How a Quirkily Named Chinese Band Got the Attention of US Rock Legends

Similarly named bands American Football and Chinese Football set out on a tour of the Middle Kingdom this month.

by Bryan Grogan, 15 July 2019

Artists Evicted From Popular Beijing Art Districts

A number of artists in Huantie art district also face eviction as authorities seek to crack down on gang crime.

by Bryan Grogan, 13 July 2019

Beijing Rapper J-Fever on Capturing the Sound of the Capital

The air of chaos that pervades China’s capital city, Beijing, has fascinated many bands and musicians.

by Bryan Grogan, 10 July 2019

Turbulent China Art Market Forces Pace Gallery in Beijing to Close

Pace Gallery has closed its expansive 22,000 square foot space in Beijing's 798 Art District.

by Bryan Grogan, 09 July 2019

The Wedding Present Talk C86 Indie Scene and Upcoming China Tour

Legendary British band The Wedding Present are coming to China for the first time this weekend.

by Bryan Grogan, 08 July 2019

Merrie Records' COO Zhao Yue On Founding an Independent Label in China

We caught up with Merrie Records’ COO Zhao Yue to talk about what we can expect from the new label in 2019.

by Bryan Grogan, 08 July 2019

3 New China Albums to Listen to This Month

A heady mixture of the best music China had to offer this month.

by Bryan Grogan, 05 July 2019

The Tragic Life-Story of Chinese Actress Tsai Chin Hits Cinema Screens

Tsai Chin's life resembles a mashed-together jigsaw puzzle made up of pieces of varying shapes and sizes.

by Bryan Grogan, 02 July 2019

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