We’re proud to announce the release of our latest 7” from Beijing’s acclaimed noise-rockers Streets Kill Strange Animals. Pressed on creamy white vinyl this two song single “Through” coincides with the launch of the bands 2013 China tour–a psychedelic trip through the Middle Kingdom stopping at nineteen venues across the country. Pick up your copy now and join us on this psychic journey through China’s streets with one of the countries most promising acts!
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As we count down the days to Saturday’s Underground Lovers/Dear Eloise release party and screen printing workshop, we asked IdleBeats co-founder Nini Sum to select five of the studio’s most memorable posters
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Ahead of our Underground Lovers/Dear Eloise split 7” Beijing release party and screen printing workshop on Sat, Sept 28, we caught up with the co-founder of China’s first independent screen printing studio to discuss the art of print, the creative process behind their exclusive Dear Eloise poster and the joys of running a studio.
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Australian dream pop outfit Underground Lovers emerged from a long hibernation earlier this year with Weekend, their first full-length release in over a decade. Critically lauded and universally loved, the Melbourne-based pioneers are primed to leap into fall with a new split 7” on Genjing Records
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Genjing Records is proud to announce our first release for the autumn schedule, a split 7” between Beijing noise-pop duo Dear Eloise and seminal Australian indie rock outfit Underground Lovers.
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Daikaiju, the instrumental surf rock outfit who bill themselves as “premium action heroes deliver most high rocket music!” will touch down in Beijing on Fri, July 26, presumably via Air Mothra, for a pair of gigs at XP and Temple.
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On Sat, June 22 we’re heading to the beach for what promises to be a unique experience: A handful of the country’s best bands performing in a distinctly different setting.
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Good news for people who enjoy their DIY served with a side of sax: Shanghai rock and roll dudes Round Eye are bringing their raucous sideshow to eight cities across China later this month as the support act for American garage punk legends MOTO. Dates after the jump.
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Meet Yang Haisong, man of many talents. In addition to his role as half of the Beijing noise-pop duo Dear Eloise, the Nanjing native is also a DJ, a DIY label helmsman, the vocalist and guitarist for under-the-radar “poetic political music” outfit After Argument and a highly sought-after producer who has recorded several Genjing releases, most recently the Dyne’s new seven-inch, Swim. Fly Roots, and Dear Eloise’s Vanishing Winter, the band’s fourth release on Genjing Records.
We caught up with Haisong in the studio and peppered him with rapid stream of questions about his view from the control room.
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Meet Li Daiguo, the skilled improvisational artist and dynamic live performer who is held in high esteem for his eclectic collaborations with a rich roster of characters and ensembles, including Japanese butoh dancers, fellow all-star experimental artists and other fringe characters.
Ahead of the two Beijing release parties for this debut seven-inch Music for Advertisements—we’re hosting an event on Fri, Apr 26 at Temple and capital city creative hub pangbianr is holding another on Sat, Apr 27 at Zajia Lab—we’d like to introduce you to Daiguo’s arsenal of traditional Chinese instruments: there are seven of them, one for each song—one for each inch.
We joined him at his home in tranquil Dali, Yunnan Province to learn more.
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