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Michael LaPalme captures Pussy & The Learjets, Bangkok’s seminal RocknRoll Band!

Bangkok based photographer Michael LaPalme witnessed many of the 2011 shows of Pussy & The Learjets, Bangkok’s loudest RocknRoll band. The Learjets have been defunct for more than a year with Pussy absconding to China and the rest of the band involved in other projects. Michael also shot The Learjets in the studio. Now he’s […]

From the Vault: Pussy & The Learjets: You’re Gonna Miss Me

From the vaults…a new track by Pussy & The Learjets, who played Bangkok punk rock for twelve months and then crashed and burned, as any great band should. This is a cover on The Thirteenth Floor Elevators You’re Gonna Miss Me, a huge song. And yes, I played guitar for The Learjets. With Manis on […]

Pussy & The Learjets celebrate Bangkok

Bangkok’s loudest RocknRoll band, Pussy & The Learjets, featuring my alter ego, Tom Learjet, on guitar, may not be rumbling through the Thai capital’s music venues right now, but the band led by the amazing, incredible Om aka Pussy still has a pulse. Bassist Manis On Fire has been digging through our extensive back catalogue […]

More great Rock’n’Roll from Thailand!

Thailand’s premier Rock’n’Roll band Pussy & The Learjets dish up their first promo video, a time lapse artifact, shot and edited by Austrian video director Willy Wysoudil aka Wysforce. Wysoudil produced this ripping timelapse video of Bangkok´s noisiest Rock’n’Roll band performing Nothing Can Bring Me Down, the forthcoming Learjets vinyl single, out in May on […]

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