Mon, Nov 05, 2007 - Page 13 News List

Chinese avant-garde makes noise

In a country where the government keeps the media on a short leash, the most exciting new music comes from the underground

BY BEN SISARIO  /  NY TIMES NEWS SERVICE , BEIJING

He said he had no illusions that the music he sells will be accepted by a mass audience. He added that what he hopes for most is support from the government in the form of public festivals and other profile-raising events.

"Even though this music can't be accepted by most of the people," he said, "this is the real music of China."

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