reconfiguration Records

2005 DjDee - friday – compilation – Shanshui record

2006 DjDee - nonetheless, from east to heaven -Table108

2006 DjDee - what’s the morden? revolution?Model?

2007 Li Chin Sung & Tibetan Friends-yin / Beyond Ignorance And Borders

2007 Li Chin Sung Trio - one blue sky/Beyond Ignorance And Borders -2007

2007 Dickson Dee - Otomo Yoshihide’s New Jazz Orchestra - Live Vol. 1: Series Circuit

2007 Dickosn Dee - Otomo Yoshihide’s New Jazz Orchestra - Live Vol. 2: Parallel Circuit



EUROPE (under the name “Li Chin Sung”)

2002 November - “urban + aboriginal xv : china” at podewil, Berlin

2004 January - “generator - singing dragons” sound and video art project at Vienna Concert Hall

2004 June - ausland, Berlin

2004 June - Poland 5 city Tour – Krakow, Warsaw, Lublin, Boznan, Gdansk



1992 March -Hong Kong (with I666)

1992 July -Hong Kong (with Otomo Yoshihide)

1995 September -Taipei( underground music festival )

2004 October -Shanghai (with TN,Wang Fan)

2007 Jan – HK @ Dejavu ioioi +pnf china concert

Li Chin Sung

1997 October -Guangzhou solo concert with guest Wang Lei, Moz

1998 October -Guangzhou, Beijing (with Otomo Yoshihide + Sachiko M)

2002 October -Guangzhou, Macau (Li Chin Sung Mongolian Trio )

2002 July -Shanghai, Guangzhou (with Sachiko M)

2004 August -Beijing@Count Yard Gallery (solo, play San Yuan Li film music)

2004 October -Shanghai@Duolun Art, Shenzhen@BsaeBar (with Sainkho Namtchylak)

2005 May -Guangzhou@GDMC (with Cdrk, Guangzhou Modern Dance)

2005June -Guangzhou@GDMC (with Guangdong Modern Dance Company,Izumi Nikaido,Michael)

2005 June -Guangzhou@GDMC ( with Lawrence English,GZ Modern Dance)

2005 July -Beijing@Beijing Workers’s Stadium (with Zhang Chu)

2005July -Guangzhou@GDMC (with Zbigniew Karkowski, Modern Dance Company)

2005 July -Guangzhou@Park19 (with Zbignbiew Karkowski, Justin, Zhang Chu)

2005 Aug - Korea Folk and Modern Festival

2005 Aug -Macau@OX-House (with Tujiko Noriko, summer sweat music show)

2005 Dec -Japan@Musashino Art University( with Zbigniew Karkowski- lecture & concert)

2005 Dec -Japan@Yokohama Stomy Monday (with Tatsya Yoshida,Astro,Tetsuo Furudate,Tomoi Adachi,Zbigniew Karkwoski)

2005 Dec -Japan@Tokyo Forth Floor (with Zbigniew Karkowski,Tetsuo Furudate,Tomoi Adadchi)

2005 Dec -China@Guilin Park ( Guilin Rock Festival)

2006 Feb-Mar -China tour with Zbigniew Karkowski @HK,Chengdu, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing 7 concert 5 workshop from 9thFeb – 9thMarch

