Those scammers also never promoted live Esan music and never supported Esan musicians in any way! It's purely a business and there is no time for respect in such business. As you will notice, I don't have much respect for such people while I deeply respect Esan people and their amazing cultural Heritage!
This introduction feature for the first time a description of the molam scene. Nothing here is anywhere close to anything that spread in western medias during the last 10 years...
PART 2: THE GENESIS "HOLIDAY IN CAMBODIA"
How could a simple tourist despoiled the musical culture of the victims of the Khmer Rouge genocide, started a business selling and performing this music... An inspiring business.
PART 3: R.A.T.S IN JAPAN "EM records"
A duo of Japanese tourists offer their very own revisionist point of view on Esan music.
PART 4 PART 4: THE MISANTHROPE: "Dj MAFT SAI"
How could a man with no clue about Thai culture and music and no links with Esan people at all created an international scam business... And pretends to be the specialist of Esan music!
PART 5: BACK STABBING AT THE ZOO "peter doolan"
From blogger to human zoo promoter... How could some random amateur musicians became a tourist attraction.
PART 6: CTRL C / TRANSLATE / CTRL V: "james leonard mitchell"
A pioneering description of a pioneering university teacher selling a pioneering book...
PART 7: WHAT THE FUNK? "edouard degay delpeuch"
A self claimed "ethnomusicologist" offer "mindblowing" descriptions of his friends scamming business... Partner in crimes or fooled idiot?