Music

Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

Music Video: “Fly” By ANU

1 by / on 19/07/2017, 14:31 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the Tibetan pop hit of the year, “Fly” by ANU. For those who follow contemporary Tibetan music, there has been no escape from this catchy tune since it was released on May 19, 2017. 

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“Types of Dranyen” (The Tibetan Lute)

“Types of Dranyen” (The Tibetan Lute)

0 by / on 11/01/2017, 16:06 / in Comment, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a translation of a short piece from WeChat about the musical instrument the dranyen (sgra snyan), the Tibetan lute. In addition, there are some background notes by the translator.

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From Young Rocker to University Professor: An Interview with Tenzin Dawa from the Band Namchag

From Young Rocker to University Professor: An Interview with Tenzin Dawa from the Band Namchag

0 by / on 16/11/2016, 14:57 / in Interview, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with Tenzin Dawa, a founding member of the most loved and established Tibetan rock band from Lhasa, Namchag (also known as Vajara in English and Tianchu in Chinese). The interview with Tenzin Dawa was carried out by the Lhasa-based WeChat arts and culture channel “Sweet Tea House” and published on July 18, […]

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“Half the Music is Gone Without Him” – Tributes to the Late Tibetan Musician Dubey

“Half the Music is Gone Without Him” – Tributes to the Late Tibetan Musician Dubey

0 by / on 28/02/2016, 00:05 / in Comment, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth is saddened by the news of the passing of Dubey on February 27 at 10:30pm in a hospital in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. 

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Interview with Tibetan Rapper: “Who Is Mr J?”

Interview with Tibetan Rapper: “Who Is Mr J?”

0 by / on 30/09/2015, 14:39 / in Interview, Music

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview conducted by a Tibetan journalist over WeChat with Lhasa-based rapper Lobsang Jigme, known under his artist’s name “Mr J” (also known as Mr Jin).

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Event: “Banned Expression in Tibet”, 20 June 2015 in London

Event: “Banned Expression in Tibet”, 20 June 2015 in London

0 by / on 14/06/2015, 22:03 / in Music, Woeser

All London based High Peaks Pure Earth readers are warmly invited to attend “Banned Expression” an event on 20 June 2015 celebrating creative resistance in Tibet. 

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“Gebey, the Tibetan Singer Who Was Arrested Because of a Song” By Woeser

“Gebey, the Tibetan Singer Who Was Arrested Because of a Song” By Woeser

0 by / on 19/01/2015, 18:18 / in Comment, Music, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on May 31, 2014 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on June 3, 2014.

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Music Video: “The Bell at Dawn” By Bantsang Lobsang

Music Video: “The Bell at Dawn” By Bantsang Lobsang

0 by / on 10/09/2014, 22:17 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a music video called “The Bell at Dawn”, written and sung by Bantsang Lobsang from Nangchen in Kham, eastern Tibet.

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Music Video: “The Call of Loyalty” By Phuntsog Topgyal

Music Video: “The Call of Loyalty” By Phuntsog Topgyal

2 by / on 03/09/2014, 23:22 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a song by Tibetan singer Phuntsog Topgyal titled “The Call of Loyalty”.

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Music Video: “The Heroes” By Phuljung

Music Video: “The Heroes” By Phuljung

0 by / on 20/08/2014, 22:31 / in Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated another song by detained Amdo singer Phuljung called “The Heroes”. It appears that Phuljung is still detained since being arrested on August 3, 2012.

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