MusicDish e-Journal - March 27, 2015
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Djang San Releases Electronic Music For Chinese Restaurants
Djang San Releases Electronic Music For Chinese Restaurants
By Xue Eliana Feng
(more articles from this author)
2013-03-17
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

每一个音符都是一次实验

从民谣到摇滚,从摇滚到爵士,张思安,这位来自法国的音乐实验者,不同于其以往地推出了自己的一张电音专辑,Electronic Music For Chinese Restaurants

从2000年张思安第一次到中国,已经十二年了,Chinese Restaurants已经不再是作为“外国人”眼中的概念。他绝不是为中国餐馆量身打造音乐,而是在展现一种认知,判断,甚至是讽刺。就像是专辑里的一首曲子,Inverse Mass, 反过来的。

那不仅仅是吃串儿喝啤酒的地方,中国人的千姿百态都发生在餐馆里。签合约,谈生意,陪老板,宿醉,见老友,表白,分手,然后再移步到卡拉OK,你可以在那里体验到人间百味,尝到酸甜苦辣。就像这张专辑,融汇了不同的口味风格。

张思安是个随性的音乐人,在舞台上表演什么要看自己的心情,感觉到了就对了。专辑的风格似乎也是如此,感觉在哪里,下一个一音符就在哪里,心情怎么样,节拍就怎么样。

这个把自己丢入文化大熔炉的法国音乐人,六岁的时候跟随父母从秘鲁回到法国,会说两国语言的他在受到同学排挤的同时也发现了自己的与众不同。他最初的梦想是做个发明家,像他爸爸一样。于是,有一天,他成为了一名音乐发明家,中文名字叫张思安,法文名字叫巴赫。

从世界末日到童话故事,人们的耳语间民谣吉他混搭着电音,像是深思熟虑的穿梭于城市间,又走到了悬崖边。突然,转到下一曲,一个中国女孩像三句半一样给你讲了一个故事,科学家找到了小姑娘,听起来那么的无厘头,却又残酷而真实。 之后,你又会在土豆泥里听到熟悉的老北京茶馆里的弦音,以及越来越强的“波光电影”。

云南即兴把人们带进丽江小道,角落里的民族酒吧,原离景区的喧嚣,一首循环播放的曲子,配上一杯自酿的米酒。音符里我看到张思安在中国行走的脚步,走走停停间,谱出的旋律。

像他自己说的,“我会把每天学到的新东西都放进音乐里。”他看起来本该是个初学者,很简单的中国元素,很普通的生活细节,但又因为被他放进了音乐里,所以变得与众不同。又因为这些元素细节被我们遗忘或是忽略,所以显得震耳欲聋。

他喜欢尝试各种新的东西,像他小时候的梦想一样。你要听听方便面这首歌,节拍好似弯曲的面饼,电音与中国音乐的结合,像是讽刺这舶来品的代表,以及背后城市生活。

这张专辑是在他北京的家里录的,没有多少好用的设备,便宜的声卡,普通的苹果电脑,简陋的麦克风。他唯一的要求是,请听者戴上耳机,或者插上扬声器。

在这个音乐速食的年代,人们可以轻而易举地听到一首歌;点击播放键,音乐好像就在耳边。其实不然,不经意间,你丢了很多音符,旋律,声效,更丢了音乐人的辛苦和诚心。

也许,不是每一首歌都值得你戴上耳机品尝,但是张思安的,值得。

Related MusicDish e-Journal Articles:
» Djang San's Electronic Music (Not) for Chinese Restaurants - A meta commentary on the thrilling, eccentric daily lives of Chinese people as they socialize in restaurants (2013-03-10)


Home » MusicDish*China » Djang San Releases Electronic Music For Chinese Restaurants
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13368
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

MusicDish*China

» Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song of the Sheng"

» Inner-Mongolian Indie Band Ajinai's World Tour Launches in Toronto

» 26th Annual Golden Melody Awards & Festival

» MusicDish*China Review: 'Chinese Kiss' From Chinese Music to Hip Hop

» JUE | Music + Art Presents Awesome Tapes from Africa

MusicDish*China Directory



» [2015-03-24] Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"; Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"

» [2015-03-24] Inner-Mongolian Indie Band Ajinai's World Tour Launches In Toronto; Small World Will Be Opening Their 13th Annual Asian Music Series With Chinese Indie Band Ajinai On April 2

» [2015-03-21] 26th Annual Golden Melody Awards & Festival; 31 "Stars Of Golden Melody" Presented At A Press Conference Held In Taipei, Announcing Proudly The Very First Round Of Performers And Programming

» [2015-03-21] Toyota 'Feeling The Street' Global Street Music Campaign; Toyota Motor Corporation Announced On March 18 The Launch Of "Feeling The Street," A Global Street Music Initiative

» [2015-03-20] MusicDish*China Review: 'Chinese Kiss' From Chinese Music To Hip Hop; Born From An Immersion In The 60s Chinese Music, Chinese Kiss Is The Crossroad Between Hip Hop And Chinese Music

» [2015-03-16] JUE | Music + Art Presents Awesome Tapes From Africa; JUE | Music + Art Is Bringing Cassette Culture Back To China Come This March With Awesome Tapes From Africa

» [2015-03-15] Students, Musicians And Filmmakers Unite For The 'Take Me To The River' Education Initiative Launch; William Bell, Otis Clay, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, Al Kapone And More Help Launch The Take Me To The River Education Initiative

» [2015-03-14] ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews Testifies For Senate Judiciary Subcommittee; Calls For Changes To Antiquated Music Licensing System To Better Reflect Free-Market Rates For Songwriters

» [2015-03-12] JUE | Music + Art Launches 7th Edition In Beijing & Shanghai; After An Incredible 6 Years During Which Time JUE Grew From A Handful Of Events Over A Few Days In 2009 To 135 Events Over 2 Weeks In 2014, The 2015 Edition Will Be More Focused And Curated Than Ever

» [2015-03-12] Kenney Shiu Appointed New Director Finance & A&R At BMG China; BMG Has Reinforced Its Commitment To Its Growing Operation In China With The Appointment Of Kenney Shiu Who Will Oversee Business Expansion In Hong Kong And Taiwan

» [2015-03-12] Dutch Indie-Rock/Modern Wave Band Atlantic Attraction Tours China; The Debut Record 'Far From Home,' Which Will Be Released This Spring, Will Coincide With Their First Tour Of China

» [2015-03-11] The Seven Mile Journey Announces China Tour; The Seven Mile Journey Will Head Out For Their First Ever China Tour In April 2015 And Play 9 Shows Across The Country
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

The Underground Presents PLANETROX China 2015

Dramatic New Solo Piano Album Represents Several "Firsts" For Award-Winning Artist Fiona Joy And Cookie Marenco’s Blue Coast Music Group

On Easter Sunday 2015, The Light Will Shine In The Darkness

Meresha - 1st Ever World Music Premier On The #1 Social Media Startup Tsu April 7

Legendary Stax Guitarist Steve Cropper And Rock Newcomer Matt Miller Make Beautiful Music Together

Taiwan's Bearbabes Answer "How To Love" With Upcoming Performances

Aleynu. New Video From LENKA LICHTENBERG Is Upon Us!

Celebrate Music For Women's History Month With Taking Back Eden



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships