How do you calculate a concert’s cost? And why are people reluctant to spend on CDs, yet willing to splurge on concerts? Taiwan Beats interviewed with Taiwanese famous concert director. Let’s check it out.
It became clear after 2007 that the embattled record industry was in a decline with slim hopes of achieving another boom. Thus, Taiwan Beats will look at the current status and development of our local concert industry from various perspectives. Let’s talk about concert director first.
Waa owns a unique and clean set of vocals along with a playful and eclectic personality. Other than being a singer, she is also Taiwanese radio station Hit FM’s DJ. We caught Waa at the press conference before England’s Glastonbury festival, and invited her to tell us more about her ideas and plans regarding her performance at the festival.
SHOOTUP is a punk rock band which uses their truthfulness to collide with reality. SHOOTUP intends to pursue anarchy. Anarchy doesn’t mean chaos, but everyone takes good care of their own business. Freedom is a kind of self-discipline when others are not affected by it.
From the first album “Magic Power” released in 2009 to the 4th album “Fighting for Love” in 2014 and also their first concert held in Taipei Arena, Magic Power has gained great success. Let’s see this Taiwanese band with our interview.
My Skin Against Your Skin was formed in 2010 by just two members, vocalist Andrea Huang and bassist Si-Lu Yu. After performing at NXNE in Canada in 2011, Angela Huang was hailed as a natural-born rock star by the Canadian media, for her ability to draw people into her music with her live performance.
What we are talking about is not to give up everything to chase this ‘dream’, but to find a way to allow this ‘dream’ to be incorporated into your life. To us, our album ‘Everything’ is not the ending point of our dreams; it is but a milestone on the journey to our dreams.
“It’s important to persist," she says seriously. There’s always something we can choose to do. “People would describe music as jazz, Latin or other genres, for example, but there are essential items and characters underneath. If you want to cook udon noodles with curry flavor, you have to really put curry into it, otherwise it’s only a marketing tactic."