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We're a digital media platform telling stories about China from China.

We're a digital media platform telling stories about China from China.
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China

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We're a digital media platform telling stories about China from China.

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@radiichina

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English


Episodes

B-Side China Ep. 13: AI as Artist with Wang Changcun & Benjamin Bacon

1/18/2019
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Wang Changcun (aka ayrtbh) and Benjamin Bacon (aka SoundSpade), two Shanghai-based artists whose practices bend the line between coding and composition, discuss with host Josh Feola the impact of Artificial Intelligence on creativity. Is AI a tool? A separate consciousness that can be collaborated with? Both? Neither? Full info: http://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-13/

Duration:01:02:39

B-Side China Ep. 12: Was 2018 the Year Chinese Music Went Global?

12/14/2018
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On this episode of the podcast I take stock of overseas milestones achieved by Chinese artists operating at both the mainstream and underground levels in 2018. The audio was recorded from a talk on the subject I gave at Shanghai space Subland, which was followed by a debate with German music critic Fabian Peltsch, who asks important questions such as: Why should it matter to Chinese artists to "go global"? When we say "global," how do we distinguish between "the West" and other parts of the...

Duration:01:12:12

B-Side China Ep. 11: Art/Club Hybrids with Antonie Angerer, Lhaga Koondhor and Tom Mouna

11/30/2018
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Three co-founders of the one-of-a-kind Nightlife Residency discuss their pilot program in 2018, overlaps and fissures between the gallery & club worlds in Shanghai and Beijing, and how these different subaltern cultural spheres intersect in China's major cities today. Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-11/

Duration:00:39:49

B-Side China Ep. 10: "The China Narrative" with Yan Cong, Emma Sun and Krish Raghav

11/16/2018
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Host Josh Feola talks to photojouranlist Cong Yan, video producer Emma Sun, and music promoter/comic book artist Krish Raghav about stereotypes shaping the different “China narratives” that dominate Western news media, corporate branded content, and music journalism. Full info: radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-10/

Duration:00:45:29

B-Side China Ep. 09: Autotuning AlphaGo with Sun Yunfan

11/7/2018
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“The way we consume culture is actually determining the content of the culture itself” — visual artist, writer, and one half of Shanghai Restoration Project Sun Yunfan discusses the impact of tech on art Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-09/

Duration:00:30:47

B-Side China Ep. 08: Sinking Beijing w/ Tom Ng, Josh and Simon Frank

11/7/2018
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On this episode, we discuss the paradoxical process by which the infrastructure for creative industries in Beijing has grown at roughly the same speed at which the roughness that gave art being made there its edge has receded Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-08/

Duration:00:41:58

B-Side China Ep. 07: City to Country with ChaCha and Kayla Briët

11/7/2018
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ChaCha and Kayla Briët talk about the delicate balance between cultural preservation and innovation, how new media can tell old stories, and how a return to cultural roots is pointing out new creative directions Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep-07/

Duration:00:37:16

B-side China Ep. 06: Found Sound China

11/7/2018
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We catch up with some participants in the inaugural Found Sound China cultural exchange program, which created bilateral creative flows between 3 American and 3 Chinese musicians this past summer Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-podcast-found-sound-china/

Duration:00:29:57

B-side China Ep. 05: Underground Music and Social Ritual

12/21/2017
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Josh Feola sits down with Krish Raghav, an organizer of the annual Concrete & Grass music festival, and Becky Davis, a Beijing-based reporter for French paper AFP, to discuss music, art, and culture within the context of China's "radical uncertainty" full info: http://radiichina.com/b-side-china-podcast-underground-music-and-social-ritual

Duration:00:34:13

B-side China Ep. 04: Genjing Jukebox w/ Nevin Domer

12/8/2017
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Selecting some tunes from the back catalog of Beijing-based vinyl label Genjing Records, and talking about the unique hybrids that have come out of China in the 12 years that label founder Nevin Domer has been organizing here Full info: https://radiichina.com/b-side-china-podcast-genjing-jukebox-w-nevin-domer/

Duration:00:49:34

B-Side China Ep. 03: China Tech & Underground Culture w/ Christina Xu

11/26/2017
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A seasoned observer of tech-mediated "social ritual" in China discusses internet worlds, "systems of mutual influence," and how accessing China at the level of underground culture can feel like "skating along a parallel dimension" Full info: http://radiichina.com/b-side-china-ep3

Duration:00:38:27

B-Side China Ep. 02: Rap in China w/ Bohan Phoenix, DJ TOY, Its Ralph Tho

10/27/2017
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NYC rapper Bohan Phoenix talks about cultural exchange through hip hop with tour-mates DJ TOY and Its Ralph Tho Full info: http://radiichina.com/b-side-china-podcast-rap-in-china-with-bohan-phoenix-dj-toy-itsralphtho Photo by William Griffith/Live Beijing Music for Radii

Duration:00:45:13

B-Side China Ep. 01: Chengdu Underground with Kristen Ng

10/9/2017
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Kiwi/Chinese cultural maven Kristen Ng describes the underground flows that she helps to facilitate in Chengdu Full info: http://radiichina.com/b-side-china-podcast-chengdu-underground-with-kristen-ng Cover photo by Colin四四

Duration:00:31:59