Xah Music Blog
Human Animals and Their Songs. From which, the guts are deciphered.
Survey of Chinese Musical Instruments
survey of Chinese musical instruments. Each video hand picked, so you can clearly hear their timber in general, modern Western ones (as in orchestra) are better. More pleasing timber, sonorous, louder. (page updated. refresh browser)
Chinese Pop Girls Group
Girls, emanating sexuality, radiating heat. Regardless Eastern or Western culture. Except Middle East.
Note: the all young girls, pretty, cute, teen idols, group, rose in stardom popularity in Korea and Japan. (not sure which is first) What characterize such group is all young girls, usually 5, pretty, and singing low-skill teen songs, do synchronized dances. Now, China is following up.
Macross Plus “Voices” (updated)
a beautiful girl, somewhere far away, sung this song, a cappella.
《新套马杆》 (Horse Catcher) (now English translation)
the classic 90s female wailing
Queen - “Bohemian Rhapsody” now, best piano cover
hottest pianist on stage with hooker skirt
she's a top pianist. What you gonna do?
六字真言頌 six-syllabled Sanskrit mantra “Om mani padme hum”
if you are a devout Buddhist, this is what you listen to. They are singing in Mongolian. The text on the side is Mongolian.
Chinese version began at 9:00
Acoustic Piano's Harmonic Sound Isolated
be my first patreon
now i have a patreon account. be my first patreon. see first post at https://www.patreon.com/xahlee
《初恋女》 (Maiden Love) (updated.)
Bronski Beat - “Smalltown Boy” (new video added)
Interview with a Vampire, Lestat Sonata (updated)
Liszt, Years of Pilgrimage (now complete)
Vera Lynn “We'll Meet Again” (apropos)
《蔓莉》 Manli (old Chinese song, 1943)
Blondie - “Rapture” (repost)
The Last Kind Word Blues (remember, everybody needs love.)
Diva Dance Song from The Fifth Element (a new singer of the inhuman song.)
Macross Plus “the Borderline” (updated with video)
Rain Man soundtrack, all songs are great. Belle Stars - “Iko Iko”
萧亚轩 - “And I Know” (song) (old Chinese song. Video update)
Snake River Conspiracy - “You And Your Friend” (updated with original)
如果邪惡 是華麗殘酷的樂章， 它的終場 我會 親手寫上。 晨曦的光 風乾最後一行憂傷， 黑色的墨 染上安詳。 if evil, is the grandeur of cruelty i would personally compose the finale morning light, dried the last line of anguish black ink dyes tranquility
song of the day. Jay Chou, currently the biggest pop star in East Asia. 周杰倫 《夜的第七章》 “Twilight's Chapter 7”
鄧麗君 《南海姑娘》 (The Tropics Sea Girl) (updated video)
蕭孋珠 《詩意》 (Poetic Yearning) (updated video)
they say, music is the soul of humanity. in a song, it's not just music. It's history, linguistics, ethology, ethnology, and anthropology!
王菲 《容易受傷的女人》 (Fragile Woman) (updated video and translation)
醉在你懷中 作詞：賈濼 作曲：江風 眼波帶醉 慢慢流動 櫻桃小嘴 火般殷紅 細語耳邊 輕輕相送 美酒情意 一般濃 今晚讓我放鬆 醉在你的懷中 醉在你的懷中 只怕那醒來時更寂寞虛空 那管明朝各分西東 只要今晚我倆相逢
Hotline Miami OST “Turf (El Huervo)” (full soundtrack added)
Prince, all Purple Rain Songs
Twin Peaks Theme Songs - “Into the Night”. We have, saw sawing saw.