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MoShang's 2006 release: CHILLDYNASTY.COM - listen to previews, read all about it and buy the album as digital downloads or order the CD.

MoShang is a South African living in Taichung, Taiwan. A sound-jeweller by his own description, MoShang has been collecting rough audio-diamonds from the streets of Taiwan - be they overheard conversations, street-ads blared from the ubiquitous blue-trucks, street processions, funeral chants... These all find their way into the music on this page. Yours to enjoy!


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MoShang's 13-track debut, Made in Taiwan, is now available.
Buy it right here on Soundclick now (shipping from Asia)...

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MOSHANG: Made in TaiwanMOSHANG: Made in Taiwan

In Taiwan, the chill-out lounge and the temple gardens are within comfortable walking distance from one another... on your way, you will hear ads blared from blue-trucks, street processions, Buddhist funeral chants, snippets of songs wafting from windows.

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All the songs on Made in Taiwan are also available as individual downloads directly from this page, or from the following online stores:
MusicNet, MusicIsHere, LoudEye, Apple iTunes, Sony Connect, MP3tunes, Etherstream, Napster, MSN Music, Rhapsody, Liquid Digital Media, PassAlong, MusicMatch, MusicNow, Puretracks, BuyMusic.

To licence any of the music on this page for commercial use, please contact Lance Landiak at The Decibel Collective. Link below...

MoShang @ thedBc.net

Check out some visuals to MoShang's music at the link below...

MoShang @ video.download.com
Why this name?
MoShang is my Chinese name.
Do you play live?
I perform a solo instrumental DJ/Multimedia set featuring exclusively original material, entitled "Get Comfortable...". See dates below:
My Sonicbids Calendar

For detailed information about the set and basic requirements for booking purposes, visit my Sonicbids page:
View MoShang's EPK
View MoShang's EPK
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
Let's face it - the big labels have long held the monopoly on dictating what should be popular music. The internet is slowly but surely democratizing the process of defining popular culture... long lives!
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
A-major? Any key, as long as it's about the music.
Band History:
Although he is slightly embarrassed to admit it, MoShang (aka Jean Marais) started his musical career as a choral singer in his native South Africa in the early 1980's. Around the same time, he received his first computer - a Commodore VIC-20. His passion for music and computers would eventually culminate in the release of his debut solo album Made In Taiwan in 2004. Along the way, MoShang was the front man of Duusman (an Afrikaans language art rock band), played the saxophone for Tsunami (on the Gallo Jazz label), and produced 10 tracks on three award-winning music and poetry albums with the celebrated South African poet Breyten Breytenbach. He was half of the Afrikaans pop-duo 12Hz with Riku Latti (their debut Nou has been described as the most progressive Afrikaans album ever) and he received a South African AVANTI award for his music to the short film Angels in a Cage. MoShang moved to Taiwan in 2002 and is currently performing live as a solo instrumental DJ and with the improvised lounge outfit Into Thin Air.
Your influences?
in no particular order:
Underworld, David Byrne, downtempo, chill-out, ambient, Jean-Michelle Jarre, Tananas, Not My Dog, anything on the Putumayo label, Duusman, Vangelis, Mr. Scruff, Tom Waits, 12Hz, Miles Davis, Erik Trufaz, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Radiohead, Tumi & The Volume, Debussy, Bjork, Cinematic Orchestra, Zero 7, Frank Sinatra, Groove Armada...
Favorite spot?
Right here, right now...
Equipment used:
Notebook, Reason, Sonar, Sony Minidisk, soft options
Anything else...?
MoShang (Jean Marais) was a finalist in Star TV (Asia) and Sony's "Start Something" competition (with a 15sec. filmclip) in 2004 - he has won a second minidisk!

In 2005, MoShang's track "Nun Other" was a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition in the Dance / Electronica category. He received an honorable mention.Thanks to everyone who voted!



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Of the songs below, the ones with $-symbols next to them are limited to 2 minute samples when streamed in hi-fi. To hear the full track, listen to the lo-fi stream.
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