Chinese Underground Music Playlist

对政府抗议!Protest against the government, rage against the machine!

Today we have a playlist dedicated to strange, alternative music from China. It’s a country simmering with issues ranging from pollution, to internal immigration issues, to ghost cities dotting the countryside. This feeling of being between a turbulent past and a possibly glorious, but possibly dark future creates a raw atmosphere for creativity. The rock music scene in Beijing is producing bands with eclectic tastes and sounds never heard before. Read more on the state of alternative Chinese music here and here.

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