BLACKFLAME

BLACKFLAME

These guys are group of friends who take up music just for hobby.  All of them have good jobs and earn decent money. They just feel let down by music that coming out so they start doing something about it. They rock into pop sounds with great noise and melody.  I can tell you after listening to their music. It’s awesome.  One thing that they can be proud of is that all their songs are…

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PIMAY LAO

PIMAY LAO

You are invited to Lao ultimate party known as Pimay Laos – Lao New Year.  This three days event fall on the 13th, 14th and 15th of April of every calendar year.  So what do we at New Year’s Day? Traditionally this is the time for spring cleansing.  We cleanse house, clothes, bed, and everything else.  Holy water is used to rinse bad spirit from body, mind and soul. Get rid off those bad omen and…

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THE STORY OF SONGKHANE

THE STORY OF SONGKHANE

It is not easy to explain why some countries in Southeast Asia, such as Burma, Combodia, Laos and Thailand, and even Sri Lanka, have chosen April the 13th as the beginning of their new year. It is not easy to explain why some countries in Southeast Asia, such as Burma, Combodia, Laos and Thailand, and even Sri Lanka, have chosen April the 13th as the beginning of their new year. However, according to nature, April…

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THE SOUKHOUANE AND THE LAO PEOPLE

THE SOUKHOUANE AND THE LAO PEOPLE

By Dr Thongrith Phoumirath The ritual known to the Lao as the Phithi Souane or Phithi Baci is a ritual to call back, welcome, propitiate and unite the khouane with the physical body.  It is the ubiquitous of all Lao functions and celebrations, and integral part if Lao family life. It can be held for a farewell, welcome, birth of a baby, birthdays, house warming, job promotions, harvest, new car, marriage and a New Year…

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Buratino

Buratino

Khad Jao Boredi” meaning “Without You” is the latest track from Buratino.  He is amongst a hive of Lao pop landscape.  He lives in Vientiane capital still he’s managed to cultivate a significant reputation of Japanese influences. Buratino came out from nowhere few years ago with a strong performance of his première single called “Unaihi”.  Since then he has made himself a permanent fixture in Lao music scene.  He’s appeared in countless large live events…

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ALUNA

ALUNA

Here is the latest from brilliant young talented singer/song writer home grown pop princess – Aluna.  Just recently appeared on NBC Today Show with Matt Lauer explaining her love of making music.  This is a preview of her second album called “Aluna Part II “.  This song is called “Komhuseukbok” meaning “Love Instinct Feeling”.  Some of her songs are mostly mixed in both Lao and English. She obtained her higher education in Australia.  Since she…

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NOY SYDANON – THE GREAT DISTANCE

NOY SYDANON – THE GREAT DISTANCE

This is Noy’s second solo album.   Every track is a standout.  He captures the romance, passion and the meaning of Lao in his songs.  He has this ability to articulate through songs.  He is such a great artist, a wonderful songwriter and a very sincere person. The Great Distance is such a good pop/rock album.  It’s artful of everything.  From folk rock to modern pop/rock, drum machines to acoustic guitars.  The voice, the full…

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