The Beauty of Indie: On Re>olution II | The Multi-EP Launch of Monica Colet, Yanna Lopez, and Kysha’s Krew

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by Rhea Leorag

Images: MV Isip

It was an intimate Valentine’s night at Craft Coffee Revolution – a budding place for gigs and other small gatherings around Katipunan. Gathered up were musicians, listeners, friends, parents; virtually people of almost all ages all excited to hear fresh music from independent artists in the collegiate music scene.


Here’s a quick recount of what made the night special: (more…)

End Goliath- Quick Fix

“Give me a reason not to make a fool out of myself
Give me a reason, no, not to give in
Just reach for the nearest lips, it’s a quick fix, but it’ll get you through tonight
Do you really want me? Cause I can get you through tonight…”

Quick Fix

Artist: End Goliath

(David Tan, Dan Quiaoit, Sam Wijangco, RJ Dimla, Raf Marquez)

DancePlayCreate- That’s What She Said

“You said you never wanted anything more than this
And I said I never wanted this more than anything…”

That’s What She Said

Artist: DancePlayCreate

Eric Trono – Vocals
Bryan Moya – Vocals/Guitar
Matthew Azada – Vocals/Guitar
Richard del Rosario – Bass
Timothy Odulio – Drums

Runmanila – Whoa

“‘Cause we are so young
We love doing the things that we want
And we don’t really care
As long as we do what’s fun..”


Artist: Runmanila

Kevin Lim – Songwriting, Vocals, Sound EffectsAaron Cruz – Programming, Guitars, Synthesizers

JR Jader – Electronics, Beats, Electro Drums

Ignacio Cuyegkeng – Guitars, Synthesizers, Sound effects

“Runmanila brings in a new sound through rock guitar riffs and simple drum beats blended with electro synthesizers, drum machines, and four-on-the-floor beats. All of these, combined with their arsenal of knowledge in electronic music, pump up the crowd in different bars and cafes they perform in.”


She’s Only Sixteen – Dying to Meet You

“I’m singing this song in hopes that we’ll be
Holding hands again
No need to pretend
That time will help us mend..
I love you till the end..”

Dying to Meet You

Artist: She’s Only Sixteen

  • Roberto Sena (lead vocals, guitar)
  • Anjo Silvoza (bass)
  • Andrew Panopio (guitar)
  • King Puentespina

“Status Magazine hailed the promising band She’s Only Sixteen as one of the five Filipino bands one should know because of their distinct sound. The band, composed of Roberto Sena (lead vocals, guitar), Anjo Silvoza (bass), Andrew Panopio (guitar), and King Puentespina (drums), is all set to release their debut single Dying To Meet You, under Orion Entertainment and distributed by Universal Records.

She’s Only Sixteen takes pride in fusing the European “indie” feel to OPM, and this is evident in Dying To Meet You, which is available for download on”