China Blog: Dongguan

The trip to Dongguan was a long one. We all set out slightly worse for wear, and ended up on a train that sat stationary at the platform for two hours (!) before finally departing. It wasn’t a great start, but thankfully we were able to find a taxi quickly …

China Blog: Guangzhou

A short train ride later on Tuesday morning and we were in the huge bustling city of Guangzhou, the region’s capital. After struggling to communicate our hotel’s address to the taxi driver, we suddenly realised how sheltered from “big city China” our stay in Shenzhen was. Nevertheless, we made it …

China Blog: Shenzhen

Our first stop of the trip was Shenzhen. Here, we were performing as part of the OCT-Loft Jazz Festival, held in the OCT cultural district. Our label manager, Giacomo Bruzzo, was also appearing as part of the festival, giving a lecture on our label RareNoise. Because the lecture was on …