KJ, A New Collaboration Band Featuring Kuya Kurt and Jyel

Illustration by: singer-songwriter Jong Sumangil A new collaborative project has emerged in the independent/underground scene here in Manila that features two of the most prominent advocates of independent music, Kuya Kurt (Sigwada Experiment) and Jyel (Sensitivo). Simply called as KJ, they started out with fun jams during sets of each group and in drinking sessions […]

Of Work and Other Activities

Time flies fast that I didn’t notice we’re in the start of second half of the year. Wow, it’s already July and schedule has become tighter from work. This only means one thing, playing gigs would be an occasional thing may be, (hopefully not hehe) but will definitely squeeze in the recording sessions for other […]

Podcast: Sigwada Experiment on Tambayan 101.9

Sigwada Experiment, one of the groups I play in, had guested on a well-known local pop radio fm station, Tambayan 101.9 last February. Performances by the band included both cover and original songs.   The show, Break Mo ‘To, is hosted by dj Martin D which gives ample exposure to up coming music groups.   […]