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Rock from the Beijing Underground

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Rock from the Beijing Underground

Rock from the Beijing Underground

Rock from the Beijing Underground

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When British musician and record producer Martin Atkins visited Beijing in 2006, he wasn't sure what kind of music scene he'd find. As it turned out, the sounds emerging from the Chinese underground were surprisingly familiar.

Atkins has compiled an anthology of what he found; it's called Look Directly Into the Sun, and it's just out on the Bloodshot Records label. Milo Miles has a review.

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