Editor's Picks December 24 – 25

Christmas time, kids! Although we are in China, and although Christmas probably wasn’t part of Mao’s plan for the Republic, as it probably wasn’t Halloween, here we are, ready for another red winter Christmas. So we have some presents from around the world for you.

Tracy Thorn, from Everything But the Girl, is releasing an special Christmas present, a new cover version of Sufjan Stevens’ “Sister Winter” that you can download just giving your e-mail address to get the link.

The Klaxons (U.K) are releasing their new EP Landmarks Of Lunacy specially on Christmas day. After their second album released earlier this year, which was less applauded than their first one, they thought “Sometimes the only way to let a story release it’s full power and potential is to offer it up to the universe “ So there you go, one Christmas present more.

Iron & Wine (U.S.A.) are giving away the song “Tree by the River”of their new album Kiss Each Other Clean! coming out on next January, you just need to give them your e-mail address, and you’ll get it.

Javiera Mena (Chile) is giving away a remixes EP Hasta La Verdad with eight remixes by eight different artists of one of her singles from her newest album Mena.

Very young new producer Wizual (Czech Republic)  is sharing a collection of the remixes he made this year.

From Shanghai, you can still get the albums of Little Punk , Pairs, and Rainbow Danger Club.

And one more, though this one is not ours’ we want to share it with you, one of the best Christmas albums out there, enjoy it! Ho ho funk ho!!

The picks.

Friday December 24

YuyinTang – Chrimas Eve Celebration In YYT

Have a Chinese Rock Merry Christmas with Little Nature , Fivepence, Yuguo, The Reason.

Entrance: 60 rmb
Address: 851 Kaixuan rd.

Lune – Mod Dance Party

The Beat Bandits and Next Year Love will be partying Mod style.

Entrance: Free
Address: 218 Xinle rd. 4th Floor

Dada – Asian Lady

And the ladies are Dj Mia, Dj Yen, DJ Yoko and VJ Hean. (Tip:  ladies like gentlemen)

Entrance: Free
Address: 115 Xingfu rd.

The Shelter – Uprooted Sunshine Christmas Party

Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, by the Uprooted Sunshine crew hoh’ hoh’ hooing Christmas.

Entrance: 30 rmb
Address: 5 Yongfu rd.

Saturday December 25

YuyinTang – AK47

Beijing’s classic hard rock, AK47.

Address: 851 Kaixuan rd.

The Shelter – Beat Conductorz

Djs Hamacide, Sickstar, Conrank and Cavia will be in charge of the booth, and the beats.

Entrance: 30 rmb
Address: 5 Yongfu rd.

Lune – Bells and Whistles

Naughty, nice and great dancer Djs Mau Mau, Trix and Milan J.

Entrance: 20 rmb
Address: 218 Xinle rd. 4th Floor

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Mache is a hippie witch that was born under Beltane's full moon. She enjoys talking to ghosts and interdimensional beings, and cooking for her friends and beasts. She has Chilean wine in her veins instead of blood,and at the moment she belongs to China.


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