Earlier this year, Beijing-based indie folk band Shanren (literally "Mountain Men"), traveled across China's Yunnan province to take in and film the rich indigenous musical traditions. The band members, whose own songs mix folk melodies with rock and world music influences, visited rural villages of Yi, Lisu, Nu, Tibetan, and Wa minorities. While joining the villagers in song and dance, they found the music so tied up in the drinking…
Added by MusicDish on December 30, 2011 at 8:21am — No Comments
A new rumor had started to circulate that video portal Ku6was going to move its Games and Music Operations from Shanghai to Beijing. Some Ku6 insiders recently confirmed the rumor, saying that employees willing to relocate will retain their position and salary level while receiving a 2000 RMB housing subsidy.
The official reason for this move is to improve coordination and communication of the Ku6 team. However, there's…Continue
Added by MusicDish on December 29, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Superheroes" offers the first peek into the upcoming release The Futuristic World Suicide. Produced by D. Still and Thee Lost Symbol of Still Grindin' Productions, the song descends upon the metropolis with a triumphant fanfare, the type that conjures up images of caped crusaders looming large over crime-infested cities. The fanfare is cut short in favor of shiny synth riffs that sparkle and dance throughout the track. Juan Rogelio,…Continue
Added by MusicDish on December 27, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Tyrone releases the video for "The Coolest Bruva remix" featuring Edawg and DJ Topspin. The short-filmed styled video was filmed and directed by Tyrone; while David Toledo at Unified Outreach Studio's created the animation. The cartoonist D. Toledo…
Added by MusicDish on December 21, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments
7even was raised in Dallas, Texas. At a young age he was influenced by Hip Hop and started expressing himself through music. This passion for music was created from the pain the he endure as a child. It all led him to what he's become today with the help of artists' influences such as UGK, Scarface, Outcast, Tupac, Biggie, Public Enemy to Nas KRS to E-40 and Jay-Z. The bigger their influence the more he studied them. His belief is 'what…
Added by MusicDish on December 19, 2011 at 7:10pm — No Comments
Karl-Marx Waite of Sweet Sadie's Records announced the release of KC Jockey's new track, "A Better Jamaica." The track is a tribute to the artist's homeland, and one that he hopes will be an anthem for better days ahead. "A Better Jamaica" can be downloaded from KC Jockey's website free of charge, as it is his present to the people of Jamaica and all who love the beautiful country.
According to the CIA World Facebook, "Jamaica is currently plagued with high…
Added by MusicDish on December 18, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments