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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 […]

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 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.

Pussy & The Learjets – A Short Documentary by Gerhard Joren

Swedish photographer Gerhard Joren has produced a short documentary on the birth of Bangkok-based band Pussy & The Learjets. The two and a half minute film documents the Rock’n’Roll band’s live debut at The Overstay on January 15th. The four piece, formed in late 2010, is currently playing dates around Bangkok, Thailand and will record […]

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