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Tracing the Beat - A History of Vietnamese Hip Hop

“We’re in the wrong place,” I mutter to myself as I wait nervously for Wowy Nguyen to arrive. Surrounded by fresh flowers, potpourri and black and white portraits of Princess Diana and Angelina Jolie, with an acoustic cover of a Taylor Swift song playing in the background, the overtly quaint She Cafe in downtown Saigon was probably not the best choice of venues to interview one of Vietnam’s top underground rappers…. 7 more words

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A New Spin on the Circus

For some Vietnamese youth, the challenge to escape poverty can be insurmountable. Simon Stanley meets one organisation offering them a future to be proud of. Photo by… 1,072 more words

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Don't Miss: Parquet Courts @ 9:30 Club, 5/12/16


Parquet Courts (Photo by Ben Rayner)

Parquet Courts clearly feel the creative urge to be on the move and make new music—and that shows through in the immediacy of the band’s live performances. 210 more words

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New music video from punk trio, B Boys: "Get a Grip"

B Boys are “three psychos” who throw their Dada-inspired music at their listeners at breakneck speed. Their EP, No Worry No Mind, now out on Captured Tracks, features 8 high speed singles that leave no room for catching one’s breath but who needs to breath when they’re listening to B Boys? 195 more words

Tune. New Sounds for my Sister's Birthday: 27 Feb

Happy birthday to my beautiful siswah. Thanks for your gentle calmness and light, and my god, the laughter. The music plays for you this week. 351 more words