After years of waiting for it, Shanghai is finally hosting in Canadian electronic dance pop duo Crystal Castles for their China debut. Known for their chaotic live shows and lo-fi, infectiously melodic productions, CC is in town with their latest line-up, producer Ethan Kath with vocalist Edith Frances. (ALice Glass, meiyou.) The new Crystal Castles is in town behind their latest released, 2016’s Amnesty. Here's the single from it, "Frail". Limited pre-sale e-tickets. Get them now.
MTA hosts British dance pop superstars Clean Bandit for their Shanghai debut. The Cambridge electronic group won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for their track “Rather Be”. Their 2106 hit “Rockaby”, featured rapper Sean Paul and singer Anne-Marie, hit the No. 1 spot on the charts that year for Christmas singles. Their latest is “Symphony”, released this year with Swedish star Zara Larsson, Don’t miss out on their trademark mix of classical music and crossover electronic pop.
Christopher Nissen, the 25-year-old Danish singer-songwriter, is making a triumphant comeback to China with his Shanghai show on May 29 behind his latest chart-topping album Closer. He will be performing as part of LiveNation’s SOUNDBOX music series, devoted to bringing cutting-edge talent to Asia to "further build performances that define our musical lives." Sounds intense.