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Listen: Vintage Mandopop/Folk/Rap Thrifted in Taipei

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Remember CDs? I recently Taobao‘d a Sony Walkman with G-Protection just to re-experience this ancient format myself. Also on the hard-copy-music archaeology tip is Angel Arlin, the Taipei node of pan-Asian purveyors of great taste, Eternal Dragonz.

Angel recently relocated from LA to Taiwan, following a fruitful meeting with soundtrack composer Lim Giong around this time last year. She’s had a few irons in the fire since making the jump, including a regular show on Internet Public Radio, where this mix first appeared as a livestream before being archived on the Eternal Dragonz Soundcloud.

Enjoy the roughly hour-long mix of Mandopop, folk, classical, ’90s rap and more below (“Best enjoyed in bed snackin,” EDZ sez):

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Josh Feola
Josh Feola is a Shanghai-based writer and musician, and RADII's Culture Editor. His coverage of Chinese music and art has appeared in The Wire, Dazed, Artsy, LEAP, Tiny Mix Tapes, and more. He's been active in China's underground music scene since 2010 via his booking platform pangbianr.com, and is a former member of Beijing bands Chui Wan, SUBS, and Vagus Nerve.