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Recommendations for Chinese dubstep/broken beat/contemporary electronica?


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大家好,

 

Can anyone provide some pointers towards Chinese artists, labels or DJs putting out interesting contemporary electronic music, along the lines of dubstep or broken beat?

 

I found a couple of reasonable tracks on the Do Hits compilations out of Beijing but I find them inconsistent and only a few tracks are really what I was hoping for. Plus they haven't put anything out for a while that I could find.

For example, the Guzz and Jyun Jyun tracks on this album are OK but something a bit harder (but not 4/4 techno) might be worth hearing: https://dohits.bandcamp.com/album/do-hits-year-of-the-rooster

 

Or maybe something along the lines of Mura Masa's "Lovesick F*ck" or Jamie XX "Far Nearer"... for some reason I imagine it's happening somewhere in a place the size of China but I don't really know what to search for.  Maybe Taiwan is a bit more on it?

 

Cheers!

 

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  • 1 month later...

Well here's one maybe, since I've just learned "乱" in HSK 4 vocab.

https://soundcloud.com/dohits/zhi16-1

 

 

On 8/2/2018 at 9:39 AM, Bibu said:

https://music.163.com/#/search/m/?s=dubstep&type=1

 

look for the Chinese artist in the list. I guess QQ music would do as well.


Thanks @Bibu but this searches for artists whose name contains "dubstep".  Very different from being able to search for artists who claim to represent the genre.

 

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  • 3 weeks later...

Thanks @corian!  I just got around to listening to the playlist. Some good stuff in there, and some Soundcloud threads to follow... 谢谢你!

 

Edit: and yes, so far it does seem that Taiwan is on it.  Right now I'm liking Meuko! Meuko! out of Taipei.

https://soundcloud.com/koolswitchworks/03-about-time

 

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