The blues sounds good in Pinoy hands

September 8th, 2009

blueskrieg pinoy blues musicBert Sulat Jr wrote a nice review of BLUESKRIEG on Philippine Daily Inquirer of Sept. 8, 2009. Headlined “The blues sounds good in Pinoy hands”, Bert concluded that…

Blues purists may snicker, but for the “Blueskrieg” bands, blistering guitar solos, resounding howls and loud volume still rule—especially in the case of Snakecharmer. The album’s significance lies in the thought that the blues, as an essentially Afro-American genre, sounds pretty good as well in Pinoy hands.

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Stolenshots & Pepsi Paloma Experiment Get In The Raw Honors

October 1st, 2008

Somebody (Matt of PPX?) sent a MusikMAX BICOL CD to Francis Brew’s In The Raw radio show on NU107. As a result, two tracks from MusikMAX BICOL received the Standout Track Of The Week honor two weeks in a row. Last week it was KAHON by Pepsi Paloma Experiment, this week it is Chocolate Brown [...]

MusikMAX BICOL Launch Parties in Naga & Legazpi a success

September 3rd, 2008

Stolenshots at MusikMAX BICOL launch in Bar 101, Legazpi City, AlbayThis is a very late posting I know, nevertheless we want to let the public know that our Bicol romp last July 2008 was a HUGE success. We officially released the MusikMAX BICOL CD via launch parties in the Bicol region as further strengthening of the MusikMAX concept of local music scene focus.

We designated two tracks as carrier singles: DALOY by IDLE PITCH and ALBAY SONG by BUCKYARD BOYZ. By the time we got to Bicol, these two songs were already enjoying considerable airplay via organic requests…

Eyescream Southern Mall Tour 2008

February 28th, 2008

eyescream sm mall tour 2008EYESCREAM band takes their MEMORIES music CD down south of the NLEX as they embark on a Southern Mall Tour this summer 2008. EYESCREAM will play the songs from their “MEMORIES” debut CD to the Pinoy rock crowds on the following dates and venues…

  • February 29 at SM Dasmarinas in Cavite
  • March 8 at SM Molino in Cavite
  • March 14 at SM City Lucena in Lucena City, Quezon
  • On the last leg of their Southern Mall Tour, they will hold a full concert at the Central Park Garden Cafe in Lucena City, Quezon. Central Park Garden Cafe is the premiere live concert venue in Lucena City for top music acts in the Philippines such as Bamboo and Imago bands.

MusikMAX Bicol

February 26th, 2008

MusikMax Bicol BandsProduction for MusikMAX Bicol is in full swing. From the audition of 20+ Bicol bands held at Wharf Galley bar in Naga last November 30, 2007 to Last January 2008 where Sound Weavers set-up a remote recording studio in Naga City for pre-production and some actual recording of the bands right there in the heart of Bicolandia. This February 2008 (as of this writing), most featured Bicol bands were transported to Makati, billeted at a hotel to complete the recording sessions at a professional recording studio in Makati for the songs to be included in MusikMAX Bicol

First Blues Music Festival at Hobbit House a HUGE SUCCESS

February 11th, 2008

BLuesfest Pinoy Blues music videosWow. Whoa. What a night! It was our pleasure at Rebolusyon Rekords and Rakrakan to be part of the 1st Bluesfest. It felt good to be involved in a blues music show in Manila after taking the Blueskrieg train up south and north of Luzon… Kudos to Andy and The Blue Rats for starting the Bluesfest. Hats off to Pidoy and the hobbits for handling the massive surge of people. BLUESFEST live action photos and music videos inside.