A peace of jazz

The International Day of Peace, established by the United Nations in 1981, is celebrated on 21 September.  This year it falls on a Saturday, and...

Test your metal ears

It’s another big weekend in Cambodian metal, in a year that has already seen an unprecedented level of travel and exchange within the loud community. ...

Have bass, will play

Phnom Penh’s not-so-new-now ska band, Checkered Past, returns to Cloud on Saturday night.  Band leader Jon Banules sat down with Leng Pleng to talk about...

It’s not a gun

Those who get around the traps regularly would recognise photographer Steve Porte, whose work is hard to escape if you are a Phnom Penh musician....

Moore Wood

The Uncomfortably White Brothers are one of the more unusual bands in today’s Phnom Penh – they’re all about love and soul and being serious...