One Click Straight releases single “Small Talk”

Manila-based pop-rock band Once Click Straight recently released a new single called Small Talk. According to guitarist Sam Marquez, the song is about a common situation most people find themselves in when talking to a person they want to get to know. “It depicts the desperation a person is willing to go through for a…

Snakefight kills first leg of Bimb’s Warped Tour

Photos by Mao Factolerin and Matty Talag Manila-based pop punk band Snakefight headlined the first leg of Bimb's Warped Tour held last Thursday at Nesting Ground Garden Cafe in Los Baños. Snakefight members, composed of Christian Tomacruz on vocals, Ron Dela Cruz and Francis Luigi Tuazon on guitars, Dowell Delos Reyes on bass, and Daryl Alvarez…

Bimb’s Warped Tour ft. Snakefight

Gold Steps Productions and Live for the Hype Movement present Bimb's Warped Tour featuring Snakefight September 14, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. Nesting Ground Garden Cafe, LB Square Tickets: 150 pesos with free beer The headliner, Snakefight, is a punk-rock/pop-punk band from Manila. Band members include Christian Tomacruz (vocals), Ron Dela Cruz (guitar), Francis Luigi Tuazon…

Fratres rocks out in LB

Anyone who goes to a rock gig is expecting the bands to put on a show, to rock their hearts out, to make the audience sing along or dance or bang their heads. Many upcoming bands have yet to master the art of performing, but Fratres certainly made an impression during their performance recently at…

Life Less Ordinary launches debut EP

Life Less Ordinary, a local indie band based in San Pablo City, Laguna, recently launched their four-song EP at 77 Grove Events Place in Los Baños. Their debut EP entitled The SelfTitled 4-Song EP is the product of weekend warriors Mark Dela Cruz (vocals/guitars), Prong Biglete (guitars), Marc Banzuela (drums), and Gibo Tan (bass), who…

Life Less Ordinary EP launch

Life Less Ordinary, a Laguna-based indie band, is set to launch their debut EP this coming Thursday, August 24, at 77 Grove Events Place in Los Baños. The group was formed in late 2016 by hopeless romantics Mark Dela Cruz (vocals/guitars), Prong Biglete (guitars), Marc Banzuela (drums), and Gibo Tan (bass). Influenced by their love for…

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,…

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…