January 11, 2012
To Rubber Tracks, From China
Hedgehog is a three-piece Chinese rock band from the Beijing indie scene. Formed in 2005, the group is know for their signature sound that verges on the fringe of pop, punk and rock, with a tinge of harmonic nostalgia contrasted with energetic noise rock. The mainstay members of the group are drummer and vocalist Atom (阿童木) and guitarist and vocalist ZO (子健), along with bassist He Yifan who joined the band in 2010. The band has 4 albums under their belt, all written and recorded in China, and toured recently toured the USA.
Track of the Week:
Hedgehog hits the studio to record their track “Dear Boy, I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend.”
Listen to: “Dear Boy, I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend”
Download the track
The Chinese rockers discuss the band’s history and their first experience playing in the US.