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Mor Lam is a traditional form of music from Laos that is also popular in Isan Thailand. This has singing that is pitch based and sounds flexible. #MorLam #Laos #SongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/03/mor-lam/ Photo credit: http://kinkgong.bandcamp.com/track/01-ta-oi-in-laos-1

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Minced Meat and Herb Salad - Laap

A traditional Lao minced meat and herb salad that is perfect with chicken, beef, tofu or even veggies. Bursting with flavors from various herbs and spices. A must make.

Harem Belle is a Thai band playing Alternative Pop Rock. Listen to “From the word “Love” and check out other music by this quirky, unconventional, up and coming band from Thailand. #HaremBelle #Thailand #SongoftheWeek More info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/03/harem-belle/

NAEM KHAO TOD (lao crispy rice salad aka lao fried rice ball salad) ~~~ this recipe is shared with us from the restaurant, "spoon thai restaurant" in chicago which is known to be a haven for hardcore food lovers. [Laos] [ Khun Wanna] [shesimmers]

The Analog Girl (aka Mei Wong) is a Singaporean musician, who sounds like a wispy Shirley Manson flying through space with a Tenori-on. Despite her overseas success, Wong is most proud of Singapore’s local music scene. “We have several local music compilations from the 1990s to the 2000s to be proud of from +65 Indie Underground. -CNN Travel More #TheAnalogGirl #Singapore #SEASongoftheWeek info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/analog-girl/

Sponge Cola is a four-member Filipino band. Their first album was produced in 2003 with two songs, "Lunes" and "Jeepney," quickly recognized as hits with local audiences. #SpongeCola #Philipines #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/05/sponge-cola/ Photo credit: itunes.apple.com/us/album/araw-oras-tagpuan/id479874303

The Center's newest featured song of the week is the band Empat Lima. Drawing on diverse influences, they have a new album Nightrider. #EmpatLima #Indonesia #SongoftheWeek. For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/08/empat-lima/ Photo credit: gigsplay.com

The Center’s featured song of the week is by the Vietnamese singer Uyên. In 2008, she auditioned for the 2nd season of Vietnam Idol and the third series of Sao Mai – Điểm hẹn prior to re-auditioning for Vietnam Idol (season 3), but failed to make it through. #UyênLinh #VietNam #SongoftheWeek. For more info/listen: www.cseashawaii.org/2014/11/uyen-linh/ Photo credit: Wikipedia

The Center’s featured song of the week is by the Cambodian singer Pan Ron. She was at her most popular in the 60s and 70s with a diverse mix of genres. #PanRon #Cambodia #SongoftheWeek. For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/12/pan-ron/ Photo credit: http://khmerization.blogspot.com/2013/09/golden-era-of-cambodian-music-given-its.html

Pandai Besi is an eight-member Indonesian indie band. The band was formed to remake songs from Efek Rumah Kaca (ERK). Using crowd funding in 2013, the band released the reworked music. #PandaiBesi #Indonesia #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/04/pandai-besi/ Photo credit: efekrumahkaca.net

Aspidistrafly is a Singaporean music duo of April Lee and Ricks Ang. Their music is described as: ambient folk with guitar-based drone, subtle electronics, and various sound assemblages. #Aspidistrafly #Singapore #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: www.cseashawaii.org/2014/04/aspidistrafly/ Photo credit: hanoise.com/tag/aspidistrafly/

Mohamad Aliff Bin Aziz, known by his shortened name Aliff Aziz, is a Singapore-born, pop, pop rock, R&B and soul singer, currently based in Malaysia. He has had several hits including: “Cinta” and “Kalau Cinta” off of his second album, It’s Allif’s Time. #AliffAziz #SingaporeMalaysia #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: www.cseashawaii.org/2014/03/aliff-aziz/ Photo credit: http://www.ohbulan.com/

The Center is happy to introduce Myo Gyi, a solo musical performer from Myanmar and one of the members of the famous band "Iron Cross." The heavy metal, hard rocker, and occasional soft rock singer is well known for his music hits: “Set Shout,” “Lay Pyay,” “Take it (Yu Like),” and “Ta Sain Ta Yout.” #MyoGyi #Myanmar #SongoftheWeek For more info/listen: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/05/myo-gyi/ Photo credit: http://www.myitzuri.com/