At first it was a bit strange as all the people listened to only Thai music, but I love farang songs etc so it was hard for me. I sang for six months at a place called Jamaica, this was the first place I started my career for real and got paid.
The speciality is because the sounds and melodies all come from the heart, people prey with these instruments. We improvise a lot of the time and this instrument can be improvised well with lots of other instruments.
With Niconé everything looks effortless, and hardly anyone manages to let something complex sound as easy and lively as him. By now it would be an understatement to say he's played a few gigs, or that he's had a few hits.
Originally from Ireland, a small seaside village, Rob Mcmanus had an uncle who played guitar and taught him a lot of songs. He also had friends in school who were guitar players so he just fell into it.