The Two Types Of Rock Fans You Meet At Any Music Festival

Hardcore vs. twee is INTERNATIONAL. Taiwanese artist Beat Liu draws out the two approaches to rocking out at any music fest in the world.

1. One music festival can show the divide in rock music personalities.

2. My friend Ms. K and I tend to go our own ways after we arrive at a festival.

3. Ms. K goes with these sorts of people:

4. While I go with this crowd:

5. Ms. K’s crowd is hardcore central.

6. While mine is populated with twee kids.

7. My people stew quietly when songs begin, each of us playing out billowing dramas in our own heads.

8. Ms. K’s stages will have a long line for Lost And Found the next day.

Original artwork & text by Taiwanese blogger-illustrator Beat Liu (follow her on Facebook!). Translations by Kevin Tang.

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