Indie Rock Icons The Kooks Continue to Charm a Decade After Their Debut

The Kooks have cemented themselves as essential ‘landfill indie,’ surviving the test of time and following us from playlist to playlist.

by Valerie Osipov, 11 November 2019

The Drums' Jonathan Pierce on the Benefits of Being Pure at Heart

The Drums could never be accused of not making personal, intimate tracks, the latest album from Pierce, Brutalism, sees him connect with the music of his childhood.

by Bryan Grogan, 08 November 2019

Shii Talks Debut Album, Being Creative and Juggling Music Projects

We recently caught up with Shii in Guangzhou to talk about her new album, other creative projects and more as she prepares for a tour around China.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 19 August 2019

The fin.’s Yuto Uchino on Keeping an Open Heart and Exploring New Places

Japanese indie outfit The fin. embarks on another China tour this month.

by Valerie Osipov, 13 August 2019

3 New China Albums to Listen to This Month

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

by Edyth Liu, 09 August 2019

The 7 Best Live Shows in Shanghai This Week

Global rock stars and local indie acts are here to satisfy your music cravings this week.

by That's Shanghai, 24 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

10 of China's Most Exciting Young Indie Filmmakers

China has never been a country bereft of cinematic talent, with directors from such diverse parts of the country as Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Guizhou and Shaanxi plying their trade.

by Bryan Grogan, 30 June 2019

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