Many years ago, Wu Tang Clan and NWA brought eastern thought to a hip hop audience but seldom are the spheres of hip-hop brought into eastern thought. LT2564 , the most recent album of Hue MC LT Midside, is the perfect amalgamation of rap and spirituality. Instead of community-focussed lyrics or street hustling anecdotes for […]
Five Ways to Bring Vietnam Into Your Home During the Coronavirus Epidemic As global cases of Covid-19 have soared dramatically this month, self isolation has become a reality for most people internationally. Now that my access to the outdoors is somewhat limited by the coronavirus, I have had to continue my passion for Vietnam within […]
Ask anyone from Vietnam who Trinh Cong Son is and they’ll either recite you some of his lyrics or tell you about the significance of his music. Son’s compositions of around 600 songs span over 30 years of Vietnamese history. International press dubbed Trinh Cong Son the Bob Dylan of Vietnam. His blend of folk […]
Hue Festival is here and this year boasts possibly the best line up yet! Here are some of personal picks for 2018.
In a country largely obsessed with the soppy pop, it’s great to find a place that respects the ear-drums of music lovers.