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Bangon Pilipinas The Yolanda Project Volume IV

Indiepinoy’s Bangon Pilipinas The Yolanda Project has released volume IV of its series of compilation albums and just like the previous volumes, the proceeds of it will go to those who got affected by Typhoon Haiyan (local name is Yolanda).

The project is a collaborative effort of various independent Filipino artists and through this small way, may bring a big difference in helping out our brothers and sisters in the Southern part of the country.

Volume IV features songs by guitarist extraordinaire senyor Noli Aurillo, Gary Ignacio (formerly of Alamid) and the Saintstreet, Half man Half Elf, Muffin, QT Paduano (Agaw Agimat), Rain Mayo, DJ Angela, Beato and other independent artists.

The album, as well as the other three volumes, are also now available at OPM2Go.

Below is the track listing of Volume IV:

1. Beato – In a World of Neverending
2. DJ Angela – Kapit Kamay
3. Gary Ignacio and the Saintstreet – Hamon
4. halfman halfelf – Buhay Karnabal Yolanda Mix
5. Jeepney Jake – Agila
6. Milky Summer – Paglalakbay
7. Muffin – Come Home
8. Noli Aurillo – Lament
9. QT Paduano – Mulat
10. Rain Mayo – May Pag-asa Pa Ba
11. Rainbow Project – Power
12. SOJ – New Day
13. Yssa Aldreanne – Forever and After

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Date with Fate Grabs Album of the Year at BPO Salute Awards

BPO Radio, an online radio streaming station for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) audience recently launched its inaugural Salute for Indie Artists Awards held at The Windsor Tavern in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

The night featured acoustic performances by various underground independent acts such as Rain Mayo, Andi Torres, Mutya, Kha’el, Pikoy, singer/songwriter Jong Sumangil, funk band Mushroom and more. Meanwhile, the group spearheaded by singer/songwriters Kuya Kurt and Jyel called KJ highlighted it by their electrifying all-out performance.

Attending the event, it was a pleasure to have some of the bands I played with get nominated on different categories and one of them came out as a surprise winner. Date with Fate grabbed home one of the most coveted awards in the ceremony, the Album of the Year Award. It was totally unexpected and felt good with the outcome. The long hardwork paid off.

Date with Fate Control Album of the Year

collaborators Wendell Quinto (drums) and Marvin Bea (guitars)

Check out some of the tunes off the Control album on the band’s Soundcloud page.

To the other artists who won at the awards night, congratulations.