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In tune with the times

2012 sees a marked shift towards 'folk' styles in Southeast Asia and rest of the world

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It's been an interesting year for fans of "World Music". There have been some terrific releases, one or two epic gigs and a growing interest in popular music that doesn't need an industrial-media conveyor-belt nor dyed hair to reach an audience. 

Pimjai Petchpalanchai and Saksiam Petchchompu.

The year began with the reunion of the producer Theppabutr Satirodchompu's legendary band Wong Dontri Molam Theppabutr, fronted by molam Pimjai Petchpalanchai and luk thung Isan legend Saksiam Petchchompu, supported by khaen maestro Sombat Simla at Sonic Ekamai.

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