Dean Scapolo and Maurienne House. Malyssa, the first-known artist of Lao-Thai descent who has made it in the mainstream American music industry, talks to VOA about her life, musical aspirations, and her debut all-English album, Reminisce, which has received wide airplay. It has a rich history dating back many thousand of years.
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WPY as its international payments Watch the hand of the guy playing lead guitar. Growing up watching lots of Indian movies, naturally there are some Indian influences in our music. This is a song by a versatile rock band Konla Vongsamphanh. Here is another Lao classical folk song from famous Lao songstress.
These are the latest pop songs passed to me by radio disc jockey lady friend of mine. They are soulful Kaur meaning Please and another beautiful ballad love song called Yakmefan meaning Want to Love Somebody. Kaur Yakmefan are for those lonely hearts out there who wishfully want to fall for the right mind one and click! These are true great pop songs. He is from Lao Art Media. It is from "1 Nydoungchai" album meaning "One and Only". It released a few years ago.
This song is written by Vixay Kyvongxay. Feel free to shake off stress or show off your cha cha cha. Guess who is this man? Why does he have one finger pointing upwards? Is he modelling for King Fa Ngum status in Vientiane? Or does he mean "Don't you mess with me, punk! Could he be one of several Lao action packed actors working on his latest film?
But who is this man? Well, we will have more info on him and his latest projects coming soon. Recently Matt Lauer from American number one top rating Today morning show broadcasted live from Vientiane, capital city of Laos - the land of million elephants. He conducted his show live from various cities. So far here are some great cities where he broadcasted from. From Laos he showcased Lao colourful silks, unique cultures, peaceful religion, authentic foods, unspoilt and exotic country village lifestyle including beautiful Vientiane the capital city, classical folklore music of Laos, pop culture in ever explosive environment since his government decided to bomb Laos a few decades ago.
He chatted with famous artists who will soon release their upcoming productions such as movie star Ananda and singer Aluna to obtain inside information how in just less than a decade Lao pop culture has managed to explode and has gone beyond its frontier. This is a preview of her second album called "Aluna Part II ". This song is called "Komhuseukbok" meaning "Love Instinct Feeling".
Some of her songs are mostly mixed in both Lao and English. Reputation is a way of live — reputation for being on top of the game and reputation for not being push around as documented in lyrics of his songs. Smiley has always been trying and looking out for improvement and make it big by experimenting with new ideas.
As a result he has songs in colourful and inventive credit to his name. He demonstrates that hip-hop is contemporary and diverse as his place of residence. Now the quest continues. He is going solo and freed from the constraints of being a team player-band member. Will this chart his evolution as a solo artist?
Current England number one female tennis player is Anne Keothavong who happens to have Lao heritage. You should know by now that Supasang wrote a song called Kop Jai for the greatest and the love of his live - his Mum. The song is called Kop JaI, a tribute to his Mum. Now Kop Jai the music video is here also. Watch it while it's hot. This continues the evolution. She is ready to pop.
With the release of her ever first single from the most anticipated, celebrated album, her team has prepped for the final assault of the invasion. On her album she co-wrote some songs. Birdie may sound like some hot songsters from America.
Well, she is and she also has the looks to match. This album is artful. It has tranquillity, attractive pop moment, and appealing voice eventually making it a welcome part of your day. This looked like the start of brilliant career.
Here is what you have been waiting for to see - Fashion Parade modelling by Nang Sangkharnes of the previous years. The event held at the time as Miss Charity Quest.
Collections are Lao traditional customs with a bit of jazzing up and they are sexy. Fashion Parade modelling by Nangkharnes of previous years. Fashion Parade by laopress. Here is another video made ready over the weekend.
Music is by Lao best rock artist. Here we were on the road to the southern province of Laos, we stopped over in a country village some where, 50 kilometres off the main high way.
Yeah, there is no place on earth liked Laos. Introducing the coolest DJ around the town. He has been bringing his music remix to the world massive. He is on the way up to the top of his game.
And he is about to conquer a lot more territory. He recently released compilation which can be heard at his website. He graces the groove of the world's hottest urban music. He quickly acquires reputations as skilled performer on the world hip hop circuit. A fearless lion Gumby sharpens his claws and has brand new set of diamond and steel teeth thus he has big appetites and thirsts. The two spit venom everyway they can, causing friendly fire along the way.
Introducing yet another classic Lao country singer. Songs composed by Vannasack Thongoulay and brought to life by Sesumack Thongoulay. We uploaded sample tracks from his debut CD. The outstanding track is Sao Maung Champa. You will appreciate the lyrics, straightforward melody and beautiful music. Doeboy and the Gangs unleased yet another monstrous hit track, a killer tune with fusion of Morlum and double bass urban sound called Lao Pride Nationwide.
We have showcased some of their best materials but now between their three heads they come up with yet what could be the most powerful, emotive dance, folk, hip hop song in recent time. This is excellent song which is in Lao and English. The hot new thing pop out rocking is new Alternative Rock band known as D-Faith. The band make up of three cool dudes. Between them, they have brought extensive musical experience in all facets to come up with their cool and unique sound to re-connect with younger and hip Lao audience.
