A heavy future

At Cloud on Saturday night there’s the launch of new album by SamRocker Band, Back to the Roots, celebrating Sam’s return to the heavier music...

More from Bangalore

This weekend Phnom Penh has musical visitors from Bangalore in southern  India.  Singer-songwriter Mahesh and his band, and acoustic trio Cinema of Excess, will play...

Making space for opera

The Cambodia Opera Project, an initiative of the Japanese Government’s Department of Culture and endorsed by the Cambodian Ministry of Fine Arts, kicked off last...

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...

Living in song

Ernie Buck can be heard out front in the Uncomfortably White Brothers and the Cham Ticks, sometimes behind the drums and sometimes solo with a...

In the zone

This weekend The Goldilocks Zone returns for a show at LF Social Club. They were forced to take a break while their bass player Hansley...

A different feel

Multi-lingual rapper and music producer Mehdi ‘12me’ Benabdessadok embarks on a very different Original Sessions on Sunday evening – a boat cruise and an all...