Capping off this beta version of the series is the ragtag Singaporean rap group Yeti Pack. The members in the group are AFRO JUNIOR, RVND, YELLO and Rush Martines, all of them embodying a personality that is heavily influenced by Western-Asian rap label 88Rising. The group features an ethnically diverse cast of rappers — all of them representing the small nation of Singapore. Although, their style isn’t masterfully crafted nor as stylistically diverse in the grander scheme of hip-hop today. Their hit singles “Broke AF” and “Feng Shui” feature oriental inspired trap instrumentals and the rappers’ energetic fuels the track … Continue reading SOUNDS OF THE SEA #001: YETI PACK
I have never been to a show that is centered in the middle of one of the most urbanized cities in the metro. Well, save for some venues but this is the first time i’ve ever stepped my foot on … Continue reading A DYING PLANET: EPISODE ONE 2.21.19
A few days ago, I’ve mentioned in this blog that I’ll be discovering the community without going to the same venue over and over. But a conversation with a friend who shared the same sentiments mentioned that going to the same venue over and over isn’t necessarily bad but going to the same show with the same lineup and blogging about it can be a cause of having a certain kind of bias towards the same lineup. I went to Mow’s (again) for a show where this one-man music production, Stay Useless, was celebrating their second anniversary. What made me … Continue reading SHOW REVIEW: STAY USELESS 10 – 2ND ANNIVERSARY 1.25.19
You know, I sometimes need to get out of my comfort zone. For months I’ve been dwelling in the same venue but continue to discover newer bands otherwise. But it isn’t enough for me. This doesn’t answer my question whether … Continue reading Show Review: Final Round Promotion 1.16.19.
What a better way to showcase the best songs of 2018 — by posting it on New Year’s Day. Any single that was released in 2018 or had its greatest cultural impact in the local music community during this year … Continue reading THE 30 BEST PH TRACKS OF 2018
Looking back as 2018 about to come to a close, I can say that we as a team have done a lot as a collective of like-minded outsiders; choosing to see music not only as subjective wiggly air but also … Continue reading 25 BEST PH RELEASES OF 2018
Eggboy is the lo-fi/electronic project of Diego Mapa, known for his works with Pedicab, Cambio, Monsterbot and Tarsius. Known for the cozy atmosphere apparent in his music, Eggboy evokes a sense of nostalgia by utilizing a multitude of instruments available … Continue reading THE KITCHEN: EGGBOY