4 female Asian-American indie artists to listen to right now


On May 12th Indie-rock singer-songwriter Michelle Zauner is a Korean-American musician who was born in Seoul and grew up in Eugene, Ore. Her music career started as a student at Bryn Mawr College, where she played with various bands in the DIY scene. In 2021, she emerged as a solo artist under the name Japanese Breakfast. Her voice is imperfectly beautiful, and her ballads range from slow lullabies to songs about robots, to classic rock that rivals like The Cranberries. Her lyrics often speak about life and love, the strength that Asian women have — usually about her late mother and aunt — as well as her heritage. Best songs: