(中文) 【新聞發佈】新迷幻與車庫搖滾派對 遊牧影展怪奇音樂祭卡司再升級 

(中文) 車庫搖滾與新迷幻,放克雷鬼與世界音樂,全場騷動的地下電子派對,當然還有永不退燒「非常廟」電子舞台。遊牧影展簡直對舉辦派對上了癮,繼去年舉辦二天音樂祭,今年要在4/14-4/15二天,邀請國內外超過30組樂團與DJ陣容接連上場,帶你進入古怪反常的派對中。今年4/12的「前前夜祭」特別邀請120%搖滾精神,爽度爆表,展現東京地下車庫搖滾音樂紀事的《東京車庫狂熱》台灣首映與加碼樂團演出!電影在日本各地巡迴時好評如潮,衍然成為次文化代表,製片B.B. Clarke亦現身映後座談。

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Japanese Garage Rock Madness at Urban Nomad Opening Freakout

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.

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Angelo Moore of Fishbone to play Urban Nomad Opening Freakout with The Brand New Step

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!

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Urban Nomad Music Fest coming April 14-15 at Tiger Mountain!

For 2018, the Urban Nomad Opening Freakout will be held on April 14 and 15 (Sat & Sun) at Taipei’s best outdoor music venue, Tiger Mountain. The lineup will have more than 30 bands and DJs playing on two main stages, plus amazing food, craft beer, a pop-up vinyl DJ stage, art installations and booths, pre-parties, afterparties and lots of new surprises! (We’re not joking about the surprises.)

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2018 OPEN CALL FOR FILMS! MUSIC VIDEOS! VOLUNTEERS!

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.

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Our Donations to Children of Persecuted Chinese Activists

感謝行者在今年遊牧影展開幕派對義剪,謝謝各位朋友響應!總金額10658元已全部匯款至Humanitarian China(人道中國)其中的Sparrow Future Charitable fund(暫譯:燕子未來慈善基金)。

基金源起為,2013年導演王男袱到中國拍攝《流氓燕》一片,有感於很多中國人權運動人士們在投入運動之餘,無力照料他們的家庭,孩子們缺少金源無法就學,因此成立此基金,希望為他們的孩子募款,替他們獲得受教育的機會。

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2017 Urban Nomad Team @Busan International Film Festival

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.

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