As threatened, our 8 track thing ‘Grandparent’ is out now. Free download at pairs.bandcamp.com and on our Douban (site.douban.com/pairs)
To bask in our own glory awhile, here’s the first video done by the really fucking nice Redscale Studios krew:For those of you outside of China or those that have a VPN:
On the mainland:We’re releasing a video a day over the next 7 days - all done by Redscale Studios.
We’re not goingt o spam you for each one, if you give a fuck, just go to the user’s page on either Youtube or Youku, or check our Facebook (facebook.com/pairsaredograts).
We’re launching it tonight (October 19th) at 390 in Shanghai between 7pm and 9pm. Then it turns in to a gay bar. I’m going to stick around and see how I go. Once heard a guy give another guy a blowjob in the cubicle next to me and it sounded like a good time.
For better or worse.
Morgan proposing to PeiPei on stage at the end of the last Boys Climbing Ropes concert
TOMORROW: WED JUNE 13th @ XIAOPING
SKIP SKIP BEN BEN
+ ONE (1) SECRET GUEST BAND
From JINGWEIR zine issue #3, available for free in PDF:
Birdstriking - 7pm Television (punk/noise-pop/beijing)
[from their self titled 2011 release]
JW006 JINGWEIR zine issue #3: April 2012
cover image by Shen Peiyu: http://www.shenpeiyu.com/
Jingweir Radio Podcast #3: Winter 2011-2012
0:01 (1) Dead J - Glass Mountain 1:34 (2) Jia Huizhen - Jieti 4:22 (3) Battle Cattle - Killed in 2 times 7:52 (4) Duck Fight Goose - This is the circus 12:20 (5) Arm Trick - Katzenmuzik 8 (rooftop mix)
18:20 (6) Birdstriking - 7pm Television
21:22 (7) Lowbow - Hole, I got stuck
In honor of International Record Store Day, Shanghai-based music blog Wooozy.cn recently did an interview with label owner Nevin Domer about Genjing and vinyl culture in China. You can find the Chinese version up on their site, and the English version below.
Pairs - No Regrets (Shanghai/Spazz Punk/Lo-Fi)
from the album ‘Summer Sweat’ recorded in Beijing with Yang Haisong in 2011