A Yaogun Cover, Part Deux

Late last year, it came to my attention that Beijing-based garage-punk act Subs had a song of theirs covered by Norwegian rockers Black Snakes. The band has just released a video for the tune, “Down,” which comprises a collection of footage from shows across China, and worth pointing folks toward.

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Yaogun Invasion: USA

A small contingent of yaogunners will imminently arrive in the United States, headed for that celebrated land of music conference and festival South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Audiences in a select few cities outside of Austin, where the festival goes down, will also have a chance to catch the acts.

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Chinese Music on Stages Near You (New York City)

Couple of things headed to NYC stages, though, perhaps not exactly the ‘stages’ that one might expect to hear about from a blog about yaogun. We’re talking about the theatre, and audiences get a couple of glimpses into Chinese music and beyond in the near future…

(Americans looking to experience yaogun in the more traditional setting should stay tuned; updates on some US dates are coming very soon…)

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