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Professor Kinski remixes Pussy & The Learjets

Professor Kinski remixes Pussy & The Learjets from Bangkok! Bangkok based writer and journalist Tom Vater’s Garage Rock band in a very loungy trip hoppy easy listening version! Nothing Can Bring Me Down! Stay tuned for 2 more punchy mixes soon!

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 […]

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’s Rock’n’Roll 7″ Single – Pussy & The Learjets on Metal Postcard Records – Out Now!

‘_ In case any of my readers have been wondering what I do when I am not writing, especially when it gets dark in Bangkok…. ….I moonlight with Pussy & The Learjets, the loudest and wildest Rock’n’Roll band, who perform in club toilets, wine bars and riverboats in Bangkok. The band, fronted by the incredible […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tom Vater on Pussy & The Learjets in Traversing the Orient Magazine

Tom Vater reports on Pussy & The Learjets – Bangkok’s loudest Rock’n’Roll band – in the February issue of Traversing the Orient Magazine, published in Thailand and the Philippines. For more info on the band, visit The Learjets’ Website. Images by Aroon Thaewchatturat.

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