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Asian American Musicians Struggle to Break into Mainstream

posted by Randall

Low Leaf

Filipino American Low Leaf is one of 9 Musicians named to a list of artists you need to hear

Quick, name your top five Asian American musicians.
 
Sadly,with the exception of a few audiophiles, many of us would have a tough time with that question.
 
Bustle talked with a number of Asian American … Read more

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Nov 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Despite Fame, Run River North’s Alex Hwang Remembers His Roots

Despite Fame, Run River North’s Alex Hwang Remembers His Roots

posted by Randall

Alex HwangRecording artists Run River North will be performing tonight at the national finals of Kollaboration Star 2014 in Los Angeles.

In addition, the top six finalists from regional competitions around the country will be competing for the national title.

This will be the second time Run River North has returned to Kollaboration Star as performers … Read more

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Fil Am Singer-Songwriter Alfa Refuses to Fit into a Mold

posted by Randall

Alfa GarciaThe national finals of Kollaboration Star 2014 will take place this Saturday night in Los Angeles. The top regional winners from the Asian American Idol-like competition will compete for national honors.

In addition to the finalists, also  performing that night will be singer-songwriter Alfa along with headliner Run River North, dance crew Kaba Modern, alternative … Read more

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Oct 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Run River North to Perform at Kollaboration Star

Run River North to Perform at Kollaboration Star

posted by Randall
Run River NorthRun River North, the folk-indie band formerly known as Monsters Calling Home and past Kollaboration finalists, have confirmed that they will headline Kollaboration Star on November 15th.

 

 
The band topped the Billboard Heatseeker’s charts at #3 back in the spring, joined the Goo Goo Dolls on their Spring Acoustic Tour, and has been featured
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Feb 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Policy Mic: 11 bad ass Asian American Musicians

Policy Mic: 11 bad ass Asian American Musicians

posted by Randall

AwkwafinaWhen people think of music, they might be hard pressed to name an Asian or Asian American musician.

It’s not that they’re not out there, but unfortunately few with the exception of Psy have gained prominence in the mainstream or popular media.

Lisa Bernier in her piece for Policy Mic singled out 11 Asian musicians … Read more

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Feb 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on WSJ: Korean American indie band breaks K-Pop stereotypes

WSJ: Korean American indie band breaks K-Pop stereotypes

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Run River NorthNot all Korean American musicians are K-Pop stars like Psy in “Gangnam Style”. Run River North is a band of classically trained Korean American musicians who describe their music as “gangster folk oriental music.”

“When people see they’re Korean, they have to shrug off the K-Pop thing and wrap their heads around the fact these … Read more

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