Elizabeth Wang, TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s Director of Communications, and special guest Young Lee of The Soonest present this July video update on the theme of summer music and soundtracks. We’re big fans and supporters of the many Taiwanese Americans who are making a dent in various musical genres and mediums. Be sure to check out some of the links we’ve included below. Several of these talented folks have free music downloads or are currently on tour.
Then, be sure to follow TaiwaneseAmerican.org on Facebook. For a limited time, we’re doing an autographed CD package giveaway for someone who “likes” the related post by midnight on July 9, 2012.
Are you local to Northern California? TaiwaneseAmerican.org is proud to be a sponsor of Asian Rock Fest, which takes place on July 13, 2012 in Berkeley, CA. The line-up features a couple of Taiwanese American bands including Eric Hsu’s Johnny Hi-Fi and Simon Young’s The Slants.
The bands, singer-songwriters, and musical artists mentioned in this video clip include:
Jack Hsu of The Hsu-nami
Chris Changchien of Claudeo
Chaucer Hwang of Crash Boom Bang
Dave Yang of Extra Arms
Alanna Lin aka “Mindy Chiu” of Fascinoma
Alice Lin of Eagle & Talon
Wendy Hsu of Dzian!
Other musicians and bands to check out include: