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Hiperson/海朋 is a five-piece rock band from Chengdu, China, formed in 2012. They have released two full albums, No Need for Another History (2015), She Came Back from the Square (2018) on Maybe Mars one EP 'Four Seasons' coming out on Damnably in 2019. They toured 28 cities in China and 16 European cities (2016).
Thier forthcoming third full album was recorded in the legendry Hansa studios, Berlin and mixed/mastered at Chicago Mastering Services. To be released on Damnably/Maybe Mars in 2020-expect a sense of the poetic narrative of contemporary literature mixed with the musical structure of hard-core punk and melodies of Chinese folk music.
Unlike previous generations of Chinese musicians, these twenty-somethings reject the shackles of recent history, harkening back to the essential, sensitive, poetic golden age of rock’n’roll. Their temperament of refreshing simplicity has led Hiperson on a path of rapid achievement. Frontwoman Chen Sijiang’s unique voice, brilliant and gorgeous as it is, does not draw the audience’s full attention away from Hiperson’s compelling bass-lines or the complex, precise rhythmic interplay between drums and guitar.
The band plan European tours in 2020.
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