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.
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.