Heavy use of string instruments and their sexy soul of lead vocalist immediately invite comparisons with another great band - Chitpanya but these boys from the south have their own style.
Many may not aware that there are music from other parts of Laos neighbouring countries apart from Thailand, namely China and Myanmar where they too sing in Lao language. We have music video to show you.
They are pop music from Yunnan, China. Just want to demonstrate how far musically they are comparing to us anyway. These two artists sing formidable pop songs, they just could be the generically perfect Lao songs. This may help more people notice their brilliant songs which are still holding my attention and dumbfounded after some months.
Songs are from Noy first three excellent albums. They are ready for you to own. To watch their latest please log on to the official website. They also have new single for you to sample. The judging criteria is tough base on these: Andy Chanthavixay owner of laopress. Here is another recent video taking during weekend trip to the northern tip end of Australia, Darwin.
What a quiet, wonderful small city Darwin is. In this video you can listen to Lao finest country song from Lao star. The truth about Daniel D. A performance at various places has made him a better musician, performer and a singer. Smooth melody, beautiful lyrics, seamless voice with a gentle stroke of piano, they are ridiculous good ballad love songs. Another project recently released by original artist.
This album is Nileuji. All ten tracks compose by Virath Vongsanga. These are classic popular country music. As documented Lao don't really see musical boundaries as barriers. For those of you who attain your Lao musical wisdom from laopress.
He once entered music competition event held at local high school and won. Impak is back powered by Lao pride. He has the world on his sight. He gonna shake and wake you up with his no-none-sense loud and pumped Impak sound. Mo Buckz is a gangster hip-hop where he collaborates with Lao leading, celebrated, award winning Gumby aka Pryce.
The Khamp Media Music Group is compiling a unique compilation of Lao music by Lao artist, in hopes to be released by the summer of this year. KMMG is a Laotian base music company that thrives towards creating much needed exposure to the ever flourishing Laos music industry. In fact we loaded the entire songs from this excellent CD. While you are there check his music video also.
This album produced by Xay, Vilaxay, and Mike himself. They also co-wrote all tracks. Now one of the clan is working on his solo album. Here is another outstanding track from Lao most well-known hip hop player Gumby aka Pryce , Envy Remix. A track that started the whole Gumby stardom. Now his hotly hype second album is here for you to own. His quest for world domination continues. Just recently voted for the best "Kept Secret". Now Gumby is ready for mainstream.
Another recent released track is by Sonny Bonoho. Did you know Sonny Bonoho also has second album coming out so check his site out for more info. Here are the latest tracks adding to our wonderful Lao song collections. We are here simply to document the history as it happens nothing more or less. This rare occasion in modern history of Savannakhet province from the southern part of Laos, the opening ceremony of second bridge between Laos-Thailand known as Mittaphap Bridge, our front runner stars from both country and pop music take opportunity coming together to celebrate this special event.
The release of this album, Savann Barnhao is also tribute to The Xienkhene is a Lao Radio programme broadcasting out from the northern suburb near Paris. The programs feature community news concerning Laotians living in and around the area. They are on air live every Tuesdays on website between These days everything come as a package. Well, say that you are looking for partner s. You do want someone who are confident, independent and beautiful.
Sao Hi-tech are above the less. As good as you can get. He was amongst our first to be featured here at laopress. That escalates him into stardom. Now we add three more excellent dance folk songs: Lum kornswan , Lum Tuey and Lum Salavam for your entertainment. There is good feeling all around.
Definitely one of the best respected album released. Most singers can sing. They won't match the quality of this guy, Lao's top singer-song writer-guitarist Noy Sydanon. This is the most polish, timeless, enjoyable song ever made. It's Torramann from Noy's second album. No doubt, it's currently my best rock song.
Another rising star from Laos is young sensation Noymany Sokeosy. We have two excellent songs by this handsome young man from down town Vientiane. These two outstanding songs are typical example of Noymany's songs. This style of his Lao classical folk music is called Lum Lern. The second annual dinner was a success, thanks to many of you who attended, volunteered, participated, and otherwise helped. A recap and pictures are now available at http: She is also well known across other side of Mekong river.
She had travelled thousand miles across the ocean to the United States of America to perform. This type of Lao classical music in Laos is known as Lum Pern. Lao classical music in digital and modern society or known as western civilisations are very popular amongst expatriates. Master Sangswan spits his Lum Konswan. Lum Putai is by Lasmy Kalothong. These are two great classic style of Lums coming from the southern part of Laos. So enjoy these two popular Lao folk songs.
On October 28, , the Laotian Community Center of Rhode Island launched a national campaign to raise funds for the construction of a Cultural Center and Museum that will provide a place in which Asian and non-Asian people can come together and not only learn about Lao history and culture but will serve as a vital meeting place for communities of all ages on many different levels.
