Meet rock’s top robbers

music July 13, 2018 01:00

By THE NATION

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Five-piece English alternative-rock band Nothing But Thieves make their debut in Thailand on August 2 with a show at Bangkok’s Moonstar Studio 8. Seats cost Bt2,600 at www.Ticketmelon.com. Check out “theverycompany” on Facebook.



Passionate guitar-based rock meets indie artfulness with a pop sensibility in the music of this group formed in 2012 by singer Conor Mason, guitarists Joe Langridge-Brown and Dominic Craik, bassist Philip Blake and drummer James Price. 

They grabbed early attention with the EPs “If You Don’t Believe, It Can't Hurt You” and “Graveyard Whistling”. Their self-titled 2015 debut album had the singles “Itch”, “Hanging” and “Trip Switch”, the last reaching No 1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. 

Jaonaay hits the road

Jinjett “Jaonaay” Wattanasin, a son of dance idol Jetrin Wattanasin, embarks on his national Jaonaay Aeb Bok Rak Tour in Chiang Mai on July 15, the same day a music video of his new single is launched. He’ll be at Central Plaza Nakhon Ratchasima on July 21, Central Plaza Surat Thani on July 27, Central Plaza Khon Kaen on August 13 and Central Plaza Westgate in Bangkok on August 18.

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Boyd is back ‘Simplified’

Boyd Kosiyabong is following up on his last successful outing, “Rhythm & Boyd”, with another double concert marking his 50th birthday, “Simplified” at Impact Exhibition Hall 1 on August 4 and 5. 

The tunes will come mainly from his 1996 sophomore album “Simplified”, which looked at the dark side of love. The singers from that disc will be onstage reprising their hits – Nop Pornchamni, Pod Moderndog, Piya Sastrawaha, Narongrit Supannapesat, Visaruttep Subarnabhesuj and others crooning the likes of “Khor Khob Phra Khun”, “Hang Klai Luea Kern” and “Yak Ja Khor”.

Seats cost Bt1,500 to Bt4,500 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.

Linkin Park’s Shinoda coming

Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda is bringing his “Post-traumatic Tour” to Bangkok’s GMM Live House at CentralWorld on August 9. The songwriter-rapper-producer helped drive Linkin Park’s success for 22 years, which included two Grammies, five American Music awards, 10 MTV Europe Music awards and 55 million albums sold.

“Post Traumatic”, his first solo album under his real name, is about healing from the death of bandmate Chester Bennington. Seats cost Bt1,600 and Bt2,800 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.