And so it happened. It was partly intimate, partly nostalgic. It also felt like the four-year inactivity never happened. A little rusty yes, but nothing a few immersion in our rehearsal space can't fix. But most importantly, we had fun. Seeing old friends/fans (some of them flew to Manila), brother bands who supported, meant a lot to us. We played to a full house despite the busy December weekend. And we debuted a new guitarist (who is actually the bassist of Dragonfly Collector) to back us up, after learning my guitar stylings as well as that of Johnny Marr's with only a few weeks notice. It was indeed a wonderful evening and we are really glad to be back.
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The challege of scheduling an outdoor pictorial is the hope for a favorable weather. Unfortunately, during our sailboat shoot at the Manila Yacht Club, it rained almost non-stop the whole day.
We neither have the time nor the luxury to re-schedule so together with the photographers and the production team, we tried our luck. It was nearing dusk when the heavy rain tamed into a drizzle. We were able to get some fairly decent shots. You can check them out at the photo section of our site.
Last Sunday, I had the pleasure of witnessing a very successful initial relief drive of DAKILA and Ride & Rock Relief for immediate support of families affected by the Habagat victims. They were able to send a total of 490 family packs of food and clothes and raised P45,000 in cash! The money will be spent on medicines and other necessities of affected families. The relief goods were delivered to the flood victims of the monsoon rains in Cainta, Angono and Marikina.
Our graphic artist for Wanderlust sent us a file copy for printing of the postcard we promised to send to the first 100 buyers of our single. There's a few more left so buy now and receive this beautiful print with a personal message from us to you.
A gesture made especially to those who made pledges to support our relief drive for the flood victims in Manila and neighboring provinces.
Monday, April 23. At this point we were already halfway with our tour with mighty interesting gigs and experiences in Cebu, San Carlos and Bacolod. It's a non-gigging day so we have time to kill. Luckily plans have been made to check out the grand opening of the Pasalamat Festival in La Carlota City in the evening. But not before we had our fill at the Manokan Country of Bacolod.