Carsick Cars Announce Split

Carsick Cars, perhaps one of China’s most well known indie acts to international audiences, has split. Read an English translation of the band’s official statement on Douban today below.

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Who Are The Favourite Bands of China’s Youth?

Bands China Youth Like

BBC Radio 4 correspondent, Rajan Datar, went to a recent gig at one of Beijing’s major live houses and asked a handful of Chinese youth to name their favourite bands. Their responses were varying combinations of the acts listed below.

Oasis, Joy Division, Lady Gaga, Rolling Stones, Ting Tings, Tom Waits, Blur, Johnny Thunders, Ramones, Smashing Pumpkins, Suede, Radiohead, The Doors, Iggy Pop, Sex Pistols.

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