the Beijing Dead Live @ Hot Cat Friday Night


The Beijing Dead and Illness Sickness are rocking Hot Cat this Friday Night. Get your Grateful Dead fix in China. The show starts at 9pm. It’s free. Hot Cat Club is located at 46 Fangjia Hutong. Dig.


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MarcoStock 2013 in Photos

A fine evening of music. Thanks Chris Cook for the pics.

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As only he could, Marco is hosting a Birthday party this Saturday Night (June 1) at 4 Corners. Modestly, he’s calling it MarcoStock. 4 bands are playing and 3 of them feature Marco. The fun starts at 8 pm sharp and goes very, very late. The Dead open, everything after that is a surprise…

MarcoStock Featuring:

Not There

Solid Gold

Groove Collective

The Beijing Dead

At 4 Corners

27 Dashibei Hutong



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iPhone Blues One Sentence Edition

Where I load 7 albums onto my iPhone and listen to them for a week.

Artist: Chromeo

Album: Business Casual

Comments: Great Cheese.


Artist: DJ Screw

Album: 3 ‘N the Mornin’, Pt. 2

Comments: Slow, syrupy and impossible funky.


Artist: Earl King

Album: New Orleans Blues

Comments: Yeah, it’s the New Orleans Blues so yeah its good.


Artist: Gold Panda

Album: Lucky Shiner

Comments: A little ethnic, a little boring.


Artist: Lee Dorsey

Album: Freedom for the Funk

Comments: The Meters make everyone sound amazing.


Artist: Mavis Staples

Album: You Are Not Alone

Comments: Her voice makes the idea of God seem possible.


Artist: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

Album: The Ultimate Collection

Comments: Sometimes you just need to listen to Motown and remember how good pop music can be.


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A 30 Second Ad Attempting to Convince You to See Not There Live in Beijing

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This is Polly Pollen Dancing. Polly Pollen Embodies Not There

Polly. Pollen. Was Not There.

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DazeFEAST 2013

Yeah, we’re there dude.

Everybody be hollerin' Goat at dazeFEAST 2013

Everybody be hollerin’ Goat at dazeFEAST 2013


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