Author: Nathanel Amar

[English] Visual Archives: Documentaries on Chinese Underground Music

In this post, I will try to list all the documentaries that were produced on Chinese independent music. A lot of these documentaries can be found online, but there is no systematic listing, and some are unknown to the general public. So here is a list (provisional and that will…

[English] Wuliao Jundui (无聊军队), 1999

If UnderBaby paved the way for punk music in China by offering the possibility for bands to rehearse in their Baihua’r hutong room, it’s the punk collective « Wuliao Jundui » (无聊军队 – namely the « Boredom Contingent ») that truly laid the foundations of Chinese punk, for better and worse. Spoiler alert: there…