2006 Aug -Ulan Bator @ concert hall ( khoomii sound machine)

2006 Aug -China tour with Lawrence English (taiwan, hong kong, shenzhen, foshan, shanghai)

2006 Sept – HK@ HHCC -foyer stage (li chin sung+2 khoomii singer 30min perfroming)

2006 Oct – HK @HK Culture Center out door concert)

2006 Nov- Hk @Hong Kong City Hall ( khoomii sound machine cocnert)

2006 Dec- Shenzhen @ Shenzhen City Conference concert

2007 Jan – Shenzhen @ Mooka Space (park je chun,miyeon,zenlu)

2007 May -Koln @ MusikTriennale Köln- film music solo

2007 May – Koln @ MusikTriennale Köln-li chin sung & khoomii sound machine

DJ Dee

2003 August -Taiwan tour (4 concerts with trumpet + dulcimer)

2003 September -Xian China @“八又二分之一”bar

2003 October -Taiwan (Weather In My Brain Festival)

2003 November -Guangzhou, Shanghai, Macau (with Zbigniew Karkowski)

2004 February -Wuhan, Guangzhou (with Thomas Fehlmann)

2004 May -Hong Kong solo in Mackie bookstore

2004 October -Taiwan (Weather In My Brain Festival, Otomo, Haino,Zbigniew)

2004 October - Shanghai

2004 November -Shanghai, Shenzhen (with Patrick Pulsinger + Werner Dafeldecker)

2005 March -Mutek Shenzhen@OCAT (with Deadbeat,Egg,Crackhaus…)

2005 March -Guangzhou@GDMC (with Maja, Guangzhou Modern Dance)

2005 May -Shenzhen@BaseBar (with Cdrk, Zenlu)

2005 August -Guangzhou@Park19(with Zenial,Electronicat,Matthias)

2006 March -Shenzhen@Basebar (with Jazzkammer, Cheewai)

2006 March -Guanhzhou@Tang Club (with Jazzkammer,Cheewai)

2006 May -Shenzhen@Chilango Bookstore (with Zenlu,Marqido,Itta,Abai,HuangJian,..)

2006 Dec- Shenzhen @ Mooka Space /OCAT - live set

2006 Dec- Guangzhou @ Gula djdee+zenlu+guest Gula opening concert

2007 March – Sehnzhen @ Mookaspace (liang Quang )

Dickson Dee

2004 Jul - Poetry Summer- live music for poetry@Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

2005 Sep - Asian Meeting Festaival@Shinjuku PIT INN (with Hong Chulki, Choi Joonyong, Ryu Hankil, Jin Sangtae, Jo Foster, Yukie Sato,I.S.O./ONJO special version with Yoshimitsu Ichiraku, Sachiko M, Masahiko Okura, Kenta Tsugami,Taisei Aoki, Hiroaki Mizutani, Kumiko Takara,Yasuhiro Yoshigaki, Taku Hannoda, Atsuhiro Ito, and Toshimaru Nakamura..)

2005 Sept - Yokohama 2005 International Triennale of Contemporary Art opening party( Dee solo with San Yuen Li film, with Reiko A {dance}, Inryo Fuen, Nakano Kei {visual})

2005 Dec -Kitakyushu sound wrokshop@CCA(with Keiji Haino)

2005 Dec -Yokohama 2005 International Triennale of Contemporary Art ending party( Dee solo + trio set with Makigami Koichi,Kang Taehwan)

2006 Feb -Indonesia@Bandung-Rumah Musik harry Roesli( guest Biosampler from Bandung)

-Singapore@Table 108 (guest Nawaz Mirajkar-tabla)

2006 June -Bangkok@About Cafe (with Tatsuya Yoshida,Man Under Zero Effort, Assajan Jakgawan)

-Sinagpore@Singapore Art Museum(with Tatsuya Yoshihida,Yuen Chee Wai,Koichi Shimizu,Zai Kuning,Tim O’Dwyer)

2006 June -Guangzhou@Windflowers(with Taku,Jean-Luc,Mattin,Danzler)

-Shanghai@Yuyingtang(with Taku,Jean-Luc,Mattin,Danzler)

2006 Aug -Beijing @ D22 (guest White)

2006 September -Korea yensan festival (with Nelson Hiu, Park Je-Chun,…)

2006 September -Polish sound Artists china tour-Guangzhou,Foshan,Shnaghai, Beijing(with Miho Iwata, Olga Szwajgier, Marek Choloniewski, Tomasz Choloniewski, Wlodzimierz Kiniorski, Krzysztof Knittel, Wojtek Kosma, Miłosz Luczynski, Darek Makaruk, Rafal Mazur, Kazimierz Pyzik, Lukasz Szalankiewicz)

