The Buildings: Cell-O-Phane

The Buildings cleaned up and tightened their act on their debut. That kind of strays from their original charm, but hey, the tunes remain crazy good regardless of level of polish.  

June 30, 2016
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Call and Response: Medwin Marfil

“Our struggle for perfection is riddled with mishaps and misfortunes and we are somewhat better for it.” Our candid, revealing chat with Truefaith’s Medwin Marfil is right here.

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June 30, 2016

Truefaith to Prove “It’s Better Live” July 2

You know it’ll be fun, you know it’ll be worth assembling your barkada for. Make plans. Like, now.

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June 28, 2016

Queso, Skychurch, Intolerant, and Gabby Alipe to Grace FightCon

FightCon, the very first fight-conditioning convention in the Philippines, happens July 2 at Amoranto. Details here.

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June 27, 2016

Cheats: “Drunk”

If this is Cheats in a creatively drunken state, then please pour them some more.       

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June 22, 2016

Teenage Granny: Teenage Grannycore

The Eyedress-Teenage Granny collab is made up of tunes that are “playful, with a sprightly skip in [their] stride,” that marry the morose with a dose of sunshine.    

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June 17, 2016

Shadow Moses Deal Their Expansion Pack on June 17

Chyrho, Ninno, and Six the Northstar are set to launch their debut EP as Shadow Moses this June 17 at saGuijo. Details here. 

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June 14, 2016
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Mga Himig ng Kalayaan: The Best (Gasp) Local Albums (Gasp) Ever

Before we hit Independence Day weekend, we ask our music industry pals what the best local album of all time is for them, like, ever. They almost jumped off cliffs—okay, office buildings, onto oncoming traffic—from the ensuing pressure. (Oh, and hey, it’s another harmless li’l list, okay?)  

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June 10, 2016

Verbacoma to Launch “Waiting” MV on 6.11.16 at Route 196

The video for Verbacoma’s “Waiting” promises to be yet another dramatic, cleanly-shot mini-movie worth your time and dime. Details to tomorrow’s launch here.

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June 10, 2016

Call and Response: Josh Villena of Autotelic

Where we catch up with Autotelic mainman Josh Villena about being managed by Gabby Alipe, signing to MCA Music, and road-testing new material. Catch the band at #ATMKalaayan on June 11 at the Araneta Center.  

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June 9, 2016

Call and Response: Ted Aguilar of Death Angel

You’d think that after 2013’s sonically punishing The Dream Calls for Blood, Death Angel would need a little more time to gather the pieces. But as The Evil Divide would tell us, that’s far from the truth. Our exclusive tête-à-tête with Ted Aguilar here.

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June 9, 2016

Apartel: The House That Soul Built

Perhaps you’ve heard rumblings about Apartel, Ely Buendia’s new band with Jay Ortega, or perhaps not. But we’re sure as hell you’d want to know more. Our exclusive here.

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June 8, 2016

Ebe Dancel: “Bawat Daan”

Where we revisit Ebe Dancel’s “Bawat Daan” days before we watch him co-headline #ATMKalayaan at the Araneta Center June 11.

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June 7, 2016

Buddy Leaves The Dawn; Band Reinstalls Classic Members

In a surprising yet ultimately welcome turn of events, The Dawn welcome back classic members into the fold. “We’re taking it one rehearsal at a time,” Jett Pangan tells Pinoytuner.

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June 7, 2016