Mahwah, NJ, USA
"The Hsu-nami", named after founder Jack Hsu, are known for their virtuosic "Erhu" melodies intertwined with heavy guitar riffs and tasteful guitar solos signifying the "progressive Asian sound scape".
The Hsu-nami are a progressive rock instrumental band becoming known as the first Er-hu Rock Group in America. Their music features a high level of musicianship that fusions metal, psychedelic rock, progressive rock and funk. While incorporating the use of an amplified "Erhu", a two-string bowed instrument that is often used in Chinese classical music and folk ensembles to take the place of lead vocals.
Hsu-nami's music is featured in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing. The track "Rising of the sun" was the theme music representing the Chinese Basketball team entrance theme.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- KotoriCon 2014 - January 10-11, 2014 in Sewell, NJ, USA
- NatsuCon 2010 - July 16-18, 2010 in St. Louis, MO, USA
- Sakura-Con 2010 - April 2-4, 2010 in Seattle, WA, USA
- PortConMaine 2009 - June 18-21, 2009 in South Portland, ME, USA
- Another Anime Convention 2008 - October 17-19, 2008 in Nashua, NH, USA
- Tekkoshocon 2008 - April 11-13, 2008 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
- Armageddicon 2008 - April 11-13, 2008 in Columbus, OH, USA
- TandokuCon 2007 - November 9-11, 2007 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Zenkaikon 2007 - October 13, 2007 in King of Prussia, PA, USA