Asia Pacific Arts - Music http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/ Asia Pacific Arts, published by the UCLA Asia Institute, covers the dynamic worlds of Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment. en-us Riding on the Outskirts of Outside LandsFeaturing acts such as M.I.A, Bat for Lashes, Dengue Fever and the Black Eyed Peas, the Outside Lands Arts and Music Festival took over Golden Gate Park. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111905CoCo Lee: the Case of the Incomplete CrossoverBicultural pop star CoCo Lee's recent gig in Los Angeles reminds us of the difficulties -- and stakes -- of the elusive Asian musical crossover.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110971Anime Expo 2009: Morning Musume!Japan's beloved "daughters" land at Anime Expo. APA has some fun with Morning Musume, the best-selling nine-member all-girl pop group of the last decade.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110440First of Zee AviZee Avi's self-titled debut album displays impressive vocal and songwriting chops, hinting that a star discovered on YouTube could be destined for much, much more. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110095Dumb is the New FunWriter LiAnn Ishizuka counts one, two, three reasons to check out Dumbfoundead's new album, Fun with Dumb.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=109674APA Top Ten: YouTube Clips of Celebrities Being Mobbed at AirportsThere's nothing quite like crazy mobs of young Asian girls. APA finds some of the funnier YouTube clips of celebrities being mobbed at airports. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=109029BoA in AmericaBoA has numerous fans around the world, opportunities to work with top American producers, and a top-notch global promotional team. What does it mean that her first English-language album was only a moderate commercial success in the States?http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=108426Hip Hop HeartbeatWhile Follow Your Heart: China's New Youth Movement showcases premier artists and provides useful statistics, the documentary barely scratches the surface when it comes to what makes hip hop in China an interesting movement to study. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=108400LA Asian Pacific Film Festival 2009: Musica Cinema!This year's music video collection was a hit and miss affair, with Ray Huang and Jon Maxwell's "One Night in L.A." the only real discovery.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=108551Special Angst in a Mix of GenresDaniel Matthews, the emcee of the San Diego-based band AfterschoolSpecial, speaks to APA about the experience of being a young "future rockstar" navigating the Southern California music scenes.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=107141