Hooked filled, experimental relishing electronic artist thruoutin has been a staple of the Beijing’s scene for years.
His latest “Service (The Shanghai Mixes)”, out on Huashan Records, was conjured up during a visit to Shanghai in 2013, where the electronic artist joined forces with label head Raphael Valensi for some gigs, and subsequently a recording session.
The first track, “Qiguai de difang” (奇怪的地方), is a loose interpretation of a comic by Beijing visual artist, Yue Ming. Here an individual is met by a delivery man on a cold and windy afternoon at a bizarre beach. The music revolves around boss nova and gamelan samples with pipa and bass guitar.
You can stream “Service (The Shanghai Mixes)” in its entirety on Bandcamp.
thruoutin on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Tumblr, Douban, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.