Makiling Perform in Asean Indigenous Festival 2014

One of the perks of playing in a band is travel, either you go on tour or play festivals in different countries. As a guitar player who plays for many bands and solo acts, I got the opportunity to do both travel and performing live onstage despite the busy schedule from my day job, thanks […]

Konsyerto: A Musical Celebration of Independence

Last month, a special one night show was staged at the Shangrila Mall to celebrate the Independence Day in the Philippines. The show featured independent artists that include world music/soul/fusion band Escape the C, singer/songwriter/training coach Jeff Pagaduan, and multi-award winning arranger/composer Diwa de Leon. Although this is kind of late post (well that’s because […]

Memories on Two Strings

Music and arts go hand in hand. Last Saturday, I went to Conspiracy Garden Cafe to check out friends in an art exhibit and album launch. It was a great event that featured Sinag de Leon‘s art opening of her paper cut creations which was inspired by the music of her brother Diwa de Leon‘s […]