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2011 – Sacred Tattoos, The Daily Telegraph and RocknRoll!

2011 proved to be a mad, mad year for me and I’d like to thank all the people who supported me over the past twelve months. Living it all was almost too much. Here’s to the great times this year. The publication of Sacred Skin, the first book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, was a major […]

Pussy & The Learjets Single on YouTube!

Pussy & The Learjets, Bangkok’s noisiest Rock’n’Roll band, recently released their first single on Metal Postcard, Hong Kong’s best loved independent label. It’s a colored vinyl picture disc release and the songs are also available at iTunes. But now, the single’s B Side, called Itchy Skin, has been made available totally free on You Tube! […]

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 […]

The Cambodian Space Project Rocks Australia

The Cambodian Space Project are currently on tour in Australia, before taking the sounds of Khmer rock to the US, China and Europe in the spring. Listen to a radio show on ABC National Radio Australia featuring a great session and an interview with The Cambodian Space Project. Singer Srey Thy sings several songs from […]

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