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OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Beijing Rock City

Carsick Cars

Big news from China’s emerging experimental music scene: For the first time ever, U.S. listeners have a chance to hear some of Beijing’s biggest names — live and in person. Record label Maybe Mars and rock club D-22 have teamed up to bring Carsick Cars, Xiao He and P.K.14 to the US shores for Maybe Mars Presents: A Showcase of ... Read More »

Big in Beijing: Nick Frisch Reports

Xaio He at D-22, Beijing

Want proof that your club is hot? How about a surprise show from a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. That’s just what happened at Beijing’s D-22 (242 Chengfu Lu, Beijing; +86 6265 3177) this Friday night. And it’s just another sign that the city’s up-and-coming music scene is starting to be taken seriously (no, make that super-seriously) on the international level.   ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Nick Frisch

Drum Tower, Dianmenwai St., Beijing, China

Music lover and Fulbright scholar Nick Frisch went to Beijing to become immersed in China’s emerging music scene. In our guide to Music+Travel Worldwide, he shares what he learned with you. We caught up with the globe-hopping journalist for the downlow on this up-and-coming scene where Eastern and Western traditions are meeting in innovative ways. Find out more about Nick, ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: Music+Travel Worldwide

To paraphrase the late, great Otis Redding, we know you’ve been waiting. Just anticipating. Well get ready, because Music+Travel Worldwide from Museyon Guides is about to hit stores! And to show our appreciation to you, dear and patient reader, we’re giving you the chance to scope us out before the store. Thanks to the super-cool site Scribd, we’ve got an exclusive preview ... Read More »

The Scene: 2 Kolegas

2Kolegas

In our guide to Music+Travel, writer Nick Frisch shows you all around Beijing’s experimental music scene. And while the city is teeming with cool clubs and cool music, we’re especially feeling 2 Kolegas. The club is a no-frills dive bar located in a former drive-in movie theater, started by two friends (hence the name).  It’s a bit of a hike ... Read More »

Around the World…

eclipse

If you’re going to travel, you need to know what’s going on in the world. In today’s news round-up we head to Asia and Oceania to witness some amazing natural phenomena, and examine a strange plan for NYC.    People in China, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Japan were plunged into darkness yesterday during the longest total solar eclipse of the ... Read More »

Experimental Methods

beijing

The musical landscape of Beijing is a “weird-ass petri dish,” composer Eli Marshall tells Museyon Guide Nick Frisch. With its cheap lifestyle and cultural density, the constantly evolving city is a breeding ground for musical experimentation. Join your guide as he navigates an aural landscape that freely draws from Mongolian rockers, African DJs, American classicists, Brazilian drummers, Japanese computer musicians ... Read More »

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