DUNG MUMMY RADIO
THE HIJACKED XI’AN BROADCAST
Captured at Mecca Project Space
w/ guest Xie Bo Han
of System Error, Colorful Z-Bra, Bias, XBH
Defying international broadcast laws, and with no respect for intellectual
property rights, the free airspace of URCK’s radio waves were violated like a
disputed pacific island, when MECCA took over Dung Mummy Radio for a showcase
of music from Xian, China, and the current round of projects being undertaken at
MECCA, a music and artspace located inside the former giraffe house of Xian’s old
Guest Xie Bo Han drops in to reveal the secrets behind System Errors new collaboration cd and roll out a taste of the tracks. Some highlights of this year’s
field recordings from the MECCA mobile unit, put a spotlight on some obscure traditional
music forms as well as tracks from Shanghai’s Round Eye, Xian laowei rockers
Yu Ren, a live song from the literally amp-blowing set by Dai Kai Ju at Vice Versa live house and sneak previews from the upcoming albums of Keloid and Daniele Brusaschetto are among the gems to be found.
So forget the China-bashing in Ohio during the presidential election, stop crying about human rights issues you know nothing about, forget the value of the RMB, take of your “Free T****” t-shirt and get ready to go behind the great firewall.
This is a glimpse of the REAL culture of one of the most ancient cities of the world.
Terra-cotta warriors, my yellow ass!