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Here's what security looks like at the annual Beijing Pop Festival. Thanks to Judith Govey at Uk-based Association for Independent Music (AIM) who sent it to me. AIM-represented group The Crimea played the festival in 2007. Beijing Pop Festival organisers have privately moaned about trying to get security - required by the local government agency which grants the festival's license - into something less formal than their paramilitary unforms. No luck, lets see what they manage for this year's fest, set for September.

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2002 - Interview with Rodrigo y Gabriela, by Cormac Looney. As with Damien Rice's profile, this interview was published before Rodrigo y Gabriela's career took off overseas. It too continues to attract considerable visits every month to the article from Wikipedia.