Musical O: “You People”

It’s not as intricate as the band’s usual output, but Musical O’s “You People” is hint enough that their forthcoming sophie outing would be something else. We can’t wait. 

January 11, 2017
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Ang Bandang Shirley: “Siberia”

Ang Bandang Shirley’s “Siberia” offers not so much relief from the cold but relief in it, a kind of self-flagellation as therapy.

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January 5, 2017

Peryodiko: Cara y Cruz

Cara y Cruz redefines what a Peryodiko record should sound like, with colorful performances and serious stabs at musical re-examination.  

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December 27, 2016

Plan of Fools: “Southbound!”

Plan of Fools finds Basti Artadi upping his country game further. Flanked by ace instrumentalists, the experiment ceases to be a mere exercise. Listen to advance single “Southbound!” here.

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December 19, 2016

The Dropouts!: The Dropouts!

The Dropouts! is an enjoyable, well-crafted record from start to finish; just don’t expect it to redefine the way you appreciate punk rock, much less change your life.

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December 6, 2016

Nanay Mo: “Absent Mind”

Garage rockers Nanay Mo keep with their trademark brand of (crass) non-seriousness on the sentai homage video for “Absent Mind.”

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November 29, 2016

Gabby Alipe: All in Good Time

Starting over is never easy, but Gabby Alipe is taking the bull by the horns and being all matador-like about it. His new single, “Visions,” is the farthest you’d imagine a solo single from him to sound like. Our editor snagged the exclusive first interview, and it’s right here. 

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October 29, 2016

Attention: Freaks

The freakiest holiday of the year is about to be one-upped by our friends over at Radio Republic via Freaks Come Out. Details here.

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October 28, 2016
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Run Dorothy: Sanguine

Run Dorothy’s math-y debut Sanguine is occasionally tasking but ultimately enriching. Our take here.

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October 24, 2016

VegFest 2016: Making Every Bite Count

Manila invites its citizens to make the healthier, more humane, and more environment-friendly choice in the first-ever VegFest Pilipinas. 

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October 21, 2016

Monique: Future Idol

With her new single “Lullaby,” erstwhile American Idol contestant Monique is set to wow a different set of judges this time around: Manila.

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October 21, 2016

Call and Response: Jay Durias

Where we talk to the South Border mainman a day before his iconic band takes the stage at Craft for our mini-concert series.

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October 14, 2016

5 South Border Tunes to Watch Out for This Saturday

You know them. You love them. South Border gets their turn at “It’s Better Live” this Saturday at Craft. A refresher on their best-loved hits (not like you need it).

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October 13, 2016

Moonwlk: “Prefer”

Without a doubt, “Prefer” is further testament to Moonwlk’s sense of innovation. Isabelle Romualdez writes. 

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October 11, 2016

Deep Dark Truthful Mirror: Notes on Elvis Costello’s Detour in Singapore

Still reeling a full month after seeing Elvis Costello live for the second time, our editor still won’t shut up about it. This is us humoring him with some site space. 

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October 10, 2016