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The Night Heaven Touched Earth – The Early Ears Show.

  “Ano ba ang mas mahalaga?” Every piece of art starts with a simple thought, and that’s where all these started. Imagine; sitting on a quiet evening by yourself, scrolling

A RakFest Memoir

So this is Rakrakan Festival. I didn’t miss it this year, and after going to it this time, I’ll make it a point not to miss the next ones too.

The Magic at Soma Sessions

I’m writing this at around 1 o’clock, early in the morning, listening to songs, trying desperately to recall everything; but nothing can replace the magic of the night I witnessed

Pahina Uno – The Last Leg of Rice Lucido’s EP Launch

I’ll preface this with thanks; It has been awhile since I have covered an event for Indie Manila, and from the start until now I am grateful that I get

The Musiclover’s Guide to Fete De La Musique 2017

  8.06.2017   Dan Arciaga-Labayo

  You haven’t lived a life until you have experienced the Philippine Music Scene, at its brightest and loudest, during a Fete De La Musique Celebration. Celebrating the World Music

Satchmi Vinyl Day 2017 – Bits and Pieces

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re a music lover, you’ll love this day – most of all, if you’re into old-school Vinyl Records. Last Saturday we celebrated Satchmi’s 5th Annual Vinyl Day at The

REVIEW: Get Music Indie-Go

“. . . We’re very grateful to be here tonight, to be part of this event; a celebration of this generation’s music. So give it up for all the performers

The Fair Down South: UPLB February Fair 2017

  27.02.2017   Dan Arciaga-Labayo

I went to the UP Fair down south; was it ever lesser than the one up north? NO. Not in every bit it is not. I have to start with

HIGHLIGHTS: Apartel’s ‘Is It Hip’ Music Video Launch

Working for Indie Manila, it’s almost always been every month that I get to have a first “something”. Now guys, this time’s “first”, is something else. I guess I’ll be

Coeli San Luis ‘Magkaibigan o Magka-ibigan’ Music Video Launch

Even though it was a month ago, the moment is still in my head, and I can remember it as well as the back of my hand. It was about