Niu Fang Fang
the summer of 1998
where are you from:
instruments you use:
guitar, bass, drum, sometimes use synth
style of music:
new punk rock+indie rock
in the summer of 1998 year, on the magazine NEWSWEEK's cover in 1999 year. signed Japanese indie record label BENTEN and recorded debut album YELLOW BANANA in 2000 year. tour in Japan in 2001 year, released the second album DI DI DI and tour in America in 2003 year, released album FOXY LADY in 2005 year, released album SHANG HAI and then dissolution of band in 2007 year, band reformed with new members in October 2010.
what’s your message?
BeiJing is fucking cool.
do you play shows and how do they look like?
we used to performed at SXSW of America. Marilyn Manson said that he had to come to our gig when we tour in America, our gig not be popular in Beijing as our fame, even though we are famous rock band in China.
what was the craziest show you’ve ever played ?
here has not craziest show, you will see the crazist show at next show.
what was the worst and why?
the first time show in SCREAM CLUB in WU DAO KOU in 1998 year, at that time three girls all are students of high school, never rehearse. we went to club mere wanna see other boys punk band's show. we temporary planed get on the stage, cause at that time here had not girls punk band, we were all excited and we didn't even know what we playing, totally mass up and crazy. the singer didnt know what does she singing, but audience happy too.
what are your future plans?
are you going for the big deal or are you more the d.i.y. type?
we had record company before, it's BENTEN, just this company took us out of china and tour in Japan and America.
your 3 favorite bands:
your 3 favorite colors:
White, Light pink, Pink
your 3 favorite dishes:
Sashimi, hot pot, durian
your 3 favorite movies:
Das Leben der Anderen
your 3 favorite books:
your 3 favorite records:
DIVISION BELL of PINK FLOYD
your 3 favorite venues:
BeiJing, Forbidden City, pyramid
your 3 favorite hobbies:
your 3 favorite animals:
3 things you totally need on stage:
contact lenses/slimming tea/watch
what do you fight?
against discrimination homosexuals /against wear animal fur grass
what’s your best song eva and why?:
NOW I WANNA SAY TO YOU and SHANG HAI, the first one is former punk style period, another one is satirize SHANG HAI city, maybe
SHANG HAI can behalf of CHINA for western, but SHANG HAI is too commercial! lack art and culture, mere is a side of China,
i still think Beijing is most fucking cool city.