Three Taiwanese groups will be participating CMJ this year. They are namely rapper Softlipa（蛋堡）, Taiwanese rock band io, and Latin rap band Boxing. At the press conference, we got to see these three groups donning clothes specially customized by Versace designer Daniel Wong,
Sodagreen（蘇打綠）launched the “Vivaldi Project”（韋瓦第計畫）in 2009. They announced surprisingly that their 10th album will be“Winter Endless”（冬 未了）and they released “Everyone” on the morning of Sep 15th, which is a song written by Wei（小威）the drummer to Greeny（青峰）the lead vocalist.
Flanked by the likes of Taiwanese bands like Flesh Juicer and Sorry Youth, indie music prodigy Crowd Lu will be leading Taiwan's invasion this year into Japan's biggest international summer music festival, the Summer Sonic Festival. This year’s Taiwanderful event will be held on 14th August (Fri) at the Liquid Room.