Urban Nomad’s music video competition had 80 submissions this year! And 77 of them are on YouTube, so we made a playlist! Check out this great compilation of the last year in Taiwanese indie music. Jurors for the 2018 competition include head of B-Side films Tzara Lin, The White Eyes lead vocalist Gao Xiao-gao, and…
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The Urban Nomad 2018 Open Call is officially closed. thanks for all of the participants. we have over than 200 films and 80 music videos this year. to check if you successfully submitted. enter the sheet and find your film/mv title.
At this year’s Urban Nomad Opening Freakout (April 14-15 @ Tiger Mt, Taipei), we will pay a special homage to the Tokyo garage scene, featuring wild fuzz, neo-psychedelia and hardcore psychobilly. Highlights include Tokyo bands Minnesota Voodoo Men, and a vicious hard funk band Walkings.
In our quest for the best live acts in the universe, Urban Nomad has lured in legendary frontman of Fishbone Angelo Moore will bring his band Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step to the 2018 Urban Nomad Opening Freakout, at Tiger Mountain in Taipei on April 14-15. Also set to perform: Minnesota Voodoo Men and Walkings from Japan! And Taiwan’s best bands & DJs: Skaraoke, Outlet Drift, Crocodelia, Sonica Calico, Balkazar, DJ Cosimoz, Byron Duvell (Diamond Tigerz), and DJ Marcus Aurelius. And we’re just getting started. There are plenty more performer announcements to come!
The 2018 Urban Nomad Film and Music Fest is preparing to take place in April and May 2018, so hurry up and submit your work to Taiwan’s most exciting creative showcase! We are holding competitions for films — including short films and feature films — and music videos, with awards including NTD 50,000 cash prizes and video production services from Far East Translation.
Last week, the Urban Nomad team visited the 22nd Busan International Film Fest, where as a team we watched 43 films (see all our reviews in the Chinese version of this article). The cinema was a mixed bag, yet enjoyable with lots of big Japanese and Korean releases, and a very big year for Taiwan. Here are quick English language film reviews for 15 of the movies we saw.