CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 3, 2013
Chinese rock legend Cui Jian complained to South China Morning Post that today’s young...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 18, 2011
Singer Chuanzi (real name 姜亚川 Jiang Yachuan) was once a troubled teenager and was imprisoned for assault when he was 18 years old. After being released from jail at the age of 25, he tried to reconnect with his old friends, but...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 21, 2011
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 | Nov 17, 2009
For Danwei, Nick Frisch reviews two recent Chinese music events in New York in recent weeks: A show by indie bands PK14 and Carsick Cars, and a festival celebrating intersections between Chinese and Western musical traditions at...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 13, 2009
During their visit to New York, members of Carsick Cars and PK14 talked to Ben Sisario of the New York Times for the weekly Popcast. Listen here (the recording first has an interview with Wale; the China interviews start after...
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