In April 2014, Wooozy.cn will launch a dance music offshoot —— Wooozy Offline. Each event will bring an exciting and distinguished voice from global electronic music,,and pair them with the best Chinese DJs and producers.
Wooozy Offline is more than a party, a workshop, or an event - it's a bridge connecting our local electronic music scene with the world.
Come and join us on April 10th at Dada Bar in Beijing and Shelter in Shanghai on April 11th – where we welcome New York Transit Authority -it’s going to be a trip
My 17 Gay Friends is Moxie Peng’s sixth film. Peng is one of Beijing’s most renowned underground filmmakers: his 2012 documentary Micro Search was featured on iQiyi.com and viewed a million times. But My 17 Gay Friends is his first to use Dreamore, a Chinese crowd-funding site that allows anyone to back a project in exchange for rewards set by the creator.
Hanggai have won over audiences far and wide, entrapping them within a haze of battle cries and polyrhythmic drumming that never fails to set-off the inner warrior. Their contemporaneous adaptations of traditional Mongolian folk songs draw on western and Chinese influences, making their culture accessible to natives and foreigners alike.
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career. The instantly sold out, near four-hour extravaganza did just that, moving the thousands in attendance to tears of joy and grief, with New York magazine calling the event "a marvel of pure craft" and TIME magazine lamenting "we may never dance again."...
Genjing Records is a Beijing-based record label that aims to promote vinyl and DIY culture in China whilst creating links between the Chinese scene and DIY scenes around the globe. The label has curated a special showcase for JUE 2014, ahead of Alpine Decline's latest release Go Big Shadow City.
Hua Lun (花伦) is a Chinese band that started in Wuhan as a Britpop influenced band in 2004. The band’s early interests slowly changed, resulting in a drastic shift to the howling wall of Post-Rock noise that has characterized their sound since late 2006. They have toured the east coast extensively and have received widespread attention and public recognition.
Once again we welcome back our JUE NEXT GEN Competition! This is your chance to show us what you can make of the event, and to show the world beyond China how well our creative industries are flourishing. Read on for instructions on how to enter.
Sight/Unseen is a multimedia performance work presented by Lee Ranaldo – one of the founding members of Sonic Youth – and his wife Leah Singer. The project was first premiered at Nuit Blanche 2010 in Toronto, and has since been performed worldwide at key arts events including; The Rotterdam Film Festival, Cote Court festival in Paris, Contour Festival, and arte.mov Belo Horizonte.
Pictureplane’s punk rock-like approach to the production and distribution of his work is democratizing electronic music in the same way the Ramones, Minor Threat, and Black Flag liberated rock music in the 70s and 80s. His appearance in China couldn’t be timelier, with the electronic scene here making serious noises.