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Welcome to Chinese rock music!

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An introduction to the Chinese underground music scene

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China's music scene is a vibrant, lively and constantly changing hotpot of genres, fusion and explosions of sounds!

To make it easier for newcomers to get a glimpse on the scene and have some direction on where to start looking and what is out there to explore, the team of Rock in China has prepared a little guideline (a small introduction) on the Chinese music scene.

We are going to tell you a little bit about what happened in the past, what is ongoing right now, where you can find out more, where you will be able to listen to the music, how to connect to the bands and other fans and how to get to the venues!

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Music Download

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Title My Claw is Never Limp!
Genre Shanghai Dance Rock
Artists Friend Or Foe
Download via http://friendorfoeband.bandcamp.com/album/my-claw-is-never-limp

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Who's that band?

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Shanren (山人) is an indie folk rock band with a definite performance style. They are an energetic band, fun and enthusiastic while their music is interesting, fresh and entertaining. A night with Shanren is a night not to be missed, and one you will remember for a long time to come.

Forged in Yunnan Province of southwest China, Shanren, meaning ‘mountain people’, are a Chinese Folk phenomenon. A band from mixed ethnic backgrounds – Han, Wa and Buyi – Shanren aim to promote and preserve the combined and diverse heritage of Yunnan and Guizhou’s many ethnic minority groups through their own original compositions and re-workings of local folk melodies.

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Featured Articles


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Beijing Gig Guide


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