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The Sino-Indian Music Alliance (SIMA) presents:

SIMA 2015 | Module 2 | Emerge

The second compilation of contemporary

electronic sounds from India and China

Now out on Bandcamp!

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SINOTRONICS presents BEME 2015 — Cross Fades,

the 4th annual Beijing Electronic Music Encounter!

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All about 3 - BEME III - Dark Bridges

3 days, 3 venues, 3 album releases!

BEME III, China’s most progressive and multi-site electronic music festival is happening on FRI 10/24 @Dada, SAT 10/25 @Yugong Yishan, and SUN 10/26 @XP.

BEME III is organized by Sinotronics, a Beijing-based record label founded by Josh Feola of pangbianr Markus M Schneider of Metrowaves in 2013. 

As a record label, we're finally getting around to releasing records (read: CDs) at BEME III. Those are Dark Bridges, the debut album from brilliant Beijing multimedia artist and deep digital darkness explorer FAR/∞, and Module 1: Oscillate, a compilation of contemporary sounds from India and China constituting the first official product of the Sino-Indian Music Alliance (SIMA), co-founded by Sinotronics.

FAR/∞ — Dark Bridges



SIMA - Sino Indian Music Alliance — Module 1: Oscillate 


Read about / listen to / exchange currency for both of those wonderful releases right here:


BEME will be the official release event for those CDs, as well as Ting ShuoFM3's first non-Buddha Machine release in 10 years. Preview the title track of that one here, and read an extremely long interview Josh Feola did with FM3 founder Christiaan Virant here

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Here's the full program for BEME:

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FRI Oct 24 @ Dada

BEME III, Night 1 brings unfamiliar vibrations to Beijing’s most progressive electronic music club, DADA. Come early for danceable code glitch from Changchun’s JFI and avant-techno from Beijing’s iimmune (Sinotronics), ride the wave to its crest with an unprecedented, dancefloor-oriented live set from FM3 (Buddha Machine), and release with deep house, minimal techno, and tech house lasting til the small hours from FAR/∞ (live set – Sinotronics), Menghan (DJ set – Sinotronics), and Hashback Hashish (DJ set – REProduce Artists, Delhi).

THIS WILL START EARLY! (For Dada.) Come between 8pm-midnight for more experimental sounds and dance. Progressively.

Schedule:20:00-22:00 - Charm / MMS (opening DJ)22:00-23:00 - Menghan (DJ)23:00-23:30 - JFI (live)23:30-00:00 - iimmune (live)00:00-00:50 - FM3 (live)00:50-01:50 - FAR/∞ (live)01:50-02:50 - Hashback Hashish (DJ)02:50-end   - Menghan / MMS (DJ)

ticket = 40rmb

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SAT Oct 25 @ Yugong Yishan

The second night of BEME III brings radical electronic hybrids to Yugong Yishan’s stage. Perched at a critical point between avant-garde and “familiar” music, this night is the centerpiece of BEME III, presenting dark bridges between punk, post-rock, noise, improvisation, live electronic music, and spheric DJ soundscapes. It starts with an inflammatory synth-grind set from SPY RAT 51, the newest enfant terrible side project of Li Qing and Li Weisi (Snapline / Soviet Pop). From there we hear new moves from old hands as Beijing punk stalwarts SUBS debut a new electronic post-punk direction, then reach the future rock styles of Shanghai’s most progressive band, Duck Fight Goose, a four-piece unit slowly evolving into a post-machine sonic hybrid. DFG will debut a radically new set at BEME III.

The highlight of this event is FM3′s live performance and official release of their new album, Ting Shuo, followed by repeat, experimental & improvised performances from two other artists featured on night one: FAR/∞ and Menghan. BEME III bridges between venues as well as between sounds & styles, their originators and their audience.

DOORS at 8pm, live music starts at 9pm. Really no weak links in this chain so show up on time!

ticket = 80rmb

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SUN Oct 26 @ XP

BEME III concludes with an experimental salon, showing the contemporary status of China’s electronic music avant-garde. JFI and iimmune return from night one at Dada to bring their harshest, strangest, most untested ideas to the fore. Menghan returns once again, joined this time by MMS (improvised splicing) and Charm (percussion, electronics) for the hybrid electro-acoustic live ensemble, STEEL. Delhi’s Hashback Hashish returns as well, deconstructing stems from his 2014 album Stoned for a live, ambient set.

The guest of honor at BEME III’s finale is Hangzhou-based Wang Changcun, one of China’s earliest innovators in sound software development. In addition to democratizing access to means of electronic music production in China via mobile app development (cicadas) and open-sourced, browser-based performance platforms (see here), Changcun has recently been recognized by the critically-acclaimed Sound Art China exhibition as one of the forerunners of sound art and avant-garde electronic music in the country. This is his first Beijing performance since 2003.

We’re also thrilled at the last-minute addition of US-based artist Ben Houge. Ben’s unique compositions and inventions operate at the nexus of music composition, video games, performance, sound installation, and digital art. This will be Ben’s first China performance since 2011.


20:00-21:00 - Charm / MMS (opening DJ)

21:00-21:30 - Menghan / STEEL (live)

21:30-22:00 - Hashback Hashish (live)

22:00-22:30 - iimmune (live)

22:30-23:00 - Hong Qile (live)

23:00-23:30 - JFI (live)

23:30-00:00 - Ben Houge (live)

00:00-00:30 - Wang Changcun (live)

00:30-end   - Charm / MMS / Menghan (DJ)

ticket = 40rmb

That’s nearly all about BEME III - Dark Bridges!

For the rest, make sure you won’t miss!