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The Hsu-nami


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Mahwah, NJ USA

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Biography:
"The Hsu-nami", named after founder Jack Hsu, are known for their virtuosic "Erhu" melodies intertwined with heavy guitar riffs and tasteful guitar solos signifying the "progressive Asian sound scape".

The Hsu-nami are a progressive rock instrumental band becoming known as the first Er-hu Rock Group in America. Their music features a high level of musicianship that fusions metal, psychedelic rock, progressive rock and funk. While incorporating the use of an amplified "Erhu", a two-string bowed instrument that is often used in Chinese classical music and folk ensembles to take the place of lead vocals.

Hsu-nami's music is featured in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing. The track "Rising of the sun" was the theme music representing the Chinese Basketball team entrance theme.

 

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
   Zenkaikon 2007 - October 13 in King of Prussia, PA
   TandokuCon 2007 - November 9-11 in Philadelphia, PA
   Tekkoshocon 2008 - April 11-13 in Pittsburgh, PA
   Anime Punch! 2008 - April 11-13 in Columbus, OH
   Another Anime Convention 2008 - October 17-19 in Nashua, NH
   PortConMaine 2009 - June 18-21 in South Portland, ME
   Sakura-Con 2010 - April 2-4 in Seattle, WA
   NatsuCon 2010 - July 16-18 in St. Louis, MO
   KotoriCon 2014 - January 10-11 in Sewell, NJ


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