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Khruangbin

Founded: 2004

Location: Houston

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Khruangbin

Khruangbin ( KRUNG-bin; Thai: [kʰrɯa̯ŋ˥˩.bin], เครื่องบิน) is an American musical trio from Houston, Texas. The band is Laura Lee Ochoa on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and DJ Johnson on drums.The band is known for blending global music influences, such as classic soul, dub, rock and psychedelia. Their debut studio album, The Universe Smiles Upon You (2015), draws from the history of Thai music in the 1960s, specifically from Luk thung, while their second album, Con Todo el Mundo (2018), has influences from Spain and the Middle East, specifically Iran. In September 2022, the band released the album Ali in collaboration with Vieux Farka Touré, featuring songs by Vieux's father, Ali Farka Touré.

Albums

2015 The Universe Smiles Upon You
2018 Con todo el mundo
2020 Mordechai

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