China’s new rock band “Orange Ocean” makes its first visit to Japan!

Last Updated on 2024-03-04 by a-indie

The rock band “Orange Ocean (橘子海)” from Qingdao, China, announced that they will hold their first tour in Japan in March 2024.

The guest for the Tokyo performance (March 6, Shibuya WWW X) is the four-member band “TENDOUJI” that advocates EASY PUNK, and the guest for the Osaka performance (March 8, Shinsaibashi JANUS) is the four-member band “No Buses” that features sweet melodies and tight beats.

Orange Ocean is a three-member band formed in Qingdao, China, in 2012, consisting of 2KM on vocals/guitar, Qingxi on bass/sampling, and Xiaolu on drums/vocals.

Their debut album “岸辺の涙(浪潮上岸/Tears in Ocean)” released in China and Japan in 2019 caused a sensation in both countries and attracted attention as an expected newcomer band.

In 2022, they released a song called “Made for Mermaid” co-produced with the Japanese band “The fin.”, which became a topic for its unique sound and lyrics.

In 2023, they participated in the Chinese music program “Band of Summer” and their name became known throughout China.

In the spring of 2024, they will embark on an Asian tour that will take them to Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore, expanding their activities to the world.

Yuto Uchino, the vocalist of the popular Japanese band “The fin.”, commented on Orange Ocean as follows: “An indie rock with a continental scale that sounds from China. It will surely change your scenery.”

Orange Ocean’s first tour in Japan is a valuable opportunity to feel the forefront of the Chinese indie scene. Tickets are on sale at each play guide. Don’t miss this opportunity.

Orange Ocean released Works

Title:岸辺の涙(浪潮上岸/Tears in Ocean)
Release Date: Now On Sale
format: Mp3、CD

Orange Ocean Live Information

  • DATE: 2024. March 6th (Wed)
    PLACE: WWW X (Shibuya)
    RISE Bldg 2F, 13-17 Udagawa, Shibuya, Tokyo
    TEL: 03-5458-7685
    OPEN 18:00 / START 19:00
    TICKET(+Drink): Adv. 6,000JPY / Door 6,500JPY
    Special Guest Artist: TENDOUJI

  • DATE: 2024. March 8th (Fri)
    PLACE: music club JANUS (Shinsaibashi)
    ADDRESS: 2-4-30-5F, Higashi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
    TEL: 06-6214-7255
    OPEN 18:00 / START 19:00
    TICKET(+Drink): Adv. 6,000JPY / Door 6,500JPY
    Special Guest Artist: No Buses


Writer: Tomohiro Yabe(yabori)
Tomohiro Yabe
Editor-in-chief of BELONG Media/A-indie. Since 2010, he has been writing a music blog, “A timeless masterpiece(時代を超えたマスターピース)“, which is the predecessor of BELONG.

After writing for “only in dreams“, a website run by Masafumi Gotoh, the vocalist of ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION, he majored in music business at a music college.

He has been writing articles on Japanese and foreign music for more than 10 years.

In the past, he was in charge of garage rock, psychedelic rock, and Japanese indie rock at a music CD rental shop that had more than 100,000 albums.

Using his experience, he published 26 issues of a music magazine called “BELONG Magazine“, which had “roots rock” as its theme.

Currently, he is writing articles based on SEO strategies that he learned at a web production company. His hobby is watching “Fortune! Anything Appraisal Team”.

You can see the articles he has written so far here
Twitter: @boriboriyabori


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