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Jukebox Republic offers you a weekly dose of the best pop music in Taiwan but based on a mood or idea or theme, depending on what's current or trendy. Shirley Lin is your host, introducing not only the latest releases but also some oldies, in the many local Taiwanese languages and dialects.

Location:

United States

Description:

Jukebox Republic offers you a weekly dose of the best pop music in Taiwan but based on a mood or idea or theme, depending on what's current or trendy. Shirley Lin is your host, introducing not only the latest releases but also some oldies, in the many local Taiwanese languages and dialects.

Language:

English


Episodes

Richie Ren 任賢齊

3/26/2023
Have a listen to music from Richie Ren, the most gentlemanly Taiwanese singer/songwriter and actor you'll ever get to know! On Jukebox Republic!

Duration:00:23:00

Jolin Tsai 蔡依林

3/19/2023
Jolin Tsai is known as Queen of Chinese pop, but also as Queen of Mandarin Pop and Asia's Dancing Queen. Enjoy her music on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

EggPlantEgg 茄子蛋

3/12/2023
EggPlantEgg is a Taiwanese band specializing in Taiwanese pop. A couple of their songs became popular overnight to this day, like "The Prodigal Son". Enjoy their music on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Tizzy Bac

3/5/2023
Tizzy Bac is a Taiwanese rock band that was founded in 1999. They are still going strong with a keyboard/lead vocalist and a drummer, even though they lost their bass guitarist to cancer in 2018. Hear their music on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Wu Qing-feng 吳青峰

2/26/2023
Have a listen to Wu Qing-feng, known to have a singing technique that forges a genderless voice, on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Wubai 伍佰

2/19/2023
On Jukebox Republic this week, have a listen to Mandarin Chinese songs with very typical local Taiwanese accent by Wubai.

Duration:00:11:08

Mayday 五月天

2/12/2023
Tune in to Jukebox Republic to find out who has always been the Taiwanese rock band Mayday's idol.

Duration:00:09:39

Deserts Chang 安溥

2/5/2023
Deserts Chang is one of the few independent artists who have won at major categories in the Golden Melody Awards, the equivalent of the Grammys in Asia. Listen to her unique melodies with very different lyrics, on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Harlem Yu 庾澄慶

1/29/2023
Hear how Harlem Yu brought R&B music into Taiwan and what he's up to now in his life on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Boon Hui Lu 文慧如

1/22/2023
Boon Hui Lu is a Singaporean singer/songwriter and actress. She's now making a mark in Taiwan. Have a listen to her great singing on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Jody Chiang 江蕙

1/15/2023
Listen to soothing, mesmerizing singing from retired top Taiwanese diva of the Taiwanese language, Jody Chiang and her sister, Nana Chiang, on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Bobby Chen 陳昇

1/8/2023
Have a listen to talented singer songwriter Taiwanese artist Bobby Chen, a person who speaks his mind, on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:23:00

Rene Liu 劉若英

1/1/2023
Rene Liu is a talented singer and actress. Find out on Jukebox Republic why she chose to pursue a career in pop music over classical music.

Duration:00:22:59

Andy Lau 劉德華

12/25/2022
Despite being better known for his acting, Cantopop artist Andy Lau still has a passion for singing. Enjoy his voice singing Mandarin songs on Jukebox Republic this week.

Duration:00:22:59

Vivian Hsu 徐若瑄

12/18/2022
On this week's Jukebox Republic, enjoy Vivian Hsu's music as well as find out how the birth of her child came at just the right time.

Duration:00:22:59

Lala Hsu 徐佳瑩

12/11/2022
Lala Hsu is a mother now, but still loves to write and make music. Enjoy her originality and flawless singing on Jukebox Republic.

Duration:00:22:59

Motorcycle license tests made harder

12/4/2022
On Jukebox Republic, a talk about how the government wants to make motorcycle license tests more difficult in light of frequent accidents on the road.

Duration:00:22:59

New flavors of drinks

11/27/2022
On Jukebox Republic, learn about how Taiwan researchers are looking for more interesting, unique drinks for the ubiquitous drink shops around the country.

Duration:00:22:59

An upgrade

11/20/2022
On Jukebox Repubic, learn about how the city-wide bike rental service in Taipei will be upgraded and become greener.

Duration:00:22:59

Ivan Yanakov

11/13/2022
For a change, Jukebox Republic this week features renowned concert pianist from Bulgaria, Ivan Yanakov. He shares with us recorded works of Chopin, Liszt, and a couple of other composers Ivan admires.

Duration:00:22:59