|Also known as||Thao|
|Born||Virginia, United States|
|Labels||Kill Rock Stars, Trust Me Corporation|
|Associated acts||Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Mirah, Tune-Yards|
Thao Nguyen, also known as Thao, is an American singer-songwriter from Virginia. She is a member of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. She has collaborated with Joanna Newsom and Andrew Bird. Her music is influenced by folk, country, and hip hop. Thao + Mirah, a collaborative album with Mirah, was released on Kill Rock Stars in 2011.
- Emancipator - "When I Go" from Soon It Will Be Cold Enough (2006)
- The Portland Cello Project - "Beat (Health, Life & Fire)", "Tallymarks", "Violet", and "Geography" from The Thao & Justin Power Sessions (2009)
- Romanov, Petya (October 26, 2007). "Thao Nguyen Is Releasing a New Album, But Dat Nguyen Was One of the Most Underrated Middle Linebackers in NFL History". Tiny Mix Tapes.
- Spinelli, Lisa (November 4, 2009). "Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down at Middle East". The Phoenix.
- Wild, Matt (August 15, 2013). "Thao Nguyen on touring, taking time off, and this weekend’s Lebowski Fest". The A.V. Club.
- Lau, Melody (January 9, 2013). "Thao Nguyen Talks the Sound of 'We the Common,' Her Joanna Newsom Collab, and... Rapping?". Exclaim!.
- Grandy, Eric (April 27, 2011). "Thao & Mirah: Thao & Mirah". Pitchfork Media.