The Vanstock - Under the City

Under the City | The Vanstock’s single launch

It is way past midnight and you're still out in the city, walking. Alone. There's a light drizzle, sprinkling the almost empty streets. Occasionally a cab would pass by, slowing down as it nears you, hoping you'd need a ride. Some buildings are still alive at this time of night. You could tell from the…

Stressed Out | Colt’s single launch

Quezon City-based alternative R&B singer/beatmaker COLT will be releasing his single "Stressed Out" this coming Friday night, July, 7, 2017 at the Peeks Lifestyle Store, located in LB Square, along Lopez Ave., Los Baños, Laguna. Catch performances from Benito, Pet School, Sam Ysa, washere, Series, Pure Mind Quiet Heart, DJ Aw, youngsleepyboi, Meh Shua, sohee,…

UPLB Street Jazz Dance Company presents Verve 5: Devitrify

  On its 18th year anniversary, the UPLB Street Jazz Dance Company (SJDC) launched the BREAKOUT campaign. Carrying the tag line “All Set, All Out”, the group had the vision of surpassing their limits and being the best they can be all throughout the Academic Year 2016-2017. With this concrete goal in mind, the group…

Elbikon 2017 draws crowds once more

Text and photos by Kimmy Baraoidan Comics, books, zines, stickers, art prints, postcards, bookmarks, knickknacks – Elbikon 2017 in a nutshell. For four years now, the Graphic Literature Guild (GLG), a student organization from the University of the Philippines Los Baños, has been hosting Elbikon, each year bigger than the last. Over a hundred exhibitors…

Elbikon 2017

Get ready for the biggest Elbikon yet! Mark your calendars and head over to the UPLB Baker Memorial Hall this coming Saturday, February 18, 2017. Doors open at 10:00 a.m. With over a hundred exhibitors, this year's Elbikon is bringing together established and up and coming local comics artists. This year's speakers include Asshulz, Hulyen, Norby…

Electronic music unleashed at Creature Feature

Text and photos by Kimmy Baraoidan The side street of LB Square in Los Baños, Laguna was filled with electronic music artists and enthusiasts last Saturday night at Creature Feature, an electronic-music gig organized by Enimal and Bimstore at the Peeks Lifestyle Store. The store was transformed into a mini stage with entanglements of electric…

Creature Feature

Bimstore and Enimal present CREATURE FEATURE A micro trade fest January 21, 2017 | Saturday | 3:00 p.m. Peeks Lifestyle Store LB Square, Batong Malake, Los Baños, Laguna DJ sets by Le Vanstock X Miko Live sets by XXXXX | ~S O H E E | Maldoror | Pet School | Paincake Patrol Youngsleepyboi | Colt x Luvjasmin | Encyclopedia…

Zine Orgy 3

Asshulz, UP Film Circle, and Magpies present ZINE ORGY 3 Zines + open mic + film showing November 24, 2016 | Thursday | 7:00 p.m. 77 Events Place, Lopez Ave. Batong Malake, Los Baños, Laguna Entrance: P10 (plus a free sticker) For tickets: Justine 09369879637 For registration, sponsorship, collaboration: Asshulz For inquiries: Mac 09158608023

UP Jammers’ Club celebrates its 24th in Freshmeat

Text by: Kimmy Baraoidan Photos by: Chris Quintana In celebration of their 24th year, the UP Jammers' Club held its annual gig Freshmeat: Uncut last October 6, 2016 at Nesting Ground, LB Square in Los Baños, Laguna. Members got to showcase their musical prowess in one night of rock music. Despite the bad weather, members and…

Permit wins Bandemonium II

Text by: Kimmy Baraoidan Photos by: Chris Quintana Permit from Pagsanjan, Laguna is this year's Bandemonium II: Screen to Stage champion, besting six other bands in the second installment of the UP Jammers' Club's battle of the bands held on October 5, 2016 at Nesting Ground, LB Square in Los Baños, Laguna. Los Baños-based hard-rock group…