2006 Oct- Brisbane @ The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts

2006 Dec- Shenzhen @ OCAT (playing reconstruction works of Tan)

2006 Dec – Guangzhou @ modernmedia gig

2007 Jan- Guangzhou @ Gula (Runar Magnusson, Zenlu)

2007 Feb -Guangzhou @ Gula, Shenzhen @ Mooka Space (werner dafeldecker,dickson dee china)

2007 Feb- Shenzhen 2 Mooka Space -We Play/Neo Sound

2007 June – Gothenburg @ I’m PULSE 4th Clandestino 2007 – workshop & festival

2007 June – Chinese Sound Art tour in Poland 5 cities (with Zenlu, Kenbo, Wu Wei)

2007 June -Guangzhou, Shenzhen, HK concert (with EVOL, Tetsuo Furudate, Lucas Abala)

2007 July – Ordos(inner mongolia),Beijing, Shenzhen tour( with Sainkho Namtchylak,Shinetsog)

2007 Sept - Dial A diva @ Norway -global telephonic performance in 24hours nonstop

2007 Sept – Ensemble Link Together @ Nanjing, Guoyu, Foshan (with Wu Wei, Ulrich Moritz, Gert Anklam, Volker Schlott, Lucas Niggli,Raquele Magalhaes)

2007 Sept – hakada K @ Esplanade Singapore (with Otomo Yoshihide, Zai Kunning, Yuen Chee Wai, Jin Sang Tae,Vu Nhat Tan, George Chua, Atsuhiro Ito, Venzha Christiawan)

2007 Oct – Kitakyushu Biennial @ Kitakyushu (with Astronoise,Yoshimitsu Ichiraku,Kahimi Karie

Yoshiaki Kondoh,Jim O’Rourke,Sachiko M,Tetsuya Umeda,Otomo Yoshihide..)

2007 Oct – Dee Quartet @ Korea Gumi Culture Festival (with Shinetsog, Amba, Jamba)

2007 Nov – Colorir + Dickson Dee @ Gula Space / Guangzhou

2007 Nov – Bernhard Gal+Christof+Dickson Dee @ Gula Space /Guangzhou

2007 Nov - Colorir + Dickson Dee @ Niniho Gallery / Foshan

2007 Nov - Bernhard Gal+Christof+Dickson Dee @ Niniho Gallery / Foshan

2007 Nov – Tuijiko Noriko+ Dickson Dee @ Gula Space/Guangzhou

2007 Nov - Tuijiko Noriko+ Dickson Dee @ Niniho Gallery / Foshan

2007 Nov – Dickson Dee @Taipei City Fables Festival

2007 Nov – Dickosn Dee +Tom Thiel @ East Coast Park / Singapore

2007 Dec – Dickson Dee + Tom Thiel @ Ninihi Gallery / Foshan

2007 Dec – Dickson Dee +Tom Thioel @ Gula Space / Guangzhou

2007 Dec – Dickson Dee + Li Yuan Qing @ Shenzhen

2008 Jan - Dickson Dee+Runar Magmusson -Triple J / Shenzhen

2008 Jan- Dickson Dee+Runar Magmusson+Kenbo - Ninliho Gallery/Foshan

2008 Jan- Dickson Dee+Runar Magmusson+guest dancer -Feigallery/Guangzhou

2008 Jan- Dickson Dee+Runar Magmusson -Videotage / Hong Kong

2008 Feb - Dickson Dee+Santiago Latorre-GulaSpace/Guanzghou

2008 Feb- Dickson Dee+Santiago Latorre-Ninliho Gallery/Foshan

2008 Mar - Dickson Dee in Beijing Avant-Garde Festival – D22 ?Beijing

2008Mar - Dickson Dee + Peter Scheer -live film music / GZ film exhibition

2008 Mar-Dickson Dee @ Red Dot / Singapore

2008 Mar-Dickson Dee @ Viet Art Center / Hanoi

2008 Apr - Kapital Band 1+Dickson Dee+Zenlu -Videotage / HK

2008 Apr - Dickson Dee+10+ioioi - Ninliho Gallery / Foshan