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Hailing from the grasslands of Western China, Mamer is a legendary figure from China's underground music scene.

Described as the 'Lou Reed of the grasslands', Mamer's music combines traditional Kazakh folk melodies and instruments with Western and traditional Chinese instruments.

Mamer's band 'IZ' is credited with single-handedly kickstarting China's alt-country scene and has influenced a huge range of acts including Mongol-crossover pioneers, Hanggai.

'Eagle' is Mamer's first solo album.

Recorded in Beijing and Urumqi (Western China), 'Eagle' is aimed at… read more

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  • brilliant
  • интересно
  • his music is unbelievable!
  • из принципа послушаю, очень интересно, насколько в реальности продвинут данный индивид
  • keep up the good vast steppe ;)
  • i saw IZ live along with hanggai and they were nowhere near as serene as the music on eagle. his band had 2 bassists and a drummer who played on a steel fan extensively and was super industrial sounding, really dark and all. he played a really dark sounding rendition of kargashai but hardly brought out his doumbra/kazahk-esque instruments. kinda disappointing, hanggai stole the show really, they were super theatrical and amazing - they got a huge wall of sound.
  • 我一发现他是哈萨克族,就知道他的音乐一定是特别的。 我非常欣赏他的歌曲。去Mamer音乐会吧。很感动耶。
  • @ jumabek63 köp rahmet !
  • i have this amazing video of Mamer playing live at a theatre near where i live but the song they're playing isnt on the album does anyone know what it is? It's absoloutley amazing! I love you Mamer! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xTgtthIisY&feature=related
  • awesome music

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