Chochukmo is a 5-piece indie rock band based in Hong Kong, China. The members of the band have started contributing their talents and innovations into their music since the summer of 2005, with the current inventive line-up coming into their own in the spring of 2008. With the chemistry triggered by different musical interests and thoughts, Chochukmo has been claimed to have created a unique style of their own. With the playful minds and the courages of pushing to limits, they experiment rock music with different elements from jazz to punk, from bossa nova to dance. The band is known for their passionate and energetic live performance, and the richness in elements delivered in their music.
Chochukmo has been participating in various music festivals happening in the city, namely Jam Fest, Rockraiser Festival, as well as the well-acclaimed Clockenflap. Except local showcases, Chochukmo has been touring to Manila, Philippines and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, receiving positive reviews from the local media.
Chochukmo has been selected as the “Top 20 Hong Kong Musicians” by Time Out Hong Kong in 2008, has been described as “the most charismatic band to have emerged in southern China in recent years” by TIME Magazine, and has been included in “The Hong Kong Hot List: 20 people to watch” by CNNGo in 2009. Their debut album "The King Lost His Pink" has been as well reviewed by TIME Magazine in 2010.
Chochukmo is Jan Curious (vocal), Mike Orange (guitar/keyboard), Les Hunter (guitar), Kento Anything (bass), and Kitty Trouble (drums)