Huang Cheng’s Soundtrack to Guangdong’s Urban Villages

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.

Music: Who is Yaeji?

On Pitchfork this week, a Korean producer, singer and rapper called Yaeji was namedropped for future musical recognition as her Drink I’m Sippin’ On was named best new track. Yaeji has practically burst onto the scene in just the past […]