Wang Wen – Sweet Home, Go! (2016); Invisible City (2018); 100,000 Whys (2021)

Closing out the week, and continuing to work my way through some more of last year’s releases — today I think we’ll explore some Chinese music. Specifically, the music of one particular band from the city of Dalian, which is located at the northern end of the Yellow Sea, just across the bay from North Korea.

I’ll be sharing their three most recent albums with you this afternoon. But it may be worth noting that this group has been active and productive for more than two decades now — and the material we’re covering will actually be their ninth, tenth, and eleventh albums! So if you like what you’re hearing, please feel free to continue digging into it on your own.

 

Wang WenSweet Home, Go! (Pelagic Records / Space Circle, 19 October 2016)

 

Wang WenInvisible City (Pelagic Records / Space Circle, 25 September 2018)

 

Wang Wen100,000 Whys (Pelagic Records / Space Circle, 24 September 2021)

 

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