WHAT IS TRAKTIVIST? Click here to find out!

10th February 2018
 

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,

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TRAKTIVIST - ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC BLOG

9th February 2018
 

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!

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LISTEN NOW TO OUR ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC PLAYLISTS

7th February 2018
 

 


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.

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Music By The Numbers: Rolling Stone Best Albums of 2017

1st February 2018
 

 

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.

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GRAMMY AWARDS 2018 NOMINEES

28th November 2017
 

 

Congrats to all the 2018 Nominees for this year's 60th Grammy Awards! We've put together a Spotify playlist & list of all these talented Asian American + Global Asian artists.

RECORD OF THE YEAR
24K Magic
Bruno Mars

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
24K Magic
Bruno Mars

SONG OF THE YEAR
That's What I Like
Bruno Mars
Stereotypes

BEST DANCE RECORDING
Tonite
LCD Soundsystem

BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Spirit
Alex Han

BEST ROCK SONG
Atlas,

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ASIAN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PLAYLIST

24th November 2017
 

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,

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AC LORENZO (KAI) - REST IN PEACE OCT 1, 2017

24th October 2017
 

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”.

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ASIAN AMERICAN MUSIC CONFERENCE

21st October 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!

TRAKTIVIST is a proud Sponsor & Partner of the Asian American Music Conference (AAMC) relaunching on November 4,

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