Yes, there’s a Chinese word for “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”…

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~You can’t fully learn a language without learning the culture~ Oh, this is fun! If you’re not famliiar with this famous ditty, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” is a song from the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins. It was written by the Sherman Brothers, and sung by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke (pictured). Every child born in the USA during the […]

Music: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

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~Introducing music culture from around the world~ Have you ever listened to Fleet Foxes before? It’s been a while, we know. Crack-Up is their third studio album and it is their first release in six years. Fleet Foxes is a critically acclaimed indie folk band from Seattle, USA, who rose to prominence in 2007 with their first couple EPs… then came their […]

【KTV Help】我是一只小小鸟 wǒ shì yī zhī xiǎo xiǎo niǎo

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Welcome to our continuing “KTV Help” series, where we [try to] help you learn different staple songs that could make any Chinese crowd erupt in applause… You can use these posts to practice the songs beforehand, or even open up the article as you’re singing to look at the pinyin, for quick reference in a […]

【MV】Kesha – “Praying” (中英字) 幕 with Chinese subtitles

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Kesha has released her first single in four years, Praying, and the video is both beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time. Is it the song pop music needs right now? Kesha, as we all know, is not the most holy of singers in the world. Probably not even top 10.  But this song shows a lot of […]

🎧 Music: Sturgill Simpson 《All Around You》 (中英字幕)

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Alternative country music is making a comeback! Nominated for two Grammy Awards, and actually winning Best Country Album at last week’s ceremony (and only just losing to Adele for Album of the Year), Sturgill Simpson is someone to pay attention to… Let’s just say he’s not your average country singer. His music is raw with […]

【MV🎶】Music: The xx《On Hold》电子摇滚先锋

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Another amazing album from The xx is just what we needed during this cold, cold month… and if you’re fleeing the country for the Lunar New Year, these are also great tracks to add to your respective travel playlists. The xx are an English band formed in 2005 in Wandsworth, London. The group released its debut album, xx, […]

【MV🎶】Music: Caroline Smith《Half About Being A Woman》新晋蓝调流行音乐皇后

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Are your ears growing tired of Katy and Taylor? (Honestly, ours aren’t either.) Either way, look no further than Caroline Smith, with a soulful blues-y style to her music that you won’t soon forget. Hailing from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, USA, we will always remember the first time we saw her perform. Actually there to hear another […]