- BATTLE OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN BANDS: Neung Phak vs. Dengue Fever...
live on stage! - For the
first time in this or any hemisphere, Neung Phak and L.A.'s Dengue Fever
perform on the same co-headlining bill at the Great American Music Hall
on Friday, August 5! Click here for
details and to purchase tickets.
- NEW NEUNG PHAK 7" ON THE HORIZON - Neung Phak
is out of the studio and ready to unleash their newest release, a 3-song
deluxe 7" record on the Abduction label:
FUCKING USA, containing a studio recording of the title tune, as well
as two energetic live cuts from their 2004 appearance on WNUR FM in Evanston,
IL. Copies will be
available from this web site soon, and at the August 5 Great American
Music Hall performance.
- PUSSER'S PIHN PLAYS SAN FRANCISCO AGAIN - Neung Phak
spinoff project, Pusser's Pihn, the all-Lao/Thai groove project led
by ace pihn/guitar player Brently Pusser,
hits the "enlarged" Hemlock Tavern (1131
Polk St. San Francisco - (415)923-0923). Also on the bill are Alvarius
B. AND the Master Musicians of Bukkake. What a hoe-down!
10/29/2004 - HALLOWEEN WEEKEND WITH NEUNG
PHAK AND SUN CITY GIRLS
- Neung Phak/Mono Pause again shares the stage with
Sun City Girls at the Bottom
of the Hill, San Francisco on Friday, October 29. The big humdinger
of a show also features Six Organs of Admittance and DJ Ursula,
and it's the Girls' sole Bay Area appearance. Sure to be a sell-out,
so get your tickets early at the (evil) Ticketweb.com or come early
to the venue. SPECIAL BRAND-NEW LIMITED CD-R TO BE UNVEILED
AT THE SHOW!
5/7-9/2004 - NEUNG PHAK INVADES THE MIDWEST
IN SUPPORT OF SUN CITY GIRLS!
The chameleonic trio from Seattle-by-way-of-Arizona known
as Sun City Girls will headline three midwest shows in May with
Neung Phak in support.
FRI 5/7: CHICAGO, IL- The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western - (773)276-3600
SAT 5/8: MADISON, WI - CANCELLED! Replaced by...
SAT 5/8: MILWAUKEE, WI - Onopa Brewing Company, 735 E.
Center St. - (414)264-3630
SUN 5/9: MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Triple Rock Social Club - 629 Cedar Avenue
- NEW MP3s UP FOR DOWNLOAD Share
and enjoy two live recordings from the Ivy Room in December 2003...
a frenetic version of live favorite Cheer and a morlam
featuring the guest violin of Patty Liu. Both are from the early
evening set and were not broadcast live on KALX FM.
4/14/2004 - NEUNG PHAK LIVE! Neung
Phak plays their great hits, at the extremely intimate Hemlock Tavern
(1131 Polk St. San Francisco - (415)923-0923) on WEDNESDAY 4/14,
with Soft from Japan in the opening slot. Show
begins around 10:30 PM. The Hemlock only holds about 70 people,
so don't say you weren't warned if you find it very crowded in there
or are unable to get in. Neung Phak will play again someday.
11/5/2003 - NEUNG PHAK DEBUT CD NOW
15 tracks of Thai-Issan-Cambodian/Khmer-Vietnamese-Taiwanese-West
Oaklandese full-flavored HITS, now available for your consumption
via the Abduction label.
ORDER IT HERE for $13 postage-paid in the USA/Canada
or $14.50 postage paid anywhere else, or ask for it by name at your
local record mart.
BUT CHEAPER RIGHT HERE!!! (Orders processed via PayPal)
the USA/Canada... $13
Anywhere else... $14.50
12/20/2003 - LAST LIVE PERFORMANCE FOR A WHILE -
The Ivy Room, 858 Solano Ave., Albany - 510-524-9299 -
TWO SHOWS with San Francisco's CONDOR opening!
8pm early show and 11pm late show. Same set both times, so
don't become excited.
5/2003 - Secret "guest" vocalist appears in studio for
appearance on upcoming debut album, slated for fall '03 release
on the Abduction label. Details to follow as available.
1/2003 - Mysterious "bootleg" CD-R appears with a handful
of rough and/or live recordings.
7/2002 - Neung Phak (Mono Pause)
completes first West Coast/Southwest tour with Aavikko.
September 15, 2001
- Neung Phak makes its first public appearance, four days after
four buildings and three planes make history.