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

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

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

Shenzhen Cafe Review: Brownie Art Photography

Brownie Art Photography has separated itself from the glut of new restaurants in the shopping mall by adopting a rather unique concept.

by Bryan Grogan, 05 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

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

Run Run Run Chat Guiyang Life, the Erhu and Beijing Noise

Guitarist Xiao Dou, of the Beijing-based duo, discusses his musical influences and their new album 'Hoon.'

by Bryan Grogan, 28 June 2019

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