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Rangoon Rhythm: Youn Ni Ko

Born in Yangon, Youn Ni Ko grew up on the remote island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean sea after her family moved there when she was young. As she loved to sing from a...

Korean art troupe bring renowned show to Yangon

In an eclectic explosion of colors and sounds, the Korean Traditional Music Association staged its first ever performance in Yangon. Organized by the Korean Association in Myanmar, the show at the National Theatre of Yangon...

Rangoon Rhythm: DJ Yu KT

Yu Kyaw Tin, 35, has become a favorite on Yangon’s electronic music circuit, showcasing her techno, deep house and tech house mixes at the best parties. But her first attempt at DJing was only...

Irish musicians thrill at Music for Myanmar

Irish musicians performed at a charity concert in Yangon that raised funds for disadvantaged, deaf and orphaned children on Friday (September 14). Organized by non-profit charity Link for Aid, “A Starry Night” took place at...

Music for Myanmar returns for charity bonanza

Irish musicians are preparing for a big charity concert in Yangon that will raise money for disadvantaged, deaf and orphaned children. Organized by non-profit charity Link for Aid, “A Starry Night” will take place at...

JAM IT at Mr. Chan Music Bar

Some of Yangon's best musicians performed at JAM IT last weekend. Photos by the Pictureman.

Rangoon Rhythm: Hip hop star Jimmy Jacobs

Young Myanmar people call it “old school” now, but in the mid 1990s and 2000s the pioneering beats of Myo Kyawt Myaing and hip hop group Acid were fresh, exciting and rebellious. Though Acid’s...

Rangoon Rhythm: The Reasonabilists

An antidote to the EDM epidemic sweeping across Myanmar is a nascent indie scene, a small bunch of bands penning original tracks for a growing audience. One of the bands, The Reasonabilists, takes their name...

Bollywood Night at The Corriander Leaf Yangon

The Corriander Leaf came back with another edition of "Bollywood Night" with hip hop and more along with DJ Anirudh & DJ Deepzy. Photos by the Pictureman.

Rangoon Rhythm: Gabriel

Soul music consolidates components of African-American gospel music, musicality and blues and jazz. Although not widely popular in Myanmar, the genre is gradually finding its way into Yangon bars. “Gabriel was born in 2014,” says...