FIRST LOVED SONG: La mort du Cowboy – That’s what my mum was singing in the car and one of the first song I learnt by heart (a very sad one tho… :))
THE BAND THAT OPENED THESE EARS: That could be Offspring. Ouch, reminds me a lot of stupid things I’ve done!
FAVORITE SONG AND BAND FROM COUNTRY OF BIRTH: I’m a “favorite switcher”. It totally depends of my mood !!
WISH TO SEE PLAYING LIVE: The ones I don’t know yet
WHEN IS NOT ABOUT MUSIC IS ABOUT... (feelings and) photography… among many other cultural stuffs
RELATIONSHIP WITH DUCKS: Light Duckess! Photographer, member of the Beijing Layabozi team.
FAVORITE SPICE: I eat life with a lot of desire on it :)
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“What We Learned From…” will be a new feature promoting bands who have come to Shanghai in association with the Expo. Now that all of our great venues are intact and countries are bringing their musical talent here to share, we thought it appropriate to document that process, week by week, country by country. This week we were invaded by Finland.
Attractive RoOtine, a multilingual “electrosteady” duo, used to be based in Shanghai, but now they have defected to Beijing, which is where Hajar tracked them down for an interview.
Last April 22nd ExitA played at Beijing’s YugongYishan and Betti Na was there shooting her first session for Layabozi. You can listen and download their music and find more about ExitA on their Douban Page.
他们用缓慢的节奏冲击着后摇滚和车库摇滚；他们既不属于后摇滚，也不属于车库摇滚；他们是自赏噪音；他们是Skip Skip Ben Ben。 A slow paced attack on post rock and garage rock alike, Skip Skip Ben Ben are to be classified as neither the one nor the other, but as noisegaze.
我迅速果断地按了一下快门，真不害臊！ (English version after the click)
(English version after the click)