Two years ago in Beijing at the Nameless Highland bar, as I was holding my Tsingtao beer and listening to a live show of the band Rebuilding The Rights of Statues/重塑高尚的权利, I knew they had passion. Now they have an EP and a new MTV clip. Watching it you’ll see an interesting story. Boys in Cage, what is the underlying meaning? Art often reflects life.
As Flick said, “China isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of indie rock. But with China’s population soaring over 1.3 billion, should we be surprised to find that Beijing has an emerging indie rock scene?” [Full Text]
See also Washington Post article: Punks and Posers in China