Dzian! revives the ecstasy of vintage rock sound from Asia. We play Taiwanese a-go-go, Japanese eleki, Indo-rock, Thai shadow music, Malaysian pop yeh yeh, bellydance surf rock, and Ventures hits. More about us.

Nakashi temple celebration: It’s all about the synth solo and the disco bowl.

Tell me that Nakashi isn’t bluesy: accordion and guitar enka

"Blues of Passion" by Park Hyang-lim in 1938 — enka song in Korean — aka "Cold Rain Song"

Nakashi virtuoso 詹益城 (of 小詹樂器行) plays a Japanese tune 關東春雨傘 on sanxian

Here’s a preview of a taiyu a-go-go / 台語 阿哥哥 mixtape that we will make from @wendyfhsu’s findings in Taiwan!

The LA Weekly article about us in print (and Instragmm-ed).

The LA Weekly article about us in print (and Instragmm-ed).

Nakashi + Punk + Activism: No Nuke Street Band

Combing punk and nakashi, No Nuke Street Band performed on a moving truck to take anti-nuclear culture to the streets in Taiwan

Listen to some “G.I. Funk” tunes from the US military base in Saigon in 1960s-70s

Dzian!’s performance of “Kaki Lima” coupled with unrehearsed puppetry and puppet-inspired dance by members of the audience