NO is the band around singer, composer and lyric writer Zuoxiao Zuzhou. His lyrics are described as “dark, pliable, and tough” (hei’an rouren), and, as one article goes, “make our face turn red.”40 On the other hand, his words are praised as well-written, deep and honest, combining perfectly with his music, which includes styles such as punk, trash metal, rock, soft blues, and elements of acoustic guitar as well as traditional or Asian-sounding melodies. The brilliant and highly symbolic cover of “The Missing Master” bears a special touch, as it features a slightly altered painting by the Tang dynasty (618-907 A.D.) painter Zhou Fang, who became famous for his paintings of beautiful elite women. Represented is a concubine holding a stick in her left hand that is attached by a read leash to a red collar fixed around the neck of a little dog. Here, the dog’s head has been replaced with that of Zuoxiao ZuZhu, smiling and sticking out his tongue. One can read a large dose of irony and sarcasm into the scene: the concubine, representing the old traditions and the glorious times of the Tang dynasty, serves as cultural background for the power of the “red collar”, and is wrapped around the neck of a little dog. The dog itself might symbolise the masses and the young generation, which, despite all this, appears strong enough to laugh and mock at the whole situation.