The 3rd Annual Modern Sky Festival Coming Soon

It’s Chaoyang park time again you guys!!!!! The arrival is ushered in by this year’s poster (they’re always so cool...check out last year’s) which is similar to a a Magritte painting. China’s biggest indie label Modern Sky must be doing really, really well. Last year’s festival didn’t have any foreign acts, but this year is filled with them, and that doesn’t come cheap, not to mention that Modern Sky had already probably spent money organizing the Strawberry Festival this past summer. I will try to post on this once it happens.

For the official website (which also looks cool) click here.

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And sources tell me Bearbiscuit (an awesome band from Xinjiang) was rumored to possibly be playing there. They really should be there.  The song below of theirs is called Silence. /pimping.

Listen to the rest of their album at this youtube channel

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Modern Sky Festival Comes to a Close in Beijing

China’s rock scene has grown quickly over the past few years, and one of the events that most showcases the rising talent is Beijing’s Modern Sky Music Festival, which took play Sept 30, to October 2, 2008 for the second year in a row. This time it drew thousands of domestic and foreign fans alike during a week-long holiday, which marks the country’s National Day. Meanwhile I’m stuck on the opposite side of the globe.

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