Patrick Flanary

Patrick Flanary is an American journalist living in Beijing. His reporting has appeared on National Public Radio and in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Psychology Today, ProPublica and Quartz.

All Articles From Patrick Flanary

25 Years Later, Tom Petty’s “She’s the One” Soundtrack Is Reborn as “Angel Dream”

A proper album's worth of songs from one of Petty's most productive eras

Sowing the Seeds of “Wildflowers,” Tom Petty’s Not-Quite-Solo Album

Why the late great's occasional forays away from his band were ultimately essential to its survival

China's Once-Booming Community of Expat Hotel Bands Has Gone Silent

A legion of foreign musicians are now exiled from their adopted country, wondering if they'll ever return