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  • CONCERT reviewA Night to Remember

    29 Jan 2015 : Mozart, Brahms and Beethoven: three safe choices for a concert here in Bangkok. And the sellout audience that filled the Main Hall of the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday to hear pianist Krystian Zimerman and the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe in a programme of works by the three titans knew they would be spending the evening in safe musical territory. But they may not have expected that the evening would include one of the most memorable Bangkok musical experiences in recent memory.

  • Theatre previewAll the king's men: Naii Nai staged as The Gentlemen

    29 Jan 2015 : Unfortunately, Pichet Klunchun will not appear onstage in a reproduction of his dance performance Naii Nai which begins tomorrow at Chulalongkorn University's Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre of Dramatic Arts. Other changes from last year's staging in Singapore with TheatreWorks include the title, which has changed to The Gentlemen, and the performance's narrative, which has been rendered more conventional.

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  • When everyday robots swing from chandeliers

    28 Dec 2014 : The past year of music has served up some incredible sounds. In 12 months, we have witnessed the comeback of local goofballs Samurai Loud, the allure of FKA twigs, and the reinvention of Taylor Swift. And while old pros like Damon Albarn and St Vincent lamented the monotony of technology-dominated modern life, disco grandmaster Giorgio Moroder persisted on the dancefloor. Slinky basslines were all the rage, and '80s nostalgia still sells. To relive all those amazing moments in music, here, in no particular order, are our top 20 singles of 2014.

  • Beyonce and family in Phuket

    25 Dec 2014 : Pop singer and actress Beyonce and her family are spending Christmas in Phuket, local media and social websites reported.

  • Joe Cocker, blues legend, dead at 70

    23 Dec 2014 : NEW YORK - Joe Cocker, whose intense, gritty voice won him wide acclaim that spanned both rock and blues, has died at age 70, his agent said Monday.

  • AC/DC drummer says he wants to keep his job

    22 Dec 2014 : WELLINGTON - AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd described allegations he tried to hire a hitman as "ludicrous" Monday and said he wanted to keep his job with the top-selling rock band.

  • Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked

    22 Dec 2014 : LOS ANGELES - Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."

  • Local indie alive and well

    21 Dec 2014 : A collective's comprehensive debut compilation provides a solid glimpse at the potential of the local music scene


    The song goes on

    21 Dec 2014 : Just over a year ago, Rangsan Panyaruan, aka Songkran, wowed The Voice audience and coaches with his hard rocking yet soulful vocals. Thanks to his talent and the watchful guidance of his Voice coach — prolific singer-songwriter Apiwat “Stamp” Eurthavornsuk — Songkran pushed through to win the competition.

  • Madonna releases songs early

    20 Dec 2014 : Madonna on Saturday suddenly released six new songs months ahead of schedule, furious that early versions had leaked online in what she had described as "artistic rape."


    Sweet Retrospect

    18 Dec 2014 : When you think of Thailand's real rock bands, Retrospect and Sweet Mullet never fail to come up. Occupying two different sub genres within the realm of rock, the bands' live performances always guarantee boiling good times.

  • Dark sounds from the Cambodian soul

    18 Dec 2014 : Few bands in the region do "noir" music as well as Cambodia's Krom, who will be playing in Bangkok tonight as well as Friday and Saturday.

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