Author: amy

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Sa Dingding – Harmony

If there’s interesting talent coming out of contemporary Chinese art, Sa Dingding leads the pack. Her sophomore album contains pieces dealing with self-discovery, mantras and sutras with classical Chinese instruments and electronic beats.

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Chang Shilei – Niu China

Just as its name in English states, Niu China is the album to showcase what’s new in the Chinese music world. From traditional sounding Chinese ballads to chanson francophone fused with electronic, R&B, Bossa Nova, to a Tango-ish sounding track, all the way to a mind-blowing fusion of Beijing opera with strong rock/electronic sounds.

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Bibi Zhou – Time

Bibi’s back with Time, a full 10-track album that includes hit singles Sing Half a Song and Your Love — which was dedicated to her fans. At first listen, there isn’t anything remarkable about Time as an album, but it has its merits.

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Hathaways – Hand Me Down

Hathaways’ first EP release Hand me Down is a really fresh startup for the duo, who combine indie folk with Peruvian flavor that sounds familiar, yet brand new.

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Leehom Wang – Heartbeat

On Heartbeat, LeeHom continues his departure from R&B and Hip-Hop sounds and plays more with rocking electric guitars and a Rock&Roll flare.

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Marit Larsen – The Chase

The Chase is an album that tells a love story summarized in the first track which gives the record its name, and just like that it sets the different stages in this story.