The Thai word for aeroplane. And, since 2010, the name of a Texan trio that is one of the most interesting newcomers in recent years, thanks to the zany wigs worn by guitarist Mark Speer and bassist Laura Lee. And because their interesting instrumental music is perfect for the beaches of Los Angeles, the plazas of Marrakesh and the nightlife of Bangkok. And, finally, because their fans include Anderson .Paak, Iggy Pop and the Korean pop star Lee Hyori. The story goes that the trio developed out of a shared love of Afghan music and eastern architecture. A tour with Bonobo initially garnered attention. Things took off with ‘Con Todo el Mundo’ (2018). In this country, this ‘wonderful world band’ (according to Radio 1) has followed a direct route from the Botanique via the AB to Rock Werchter.