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Photo of the day: SUBS Ups the Intensity at SXSW

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This week’s photo theme is China at SXSW 2018: a visual recap of a few bands and artists that represented at the first official China showcase to be held at long-running Austin, TX music industry conference South by Southwest. I was at the event as my band SUBS was one of the featured artists, and this week I’ll share some snaps from the front row.

My band SUBS played second to last, and there was still a good audience despite the fact that it was pushing 1am by the time we went on stage. Vocalist Kang Mao (pictured above) was in fine form, fitting a few solid stage dives into the set. (Photo by Emma Sun.)

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Josh Feola
Josh Feola is a US-based writer and musician, and RADII's former Culture Editor. His coverage of Chinese music and art has appeared in The Wire, Dazed, MIT Technology Review, Artsy, Bandcamp Daily 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.