By Takuma Okada
What Is APARTY?
1. With the characteristics of being a part of something.
2. With the characteristics of being separate, or set apart, from something.
1. A social gathering of guests. Synonyms: party.
2. A music showcase curated by LEX for … Read more
By Susan Chang
The future of Asian American representation in the music industry has hope in the hands of DJ Richie Menchavez. I was lucky enough to speak with Mr. Menchavez this week, to learn more about his background in the music industry and his music platform and … Read more
By Brandon Loo
Subway musicians: they’re everywhere in the subway system. There are mariachi singers on the 7 train, a Romanian accordion player on the 6 train, guitar duos at Grand Central, and a Peruvian flutist at Times Square. They represent the diversity of New York that is unmatched in any other city transit system … Read more
Korean American musician Vong Pak, based in New York, is a street performer dedicated to promoting traditional Korean folk music. Pak uses the Korean drum, along with dramatic performance techniques and dance, in his routines.
According to the Atlantic, the reason why Pak performs is simple.
“These days I’m not busking for money,” … Read more
Lee asserts on her new single, “I am not my gender, my color or my class.”
The founder and chairman of Bose Audio Systems has died, reports News Track India
Amar G Bose (image on left from Bose) was 83-years old.
The Indian American engineer invented the speaker that made Bose a worldwide brand in music and home entertainment.
Bose was born in 1929 in Philadelphia.
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A Colorful Musical Journey, An Asian American Dream Musical Concert presented by musician Austin Huang, is expected to greet the audience at Benaroya Hall on April 21 in Seattle, according to Northwest Asian Weekly. The concert blends Chinese music with Western orchestral music.
Huang, who became an American citizen in the 1990s, has been … Read more