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Riding the Crime Wave – CWP in ASIA LIFE Magazine

Everyone has a good book in them so they say, Asia’s first English-language crime publishing house looks set to put that adage to the test. Mark Bibby Jackson interviews me about all things Crime Wave Press in this month’s ASIA LIFE Magazine, both in the Thailand and Cambodia edition. I get to talk about crime […]

Crime Wave Press – A new Asian Imprint – Coming Soon….

Crime Wave Press is a Hong Kong based fiction imprint that endeavors to publish the best new crime novels from and about Asia to readers around the globe. Check out CWP facebookpage! Crime Wave Press is looking for authors who can offer complete and well edited manuscripts of English language crime novels either based in […]

Sacred Skin in The South China Morning Post: Thailand´s Spirit Taboos by Chris Taylor

Writer Chris Taylor reviews my new book, Sacred Skin, in The South China Morning Post. Thailand´s Spirit Taboos In Tom Vater and Aroon Thaewchatturat’s Sacred Skin – a visually compelling antidote to the usual coffee-table tributes to “amazing Thailand” – the reader is taken on a journey into an other-worldly Southeast Asia, a place of […]

Tom Vater and Scott Nicholson report on Pussy & The Learjets and Metal Postcard in TTO Magazine

In this Rock’n’Roll double bill, published this month in Traversing the Orient Magazine, Tom Vater reports on Metal Postcard, the Honk Kong independent label that is home to Cambodia’s finest rock band The Cambodian Space Project and the garage punk noise from Bangkok that is Pussy & The Learjets, while Detroit home boy Scott Nicholson […]

Tom Vater on Metal Postcard – HK´s Alternative Record Label – in the Southeast Asia Globe

Tom Vater talks pop music in Asia with Sean Hocking, owner of Metal Postcard, Hong Kong´s most prolific alternative record label. In 2010, Metal Postcard released the debut single of Phnom Penh`s The Cambodian Space Project. This year, Hocking will unleash a 7″ vinyl single of Pussy & The Learjets, Bangkok’s loudest RocknRoll band, on […]