Artspace China, a blog produced by the University of Sydney, interviews photographer Matthew Niederhauser who has documented China’s underground bands at the D-22 club in Beijing: CC: I’ve heard people comparing this world...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 11, 2010
On China Beat, Tim Hathaway interviews underground musician Zuoxiao Zuzhou about his recent collaboration with Canadian band The Cowboy Junkies: TH: Can you explain why you have such a distinct singing style? What reactions has...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 10, 2010
Danwei’s Alice Xin Liu writes on Huffington Post: It was the first day of summer in Beijing. It also happened to be the May holiday, when Chinese people had three days off in honor of International Workers’ Day....
by Sophie Beach | Sep 14, 2008
Wired interviews the maker of a new documentary about the Chinese punk scene: From Pigface and Ministry to PiL and Killing Joke, drummer Martin Atkins has pounded the skins for some very loud punks. But he didn’t realize...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 21, 2003
From SFGate.com: When Xiao Rong started China’s seminal punk band Brain Failure, he was a teenager. That was years ago, when nobody had ever seen anything like the mohawk and the studded-leather belt Xiao sported around Beijing. Living on American fast food and pirated CDs, Xiao was one of the first Chinese youth to write […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods