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"nana" - a place where you can express yourself
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From beginners to professional, "nana" is a borderless
music social platform for all the music lovers in the world!

What is nana?

"nana" - a place where you can express yourself
with music and be connected with anyone , anywhere...
From beginners to professional, "nana" is a borderless
music social platform for all the music lovers in the world!

Oct. 11, 2017

nana's Select - Unique Instruments From Around The World

Hi, nana-versal people!Is your music life rocking your creativity as always?There are lots of interesting instruments around the world, and the sounds they make are totally unique!We as a music platform that provides millions of sounds from the world got quite a few collections of interesting instruments. So we’ve listed them up in categories!Listen up now, and feel the cultural sounds from different countries!Strings:Erhu Erhu is a two-stringed instrument from China. Its calm sound not only comes into traditional Asian music, but into modern tunes of pops and jazz.SanshinOriginating in Okinawa, Japan, Sanshin is a traditional string instrument with “three strings” as its name indicates. Its roots is told be brought in from China to former Ryukyu-Kingdom (present Okinawa), and the sound it makes is similar to that of erhu.BanjoThe American classical instrument from the 19th century, banjo resonates its sound from several strings creating that blue-grass tunes. If you’re into folks, come bring yourself.SitarPlucked string instrument from Hindi region. It is widely used in Hindi music scenes as well as famous Western bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.Winds:DidgeridooThe long wind instrument used by Aboriginal Australians also known as “wooden trumpet” or “drone pipe.” It’s origin age is unknown, but the depth of its low pitch makes us imagine how old it can be...ShakuhachiAnother item from Japan’s traditional music, Shakuhachi also was introduced from China. Being made from bamboo, it was used by Zen monks to practice blowing meditation.ZampoñaZampoña, also known as the siku, is a traditional pipe instrument from the height of Andes. There are a variation of styles of play with according sizes.Percussion:DjembeA popular drumming instrument for the backpacking travellers. Its unique name is from the saying of Bambara people in Mali, “Anke djé, anke bé” meaning  “everyone gather together in peace. ” “djé” is the word for “gather” and “bé” is fro peace...what a nice name!MarimbaIt is a percussion instrument...but it makes melody too. Marimba uses mallet to create musical tones from wood to iron. It’s name is from Zimbabwe maning “hitting planks.”KalimbaOnly one character different, and totally different. Kalimba, or Mbira is from African continent often called as a thumb piano in the Western world. As its name shows, you hold the instrument in your hand and pluck the metal plates to make sounds.The World Collaboration:And here are some collaboration produced by several unique instruments...you’re gonna enjoy it for sure!Berimbau / Pandeiro / AtabaqueWa-daiko / Sasa-bueSamponya & SanshinMore on Selection…Rediscover your favorite songs in arranged version →→→ nana's Select - Arranged Tunes SelectionShort And Sweet songs under 90 seconds →→→ nana's Select - 90 seconds songsCheck out “nana How-to Guides” (Android / iOS)  if you want to learn the basics to enjoy nana app.For more infos, see our FAQ for answers to the most common questions.... 

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Oct. 3, 2017

Discover more about nana

Hello nana-versal citizens! Heating summer’s up and we’re expecting cooler fall to arrive.By the way, are you making the most out of nana? It’s all about discovering lots of stuffs on our platform to share your sounds and making connections.Today, we will be showing you how to find more topics and interesting contents on nana!Discover more...on “Discover”nana has a page called Discover to take you around to more contents on nana.At first view on the top, you see a list of Hot Words to show you the words included in captions. Tap on See All to find more! Below the Hot Words, you will find 3 buttons of Staff Picks, Popular Tags and Top Instrumental.On Staff Picks, the selected sound of the week picked by our team is listed. It is renewed every Thursday (in JST), so keep checking it!Next on Popular Tags, you can find the list of hashtags that are being used frequently on nana. Look for the ones that matches your track! On Top Instrumental, you can look for the instrumental tracks posted by other nana users based on artists you like! This list is updated on regular basis, so look for the artist name, and start collaborating! Below these 3 buttons and the most important, you can see our campaigns that you can join! Some of them give away prizes to participants, so stay tuned for this part as well (currently we have topics campaigns like 30 days challenge, Freestyle Friday, Mashup Monday and so on) How to get to “Discover”AndroidFrom top screen, tap the menu bar on top-left. There you will find “Discover” button at the bottom of the list. iOSFrom “Home” tab at the bottom, slide the screen from right to left, or tap on “Discover” on upper tabs.Find out our latest contents!Apart from “Discover” on the app, we have our official blog updating weekly, as well as Facebook and Instagram account with new contents uploaded in regular basis. Like it, follow it, and get our latest news!Official Blog:https://nana-music.com/blogs/Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/nana.Sing.your.Life/Instagram Account:https://www.instagram.com/nanamusic_official/Learn more from here!How to add hashtags onto your post →→→ Ultimate Guide to HashtagsAnd how to share your sounds even more →→→ 4 Solutions to Share your Sound worldwideBasics to enjoy nana app →→→ nana How-to Guides (Android / iOS)For more infos, see our FAQ for answers to the most common questions.... 

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Record & Post!

Record your music or sing along to any instrumental sound in nana and post!You can also add effect to arrange and have fun!

Collab (Overdub)

Add a layers of vocal, rhythm, guitar, piano or whatever you like to any sounds you can find in nana!

Connect

Connect with people all over the world through music by collaborating your sound with others.