Thin Man can either refer to a Chinese band or an old American radio series. 1. The Thin Man (Chinese: Shou Ren) is an alternative rock/grunge band from Beijing, China. It was formed in 1993 by vocalist Dai Qin, guitarist Guo Zhiyang, bassist San Er, and drummer Wang Lan. They first appeared on the compilation album called "Yaogun Xianfeng" in 1994.