Call and Response: Clementine of The Camerawalls

“It’s not the years; it’s the mileage.” Clementine talks The Camerawalls a month before their much-awaited reunion show.

February 10, 2017

Art and Music Collide Anew in Tagaytay Art Beat 2

The sequel to 2015’s successful art and music festival happens this Saturday, February 4 at Museo Orlina, featuring a number of returning acts and some new ones.

February 3, 2017

Ourselves the Elves: “Wounds”

On Ourselves the Elves’ “Wounds,” a minor leap in form but a major work of small joys.

February 1, 2017

Fools and Foes: “Nocturnal”

“Nocturnal” is vintage Fools and Foes: an insistent rhythm, nuanced clean-tone guitar interplay, beautiful singing. This time, however, the band is more confident in its skin, doing things with more nonchalance.

January 30, 2017

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

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.

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.  

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.

December 19, 2016
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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.

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.”

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. 

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.

October 28, 2016

Run Dorothy: Sanguine

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

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. 

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.

October 21, 2016