Archives for: October 20, 2009

OWL CITY CHINA TOUR 2009

[ November 21, 2009; 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Dreamy electro-pop sensation with 30 million plays on MySpace; Adam Young’s brand of fizzy, escapist electro-cottoncandy has earned him comparisons to fellow synthesizer-lovers the Postal Service; but the ambiance of Adam’s music represents the workings of his own imagination, fused with influences ranging from New Wave to disco and synthpop.

  • Start: 7:00 pm
  • Tickets: RMB 120 (presale)/ RMB 160 (door)

AU REVOIR SIMONE

[ November 20, 2009; 8:00 pm; ] Harboring a love of synthesizers and vintage drum machines, Brooklyn trio Au Revoir Simone harnesses simple musical pleasures to craft an enchanting 3D world of texture, narrative and sound.

  • Start: 8:00 pm
  • Tickets: Rmb 500(VIP) / 150 (door) / 100 (presale)

NIK BARTSCH’S RONIN (Switzerland)

[ November 12, 2009; 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Swiss pianist Nik Bartsch and his neo–jazz-funk ensemble Ronin play music unlike anyone in recent memory. The group rummages through the work of a wide swath of global impresarios, ranging from trance to jazz to funk, and even stretches to embrace the ultra-refined mimesis of Morton Feldman’s oeuvre.

  • Start: 9:00 pm
  • Tickets: Rmb 50

THE TOXIC AVENGER (France)

[ November 7, 2009; 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Toxic Avenger, a.k.a. Simon Delacroix, electro thrash producer
from Paris, France, takes a unique blend of melodic rage and screaming synths to create a sonic epic audiences can lose their minds to.

  • Start: 9:00 pm
  • Tickets: Rmb 80/50(presale / 戴面具入场者享受优惠票价)

MY WALLS

[ November 5, 2009; 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ] On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall—the infamous structure that separated East and West Germany and became the symbol of divided ideologies and lives—was toppled. Twenty years after the fall, stories of the Berlin Wall still resonate as controversial, compelling, and powerful.

  • Start: 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Rmb 20