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CRACKDOWNS in China often unfold without explanation, carried out by officials acting on directives that never see the light of day. A veteran journalist, Gao Yu, was jailed last month for seven years for revealing the existence of a campaign against the discussion of Western political ideas. The Communist Party document that ordered it was a state secret, the court READ MORE

Inside Carsick Cars newest album

The place where Carsick Cars practise feels more like a bunker than a rehearsal space. Located in the basement of a parking garage near Deshengmen, the space is hidden in a maze of underground tunnels that are lit with a sickly yellow light and smell of piss. Walking down the ramp, we descend into the passageways and promptly get lost. READ MORE