The Kids Who Rocked China
In ‘Rocking China,’ Shanghai-based historian Andrew Field looks back at the early years of the underground music scene in Beijing
Is China’s Boy Band Boom Over?
Ten years ago, TFBoys spurred a boom in Chinese boy bands. But now fan fatigue, investor apathy, and the pandemic threaten to burst the pop star bubble.
Navigating Cultures Through Hip Hop
Chinese American hip hop artist Bohan Phoenix reaches beyond his “in-between identity” to craft new sounds
Reggae’s Chinese Roots Run Deeper Than You Think
Reggae is becoming better understood, more popular, and is even starting to infiltrate popular music in China
Will Online Concerts Replace Live Music in China?
Once the pandemic fades away, will China’s livestreaming music industry survive?
Rainbow Chan’s Love Song to Cantopop
Rainbow Chan remembers the beauty and cheese of the golden age of Canto and Mandopop, acknowledging its mark on her identity while also stamping it with her own
Fate, Play, Love
A musician went looking for Xiamen—and found herself (and a puppy)