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The Discoball EP Launch at Big Sky Mind – Dec. 21, 2012

Music By December 18, 2012 Tags: , , No Comments

This is it! After waiting so long, just-about-my-favorite-people in the world are launching their EP this coming Friday at Big Sky Mind. And I am totally excited because also performing on this night are other bands that I adore. I love you guys from Goodleaf (and you know it!).

See you at Big Sky Mind on Dec. 21, 2012 for The Discoball‘s EPic launch. It’s going to be helluva fun! Awesome artwork by Bheng Densing by the way!

The Discoball
Artisans of Discopsychedelica

Genre
Hypno-dance-rock

Members
Bheng Densing – vocals and guitars
Sidney Luzentales – guitars
Dan Ramon P. Geromo – Bass
Jeff Azarcon – Drums

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Milk N Honey Bar Tour with The Discoball, Gaijin and Taken by Cars at Saguijo Cafe

Music, Saguijo By October 7, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I really had no plans of going out last night because I feel I have gone out enough times already this week but when I saw the line-up for the gig, I just really had to go. I’m a fan of The Discoball, who happen to also be my friends, and where they play, I just really have to go too. If I’m in the metro at least.

When I saw that Taken by Cars and Techy Romantics were also in the line-up, I asked a few of my friends that I knew were also “fans” if they wanted to come along.

I’ve only been back in Manila three weeks and I haven’t quite gotten around to seeing all of my friends, and it was such a joy to have an unintended mini-reunion at Saguijo. (P.S. The last time I was at Saguijo for some band-lovin I think was back in 2008 though I was there for some bazaar some time much more recent).

Bee Eyes was playing when we arrived. Two of our friends were already seated at a table outside. We busied ourselves with catching up over beers and a pinacolada while waiting for The Discoball to play.

Milk and Honey Bar Tour at Saguijo Cafe

Milk and Honey Bar Tour at Saguijo Cafe

Milk and Honey Bar Tour at Saguijo Cafe


THE DISCOBALL

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Dope Manila Vol. 8 – Analog Signals at Nova Gallery – July 6, 2012

Music By July 5, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Performances by:

Wilderness

Earthmover

Bee Eyes

Misyonaryo

The Discoball

Lougee and the Cherry Bums

Check out Dope Manila’s Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/DOPEMANILA

NOVA GALLERY is found at the La Fuerza Compound at 2241 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati.

Don’t get lost, here’s a map!


Tingnan ang Mas Malaking Mapa

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The Discoball at the Fete dela Musique 2012 Rock Stage B-Side

B-Side, Music, Photography By June 27, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I arrived at The Collective at nine thirty in the evening, and the streets were crowded with cars as people spilled from the venue into the streets. The place was absolutely jampacked! It was not hard for me to find Dax Carnay though, as he was onstage right that moment, hosting while Mei Bastes took a little break.

The Discoball - Fete de la Musique 2012 Rock Stage

I arrived two bands before The Discoball played and that gave us the chance to hang out first, get some drinks, do a bit of small talk, and observe the different kinds of people in the crowd. The crowd was awesome! You could see the musicians, artists, yuppies, “little black men”, rastas, Filipinos, foreigners clustered together here and there.

I was so tempted to walk around and take photos of this very very interesting mix of people but I was running out of batteries.

The Discoball - Fete de la Musique 2012 Rock Stage

The Discoball - Fete de la Musique 2012 Rock Stage

Check out the people in the background! What a great crowd.

Soon enough, I heard The Discoball doing sound check in the background and I rushed off towards the stage to take photos. They had a guest percussionist, Rio Domingo.

The Discoball - Fete de la Musique 2012 Rock Stage

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Top Junk, Discoball and Coffee break Island at 70s Bistro – June 9

70s Bistro, Music By June 4, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Whoever thought of bringing all these people together must’ve had me in mind because, wow. That’s all I can say for now.

I will definitely be there! See you boys and girls!

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Top Junk

The Discoball

Coffeebreak Island

A walk through memory lane, only from 2011’s documentation, bring more than a few smiles.

The Discoball at Wharf Galley Feb 2011

The Discoball at Wharf Galley Rock Cafe, Elias Angeles St., Naga City. Feb 2011

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