Asia TOPA takes over Melbourne Museum’s night party Nocturnal for a celebration of China’s most exciting new music, curated by tastemakers IndieWorks China.
One of the country’s hottest bands, headliners Click#15 bring their quirky brand of funk to Australia for the first time. Signed to Taihe Music Group, Click#15 became a household name following their appearance on wildly popular Chinese TV show The Big Band.
Beijing-based indie rock darlings Carsick Cars are back with a new album and a whole new generation of fans. Having toured with the likes of Sonic Youth and performed at All Tomorrow’s Parties, Primavera Sound and SXSW, Carsick Cars return to Melbourne for a blistering set deep within the wilds of the Museum.
Dubbed the first live electronic act in China, Jungle Mico Project draws on drum’n’bass, techno and breakbeat to deliver a completely unique musical experience. In this special performance, traditional singers from the Single Dragon Tribe in Yunnan join Jungle Mico Project to perform their new collaboration.
Also on the bill is mysterious band Cùn-Tiě, set to rock the Museum after dark.