Music By The Numbers: Rolling Stone Best Albums of 2017

5th December 2017
 

 

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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Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) 2017

21st October 2017
 

 

This is my 1st year as Co-Programming Director for the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture #FPAC26 and I'm so glad to be able to share it w/ friends both old and new! Proud of our FilAm Arts team for making this happen 🙏🏽 !

Please join us & the community in celebrating Filipino American History Month on Oct. 14 @ Echo Park Los Angeles. FPAC is the largest celebration of Filipino arts and culture in Southern California,

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NOBODY DIES - FILM ABOUT THAO NGUYEN

9th August 2017
 

TRAKTIVIST is a proud Co-Presenter for the world premiere of NOBODY DIES, a Center for Asian American Media-funded documentary on acclaimed Vietnamese American musician Thao Nguyen of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. Filmmaker Todd Krolczyk follows Thao and her mother as they visit Vietnam, a first for both: Thao’s first time in the country and her mother’s first time since the Vietnam War.

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IDENTITY LA - FREE FESITIVAL FOR APAHM!

2nd May 2017
 

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One of my dreams was to throw a huge Asian American Pacific Islander music festival....Blessed to say That day has come!!

SAVE THE DATE: MAY 6 - LOS ANGELES
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Featuring DEAN, Us The Duo, Giraffage, starRo (soulection), Tenelle, Year Of The Ox, Kronika (soulection), Doctors & Engineers, Dj Zo, Miso, 2xxx!, & Saay!
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Our team at ISAtv, Far East Movement, Wong Fu Productions,

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