Following a winter tour of mainland China in 2019, Vancouver-based, Kaifeng-born artist Yu Su decided to start a label and make an album. Yellow River Blue, named after the world's most heavily salted river, is an album of firsts: it's a debut LP for Yu Su and the inaugural release of her newly-founded bié Records.
As debuts go, this one is striking. It would be hard to believe that such depth could come from a first try, so it's no surprise to find that Yu Su has had a toe dipped in the proverbial salted river for a few years now.
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