Category Archives: Arts

Pixel Echo’s Artists Come to Yue Space

Pixel Echo is presenting its collection of artists working in the fields of new media, decoration, experimental music and classical cello on February 18 at Yue Space. Featured artists include founder Hong Qile, who is releasing his debut album Pixel³, visual design artist Bi...


Popular Indie Bands in Beijing (3)

Beijing Today has been interviewing indie bands and players in China. Here are some of the most popular ones. Don’t miss their concerts if you like their style. Mosizzyshy Mosizzyshy is an indie musician from Sichuan province and a member of the Yi ethnic...


Sunshine Boy: Hu Yang

Hu Yang has beams with positivity, and that warmth is reflected in all his work. But as a child, Hu was raised to be quiet and reserved. “I often stayed alone seeking peace of mind, but I never felt isolated,” he says. His decision...


Popular Indie Bands in Beijing (2)

Beijing Today has been interviewing indie bands and players in China. Here are some of the most popular ones. Don’t miss their concerts if you like their style. Buyi Band Founded by a group of Ningxia Province kids with no musical experience in the...


Popular Indie Bands in Beijing (1)

Beijing Today has been interviewing indie bands and players in China. Here are some of the most popular ones. Don’t miss their concerts if you like their style. Miao Band “The happiest thing is to finish the performance and then go out drinking with...


The Man in the Pictures

The phrase “Shang Chao” in spoken conversation would usually refer to one of China’s earliest dynasties. But for artist Shang Chao, it’s his name. “I didn’t choose it. It’s only one printed on my ID card and hukou,” he says. China’s art scene values...


Goodbye 2016 Party Comes to DDC

Dusk Dawn Club is hosting its last show before Spring Festival. The Goodbye 2016 party will include performances by The Peppercorns, Rhonda, 4 Channels Club, The Glamour Manifesto and Anxt, five foreign bands with very different styles. The Peppercorns play psychedelic rock reminiscent of...


Lost in Landscapes

Art has defined Ning Yufei’s life, steering her through higher education and shaping her career as an educator. Ning completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Hebei Normal University’s Academy of Fine Arts, a school that “has fostered many talented artists and is an...


Angang’s National Tour Stops in Beijing

Angang is a technique in Mahjong: it’s also the name of a one-man band. Indie singer-song writer Angang released his first two albums You’ai and Chang Yao in 2013, which brought him some attention in China’s indie circle. Last year, Angang crowdfunded the pressing...


Ritual Day Releases Second Album at Yugong Yishan

Ritual Day is releasing their second album on January 6 at Yugong Yishan in a performance with guest band Evil Thorn. Known as one of the top Chinese indie acts of the last 20 years, Ritual Day specializes in black metal. Fourteen years ago,...