Milo gets down to business in Beijing! US pop-punk pioneers The Descendents are another one of those holy grails band – a must see live act for punk purists and a hell of a catch for China. The band who formed in 1977, have been at the forefront of the west coast hardcore punk movement since their humble beginnings – their influences can be found in some much of my generation’s most sought after bands like Green Day and Blink 182. Direct, in your face, spontaneous, defiant, fast, loose, and most of all fun, they’re a band whose presence is made immediately known and their set last weekend at Mao Livehouse did not disappoint as the band charged through one single after other – whipping the crowd into a frenzy that ceased to slow down. Support for the evening came in the form of Shanghai’s own punk torch bearers – the ever-riotous Round Eye, and Beijing’s Hang Nail, who continue to impress with their no holds barrel brand of street punk.
I had my real first taste of Psychoney Wave back in January for the last Zoomin’ Night – let’s just say I was carving more. Since then I’ve indulged myself in some of the more […]
Eventually after seeing show after show, band after band, you start to get into the cycle of seeing your favorites over and over again. Which is fine for the most part – but getting too […]
Hot damn! That’s how you throw down for a wedding. Caravan hosted the wonderfully beautiful (and surly) wedding party for Guiguisuisui aka Dann and Sue at the end of last November and it was really […]