Josh Feola is a writer and musician based in Beijing. He has organized music, art, and film events in the city since 2010, via his label pangbianr and as a booking manager for live music venues D-22 and XP. His ongoing event series include the Sally Can’t Dance experimental music festival and the Beijing Electronic Music Encounter (BEME).

Feola writes regularly about music and art for publications including The Wire, LEAP, Tiny Mix Tapes, Sixth Tone, Douban Music, and Time Out Beijing. He also co-authors the Gulou View opinion column for The New York Observer.

As a musician, Feola formerly played drums in the Beijing band Chui Wan, recording on and touring behind their debut album, White Night. He currently plays drums in SUBS and Vagus Nerve, and also records and performs under the name Charm.

Last Updated: October 3, 2016