Chillax: You Could Do Worse With 30 Days In China Than This Video

Global travelers Maxwell Swann and Todd Van Duzer “won a 30-day all-expense-paid trip to China,” according to the Vimeo description. “Armed with a couple cameras, they explored almost all China has to offer two 25-year old college grads. Baby pandas, bungee jumping, monkeys, and so much more.” It’s a decent video, and might, if nothing else, inspire... Read more »

Chillax With Graffiti Time-Lapse At Shanghai’s Moganshan Road

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We last heard from The Freshest Kids in China when they were making this cool video of October's MIDI Electronic Music Festival in China. Well they're at it again: George Zhi Zhao has filmed a time-lapse of graffiti artist MELS of BEASTMODE CREW doing his thing at Shanghai's Moganshan Road. "There's a lot of things happening right now with Chinese youth creative / street culture and a lot of talented people that just haven't been given the right exposure yet," George writes to us. "That's the main idea behind the freshestkidschina project."

Shanghai, This Is You At This Year’s MIDI Electronic Music Festival

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Navator and the creative agency NeochaEDGE recently released a video from this year’s MIDI Electronic Music Festival in Shanghai, specifically from October 27 at Pudong Lujiazui. These people are what one would call “cool.” UPDATE, 11:58 pm: Major props are also due for The Freshest Kids in China, which shot and edited the video. The... Read more »

Chillax With Images Of Hong Kong’s Teeming Alleys, Glistening Skyscrapers And Shimmering Bays

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This video by Gregory Lane, "So Long, My Hong Kong," presents dozens of beautifully rendered shots of the true Pearl of the Orient. I've said it before but it bears repeating: Hong Kong does not seem like a city built by men of this world, such is the ambition of its design and overwhelming beauty. You get a glimpse of that here.

Chillax With These Beautiful Images And Stunning Time-Lapse From Guangzhou, Shanghai And Shenzhen

Chillax With These Beautiful Images And Stunning Time-Lapse From Guangzhou, Shanghai And Shenzhen
From Vimeo user zweizwei |motion timelapse|, here's one of the better China videos you'll see anywhere. Here's what Random Wire had to say about it: "Living inside one of China’s behemoth cities is a humbling experience, such is the enormity of their size and the human endeavours taking place there... [zweizwei's video] captures everyday life in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Shanghai extremely well – sunshine and smog included. Despite the endless sea of people streaming in from all over the country for the opportunities they provide, these cities can be strangely impersonal and isolating…"

Chillax With Time Lapse: Ryan Emond’s “Moments In China”

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As described by videographer Ryan Emond: Moments in China is a collection of vivid moments I experienced while traveling around China last month. The piece flows from Hong Kong to Beijing, and visits Guilin, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. Some moments are more significant than others, but I have a personal connection with each. They’re vivid indeed. Enjoy.

Chillax With Jason Mraz: Footage From His Beijing Trip

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Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz played in Beijing on June 12 as part of his Tour is a Four-Letter Word, marking his first time in China. Without any opening, he and his band played an hour, then did an encore. That's a lesson here that big-name foreign musical acts would do well to heed: respect the crowd, and they'll respect you. Those inside Workers' Gymnasium seemed to love Mraz, often chanting, "Jason! Jason!" Thanks to Youku user xiaozhunanhai, the full concert is embedded after the jump, in surprisingly high definition.

Chillax With Jonathan Alpart And The Sound Stage

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Looking for Chinese music? The Sound Stage, hosted by Jonathan Alpart on China Radio International, may be your answer. Calling itself "your all-access pass to Chinese new music," it seeks to promote the latest in contemporary Chinese music every week. The above is a sample -- episode two.

Chillax With Yolanda Moon And The Beijing-Based Music Video “Path”

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Two years ago, musician Cholo Hermosa, one of the founders of a new Manila-based band called Yolanda Moon, visited Beijing with a company and family, and he shot lots of videos to, as he puts it, "have a first-person aspect of my trip to remember how I felt when I visited." It was only recently, however, that he was able to pull all the footage together and use it for the YM song "Path."

Chillax With Jason Chu’s “Love Letter To Beijing”

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Jason Chu, from New York City to Beijing, is leaving in three weeks for Los Angeles, and he claims on his website that it's for good (but not without a party -- "You are ALL INVITED to 'Goodbye, Beijing.' – a farewell concert, EP release party, and video premiere coming 4/21 in Beijing’s 798 Art District"). He released the above video on Sunday as a preview. Check it out. Youku video for those in China after the jump, as well as lyrics.