I know you’re probably sick and tired of year-end lists by now, but let’s grandfather this one in: inveterate Beijing music scene-watcher William Griffith just released a series of 2017 wrap-up posts on his site Live Beijing Music. We’ll give Will a late pass since he went all in, with separate posts for the previous year’s best shows, best bands, and best albums, plus this mix of his favorite individual tracks:

Give those 80 minutes a listen, and if you like what you hear, dig into Will’s other lists for a comprehensive sonic snapshot of what underground China sounded like in 2017.