New Naschitti Elementary
Commissioners Tax Vote
Water plan malfunction
Counseling office opens
The Daily Times blogs
Myanmar musicians are faking pop tracks (and it's working)
How a censored nation spawned an alternative rock 'n' roll reality.
By Patrick Winn, GlobalPost
Updated: 09/18/2013 07:41:12 PM MDT
Mock stars: Myanmar's pop plagiarists
YANGON, Myanmar - Imagine a game of "Name That Tune" with two metal heads as contestants.One is from Myanmar, a Southeast Asian nation still shaking off totalitarian rule.The other is from Florida.Within six notes - and even after six beers - both could identify the iconic guitar intro to "Enter Sandman" by Metallica. It is, after all, the best-known riff by one of the most popular metal bands ever. But in Myanmar, the isolated nation formerly titled Burma, the song ...
"Mock stars: Myanmar's pop plagiarists"
Return to Top
MORE RELATED HEADLINES
San Juan County Commissioners approve tax raise
Tax vote scheduled Monday for County Commissioners
Farmington's Desert View Family Counseling Service plans to open Aztec satellite office
Check out the FAQ for more info on our new comments system.
comments powered by Disqus.
blog comments powered by
Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers.
Man breaks into Vermont police station
Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet
Police: Lonely man made repeated 911 calls
Neil LaBute skewers Hollywood in 'The Money Shot'
NEW YORK (AP) — That old saying about the meek inheriting the Earth doesn't remotely apply to the cutthroat world of Hollywood filmmaking, where an obsession with youth, beauty and shock value may generally top most artistic concerns.
Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner
Demonstrators protest Met Opera's 'Klinghoffer'
Box office top 20: 'Maze Runner' outruns the field
( TIMOTHY A. CLARY )
Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism
The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.
Miss America Kira Kazantsev was tossed from sorority for hazing, new reports say
Charlie Sheen returning to 'Two and a Half Men?'
Joseph Gordon-Levitt eyed for Edward Snowden film
The Bottom Line
MNG Corporate Site Map