Gen is a local Vietnamese indie rock band that formed in 2013. Their sound is unlike any other indie rock outfits here in Saigon.

Their influences ring through in their music – from Thom Yorke type vocals to Muse inspired guitar riffs. So when we asked them to list us some of their favourite tracks, it’s no surprise to see some of these names on the list.

1. Radiohead – No Surprises
2. Sigur Rós – Salka
3. Coldplay – Fix You
4. MONO – Recoil, Ignite (Part II)

5. The Smashing Pumpkins – The Everlasting Gaze
6. Placebo – Every You Every Me
7. The Smashing Pumpkins – Bullet with Butterfly Wings
8. Muse – Plug In Baby
9. Radiohead – 2+2=5
10. Jonsi – Go Do
11. Beirut – Postcards From Italy
12. Muse – Starlight
13. Coldplay – Life In Technicolor
14. Ólafur Arnalds – Fyrsta (Living Room Songs)