Split Works cannot wait to share with our friends in China one of our most favourite bands of recent years. On November 14th and 15th, Wild Beasts will be hitting up Shanghai and Beijing for a very overdue first pair of shows which follows on from sold out venues on both coasts of the US.
“Dunning deserves to be commended for successfully pushing his sound in a fresh direction.” – Pitchfork After the jam-packed music festival season in October, take a step away from the advertisements, the brands, the in-your-face throngs of festival goers, and get back to your roots with Wooozy Offline. From London’s apocalyptical world of dubstep, techno & industrial beats, Jack Dunning as Untold takes crowds to the dark side of clubbing with some of the heaviest sonics to ever rattle China’s cage. If you’re keen on The XX, José James, Ke$ha, Boys Noize, and Moderat, then...
On October 18th, Split Works brings one of the most exciting and innovative pianists playing world stages today to the newly opened Yue Fu in Beijing. Nestled in the upper reaches of PopMOMA and with a lovely skyline view, Yue Fu presents a stunning location for the special sunset show we have planned for our Beijing friends.
On October 19th, the Split Works // Shanghai Symphony Orchestra partnership series, Contemporale, returns with one of the most interesting and innovative pianists playing world stages today. Master of the “Continuous Piano” technique, Lubomyr Melnyk creates complex layers of sound that rise and fall like the waves of a mighty ocean. Following on from piano poet Moonface, Lubomyr will emerge as a completely different but an equally wonderful experience.
Split Works gives you a night of double delight coming straight from the artistic hubs of Montreal, Canada and Seattle, Washington USA. Just after Mid Autumn’s full moon, the stars will align to see these soul darlings and hipster kings perform in Beijing within the intimate confines of new hutong hotspot DDC on September 16. Experience the sonic waves of We Are Wolves and be spiritually awakened by the earnest and unorthodox but right-on beats of THEESatisfaction.
Shanghai, China (September 4, 2014) - Building upon an unwavering commitment to creative expression, Vans – the original action sports and apparel brand is pleased to announce the full line-up of the House of Vans Shanghai: a unique and participative space for all. For the first stop of the tour in Shanghai, the House of Vans will be opening its doors at Central Studios on September 12th -14th, with a full range of music, art, and skateboarding activations: free and open to all!
“Jim Kroft is a magnificent composer who showcases his songs beautifully. Parallels can be drawn from Scottish pop-romantic David Bowie and Nick Kershaw”. Split Works looks forward to welcoming audiences across China to experience the artistic ambitions of Jim Kroft.
Straight from the hipster heaven of Montreal Canada, Split Works gives you We Are Wolves. Just after the Mid Autumn’s full moon, these wolves will be ravaging through China on a four city tour from September 10th to 16th. Although We Are Wolves have played over 500 concerts worldwide, this will be their debut tour in China. Expect waves of psychedelic euphoria to wash over audiences in a fit of fury to get the floor spazzing out to the howls of We Are Wolves.
Thanks to the foresight of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Split Works is privileged and overjoyed to be pioneering a new concept to bring globally renowned contemporary independent artists to symphony halls normally reserved for the largest promoters and orchestras. Each month this autumn, beginning with the Poet Pianist Moonface on Sunday September 21, experience sparkling and neoteric sounds that will reverberate around walls usually reserved for string quartets and horn sections.