The Wooozy Offline lads are back after a cracking debut year. They rinsed the dancefloors of our favorite clubs, bringing credible names from across the electro spectrum including NYTA, Nguzunguzu, Bok Bok and Untold. Now they’re back, and they’re ready to shatter your eardrums.
The eclectic and prolific Japanese rock band Boris is coming to you, courtesy of JUE | Music + Art 2015. Composed of drummer/vocalist Atsuo, guitarist/vocalist Wata, and bassist/guitarist/vocalist Takeshi, Boris is best known for its monolithic sludge tracks, but incorporates a vast panorama of genres—from drone metal to pop—into an imposing, smoldering whole, ready to inundate you in an landslide of noise.
JUE | Music + Art is bringing cassette culture back to China come this March with Awesome Tapes from Africa. Since 2006, Brian Shimkovitz's Awesome Tapes From Africa blog has been shedding light on obscure and wonderful sounds from across the African continent. As a DJ, he travels from club to festival to DIY space, bringing the blog to life with 2-3 hour sets blending folkloric pop, left-field dancefloor gems, and hip-hop beats he's collected from African marketplace finds.
Native New Orleans rhyme machine Jay Electronica and Queens hip-hop tour de force Miss Ko meet for the first time in the milieu that is the 7th JUE | Music + Art Festival. The two make up an undeniably compelling and exciting double bill with Iron Mic crews in support in both Beijing and Shanghai.
JUE | Music + Art teams up with Sub-Culture to bring the noise on March 20th (BJ) and 21st (SH). He’s provided bass-booming remixes for Grace Jones, Thom Yorke, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Primal Scream, Two Fingers, Beastie Boys, and has fans as diverse as Aphex Twin, Four Tet, Trent Reznor, Fuck Buttons and Death Grips.
After the huge success of Blak Twang in 2014, JUE | Music + Art and Electric East are back with one of the UK's most respected producers and DJ's, Swindle. With releases on Butterz, Brownswood and Deep Medi and having collaborated with the likes of Wiley, Professor Green, Big Narstie and Ghetts, it's no surprise that he continues to shine as a key producer in the grime scene.
As part of JUE | Music + Art Festival 2015, Lost Cargo are excited to present a night of eclectic, strictly vinyl sounds with very special guest Cian O’Donnell from New Zealand’s Conch Records! Originally from England, Cian O'Donnell has been DJing since 1989 in various spots around the globe.
Come March 12 – 22, China sees the communities of Shanghai and Beijing come ablaze with creativity. JUE | Music + Art returns for its seventh consecutive year in 2015 and includes a musical line up that spans the depths of music – from Korean indie pop to Australian punk veterans – and an art programme that focuses specifically on music and the sounds around us. Hip Hop shows meet Chinese rock photo exhibits while music heads talk on the state of the international music community in a local livehouse followed by a cassette DJ show; JUE has it all from cycling scavenger hunts to live shows...
Genjing Records as part of JUE | Music + Art are proud to present the brash, visceral sound of Primitive Calculators to Beijing and Shanghai. Once one of the rawest acts of the 70’s Australian punk scene, 35 years later they’re back and meaner than ever.
JUE | Music + Art is excited to welcome back the enigmatic French singer Emilie Simon to Shanghai and Beijing. With her unique mix of electronic, pop, and Bjork-like vocals, Simon has performed at sold-out shows across the world. Now, following on from her short tour in China in 2010, Emilie Simon is back to play for JUE audiences this March.