Shao Yanpeng aka Shao, previously known under the moniker Dead J, is considered to be one of China’s most important electronic music artists.
Shao began making electronic music in 2002. his music explores the relationship between sound and space. Tensions are interweaved with restrained emotions, and a sense of space running through the movement, can be felt - calm, solid, yet highly impressive.
In 2015, he signed legendary techno label Tresor records, joins Tresor ranks as China's first artist, and released EP Doppler Shift Pt.1. While he performs his live set in festivals across China mainland as well as at international festivals over 20 countries.
In addition to his personal projects, Shao is also a highly sought after composer and sound designer. collaborations with Film, contemporary art and theater project .He was invited in 2011 by the Goethe Institute to re-compose the soundtrack for the classic German silent film Metropolis. Shao has an ongoing cooperation with Meng Jinghui, one of Asia’s most influential avant-garde theatre directors and created several unique compositions for some of Meng's most popular plays. In 2010, Shao was appointed as the sole sound designer for the 2010 World Expo’s “Pavilion of the Future.” Shao collaborated with the Chinese animation artist Bu Hua, to create a soundtrack for the film Visions of the Future, also featured at the “Pavilion of the Future.”
Shao Yanpeng was born in 1981 and resides in Beijing.
The young producer OBJETS aka Shu , who has a good musical literacy, began to learn bamboo flute and saxophone at the age of 7. His music is ups and downs in a 4/4 urgency. It can be seen that the distinctive Techno music style influences. OBJETS aka Shu music production uses a large number of modular synthesizers. Weaving infinite detail and powerful beats in the music in dense lines. OBJETS aka Shu music is full of young energy. Very impactful kick drum, Long Pad's dark clouds, dark, well-structured sound walls.
In March 2018, the first EP "Confuse" was released at the Beijing electronic music label Prajnasonic, and the second EP "Downwave" was released in the US in the same month. And carried out a new EP national tour.
International artists perform at the same stage: Albert van Abbe, Kyle Geiger, Takaaki Itoh.