I am an Irish man so forgive me for having the hubris to write a piece solely based on other Irish men living in China. Ireland is a country with long running musical institutions like U2, My Bloody Valentine, The […]
One of the most exciting bands to come out of Beijing this past few years, Wasted Laika丢莱卡 are wasting no time making a name for themselves. With this year’s national tour not just six months removed, the punk band turned […]
Seippelabel Vol. 10 The tenth volume of the Seippel’s brilliant series of compilations focuses primarily on dance music, on electronic music that gets your toes tapping. Brad and Michelle Seippel have brought together ten fantastic artists from around the globe […]
Wang Shengnan likes exploring the feeling of a song. “My musical inspiration, to tell you the truth, without fixed thinking, I came from life more than I did from music. It’s about expressing the desire, and then thinking about the […]
In the midst of a year jam-packed with return performances by legendary indie bands of yore, we have also slowly seen the rise of a new wave of fantastic bands. Backspace are an integral part of this group, alongside the likes […]
Guangzhou upstarts Landfills are one of a number of young Southern bands to crop their heads up in Canton in the past few months. With the likes of Moonband, The Foreigners, Nein or Gas Mus and Nouvelle all making fantastic […]
Seong Jeong Tai on Xiaoyuan Bei Lu is home to a plethora of artists and creatives who form a collaborative community with a self-professed horizontal plane of partnership. The interesting space is set back into a bustling neighbourhood of shops, […]
Over the past two years, Shenzhen has been the centre of much discussion about the fate and the future of villages such as Baishizhou, Hubei and Gangxia. Unfortunately media pieces dealing with the fate of these historical sites tend to come and go, but it is the work of such actors as Huang Cheng that keeps the ever revolving conversation alive as Shenzhen continues to urbanise and space in the city becomes more scarce and valuable.