Author, entrepreneur, drummer, and documentarian Martin Atkins will be speaking about his time with the Beijing underground music scene at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Martin's first documentary, 16 Days in China, is currently on the festival circuit and will be speaking about his experiences with Chinese bands, as well as the startling cultural differences and similarities between life in China and the United States.The presentation will be hosted in the Marshall Student Center.
The presentation will cover:
D-22: China's CBGB's
The drive and hunger in Chinese artists that has been missing in most US acts over the last few decades
The music of Nepal
Merging ancient and emerging music genres with the China Dub Soundsystem project