This February, Split Works invites you to a pre-JUE audience with Swans. The band that laid the groundwork for post rock stalwarts Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Mogwai, and Isis, will alight on Shanghai and Beijing for debut shows in a land where post rock reigns emperor of the underground. You do not want to miss the massive, raw, hypnotic, and all-encompassing energy of Swans.
Dan Deacon hits Chinese streets this December, courtesy of your friends at Split Works. Dan Deacon, the man, the legend, comes to us celebrated for his wild and insanely fun performances, He brings the energy and genius of his genre-bending electronica for a multi-city tour de China. This winter, take a pause from the frigidity of the elements and dance till you wish you hadn’t worn those toasty warm thermals.
Push and Pull x Wooozy Offline team up this November to bring fresh sounds by Mumdance to everyone's favourite Shanghai bomb she§lter. Mumdance is at the forefront of the new wave of grime, all the while stretching the limits of genres across the board.
This is one we’ve been working on for a looooong time. At Split Works HQ, we cannot wait to share the beautiful music of Bill Callahan - once known as Smog - during a China tour that will span the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, and Ningbo.
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.
“One of America's most enigmatic singer-songwriters. Bill Callahan has frequently been hailed as the Leonard Cohen of his generation.”– The Telegraph.
On Sunday November 23, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Hall will be treated to a unique acoustic performance, another first for the newly minted venue.
“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.