Étiqueté : Chengdu

Chengdu City: Where the Beat Goes On

Music in China is like a deep bowl of spicy hotpot: once you start digging your chopsticks in, you’re never sure what you’re going to catch. On the first try, you might get some bites of Cui Jian (崔健), the ancient sacred rocker who defied the regime by playing guitar...

777 – Edhem (2020)

In the underground world of the Chengdu music scene, there is a crew of young musicians who has been running parties for long now and eventually melted into the warm landscape of venues like Funkytown or 13 Lounge. Coming straight from the sandy streets of Urumqi, Edhem is one of...

PSYLIFE.25 – Psy.P (2020)

Last of the four solo albums released by the Higher Brothers, PSYLIFE.25 was probably the less awaited but eventually turned out to be the most interesting piece by far. Late April, Psy.P already appeared on an original and ambitious collaboration with another behemoth of the Chengdu scene, the techno-rock band...

TTD Vol.4 The Hormones

In a culture obsessed with marriage, home-ownership, and having a stable career, being a musician is hard, and being a female musician is even harder. On this episode, we feature not one, but 4 female musicians from Chengdu, China. Drawing inspiration from Savages, Foals and Toe, The Hormones strike a...

TTD Vol.3 Wang Yitai 王以太

Peace, love, unity, and having fun. Hip-hop artist Wang Yitai is a former member of the all-star Chengdu based rap collective CDC Rap House (成都说唱会馆). After appearing on the hit television show The Rap of China (中国新说唱), Wang Yitai’s stardom reached meteoric levels. In this episode, Wang Yitai tells us...

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