Western Pines Press

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Saigon Dressage

A free spoken word album

Western Pines Press is proud to announce our first spoken word and music release by Eric Larsen, aka Saigon Dressage. The tracks in this album are backed by several incredible producers and woven throughout pieces curated for this release. Featuring trap beats, dark ambient, and guitar, the emotion is built in layers.

To the right is an audio player for you to listen to it in total, and in the near future a zero-profit CD release will be available for purchase (just pay for shipping).. The CD version will include liner notes with the full text of the pieces. Please share this playlist on your own social media platforms.


(noun, often attributive)

dres·sage | \ drə-ˈsäzh, dre- \

Definition: the execution by a trained horse of precision movements in response to barely perceptible signals from its rider.

Full playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2pg-657z9vOODPhso8xEbJ7CpJ8gXp33


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnamese Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, formerly (until 1976) Saigon, largest city in Vietnam. It was the capital of the French protectorate of Cochinchina (1862–1954) and of South Vietnam (1954–75). The city lies along the Saigon River (Song Sai Gon) to the north of the Mekong River delta, about 50 miles (80 km) from the South China Sea. The commercial centre of Cho Lon lies immediately west of Ho Chi Minh City.

During the Second Indochina War (or Vietnam War) in the 1960s and early ’70s, Saigon was the headquarters of U.S. military operations. Parts of the city were destroyed by fighting in 1968. On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese troops captured Saigon, and the city was subsequently renamed Ho Chi Minh City.

Source: https://www.britannica.com/place/Ho-Chi-Minh-City

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