NY's Rockwood Music Hall Gets The "Wanting Style" Treatment
An amazing show, with Wanting creating a warm atmosphere that drew the audience's undivided attention, at points even inspiring audience members to sing along
Chinese-born Vancouver-based singer Wanting Qu - who won her fame with the song "You Exist in My Song"- performed at the Rockwood Music Hall in lower Manhattan on October 15th. It was an amazing show, with Wanting creating a warm atmosphere that drew the audience's undivided attention, at points even inspiring audience members to sing along.
From my 20 minute interview with Wanting, it became obvious that her music is both an extension of her straightforward, easy-going, and cool personality, as well as a product of her intimate connection with her music. She refers to her musical style as the "Wanting Style." She elaborated, saying even though her songs have been influenced by the producers during studio production, she has still managed to keep part of her "Wanting Style" within her songs, to promise her fans that what they hear represents her.
Now signed to Canada's Nettwerk Records, Wanting's past experiences should be a source of inspiration to people looking to succeed, whether it be in music or some other aspect of life. In contrast to what most people think, Wanting believes it is precisely the hardships she experienced that made it impossible for her to give up on her passion. These obstacles didn't give her a reason to quit; they gave her a reason to persist. Towards the end of our interview, Wanting offered some words of encouragement: "Be yourself, because no one understands you better than yourself." This was the message evident in Wang Ting's music, as well as her very person: be candid, honest, believe in what you do and walk your own path to success.
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Announces Headlining Acts (Chinese version)
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13
» [2014-07-17] Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary; To Celebrate This Very Special Moment, Temple Bar Will Throw A Four-day Bash Filled With Special Events From July 24th Till 27th
» [2014-07-09] Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Announces Headlining Acts (Chinese Version); ZMF Is Excited To Announce A Few Headlining Acts Officially Which Are FTISLAND, STARLINE, UV Girl, Power Station And Aaron Yan
» [2014-07-09] Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13; Zajia Lab Will Hold A Benefit Concert On Sunday July 13th To Support Fennie's Trial
» [2014-07-09] Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13 (Chinese Version); Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13 (Chinese Version)
» [2014-07-06] KANO Premiere At New York Asia Film Fest (Chinese Version); KANO Premiere At New York Asia Film Fest
» [2014-07-06] Over 90% Of Adults Support The Provision Of Music In Schools; The Recent Survey By Music For All Proves Conclusively That Not Only Are More People Than Ever Playing Musical Instruments, But More Would Like To Learn
» [2014-07-06] Why Branding Is More Important Than Ever; Branding, Is Now More Than Ever, The Most Important Investment An Artist Can Make Towards Their Own Career Success
» [2014-06-30] Executive Wach: Tracktion Software Corporation, Liberace Foundation, McNally Smith College Of Music, SPIN, WSOU, Guitar Center; Traction Business Development; Liberace Foundation Advisory Board; McNally Smith College Of Music Brass And Woodwinds Faculty; SPIN Editor-in-Chief; WSOU Sales & Marketing Manager; Guitar Center VP Of Brand Experience And Entertainment Marketing
» [2014-06-30] "Overheard 3" And "Golden Chickensss" Took The Stage At New York Asian Film Festival (Chinese Version); Writers/Directors Alan Mak And Felix Chong Of "Overheard 3" And Actress Sandra Ng Of "Golden Chickensss" Brought Their Movies To The 2014 New York Asian Film Festival
» [2014-06-26] Exclusive Interview With Up-&-Coming Beijing Indie Heat Mark; Exclusive Interview With Up-&-Coming Beijing Indie Heat Mark
» [2014-06-25] Aloft Hotels Launches Global Search For Emerging Music Talent; Unsigned Bands And Artists Are Invited To Upload An Original Song For The Chance To Be Named The 2014 Project Aloft Star Winner
» [2014-06-25] MusicDish*China Enlists Chinese Music Sites Wa3 And Ximalaya For 'China Life' Tour; Chinese Music Distribution Service Provider R2G And Chinese Podcast Sharing Service Ximalaya Are Supporting Canadian EDM DJ Soulier's 'China Life' EP Release And Tour
follow MusicDish on