When Mandopop Grooves with Reggae

Musicians of various ethnic backgrounds find resonance in reggae—and in its cultural relevance


Will Online Concerts Replace Live Music in China?

Once the pandemic fades away, will China’s livestreaming music industry survive?


The Rise and Reinvention of Taiwan Music’s Influence on the Chinese Mainland

Taiwan popstars no longer dominate the mainland’s music scene; could the island’s indie bands replace them?


How a Band from China’s Industrial Heartland Captured the Emotions of a Generation

Despite an experimental sound and just two album releases in a decade, Omnipotent Youth Society has remained one of China’s most relatable rock bands since 2010


The All-Female Punk Band With a Social Conscience

TWOC sits down with all-female punk outfit Dummy Toys to talk about feminism, avoiding labels, and what music means to them