On October 13th, 2018 – bands, labels, shops, and music fans around the world will be celebrating International Cassette Store Day (aka. CSD), an event now in it’s fifth year that celebrates he humble format of the cassette tape and the culture surrounding the lofi but charming medium. As the official organizers for the second year running Nasty Wizard Recordings have decided to branch out, organized a celebration in Beijing at Yuyingtang in Shanghai on October 13th with Subtropical Asia. On the bill were punk scrappers Dirty Fingers, ethereal trip-hop singer ChaCha, quirky pop culture sauve hip-hop artist Gao Jiafeng, and brooding alt rockers Dahlia Rosea. Good times were had, and my brain most surely fried.
It can be hard to pinpoint the next big band in China. A lot of varying factors – age, ambition, confidence, support, accessibility, and of course, talent. I first picked up on Dahlia Rosea – […]
HaiQing 海青 – Make Up 编造 (Shanghai/self-released) thruoutin – Morning Renewal 早晨复兴 (Beijing/Ran Music) WoGui de HouChe 谜底帝国 – The Empire 卧轨的火车 (Hangzhou/Ruby Eyes Records) Twinkle Star闪星 – Be With You 与你同行 (Beijing/北京东方影音公司) LinCe林侧 – 夜晚的树 […]