Lim Giong was a very popular Taiwanese singer in 1990s. His early works faithfully reflected the social situation then and was the vanguard of Taiwanese rock music. He started doing film composing in mid-1990s. His debut work was the theme song of ‘Goodbye South, Goodbye’, Self-deconstruction and won the best film song at Golden Horse Awards in 1996. After he retired from his music career as a singer in 2000, he devoted himself to film composing. He successively won the best original score award of Golden Horse Film Festival with ‘Millennium Mambo’ and ‘Do Over’ in 2001 and 2006.
His works are avant-guard and vivid. He creates the alternative and distinctive style of narration by integrating the traditional elements with experimental techno music. He is a very important figure in Chinese film music and has been honored with numerous prizes. He won the best music award for ‘Yang Yang’ at Taipei Film Festival in 2009. He then won the best music award for ‘Deep in the Clouds’ at Shanghai International Film Festival in 2010.