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Sound Fragment is a Rock artist , originally from Beijing.

General information about Sound Fragment

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Sound Fragment in old days

English Name Sound Fragment
Chinese Name 声音碎片 / shēngyīn suìpiàn
Genre Rock
Origin Beijing
This is an artist which could be a band, musical project, solo musician or any other kind of music collective. For a more precise definition, see Category:Artists.

Band members

Vocals / Rhythmic Guitar - Ma Yulong (马玉龙)
Guitar - Li Wei (李韦)
Bass - Yin Yong (尹勇)
Drums - Wang Gan (王赣)

Former band members



History

2001

Sound Fragment, 2001, The Ark, Photo: Cocoa

In March 2001, the band Yao Yong Zhi Wu Yan Jiu Suo renamed itself into Sound Fragment. Lineup at that time: 馬玉龍(Vo&Acc.G), 李偉(G), 尹勇(B) and 王gan(Dr). Playing triphop music all members were graduates of the Beijing Midi School of Music, so in May 2001, they participated in the Midi Music Festival 2001. In September, their song 世界是噪音的花園 is included in the magazine 現代芸術 听2. September 9th, they performed at the Get Lucky Bar. September 28th, they rocked the Get Lucky Bar. October 30th, they rocked the 開心楽園. On December 17th, they performed in The Ark, Xin Tian Di, in Shanghai, thereafter went to Chengdu and rocked the Little Bar. At the end of the year, a demo record called Break Sound Demo is released. The X-music Magazine (通俗歌曲) named the record as one of the best indie records this year.

2002

In February 2002, they sign a contract with Badhead Music (Modern Sky Records). On May 1st, they rocked the Midi Music Festival 2002. In May, their song 自欺 is included in the So Rock! Magazine (no. 12). In July their song 狂歓 is included in the Modern Sky 4 (VA) compilation. On June 29th, they performed in Wuhan's VOX bar. Further in June their song 上当 is included in the compilation record Little Bar 1997-2002 (VA). In July their first record The world is a noise garden is released. Together with P.K. 14 they performed at the 旋転并且懐着希望 charity gig at the Get Lucky Bar. In September, their song 平衡 is released on the X-Music Magazine no. 227. On September 14th, they performed at the 起点 bar. September 21st, they performed in Lanzhou's 別特 bar. October 12th, they rocked Nanjing's 紅色気球音楽. November 30th, they performed at Xi'ans 8 1/2 Bar. December 26th, they performed at the CD Cafe during a Christmas party organized by Badhead Music. December 31st they rocked the 有戯 bar.

2003

Sound Fragment, 2003, Midi Festival, Photo: Yoshito Katori

On March 29th, 2003, they performed in the CD Cafe. On April 25th, they rocked the CD Cafe. On July 11th, they performed in the River Bar. On July 19th, they performed in the Get Lucky Bar. On August 8th, they rocked the River Bar. On September 6th, they performed in the Get Lucky Bar. On October 3rd, they rocked the Midi Music Festival 2003. On October 18th, they performed in the 両点一綫 bar. November 28th, they performed in the Nameless Highland. December 13th, they rocked Hangzhou's 霊隠31号 bar. December 14th, they performed in Nanjing's 莱鳥 bar. December 27th, they rocked Xi'ans 8 1/2 Bar.

2004

January 3rd, 2004, they performed in Leshan's 哈里路亜 bar. January 4th, they rocked Chengdu's 音楽房子. Then, 劉光蕊 joined as keyboarder. On May 28th, they performed in the Nameless Highland. On June 26th, they rocked the Get Lucky Bar. On July 10th, they performed in the New Get Lucky Bar. On November 4th, they rocked the New Get Lucky bar during the memorial concert for Wild Children's Xiao Suo. At the end of the year, recording for their second record started, however both Yin Yong and Wang Gan left the band.

