TRAKTIVIST is the premiere Music Blog to discover music made by Asian North Americans, as featured on NBC News. Our groundbreaking website & archive operate as a central, online hub, offering quality, convenience, and cultural value through our unique cataloging. From new releases to undiscovered gems, music will be posted every week for your enjoyment. Search by Ethnicity, Genre, Role,… Continue reading WHAT IS TRAKTIVIST? Click here to find out!
TRAKTIVIST is the premiere Music Blog to discover music made by Asian North Americans, as featured on NBC News. Our groundbreaking website & archive operate as a central, online hub, offering quality, convenience, and cultural value through our unique cataloging. From new releases to undiscovered gems, music will be posted every week for your enjoyment. Search by Ethnicity, Genre, Role, and Instrument! Listen to our playlists on Spotify and YouTube!… Continue reading TRAKTIVIST - ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC BLOG
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Through their music, each artist provides a glimpse into the dynamic and complex Asian American experience. By expression through art, artists are able to define themselves and break stereotypes. One day it will be commonplace to hear and see Asian Americans in all genres of music without so much emphasis on ethnicity. But until then, we believe it is important to acknowledge and appreciate all those who have and/or continue to pave the way in making this a reality.
Fill out this form to be considered for playlists, features, interviews + more! http://bit.ly/traktivistmusic… Continue reading GET YOUR MUSIC OUT THERE - SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC NOW!
Here at TRAKTIVIST, we’re starting a new series called Music By The Numbers, where we shine a light on tastemakers - festival talent buyers, Best-Of lists, and featured online content. While the music industry claims that being different helps you stand out, oftentimes tastemakers pass up on talent from minority communities.
Earlier this week, Rolling Stone released their Best Albums of 2017.… Continue reading Music By The Numbers: Rolling Stone Best Albums of 2017
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We appreciate any purchases you make through our store to help maintain the future of our blog and projects aimed to advocate and showcase the talent from our Asian American Artists. … Continue reading TRAKTIVIST MERCHANDISE!
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Get into the Holiday + Christmas spirit with this Spotify playlist made by Asian Americans, featuring AJ Rafael, Us The Duo, Jessica Sanchez, Far East Movement, Jeremy Passion, Emi Meyer, Clara C, Hayley Kiyoko, Filharmonic, Gent & Jawns, Travis Atreo, Sam Tsui, Kina Grannis, Jennifer Chung, Jeff Bernat, Sam Ock, Marié Digby, David Choi, Jason Chen, Joseph Vincent, Dia Frampton, The Chinkees, Timothy DeLaGhetto, Jr Aquino, Jenna Ushkowitz, Linkin Park, Z.Woods,… Continue reading ASIAN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PLAYLIST
I met you in 1996. Everything about that night I remember so clearly because it was an important day in my early life. I was only 16 and it was my first ever dj gig at a local club in Hayward, California. Not only did I get to spin with some of my local dj heroes, but it was first time being introduced to your singing group, which at the time was called “APEX”.… Continue reading AC LORENZO (KAI) - REST IN PEACE OCT 1, 2017
Three years ago when we launched TRAKTIVIST, we dreamed about the possibility of a Music Conference dedicated to Asian Americans, one that pulled the talent, knowledge and resources of the community to help better our impact in the global music industry.
That time has arrived!Continue reading ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC CONFERENCE