Hutong, the gridlike alleyway neighborhoods most prominent in China’s capital, are an interesting part of Beijing life. It’s here you’ll find the city at its most raw: a mix of residential homes and small community eateries and shops, people going about their day without a care for passerby and visitors. Its here, too, you’ll find… Read More Capturing the Hutong | Liu Cong’s “Wandering”
Beijing’s underground music scene is often associated exclusively with rock — a simple Google search can attest to that. But the city’s musical portfolio has more to it than meets the eye. There are gentler, more electric sounds making waves in China’s capital, aided along by a distinct DIY cassette label. nugget records comes from… Read More nugget records | Lo-fi in Beijing via Cassette
Two weeks in the end of June brought a change in the normal Ningbo day-to-day. Two weekends in a row sections of the city were filled with the sound of music drifting through the indecisive summer air. Whether rain or shine, people from all over the city flocked to the weekend events, eager to hear… Read More Music Music Everywhere….