Yesterday, I escaped all the St. Patrick's Day insanity downtown for a bit to go scope out a house show in NE Austin at a crusty studio/venue called Baby Blue Studios. I only managed to catch one band, Creamers, but the night's roster was pretty impressive, and included notorious Monterrey punks Ratas Del Vaticano as well as at least one underground band from China.
There was a cool experimental video installation featuring a bunch of TVs showing different loops that I guess was called "Pangbianr."
I nabbed a comp with the same name featuring "b-sides, live recordings, deep cuts, and unreleased tracks" from ten Chinese underground bands working in genres like no wave, punk, post punk, krautrock, and shoegaze. Needless to say, I can't wait to pop this fucker into my home stereo.