Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month 2022: What We’re Listening To

Discover your new binge and get to know our staff better with the Asia Society Texas team’s favorite ways to keep entertained!

As part of our 31 Ways to Celebrate Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month 2022, enjoy this special edition of what our staff is listening to! With recommendations ranging from podcasts to pop music to punk, we invite you to dive in for a new understanding and appreciation of Asian and Asian Americans on the airwaves.

Music | Podcasts


What we listen to: Music

Japanese breakfast

Style: Experimental pop
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Head of Development

Mitsky

Style: Singer-songwriter
Find more: Website | SoundCloud | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Head of Development

Sasami

Style: India
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Head of Development

Yeah yeah yeah

Style: indie-rock
Find more: Website | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Head of Development

Jay Som

Style: Singer-songwriter
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Head of Development

The Lindas Lindas

Style: punk-rock
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Janine Mae Arostique, Development Manager, and Chris Dunn, Marketing and Communications Manager

No-no boy

Style: Popular
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Chris Dunn, Director of Marketing and Communications

spotted ray

Style: japanese rock
Find more: YouTube | Apple Music
Recommended by Phuong Ha, Education and Awareness Manager

YOASOBI

Style: Japanese funk rock
Find more: Website | Youtube
Recommended by Phuong Ha, Education and Awareness Manager

BRADIO

Style: japanese rock
Find more: Website | Youtube
Recommended by Phuong Ha, Head of Education and Awareness

Gesu No Kiwami Otome

Style: japanese rock
Find more: Youtube
Recommended by Phuong Ha, Head of Education and Awareness

Luna Li

Style: Singer-songwriter
Find more: Website | band camp | instagram
Recommended by Michael Buening, Director of Performing Arts and Culture

Ichiko Aoba

Style: Popular
Find more: Youtube
Recommended by Michael Buening, Director of Performing Arts and Culture


What we listen to: Podcasts

It’s time to say goodbye

Topics: Asia, Asian America and life during the pandemic
Hosts: Jauy Caspian Kang, Tammy Kim and Andy Liu
Find more: Twitter | Apple podcast
Recommended by Michael Buening, Director of Performing Arts and Culture

namedropping

Topics: Cultural and personal identities
Hosts: Giri Nathan, Samer Kalaf
Find more: Apple Podcasts | instagram
Recommended by Mei Qi, Head of Business and Policy Programs

All Asians on Star Trek

Topics: Pop culture, cultural identities
Host: Phil Yu
Find more: Website | Twitter
Recommended by Chris Dunn, Director of Marketing and Communications


Business and political programs are funded by the Huffington Foundation. Special thanks to Bank of America, Muffet Blake, Anne and Albert Chao, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Nancy Pollok Guinee and United Airlines, main sponsors of the Business and Policy programs; Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Leslie and Brad Bucher, main exhibition sponsors; AARP, Sterling Turner Foundation and Wells Fargo, lead sponsors of Education & Outreach; Syamal and Susmita Poddar, Lead Sponsors of Performing Arts and Culture; Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), sponsor of the Japanese series; and Regions Bank, title sponsor of the internship program. General program and exhibit support is provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, Inc., City of Houston via Houston Arts Alliance, McKinsey & Company, Inc., National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, and Vinson & Elkins LLP, as well as Friends of Asia Society.


About Asia Society Texas

Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diversity of perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating Asia’s vibrant diversity, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Covering the fields of arts, business, culture, education and politics, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community – trusting in the power of art, dialogue and ideas to fight prejudice and build a more inclusive society.


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