Mongolian garage rockers Mohanik are in Beijing tomorrow, specifically Temple Bar on Gulou East Street, for a fundraising show called Rock Naadam to promote cultural exchange between China and Outer Mongolia through music. Mohanik will be joined by Shanghai bands Banana Monkey and Scary Magic, and DJ Bo, also from Shanghai. The show is free, but organizers kindly suggest a 50 yuan donation. Expect it to start around 10 pm.
SUBS, from Beijing, is one of the many bands (at least 17) expected to play tomorrow at 2 Kolegas in Beijing as part of dazeFEAST, organized by Badr Benjelloun (more commonly known around these parts as Beijing Daze). SUBS is joined by another Shanghai band, Fever Machine, who we'll feature them at another time. But for now, enjoy SUBS's Ship's Log -- and drop us a note if you end up going to tomorrow's extravaganza. Would love to hear about it.
One of Beijing’s original musical successes, Hedgehog, is celebrating its latest album release tomorrow with an all-day party at Yugongyishan. Sun Fun Gun marks Hedgehog’s fifth studio album; “it harkens back to the band’s earlier work of powerful guitars and virtuostic-chaotic drumming held together with sweet lyrics, fun riffs, and nostalgia,” says Ami, our music expert. The... Read more »
Dalian’s Wang Wen (惘闻) is “the granddaddy of Chinese post-rock bands,” says China Music Radar‘s Ami Li, and the guys are in Beijing’s MAO Live House tonight (9 pm) to kick off a nationwide tour to celebrate their latest album release, 0.7. Here they are playing “Lonely God” at Yugongyishan on April 2. Youku video for those... Read more »