From Hong Kong, broadcasts of expansive experimental and underground music

It’s another winter of tough commercial pressures and pandemic limits on gathering. But Hong Kong Community Radio – and now CFK Radio – provide some shining examples of how to create new spaces for far-out sounds.

ASIA FUTURIST is the techno compilation we need right now, from Jakarta to Shanghai

It’s not the bpm. It’s not the style. It’s the soul of the humans making the music that matters – and that might be what you’re missing. So grab this Indonesian-Chinese collaboration for an urgent cause, to heal a sick world, figuratively and literally.

Peter Kirn - November 16, 2021

In pandemic year two, streaming in China builds underground electronic music community

With community radio and online features, the metaverse in cities like Chengdu and Shanghai continues to be a conduit for community. Efforts by independent community streamers could serve as an example to the rest of us figuring out our post-pandemic world.

Peter Kirn - March 24, 2021

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