Music from the Isan region of Thailand that relies on the distinctive Thai lute called a phin, often heavily reverbed, in addition to jangly, insistent percussion. Amazing, heavy stuff.
Curated by The Sadnesses
Total Runtime: 0:52:25
The phin (Thai: พิณ, pronounced [pʰīn]) is a type of lute with a pear-shaped body, originating in the Isan region of Thailand and played mostly by ethnic Laotians in Thailand and Laos. It has fretson the neck over which two or three metal strings run, plucked by pick of the right hand while playing.