Rapper Trout Fresh (呂士軒), electronic music singer CHIU PI (邱比), and indigenous folk singer Magaitan Lhkatafatu (瑪蓋丹．石卡達法度) were the biggest winners, each pocketing two trophies.
By combining music and tourism, this is a great way to discover great music while exploring Tainan’s local scenery and culture.
With the thoughts of Che Yu and the understanding of life, they pushed on and churned out — Him — their most moving and mature album to date.
Documentary TAIWAN HIP HOP KIDS includes interviews with four top hip-hop labels across Taiwan, namely KAO!, truecolor, AINOKO Entertainment, and Kung Fu Entertainment. With over 16 groups of hip-hop artists, and nearly 100 hours of interview materials, the film faithfully presents the development of hip-hop music in Taiwan over the past 20 years.
The band, which consist of Savanna, Zero, Ren, and Wen Wen, presents us with an album that showcases the dream-pop tunes of the ’80s, along with some slower romantic numbers.
The festival is featuring vocal talents with other work of lines such as filmmakers and politicians: Oscar Chiu (邱志宇), actor who portrayed the character “Tony” from the popular cult movie Story in Taipei, Taipei City Councilor candidates Froggy Chiu (呱吉), Poya Miao (苗博雅), and web-based satire media EYECTV (眼球中央電視台) host Ocular Nerve (動眼神經).
Trout Fresh, a member of hip-hop group SmashRegz, is in the top spot with 5 nominations for his solo album Awesome by Accident. Electronic musician CHIU PI, who has just finished his tour, and EggPlantEgg, Best New Artist of this year’s Golden Melody Awards, followed with four nominations each.
The Purple Alien EP is an impressive debut and sees the talented producer blend her style across four hard hitting tracks and enlisting a global roster of her talented friends including vocalists from five different countries.