Taiwan might be known to most Americans for its export economy, but it's also been importing musical styles — from avant garde jazz to hip-hop. I first learned about Taiwan's thriving music scene from Joshua Samuel Brown. He's a travel writer who authored the last two editions of Lonely Planet: Taiwan.
Rising Stars: How do up-and-coming music groups “get the edge” -- in a dog-eat-dog entertainment business? The budding success of Colorado’s all-sister-quartet, SHEL, comes from the synergy of 1--their natural talent and classical training, 2--a Grammy-winning producer, and 3--lucky national exposure. But as KUNC’s Peter Johnson reports, it all started at home.