Polish invasion this week, with Max Skiba, The KDMS, and Roan rolling into Shanghai for shows. Sacco's here with some preview tracks...
MP3s from Nina Simone, Joy Division, and New Order ahead of two massive tribute shows in Shanghai this week.
We pay homage to five years of imported house music with tracks from Valentino Kanzyani, James Murphy, Chez Damier and more.
Sacco lets you know what's good with the JUE music and art festival that's taking over Shanghai for the next three weeks.
Fresh tunes by Chinese indie-rock bands Jia Huizhen, Carsick Cars, and Duck Fight Goose, plus some big shows coming up at Yuyinting.
Sacco shares love songs from contemporary Chinese artists like The Horde, ChaCha, SMZB, LowBow, and more - MP3 love bullets inside.
Sacco rings in the Year of the Horse with some deep cuts from his retro Chinese, folk, and funk collection. File under: "Groovy"
Kicking off the year with Nanjing post-punker Plastic Heads, Chang-chun's GUIGUISUISUI and Shanghai superstars Pairs.
Sacco says goodbye to Shanghai music practice space 0093 with MP3s from Top Floor Circus, Candy Shop, Next Year’s Love and more.
MP3s from Nile Rodgers's band Chic and his production work along with Eric Duncan of Rub'n’ Tug, both playing this Friday.
Lots of synth tunes in our midst this weekend. Sacco gives us his rundown of three international acts: Bonaparte, Sapphire Slows and Kite.
Sacco gets down to the nitty gritty of Chinese rock with tuneage and sundry from Goushen, Sucker and Street Kills Strange Animals.
A preview of this week’s Wood + Wires Festival with tuneage from Dustin Wong, World's End Girlfriend and Sainkho Namtchylak.
After a European siesta, Ding Dong Disco is back on with upcoming gigs from Tiedye (this weekend), Prosumer and John Morales.
Hey, Midi Fest, you’re so fine. You’re so fine you blow my mind! Hey Midi! An MP3 preview of this week’s holiday Midi Festival.
Post mooncake festival tracks in anticipation of Arkham’s big upcoming weekend. MP3s by the Presets and Cassius inside
Sacco's jeremiad about the ills of commercial pop music in Shanghai and a sneak peek of the happenings at this weekend's JZ Festival
Girls Like Mystery drop a new album Friday and Sacco has a sneak peek. Throw in some Swedish post-rock and that’s a white bread sandwich.
Sacco pulls into the collaboration station with tracks from RST + Lenz and a preview of the new Death to Ponies record Swine Water
The summer lull is nearly over. Sacco sounds off with five of his favorite picks playing this weekend at Shanghai Punk Fest 2013.