That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best gigs of the week.
Fri, Mar 8: The Underground Youth @ B10
British band The Underground Youth create dark, minimalist tunes in the style of ’80s post punk bands like Joy Division or Echo and the Bunnymen, but with modern twists. With more than a hint of atmospheric reverb present on their latest release, the two-track Fill the Void, The Underground Youth play with our concepts of space.
Sat, Mar 9: Chinese Football @ B10
It might not feel that long ago since Wuhan band Chinese Football released their Here Comes a New Challenger EP, but it has already been two years. Now, gearing up to release new material, the emo-rock favorites are taking in a four-stage tour around China. Having taken inspiration from the likes of American Football, and with musical connections up and down the country with the likes of Qiii Snacks Records et al. Take the opportunity to catch this fantastic indie rock band when they come to town.
Sat, Mar 9: Unchained Pres. International Women's Day Party @ Oil
Local drum and bass promotors Unchained have put together a stellar lineup of female DJs in celebration of international Women’s Day this March. Bringing together the likes of Anna Morgan, Katie Cooper and Just Bee in their bass room, and Moon, EMI-CX and Miiia on the techno side of things, this eclectic evening is not to be missed.
We’re giving away two tickets to see Unchained at Oil, this March. For a chance to win, share this post on your Moments with the caption 'That’s what I want – Unchained.' Send the screenshot to our official WeChat account (ThatsShenzhen), along with your name and phone number.
Sat, Mar 9: Milk Transportation Plan @ Brown Sugar Jar (Shangbu)
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Xi'an-based band Huoxing Ruye, or Mars Dairy, are in the midst of a monster tour around the country. With just a few published songs under their belt, they're largely still an unknown property, but judging by their three tracks available on Netease music, their music is sparse, string-based pop, fronted by the beautiful voice of lead singer Wang Wei, and at moments reminiscent of the piercing tones of someone like Rilo Kiley.
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