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Howie Lee

Audiovisual composer, DJ, and producer Howie Lee lived in Beijing for most of his life before relocating to London and eventually Taipei. Now back in Beijing, Lee released his album Mù Chè Shān Chū via Alpha Pup Records on December 4, 2015, which features mastering from Daddy Kev who has worked with Flying Lotus and many others. After dabbling in punk for a time, he’s now an integral member of the international dance and electronic scene.

city guide:
Beijing, CN
bar
Dada
One of Beijing's best clubs for everything alternative and electronic. Count on DJ dance parties and electronic acts on the weekends along with cinema nights, vintage markets, art and culture events during the week. Winner of TImeOut Beijing's Best Alternative Club 2016 and 2015.
206 Gu Lou Dong Da Jie, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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venue
MAO Livehouse
Music lovers take note--MAO Livehouse is one of the best spots in Beijing to see local and foreign acts ranging from rock, punk, metal, and hardcore.
Chong Qing Nan Lu 169 Long 7 Hao, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200025
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coffee
Alba Cafe
Offering sandwhiches, desserts, and cocktails. ! Relax with a drink and take in the view on the rooftop.
70 Gu Lou Dong Da Jie, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
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shopping
Echo Inc.
Record shop with its own DJ booth available to those who want to showcase the music that they love.
34 Jiao Dao Kou Bei San Tiao, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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outdoors
Jingshan Park
Formerly a private imperial garden attached to the grounds of the Forbidden City until the early 1900's. The artificial hill Jingshan, is the highest point in Beijing, and at its peak offers breathtaking views of the Forbidden City directly north.
44 Jing Shan Xi Jie, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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