4 posts tagged with music by beijingbrown.
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All the Buddha Boxes: 70 Songs for 70 Years of China

A song for each year of the People’s Republic of China. An attempt to distill the many diverse, fascinating currents of music in mainland China over the last 70 years into a primer, an invitation to dig deeper. From revolutionary operas and western classical to rock’n’roll, disco, punk and hip-hop — a musical history of the PRC with an eye for the regional, underground and (nefarious) foreign influences. [more inside]
posted by beijingbrown on Oct 8, 2019 - 1 comment

Not Your 'Baby': A Comic on China's Punk Rock Pioneers

The crazy, heartbreaking story of Hang on the Box, one of China's earliest all-women punk bands. Excerpted from a (forthcoming!) comic-book history of Beijing's musical underground. [more inside]
posted by beijingbrown on Sep 6, 2019 - 2 comments

Redemption Songs

I drew a longform comic on the fascinating, intertwined story of China and reggae. Chinese Jamaican music producers helped turn reggae into a global sensation—one that would eventually reach all the way to the country their ancestors had left behind. [more inside]
posted by beijingbrown on Jun 21, 2019 - 4 comments

Interesting Times

Fortnightly mixtapes of fresh, pan-Asian independent music. From Karachi rooftops to Tokyo livehouses. Letter archives are over here. [more inside]
posted by beijingbrown on Feb 5, 2015 - 4 comments

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