It features an eclectic mix of genres while Ola travels the world both playing and recording lesser known new talent as well as established musicians. Put simply, good music has no boundaries. Most people will be vaguely aware of it because of Car Sick Cars, the main band to break through to Western audiences. There is, however, an amazing scene currently brewing there, and with only two indie record companies in the country, Maybe Mars and Modern Sky Records have an exciting roster of musicians reminiscent of Creation Records in its heyday. After that show in an interview with Ricky and Nevin for Drowned In Sound, we discussed the fascinating background surrounding the youth movement and looked at the current political and traditional influences on modern Chinese pop music.
If you listen to Foals, try Future Orients
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If you listen to Kaytranada, try LinFeng
Considering how rock has existed in the West since the 50s, and had a much more international influence in the 60s, that does seem a rather long time for it to have finally hit China. If you remember your history lessons however, China was previously busy undergoing a decade long Cultural Revolution, not to mention that nearly all media was completely state-run until the 80s. From that point on and into the early 90s, rock fell into the hands of general urban youth culture, and started hitting popular charts. Although yaogun had become more commercialized, it also slowly declined in the mid 90s as general societal attitudes shifted away from politics, not to mention that music had become much more regulated by a media-controlling Chinese government in the aftermath of Tiananmen. A few bands came about during this era, in which the underground had a fairly strong punk rock scene. Today, Dou Wei continues to make hypnotic shoegaze and post-rock music, often compared to acts such as Bark Psychosis. From there, she established a relationship with the band. In the lates and early s, a Western indie music scene developed that would trigger a similar explosion in the contemporary Chinese underground music scene.
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Indie rock is making its move in China, and independent Beijing label Maybe Mars is at the forefront of all that is hot in the country right now. Among that roster is Future Orients, whose debut album, Eat or Die , blends the mentality and gritty sounds of early s emo and math-rock with the pop drive that will have you dancing through through its nine tracks.