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Public Punching Bags (or PPB) performed at Yellow Lane on 10 May 2022. PPB is an alternative band formed in 2021. The band name comes from a New York campaign where a design studio installed punching bags all over the city to help relieve tension and stress among residents. The Bangkok-based group adopted the same concept, however choosing to vent their pain and frustration through music instead of punches.

“A hopeless city with a Buddhist mind. Paradise crowded with dreadful smiles,” sings the vocalist of PPB in their first single “The Heather.” Evidently, their songs offer commentary on Thai society and political issues with a tone of anger and desperation.

In this PoA Live Session, PPB performed all the songs from their first EP called So It Is, So It Will Be. Stay tuned for their latest news and releases here.


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