Music that Matters: Wo’ Pop: Chinese Independent Music

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Music That Matters, Vol. 550 – Wo’ Pop: Chinese Independent Music

Wo’ Pop host Darek Mazzone had a chance to spend some time in China this year and dug deep into the country’s amazing indie music scene, which he dives into in this episode, which also features Xi Chen of Snapline: “I was blown away by the complexity, range, and fervor of what I found. I feel that China could be one of the next hotbeds of music and culture – it’s just that good. I hope this podcast opens the door to some amazing sounds for you.”

1. Snapline – Part Of Solution
2. Hiperson – Yo Ke
3. The Gar – Circle
4. Skip Skip Ben Ben – 8oul
5. The Yours – K
6. Wang Wen – Dionysus
7. Dawei – A good life, isn’t it
8: Carsick Cars – Zhong Nan Hai
9. ChuiWan – Seven Chances
10. Ourself Beside Me – Someone’s Love Song
11. P.K. 14 – Egyptian Rain
12. Low Wormwood – Lanzhou Lanzhou
13. AV Okubo – Red Tank

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