A blast of feminist punk straight out of Brazil, last Friday’s showcase at DDC was a whiplash inducing good time of rock and roll and dangerously deviant sounds as Subtropical Asia hosted Blastfemme – the disco punk scorchers of the underground punk scene in Rio de Janeiro. The band was firing on all cylinders, whipping the crowd into a frenzy with their aggressively bombastic attitude and fist pumping worthy anthems. It certainly helped that the lead up to them was equally compelling as post-punk darlings Lonely Leary showed off some of their new tunes, thruoutin induced some humid club grooves, and Xiao Wang strutted their incredibly addictive punk-filled antics that may me recall Hang on the Box in their glory days. All in all, a rambunctiously glorious evening.
The latest single from one of Beijing’s best indie rock bands, a new look and sound for a rising Hangzhou folk star, and a new platform bridging the musical communities of Asia – it’s time […]
This past May I had the pleasure of documenting Shui – Resonance of Water, the latest audio-visual theater project from rising artist Chai Mi, who I first noticed back in 2013 with her performance project […]