Dependent States of Being Vol. 4: Hong Kong (Or, How to Stand Out in a Really, Really, Really Big Crowd)
Contributing blogger-musician Gabriel Lynch returns with an account of his modest Hong Kong tour: the scenery, the shows, the kidnapping…
Notes from the Sidelines: Summer Slam 2013
Coheed and Cambria, Cannibal Corpse, DragonForce, and the rest of their pulsating ilk. Scribe-lensman Peter Tom Tolibas takes you through…
Cubicle Debacle: Five Modern Work Songs
Cubicles may not have as much punch as the farm or the factory, but countless nameless heroes toil away in…
Appreciation: Sandwich in the Kitchen
Even a cursory inspection of Sandwich's discography will yield a pleasant paradox: their songs, though not terribly imbued with fashion…
Spazzkid: Siring Desire
“I knew I wanted my sound to be very ‘electronic’ but I also made it a point to sound warm,…
Q & A: Andy Gill of Gang Of Four
"I can't complain with the way history has treated the band," says the legendary Gang Of Four guitarist…
Dependent States of Being Vol. 2: Singapore (Or, “Can, Lah!”)
Gabriel Lynch conquers Singapore. Read about the hot maid, his (unintentional) sense of hobo chic, and his (gasp!) first tattoo.…
Dependent States of Being Vol. 1: Prologue (Or, Of Queues, Planes, and Seedy Old Men)
Aussie neo-folkie Gabriel Lynch on the joys and woes of the touring independent musician a.k.a. "unemployed person with a guitar."
Dependent States of Being Vol. 3: Philippines (Or, Eat Some Pig; See a Gig)
Gabriel Lynch writes about Manila this week. Highlights include saGuijo, Sinulog, rat-infested "castles," and posing balls-out-and-flapping-about-in-the-wind nude.
You've heard of punk going pop, but how about death metal going pop? The Virus talks about several…
Mouse on the Keys in Manila: Of Completed Nihilism and Other Tales
Mouse on the Keys' Manila show on the much-hyped Mayan Apocalypse was, really, an early peep into the future.
Ang Bandang Shirley: Unselling the Drama
"Though the band’s creative multiplicity shines, at the heart of Tama Na ang Drama, really, is a monolithic tenderness." Aldus Santos…
Balikbayan Box: Dispatches from the Eraserheads’ North American Tour of 2012
"Being around—no, working with—your childhood heroes in their biggest shows is an engagement not everyone gets the chance to get…
Visual Sound: Six Great Gig Posters
The Virus shows us six notable gig posters worth giving a second look.
Just for (Pumped Up) Kicks: The Poster Boys of Foster the People
Buoyed by the viral single "Pumped Up Kicks" and their high-octane live shows, Foster the People is vying…
Rico Blanco Drums Up a Techno-Tribal Feast
Camp, techno, and the ati-atihan: Rico Blanco speaks of these and more in his new outing.
Summa Cum Loud
Some of your favorite musicians revisit their college years in this belated DIGRadio.ph back-to-school feature.
The Return Of The Rant Kings
Brothers LC, Zero, and Marco De Leon, a.k.a. Reklamo, get personal on their upcoming new record.
There's a Lonely Road to Sunday Night (and Other Young-Tito Maxims from Ciudad)
"This is our Sgt. Pepper or maybe Pet Sounds," says Ciudad's Mikey Amistoso of his band's highly anticipated fifth record.
Summer Fiction: The Lost Japsuki Interview
To call Rivermaya bassist-in-absentia Japs Sergio musically productive is a complete understatement.
Knowing There Is Only Now: Cynthia Alexander (Possibly) Explained
Aldus Santos catches up with the acclaimed singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist before she leaves the country "for good."
Rock Rizal Revisited
One year later, we revisit Rock Ed Philippines' revolutionary Rock Rizal compilation album.
The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Album
The latest Eheads tribute compilation featuring Callalily, Chicosci, Mayonnaise, The Itchyworms, and more is a big hit among…
Marie Jamora on Tarsius' Deathless Gods music video
Director Marie Jamora talks about how the live, one-shot music video for Tarsius' "Deathless Gods" came about.
Mr. Bones And The Boneyard Circus
Dark, sinister, theatrical, and impressively tight, this band of musical misfits always give an entertaining show.
Having been through a series of struggles and triumphs, this hard rock quartet is poised for greatness.
Stories Of Now
The song is king for this tight trio of brothers and longtime friends.
Jack Versus The Crab
It's always a party onstage whenever these nine (or more) virtuosos show listeners what they're capable of.
Tacloban chill-rockers take their chances in the Manila band scene, and find themselves in The JD Set Chosen…
Blue Boy Bites Back
These young ones prove that they have what it takes to share the stage with the greats.