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I’m tired…

… of this fake, superficial tourism.

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Spreading the love for OPM

Last Sunday, I watched the first half of Channel 9’s Rockumentary episode, which featured Filipino rock bands which emerged as champions in the previous Muziklaban competitions, which were held annually (I don’t know why they haven’t done it for two years now). The three bands interviewed for that portion were Manila Under Fire, A Music Theory, and Mayonnaise. Out of the three, however, I am only familiar with Mayo’s music.

I really liked the episode. Since I myself ‘tried’ to enter the music scene, I could relate to some of the hardships bands commonly face–financial crises, insufficient skills, poor overall band music dynamics, etc.  It’s not easy to form a band. But after forming one, that’s when things are definitely gonna get more difficult. There’s also this band chemistry, which I think is true, as Armi Millare of Up Dharma Down (my top favorite OPM band at the moment) states in her tweet.

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Happy Independence Day!

UPDATE: Google homepage featured our holiday!

UPDATE: I’ve added our issues with a certain country

It’s 0:01 of June 12, 2014 as I am writing this part. This means that I stayed awake to witness the transition from yesterday to today.

To the Filipino people, Happy Independence Day! Continue reading Happy Independence Day!