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Tianjin (天津, Tiānjīn), city also called "the harbour of Beijing".
taken from Wikipedia
Tianjin is the second largest city in northern coastal China. Administratively it is one of the four municipalities that have provincial-level status, reporting directly to the central government. Its urban area is the third largest in China, ranked only after Beijing and Shanghai.
Tianjin's urban area is located along the Hai He River. Its ports, some distance away, are located on Bohai Gulf in the Pacific Ocean. Tianjin was once home to foreign concessions in the late Qing Dynasty and early Republican era. The municipality now incorporates the coastal region of Tanggu, home to the Binhai New Area and the TEDA economic development zone. Tianjin Municipality borders Hebei province to the north, south, and west; Chinese capital Beijing is to the northwest, and Bohai Gulf to the east.
The Scene of Tianjin
For most people, Tianjin is known as the harbour of Beijing, though for the underground music scene of China, Tianjin is the harbour of metal music.
Wang Kai Ge and Zhan Ximei form the band The News Group.
The band The News Group changes their name into Vomit.
Vomit releases their first demo Endure
Coprolagnia are formed.
Major Compilation Records of Tianjin
Tianjin Pogo (VA) - 2010, March
- Yaogun.com page about Tianjin
- Yaogun Tianjin BBS
- Tianjin Live Douban group
- Uneven Records record label in Tianjin
- Metal Tianjin website
Expats / Foreigners in Tianjin
Articles & Books
- Francesca Sborgi Lawson (2011), The Narrative Arts of Tianjin: Between Music and Language, published on 31 January 2011