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Joyce Kwon, singer, songwriter & gayageum player making folk music for folks. JOYCE FOR THRIVING 2020.
Joyce Kwon, voicekwon, gayageum, Asian American, New American Folk
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Joyce Kwon, Dream of Home, voicekwon, JOYCE FOR THRIVING 2020
The dream of home can be a nightmare. It’s possible that it’s a place that never existed at all . . . Still, Joyce holds out hope that there’s space for her somewhere, if only in the collective imagination of those marginalized in their homeland, ostracized in the motherland.

Joyce’s debut album “Dream of Home” is now out most everywhere you listen to music.

 

Listen on Bandcamp, Spotify and iTunes. And find more information here.

I’ll be sharing a blog post weekly on each track off my album “Dream of Home” starting with the title track today. The posts will give a detailed look at the trajectory of each song and discuss what I learned. ...

Here's part two on "Nililiya": the arrangement, traditional 굿거리 rhythm, the spirit of the song, and more. ...

“Ruby” in the title refers to the ruby slippers from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, the quintessential American tale featuring Judy Garland. The “6” is for my shoe size and also the meter that the song begins in. ...

On Korean beauty standards, trail mix, soulful singing, being "so Korean," and gayageum music. Also Craisins and jujubes! ...