MIDEM 2015 Taiwan Artists／My Skin Against Your Skin(激膚樂團)
BY Sophia / May-28-2015
Taiwan Beats Showcase(Paris)，Pan-Piper, 2-4 Impasse Lamier, 75011 Paris, FRANCE
My Skin Against Your Skin (a.k.a. MSAYS) is a Taiwanese electronic music duo formed in 2010, consisting of Andrea Huang (lead singer) and Si-Lu Yu (bassist, synthesizer and programming).
MSAYS self-titled EP was released on 17 March 2012, which earned “Best Band”, “Best Rock Single” and “Best Musician (Si-Lu Yu)” of the 3rd Golden Indie Music Awards. Additionally, it was nominated for the “Best Band Award” at the 2013 Golden Melody Awards, which is equivalent to America’s Grammy Awards in the Greater China region.
Since the beginning of 2010, MSAYS have swept through many renowned Taiwanese music festivals, they have also performed at Toronto’s NXNE Music Festival, Beijing’s Strawberry Festival, Beijing’s MIDI Festival, Seoul’s Pentaport Music Festival, Cologne’s CO/POP Festival, and Jakarta’s JAVA Soundsfair Festival. Canadian press credited MSAYS’s 2012 performance at NXNE, and described the vocalist Andrea as a born-to-be Rock star with powerful charisma.