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Love will tear us apart

Like many other Chinese Americans of my generation, New Order was an integral part of the soundtrack to much of my junior high and high school days. With cassette tapes (YES!) of Substance, Technique and Low Life riding around in … Continue reading

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The Pains of Being in Shanghai

(First of all, sorry about the malware issue that beset this blog for the past couple of weeks. Finally got it solved with the help of some outsiders) No, this isn’t a complaint about living in Shanghai or China, but … Continue reading

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emo in shanghai

Everyone Most people have guilty music pleasures. Whether its Culture Club or Neil Diamond or Journey. Sure, there’s that cheesy sort of guilty pleasure, and I have a whole iTunes library full of that sort of music. But then, there’s … Continue reading

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big music weekend

friday night: pinkberry, candy shop, sonnet, boys climbing ropes @ MAO Shanghai Saturday night: boys climbing ropes, st. vincent @ YYT Shanghai friday night reviewed here my thoughts: xiao yoi (lead singer of pinkberry) was ill, and the crowd was … Continue reading

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