While the number 404 might be best associated with missing websites, it’s also the name of a greater China indie band.
404 was founded in 2014 and consists of members from the Chinese mainland and the islands of Hong Kong and Taiwan. They released their first EP album Plasma Ball last year.
Huang Weizhong, also known as Herman, is from Hong Kong. Huang studied in Toronto until June, when he moved back to Hong Kong and released his first EP album 00. Today he is the vocalist and rhythm guitarist in 404.
Meng Tianchu was born in Beijing and graduated from Renmin University of China. He used to be 404’s vocalist, but he switched to lead guitar and harmony vocals.
Ren Huanying, known as Thomas, was born on Taiwan in the 1990s and is the band’s drummer. He started to play rock in high school, and in his spare time he makes handcrafts.
Song Weiqiao plays keyboard and is the most versatile member of the band. He plays jazz, pop, rock, electronic, post rock and many other styles. Chen Xuanming is the bassist.
December 17, 8:30-10:30 pm
183 Jiugulou Dajie, Xicheng
30 yuan (pre sale), 40 yuan (for sale)