INTERVIEWS

Video interview: AM444 ready to kickstart Niubi Festival at the free launch party tonight

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AM444 from China/Netherlands will be headlining the Niubi Festival launch party at mbar this evening (Thu 4 Sep). Jimi Tenor & Desto will join them on the stage as special guests. Watch the video interview! Niubi! Continue reading »


Mr. Jean Ramsay: “Is Mr. Peter Hayden playing my subconscious like an instrument?”

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Mr. Jean Ramsay, a seasoned music journalist and arts lover, had seen and heard everything. Then came Mr. Peter Hayden. Continue reading »


Niubi Festival in Finnish media: Bo Ningen & Tulegur Gangzi spoke their minds

Bo Ningen plays at Korjaamo on Fri 5 Sep. (Photo: Cat Stevens)

Rumba magazine did a piece on Bo Ningen and Maailman Kuvalehti wrote about Tulegur Gangzi. Continue reading »


Niubi Festival interview – Chui Wan returns to Finland

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Chui Wan, a pioneering psychedelic four-piece from Beijing, will perform at Korjaamo Cultural Factory on Friday 5 Sep. Continue reading »


Chui Wan still misses Europe – see the pics from their Club Niubi tour

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Chui Wan did their first tour abroad in March when Club Niubi brought them to Scandinavia. Read the enthusiastic after moods now that they’re back home in Beijing.

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Chui Wan: ”China is a very psychedelic country!”

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Club Niubi proudly presents a psychedelic four-piece rock band from China: Chui Wan. Tomorrow they will start their tour from Turku, Finland. Mr. Oskari Onninen found out how the band made their way from post-punk and no wave to psychedelic music and lo-fi. Continue reading »


Shanghai Rocks, Switzerland Shakes – Michael Vonplon of Miro China talks about cultural exchange

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Michael Vonplon took his first trip from Switzerland to China in the mid-90’s to study language, and has been stuck to the country ever since. He is the co-founder of Miro China, which provides a platform for Chinese and Swiss artists to do cultural exchange. Continue reading »


Reizen reveals his influences – from Äpärät to Radiohead

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Japanese noise-drone-mastermind Reizen is performing tonight at Södra teatern, Stockholm. He told us about his influences and Japanese alternative music scene. Prepare for some serious namedropping & weird YouTube clips! Continue reading »


The founder of Rockinchina.com: ”The typical pop music forms in Asia start to lose their attraction on the youth”

Chinese "wall of death" at Midi Festival.

”Niche forms, such as indie, rock and other alternative music genres, start to burst out, and not only within the underground scene. That makes the whole Asian music scene more interesting”, says Yang Yu, the founder of Rockinchina.com. Continue reading »


Knucklebone Oscar hit China – read full report: ”Oscar attacked the head of festival committee during a drunken brawl”

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Knucklebone Oscar visited Harbin Music Festival in China last August. There’s three sides to every story: yours, mine and the truth. That’s why we had both Oscar and his manager Panda Paananen for an interview to tell their versions of what happened on the road. Continue reading »


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