Discussion » Film & TV » What is your favourite Chinese band?>?

  • 江湖
    江湖 wrote:

    Trying to get an idea of which bands you guys love here in China??

    I loved Beyond, but right now I'm having a hard time finding any other really great rock bands  out here!

    So let me know!

  • 于欢
    于欢 wrote:

    none, i was seeking local indie bands but failed, hope one day bands like arade fire or death cab for cuttie pop up in my country. chinese bands get used to imitating their western metal counterparts, frankly, rock to our bands  is like christianity thing to china masses, it's like a tree without root, we know what it is like but we do not know exactly how to make it in a manner  it should be, so chinese rock sucks.

  • Pete DeMola
    Pete DeMola wrote:

    Chinese rock doesn't suck, dude. The music coming out of Beijing is among the most progressive and diverse on the planet. Bands like Carsick Cars, Snapline, Lonely China Day and P.K. 14 are beginning to receive global recognition. And it's not limited to Beijing, either. Check out AV Okubo (Wuhan), 24 Hours (Xi'an), Rustic (Hebei) and Overdose (Nanjing).

  • Sujun Zhang
    Sujun Zhang wrote:

    snapline,they are fanbloodytastic!!

  • 于欢
    于欢 wrote:

    really? it might be true i paid rare attention to china's underground music, the only rocker i am familiar with is xie tian xiao, but i suppose he is different since he is doing sort of mainstrem music, Beijing is indeed the rock cradle of china, there were once over 1000 bands out there in around 1990s but i did not expect any progressive thing among them, those clumsy heavy metal chicks in the past decade destroyed my zest on them but i'll the said bands you guys named

  • Pete DeMola
    Pete DeMola wrote:

    @于欢: Cool! This month, I recommend checking out P.K. 14, Hedgehog, The Molds, SUBS, The Scoff, 24 Hours and Demerit. Just take a look at the event listings on the front page of our site. Most of their MySpace pages are linked, as well.

  • 叮噹叔叔 (令狐叮噹)


    Does Chinese include Hong Kong? I do like Beyond (still there, but with only three people, it is not quite the same) and Blue Jeans (they are now doing background producing stuff)

  • 柯威
    柯威 wrote:

    i probably like p.k. 14 the most

  • 哥们
    哥们 wrote:

    Suffocated and AK47

  • Peter Baird
    Peter Baird wrote:

    Too hard to pick one as a favourite. Among the best are Joyside, Suffocated, 24 Hours, Guai Li, Demerit, SUBS, AK-47 and Wu and the Side Effects.


  • Checkered
    Checkered wrote:

    I like traveler, they have a great drummer

  • Ejdnzlaj
    Ejdnzlaj wrote:

    Too many to list! I think my favourites are probably:

    • Carsick Cars
    • Hot and Cold
    • Torturing Nurse
    • me:mo
  • Pete DeMola
    Pete DeMola wrote:

    Most underground Chinese bands aren't signed. Even the ones who are still face the lack of a workable business model in China to profit from their records.

    All of those bands are great. Hot & Cold will play this Friday at D-22.

  • Ejdnzlaj
    Ejdnzlaj wrote:

    I completely forgot to mention WHITE. Their album is probably one of my best from this year over all, not just from China.


    Pete: I don't get to Beijing till August! Otherwise I would be all over it!

  • Ejdnzlaj
    Ejdnzlaj wrote:

    Truth be told, there are faaaar too many bands to mention that are just incredible! I really can't undesrtand why I forgot D!O!D!O!D!

  • NN
    NN wrote:

    May Day!

    Yup,a cool one and always be young!

  • Agnė ( 安妮 )~

    aw love chinese indie music! bands like

    < SKO> .... t.t

    also Chinese pop or r&b  music is brilliant!

    aww so many~ hehe

  • Webslave
    Webslave wrote:

    Voodoo Kungfu

  • Yuki Inés
    Yuki Inés wrote:



    Casino Demon

    Miserable Faith


  • Shane
    Shane wrote:

    Kao you guys should have said Beyond was cantonese before i downloaded 20 songs on kugou.

  • Tiantian
    Tiantian wrote:

    i like "the gar"


    they used to play their music in D-22

    and i like "girl kill girl", but without their singing =P

  • Kent Løset
    Kent Løset wrote:

    Joyside & GAR

    Btw, Hot & Cold is´nt chinese, are they?

  • Shane
    Shane wrote:

    A better question... is there any good Chinese rock bands that can be found on KuGou?

  • Michael
    Michael wrote:

    New Pants !!

  • ☝︎
    ☝︎ wrote:

    唐朝(Tang Chao)!!! but the glory has gone..

  • Chouyi
    Chouyi wrote:

    queen sea big shark...hedgehog...

  • Pete DeMola
    Pete DeMola wrote:

    If you like 唐朝, check out Spring & Autumn.

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