2005

Sound Fragment, 2005, photo: Corleone, Democn

In April 2005, Qin Shao Jian joins as drummer. In June, 宋[火韋] of Mametjan joins as bassist, so that the lineup consisted of: Ma Yu Long (Vo& Acc. G), 李偉(G), 宋[火韋](B), Qin Shao Jian(Dr) and 劉光蕊(Key). On June 12th, they performed in the New Get Lucky Bar. In July their song Song of Praise is included in the Modern Sky iPod Shuffle Special Edition (VA). Also in July, their second record Under life is... is released. On August 13th, they hold a presentation party for their second record in the Nameless Highland. In September, their song 優美的低于生活 is included in the So Rock! Magazine (no. 44). On September 16th, they performed at the Nameless Highland. On October 2nd, they rocked the Midi Music Festival 2005 at Beijing's Haidian Park. In October they depart for their nation-wide tour with their first gig on the 15th in Guangzhou's Solo Bar. October 16th, Shenzhen's 本色 bar. October 19th, they rocked Fuzhou's 爵士藍調 bar. October 22nd, they performed at Wuhan's VOX bar. October 29th, they performed in Qingdao's 楽白森 bar. October 31st, they performed in Jinan's 2046 club. November 4th, they rocked Hangzhou's No. 31 Bar. November 6th, they performed in Shanghai's 288 Bar. November 7th, they performed at Shanghai's The Ark. November 19th, they performed at the New Get Lucky bar, thereby officially ending the tour.

2006

On January 1st, 2006, they performed at Chongqing's 前沿. On January 3rd, they rocked Leshan's 軌混 bar. On January 6th, they rocked Xichang's 大門 bar. On January 8th, they performed at Kunming's Shuo bar. On January 10th, they peformed at Dali's 玄武攀岩 bar. On January 15th, they performed at Kunming's 魚夫 bar. In April, Nike is using their song 優美的低于生活. On May 9th, they performed at the New Get Lucky Bar during the 記念中国揺滾20周年曁《一無所有》誕生20周年(1986-2006) event (20th Anniversary of Chinese Rock, "I have nothing" 1986-2006). On July 21st, they performed at the Nameless Highland. On August 16th, they rocked the Starlive. On September 9th, they performed at the 13 Club. On September 15th, they rocked the Nameless Highland. October 30th, they performed at the Nameless Highland during the 懐念我們的朋友 野孩子--小索 event. November 15th, they rocked the Starlive. December 2nd, they performed at the 中国地網五周年音楽盛会2006 event in the Starlive. December 16th, they rocked the Nameless Highland. December 23rd, they performed at the Nameless Highland.

2007

On January 1st, 2007, they performed in the Nameless Highland. On March 9th, they rocked the 4 Live in Shanghai. April 7th, they performed in the Yugong Yishan. April 14th, they performed at the Beijing Forestry University (北京林業大学). May 1st, they performed at the Apres Midi event in the Starlive. June 15th, they performed at the Starlive. July 8th, they rocked the 2 Kolegas. September 14th, they performed at the Mao. October 3rd, they rocked the Modern Sky Festival 2007. October 6th, they performed at the Lijiang Snow Mountain Music Festival 2007. December 27th, they rocked the 明日的栄耀 摩登十年星光夜--摩登天空10年夜 (10th Anniversary Party of Modern Sky Records) in the Starlive.

2008

On March 23rd, 2008, they performed as support act to UK band Playmaker in the Mao Live House. May 1st, they rocked the 2008橘子音楽節 at Chengdu. May 24th, they performed at the Mao. June 20th, they rocked the Starlive. In September their third record 把光芒洒向更开阔的地方 is released at Badhead Records. On September 28th, they held a album release/presentation party at the Mao Live House. September 30th, they performed at the Modern Sky Festival 2008 on the ROKR stage. December 15th, they performed at the Starlive. December 27th, they rocked Hangzhou's Xiangshan Academy of Fine Arts. Further in December, their song 情歌而已 is included in the X-Music Magazine no. 379.

2009

August 7th 2009, they performed during the InMusic Festival 2009 on the Zhangbei Grasslands on the Main Stage.

Appearances in press/books

  • Mentioned as "Yaogun band to watch" in the Insider's Guide to Beijing 2007.

Participated Festivals

Discography

Major releases

Compilations

Appearances in Magazines

Further information

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