Articles by Merideth C

Laters, Inferno (updated)

March 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Inferno, Shanghai’s best (but maybe also only) metal bar is shutting down. I think it’s only been open, oh, more than a year or so. I was reading about it over on Shanghai 24/7 and [...]

Blood Pours Out

March 5, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Horde wasn’t the only band working this weekend. Death to Giants also released their first full-length album at Yuyintang on Saturday. It’s called Blood Pours Out. Cause they’re [...]

The best of 2012

February 26, 2013 // 2 Comments

You know how at the end of every year all those top ten lists come out about the best albums? I hate those, because they make me feel like I know nothing about music (I’m looking at you, Pitchfork. [...]

JUE Music + Art 2013

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Spring festival is FINALLY over and if I never hear another firecracker for the rest of my life I reckon that’ll be about right. Or at least until next year. JUE Music + Art is happening again [...]

The Backstreet Boys

December 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Why yes, hell hath frozen over and I am writing about the Backstreet Boys. That’s because the Backstreet Boys are totally playing in Shanghai on December 28th and I’m totally going to see [...]

Rocksgiving 2012

November 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last Friday was the annual Rocksgiving concert held again at Yuyintang, which has turned into a pretty cool charity event with BEAN Shanghai. This is the third time they’ve done it and also the [...]

Skrillex in Shanghai

October 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s been confirmed finally that Skrillex will indeed be playing in Shanghai, at Club  G+ on Nov 10th. And tickets are…680 rmb. Yeah. 680 rmb. That’s, uh…more than $100. To [...]

Review: Capitan Tifus

October 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

This slightly crazy, extremely fun band called Capitan Tifus came through Shanghai a couple of nights ago. They’re from Argentina and have a lot of members (nine? I think), a lot of [...]

Interview – Friendly Fires

June 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sometimes you don’t need music that changes your life, you just need something that makes you feel good. Friendly Fires is that. Not that Friendly Fires can’t be deep; I’m sure [...]

Interview – Glasvegas

May 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Glasvegas is a band from Glasgow who creates this lovely, big, wall-of-sound rock thing. Lots of big guitar noise with a floor tom and some do-woppyish rhythms and other cool stuff like that. They [...]