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Big Ocean debuts as K-pop’s first hard of hearing idol group

An interview with the trio, who found harmony beyond hearing and are ready to create a more inclusive entertainment scene for all

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JoySauce Radio: A little something for every mood

We’ve got the soundtrack to your spring adventures

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Dolly Ave Refuses to Be Pigeonholed

This LA-based singer-songwriter won’t let arbitrary labels diminish her undeniable talent

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JoySauce Radio: These tracks are fire

However you choose to welcome warmer weather, we’ve got you with this month’s playlist

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Let’s Appreciate the Bright Pink Universe of CHAI One Last Time

The all-girl Japanese band disbanded this month, but their impact will last forever

Singer and rapper BBY NABE performs on stage while reaching out to fans in the audience.

BBY NABE is living the dream

Writer Oscar Kim Bauman talks to the singer and rapper about how he turned a casual hobby to full-blown musical career

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Dive into Miami Music Week with Hidden Horizon’s All-Asian lineup

Eight Asian DJs will share the spotlight at the new music label’s launch party

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SE SO Neon and Thuy headline Friends:Forever Asian music showcase at SXSW

Jaded entertainment company returns to Austin’s biggest music fest with a lineup of over 40 artists from the Asian diaspora

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JoySauce Radio: Songs that have us feeling like spring

Bloom and grow with these hot tracks for your playlist, from new songs to unexpected genre swaps

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JoySauce Radio: A new playlist for the new year

Refresh your New Year playlist with these 10 AA+PI groovy tunes

Eight members of tripleS' EVOLution sub-unit stand staggered in school girl-style uniforms, against a light backdrop.

Step into the World of tripleS with LOVElution and EVOLution

Meet the K-pop girl group that takes fan interaction to the next level

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How College Radio is Bringing K-Pop to the Airwaves

With fewer restrictions and restraints, college radio stations have more freedom to clue listeners into tunes beyond the Top 40

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5 Southeast Asian artists to Watch in 2024

From pop to R&B, these artists are ready to rep the excellence of Southeast Asia in the new year

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JoySauce Radio: Our Top 10 Songs of 2023

It’s been a hot year for music out of the A+PI diaspora—these hits need to be on your playlist

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How Mandopop and Cantopop break social stereotypes and embrace gender inclusivity

These Chinese language pop subgroups deserve more recognition in the U.S.—and for more than just the music

Singer Rhea Raj, with blond hair, in a white crop top and jeans, leaning to the right with her left hand on her hip, against a white background.

Rhea Raj: ‘I want to share my culture with the world’

The rising pop singer on her musical influences, showcasing her South Asian roots in her music, and more

The six members of the K-pop girl group PURPLE KISS in Tommy Hilfiger tops and denim, holding white roses.

It’s a celebration with PURPLE KISS’ FESTA

A JoySauce exclusive with this rising star K-pop girl group after their first U.S. tour

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The Indelible Power of Mixed Asian Women in Rock

From Gen Z’s Olivia Rodrigo to OG Karen O, these ladies have changed the face of music

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Nina Nelson and Queenie Villaluz are Bringing Culture to the Girl Group Renaissance

These two songstresses (and friends!) are doing more than just singing their hearts out—they’re proudly repping Filipino culture

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JoySauce Radio: Songs for your Thanksgiving Playlist

From a K-pop comeback to the indie pair of our dreams, here’s our playlist for keeping dancing through the holidays

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AB6IX: The Future Is Theirs

Writer Daniel Anderson sits down with the guys of AB6IX, a K-pop quartet currently touring the U.S. on their seventh EP