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Sounds of the Wild

A showcase of live alternative music by artists for artists
Locally trapped wildlife started with the idea that Ho Chi Minh City has always had a vibrant metal scene, a vibrant hip-hop scene; it’s always had a coming-up experimental scene, and […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Turning The Tables

Homegrown Vietnamese DJs are stepping up to the international stage thanks to a DJ contest called Mix Us Happy

Six months ago, 20-year- old Duc Hoang started learning how to DJ for the first time as a hobby, a nice change of pace from his work […]

By |January 8th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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TNX for Listening

With a little bit of Trap and a little bit of R&B, German-Vietnamese singer Linh TNX will enter the New Year with a bang and a beat
When she walks into a room, Linh TNX is nearly impossible to miss. Laughing […]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Become A Fan

Some of the best live rock music in Saigon is made by the band Ly Le Quyen

If you’ve gone out looking for live rock music in Ho Chi Minh City you’ve probably come across the band Ly Le Quyen (www.facebook.com/lylequyens), […]

By |December 20th, 2018|Arts, Music|2 Comments
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The Tokyo Blues

In conversation with Shun Sakai, a talented jazz singer who has truly followed her heart musically

When Shun Sakai was a young woman, jazz music was popular across the world; however, in her home country of Japan there weren’t many opportunities to listen to it. She […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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Have You Heard?

13 podcasts every designer should listen to.

Every designer has a different way of “plugging in” when they start working on a new design. Listening to music is probably one of the best options when you go on a design sprint. You […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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Behind the Music

The ups & downs and personal & professional life of local celebrity Kyo York

It’s pretty easy to prise open a locked scooter compartment if you know what you’re doing—just force the seat up at the right angle, and there’s a […]

By |March 16th, 2017|Art, Arts, Features, Music|1 Comment
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These Boys’ Lives

Vietnam’s biggest boy band is at the top of the charts again, but not for their music

It’s sometimes jokingly said in publishing circles that there are never any guarantees in putting out a bestseller, unless of course you happen to […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Art, Arts, Music|0 Comments
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Best Pop Solo Performance

Meet Ha Okio, the first Vietnamese singer to make the first rounds for a Grammy Award

Ha Okio walks in, sits down, and politely takes control of the situation. He moves with purpose, like a man with a list of things […]

By |December 7th, 2015|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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Jazz Hands with Tran Minh Tuan

With sax player Tran Manh Tuan, you hear him before you see him

Walking up to Tran Manh Tuan’s villa in the morning after the rain, there are the unmistakable sounds of a saxophone going up and down the tonal scale. […]

By |October 25th, 2015|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments