Some last minute wizardry of the nastiest order went down at Yue Space last Sunday – a day I try and try again to avoid. But alas, I was caught in it’s hypnotic web as it enticed me with evening lullabies courtesy of an intriguing, wildly diverse batch of bands and artists. Noise Arcade strutted his stuff, taking ample advantage of Yue Space’s fine bass – his most ‘rock’ set he claims. The surly bad-boy charm of Wu & The Side Effects, the blues rockers who haven’t aged a day since the glory days of Dos Kolegas. And finally, Agoraphobia, who I can’t recommend enough. There’s something massively appealing about their brazen emo rock aesthetics and their undeniably catchy melodies – a mix of noise rock jangle and indie pop breeze that’s hits all my buttons.
Birdstriking celebrated ten years of kicking ass on the scene at Yue Space with a lovely retrospective of their career thus far, ripping into old singles (Monkey Snake) with dangerous glee (and the help of rabid fans) and […]
The one and only Dee, the beautiful, mischievous, and unpredictable sound shifter of the Beijing experimental scene who moved to greener (and more madcap) pastures in Shanghai last year, returned to his rightful home last […]
Seeing Metz is like a rock and roll palette cleanser. There’s something so primal and direct about their music, reminding you how unnecessarily over-baked so much music around the world is. Screw you’re post modern […]