Mr Mon Hai smiles as he shows the musical instrument he loves the most. He blows air into the small, hollowed-out hardwood and a beautiful sound echoes through the instrument’s bamboo-made body.
Minh Bui Jones, the 49-year-old founding editor and publisher of Mekong Review, wants to see more literary writings on music, culture, dance and the arts.
Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world.
Hard to get a booking, Stiff Little Punks played first played in Phnom Penh’s girlie bars. Now they seem to be hitting big time.
Malcolm Young and his brother Angus Young founded AC/DC in 1973. Their hits included Highway to Hell from 1979 and Back in Black and You Shook Me All Night Long from 1980.
Canadian teen singer Shawn Mendes on Sunday wins best artist and best song at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
“World” music may be something of a misnomer at this point in its evolution, since all the countries concerned – Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Japan – fell within a modest radius of the host country, Cambodia.
Fats Domino, who brought rolling New Orleans boogie-woogie piano to early rock ‘n’ roll in chart-topping hits such as Blueberry Hill and Ain’t That a Shame, has died at the age of 89.
Vae Savorn, 20, was noticed for her talent playing drums the first time she tried at the age of 12.
Sngoun Kavei Sereyroth, 18, plays both traditional and Western music on her gold-painted pin harp, a boat-shaped Khmer instrument.
Petty suffered cardiac arrest and was found unconscious at his home in Malibu and was taken to UCLA Medical Center.
Chhe Dany, a Khmer literature student at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, has loved traditional Khmer music since, at the age of 6.
Are you a music lover? Listening to music can reduce stress and relax you. Music can also change your mood, cheering you up or giving you a tune to cry to if you’re down.
A Colombian nun-turned-rapper in sports sneakers will perform for Pope Francis when he visits her country this week.
The Canadian who has spent his life living the dream (or curse) as a professional musician, said the opportunity to take over management Phnom Penh’s Garage Bar on Street 110 came purely by chance.
During a performance by Slitensix at Show Box earlier this year, lead singer Vanntin Hoeurn screamed out lyrics, punched holes in the ceiling and crowd-surfed over fans rabidly moshing.
Melbourne, Australia is set to host the world premiere of the first symphonic work addressing the years of the Khmer Rouge in October.
The music industry in Cambodia seems to be advancing on an almost daily basis. But while it does good work in preserving traditional Khmer and vintage pop music, developing original songs and creating opportunities for…