Blog Tag - Interview

Portrait of a Beijinger: extraordinary stories from ordinary Beijingers
Stories are all around us, waiting to be told. The next time you are crossing a busy street or taking a stuffy subway, imagine the concentration of...
DP The Royal Treatment: Family Fizz Share Their Experiences as Beijing’s Imperial Ambassadors
Beijing was home to the imperial family for hundreds of years but how many of us really get to see the city through the eyes of an emperor? A recent...
Distant urban moods- Anxt shares new Beijing shot video
We've been listening to the emotional, sometimes dreamy and strangely alienating electronic tracks from Anxt for a while now. The Beijing-based...
Foster Parents Talk Music, Nostalgia, and 'Die Hard' Ahead of Their July 1 Show at School
Back In early April, while surveying the latest releases to emerge from China on Bandcamp, I stumbled upon the name Foster Parents. And in the next...
Psych Rock Extended Family: Interview with Gate to Otherside Ahead of Their May 13 School Bar LP Release
Most bands write love songs, but few live out romantic fairytales quite like Gate to Otherside. At least that’s how it sounds when you hear about the...
Q&A with The Meantraitors, Russian Psychobilly Punk Band Playing School Bar, May 6
Deemed as the 'only Psychobilly Outlaws to come out of the Soviet Union’ Russia’s, The Meantraitors return to Beijing two years after their first...
R Playlist: Yiling Lin, Gig coordinator at Blue Note Beijing
From jazz infused rap to classic bluesy guitar licks, the songs on Yiling Lin’s ultimate playlist are eclectic yet clearly linked. That’s because the...
R Q&A With Oscar Winning Indie Pop Star Owen Pallett Ahead of his April 23 Gig
He’s been up on stage on his own, drawing a bow across his violin’s strings, and yet creating more bombast than an entire orchestra. That’s because...
South African born artist The Dean Kriel
For an artist, finding an outlet for your work can be a challenge in any city, and Beijing is no exception. Some exhibit in coffee shops, others at...
A Drink With: Amy Daml Founding Member and Contributor to China Art Aggregator Website Loreli
We recently caught up with Amy Daml, co-creator of the art aggregator website Loreli (WeChat ID: loreli-china) which compiles some of the best...
Open Doors: Talking Beijing's LGBT Scene Outside of Apps and Bars
Beijing’s LGBT scene is pretty active, but where do you go if you’re not surfing the usual apps or meeting people in bars? Hoping to fill this gap,...
Playlist: Krish Raghav, Gig Promoter for Split Works
Krish Raghav, when not helping to fill Beijing’s gig calendar with top-notch foreign acts as the Content and Media Coordinator for China-based gig...
O'Bar Brings You Boozy Festive Atmopshere This Holiday Season
There's nothing us Beijingers love more than a seasonal drink, otherwise why would all of our most frequented bars be putting out hot, festive drinks...
Nali Patio's Aurum Speak Crafts Customized and Sleek Gold and Jewelry
Recently we stopped by Jia Feng's Aurum Speak Jewellery Design Studio to get a glimpse of the metalsmith and jewelry designer's Nali Patio store....
Co-founder of Algorithm Talks About Lifestyle, Dining, and Design
The newly opened concept store, Algorithm, is redefining lifestyle. Centered around a minimalistic design aesthetic, the team has striven to ...