Today’s episode of New Sounds of China is a special “Earthquake Edition” which is dedicated to the largely overlooked but nevertheless substantial fundraising effort by Chinese rock bands, organising concerts in Beijing Shanghai, Guangzhou, and other major cities around the country, bringing in major names on the China rock scene.
Presented by Paul Kendall and Wang Weilin, the programme featurs interviews with Niu Lei from Indiechina.com, Zhang Chu from Tree Music, He Yong, Kiki (from Milk@Coffee), Ding Taisheng, and three different benefit concert organisers, as well as music from Wan Xiaoli, Su Yang, Milk@Coffee, Cui Jian, Confucius Says, and Zhang Chu.
Today’s broadcast will be on Friday from 8-9pm on 104.4FM courtesy of Resonance FM and can be listened to live online from this link. Also please don’t forget to write in to the comments section with erm, your comments!
(Bilingual English and Chinese)