9m88 Talks Fashion, Mandopop and Embracing the '80s

Taiwan singer 9m88 has been impressively active over the past few years, releasing singles that combined her various sensibilities for jazz, funk and Mandopop.

by Bryan Grogan, 07 September 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

Beijing Rapper Bloodz Boi Bares His Bones

Bloodz Boi is a name you will certainly be hearing more of. Here he tells us his thoughts on China’s underground rap scene, his favorite type of music and more.

by Bryan Grogan, 18 June 2019

Luxixi is Flooding China’s Dancefloors with Femme Energy

We chat with the producer and DJ about her promotional company THUVDR, expanding the scene in China and her upcoming tour.

by Sarah Forman, 15 May 2019

Authors of Limits: An Empire's Rise Beyond its Borders

Dr. Matthias Messmer and Hsin-Mei Chuang explore the far-ranging edges of China in their latest book.

by Sarah Forman, 21 March 2019

Poetry in Pole-Dancing: A Shenzhen Burlesque Dancer’s Journey

Performer Zixy on her lyrical journey from Shenzhen to New York.

by Zhuorui Fu, 25 May 2018

Author Xue Yiwei on Shenzheners, Short Stories and the 'Real' China

We chat with Chinese author Xue Yiwei about his recently translated collection of short stories, the evolution of Chinese cities and what he's writing next.

by Amy Hawkins, 17 January 2017

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