Enjoying my day out with beautiful friends from work. The foods were great plus we entertained by great live band. The atmosphere and day were perfect. I had a bit of sea sickness therefore I was unable to eat those delicious foods. Our playground was breathtaking Sydney Darling Harbour. We cruised around the harbour for more than four hours. Pictures from Thong LongNgum Community party. Pictures from Australian International Motor Show.
Or for more pictures check our Photo gallery. An exciting hip hop band, Lao Crimino has spanking new video coming out so check it out on their space. We've released excellent albums over years. Here is one of them. It's Swanthong's Top Hit album. I am in this mood that I like listening to sad love again. Check it out track number one. Did you know we uploaded two more Lao traditional songs for your indulgence.
It's one of many Lums Lao folk music. So see for yourself how it starts. This is Kup Toom kup toom 1 , kup toom 2. He's bald, young, and angry. Is he going to be the first Thai rapper to make it? Drowzy aka Shawn Sathavorn spits his anguish in rhyme. His music bases on his heritage. The famous Kulab Paksun song is written for a person by the name of Kornsavann Inthavong. Obviously she is from Paksun, city in southern part of Laos.
Currently she resides in Australia. And amazingly he is my friends' mother. Here are Kulab Paksun Laopress. Did you know Father's Day is on the 3rd of September. It's " Por Ku Vilaboolod ". Introducing another quirky Lao hip hop artist, who has been making some noises for some times.
He is the only Asian American known on the music scene as one of the best music mixers in the Pacific Northwest. After countless tours States wide and collaborations, he released album.
There is no denying that this duo belong to Lao youth hip hop movement. They have captivated their entourage of fans Lao style after released some tracks. The Lao Youth Development Project. Just a reminder for those to would like to join in and have fun with The Lao Youth Development Project and activities.
This program aims to reduce child abuse, cultural conflicts and irretrievable breakdown of relationships between young people and their families. The sad and happy moment in life happened simultaneously. The saddest and venerable time were when one realised that one let family and love one down. I lost someone who I'd love dearly. The feeling of lost, guilt, anger, anxiety were unbearable. But at the same time there was a feeling of relief.
Obviously great tragedy and lost were indescribable. Of course I felt bad but I couldn't imagine what she might have gone through. You were always on my mind. Listen to this beautiful song. It sums up my feeling right now.
Having worked with so many artists in the industry, he is being touted as the next big thing. His new songs give us a taste of what to come! For more music and tour information check his space. Gumby aka Pryce will release his new music video. It's Envy Remixed version. To watch his latest music video plus tour info check his space. We uploaded Electronica music by DJ Tiesto.
This was his live performance at Museumplein in Amsterdam. Log on to www. Who will be the most beautiful Nang Sangkarne in America for The search is on. Expatriates from Laos, Cambodia and Thailand who now reside in America will for the first time come together to settle the century old war of word feud. Who is the most beautiful: Lao, Thai or Cambodian?. For more information about this event please refer to www. Check out Lao French photographic artist's portfolios.
See the world through the eyes of his magic lenses. The name is Sayaphone Sithimoungkhoun. Exposition collective des Arstiste de la Cyclade. Lao ultimate cool band, the Black flame re-furnished their old website address www. As documented, they burst into Lao music scene with first Reality Check album in early Then came their second album, Confusion.
Not only this was one of the most anticipated release, this album also took you on a dark, exciting journey to alternative Lao rock music, and when you got there, you wanted more. They just finished shooting their music video so check them out. Electronic Music is everywhere! She Did it Again. Alexandra again crossed border to appear on Thai popular television show.
Tom Yum is now a regular daily dish at home along side famous Lao cuisines: After talking to her Mum and Dad, they'd like her to further education in Australia. Barbeque kangaroo is one delicacy awaiting her. I know for a fact there has been a talk of her coming to Down Under. Whenever she comes laopress. She is big here! Mum just came back from Savan, Pakse and Vientiane.
She turned the places inside out searching for a bride-to-be for her only son. She desperately wants to see her grandchild so she can go with that big fat smile on her face.
So scares of no one will carry on her good family name. According to Noy Sydanon, a lead singer of the band "Expect a new album to be Released, we're hoping by the end of this year". They are also working on their music video for Noy's previous albums.
They will be available by the end of the year. Their website is re-vamped at new address at www. It's hard to ignore the growing of quality Lao urban music coming from around the globe. There has been a steady supply of artists coming forward with their materials.
Here are some more songs for your car stereo. Refugee - a song from Foreign Elementz from Hawaii, a song about the trials and tribulation. Did you know refugee is the world second biggest business.
Who give the hood about Refugee? I am the by-product of this monstrous business. Boiz will still be boys. They just want to have fun. Play this song from Supasang to her. I guarantee that she will cry her heart out of love. I love you Mama. She always finds goodness in her son. I just wish that I can do more for her. AVA productions founder, Hongsavath travels the world to do show. Maybe his services are what you require. It seems that we are engulfed by a whirlwind of excellent hip hop artists.
They have produced extraordinary hip hop beats. Come and listen to quality house music and leave all other worries behind. Introducing another boy from the hood, born and raised in Seattle Holly Park Projects and he is representing Northwest hip-hop to the fullest.