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  • The Sound Stage: WHAI

    2012-09-26 16:54

    Hypnotizing sounds from the dry and hot deserts of Ningxia are brought to you by WHAI. Their name is as mysterious as their music, but get to know them, and you will find they actually find beauty in simplicity.

  • The Sound Stage: The Metaphor

    2012-09-26 16:54

    Heavy, dark and extreme, The Metaphor seem at first glance like your typical metal band, but within them lies deep mysteries and contradictions.

  • The Sound Stage: The Mirror

    2012-09-26 16:52

    This chill and psychedelic original band claims Pink Floyd is their favorite, and while the influence is strong, they have a unique sound that is all their own.

  • The Sound Stage: Rocking For Good

    2012-09-26 16:31

    When American David O'Dell first came to Beijing in 1995 to study Chinese, he never expected he would be an indispensable part of a musical movement. Fast forward to today, and he still has a place for Beijing in his heart. Watch this episode to see the softer, compassionate side of punk rock.

  • The Sound Stage: NAOHAI

    2012-09-26 16:30

    Naohai, which roughly translates to "Noisy Sea," is a hot Shanghai band that shows you the noisy sea of their young minds.

  • The Sound Stage: Houdezaiwu

    2012-09-26 16:29

    Our main event is CRI's very own Xiao Fei and Lucy. Along with their friend Cheng Huihong, they formed a band to put on a rock show for their beloved fans.

  • The Sound Stage: The Gar

    2012-09-26 16:28

    Light and darkness, knowledge and mystery, these contradictions and polarities cannot exist without the other. The Gar understand these deep qualities of the universe, and beat it out of their instruments for everyone to hear.

  • The Sound Stage: Mr. Graceless

    2012-09-26 16:26

    The song featured in this episode is called “Singing Sunday.” They do not have any upcoming shows because they are working on new material.

  • Reel China: Design of Death

    2012-09-13 17:12

    This week we're taking a look at Guanhu's new film Design of Death, starring Huang Bo and Simon Yam.

  • Reel China: Inseparable

    2012-09-13 17:11

    This week, our intrepid movie duo Rob and Karen check out upcoming Chinese movie Inseparable.

  • Reel China: Fairytale Killer

    2012-09-13 17:10

    This week, our intrepid movie duo Rob and Karen check out upcoming Chinese crime thriller Fairytale Killer.

  • Reel China: Full Circle

    2012-09-13 17:09

    This week we're taking a look at road trip film Full Circle. We'll also be interviewing a CRI colleague about his favourite movie and taking a look at the top 5 movies in China right now.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.