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Makibaka and the Makabayan dancers

Two firsts in our performance of “Makibaka” at the second National Convention of Makabayan. This was our (me, Pol and Tony) first time to perform Makibaka with Ka Tony on drums and not on guitar. Ka Tony by the way played the lead guitar in the recorded version of Makibaka, and in most of the song’s live performance. This was also the first time that a live performance of Makibaka was accompanied by a fiery flag-bearing dance routine courtesy of the Makabayan dance troupe.

This was held at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines gymnasium last September 7, 2012. Video is a combination of footage taken by Marion and Lolo Mon.

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Makibaka Live! at the Hard Rock Cafe Makati

Last March 13, 2012 was our first ever performance at Hard Rock Cafe Makati. And though we didn’t win the 2nd qualifying battle of Hard Rock Rising, it was a memorable experience performing Makibaka with great intensity. Salamat sa pagkakaisa at pakikibaka Plagpul & Tony Palis! And while we’re still waiting for Munting Media’s video footage, heto muna po ang kuha ni Lolo Mon.

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March 14, 2012 · 10:36 pm

Hard Rock Cafe Makati, 9PM March 13

Hard Rock Cafe Makati, 9PM March 13

After getting shortlisted with song Makibaka, with everyone’s help we got qualified to perform in the second phase of Hard Rock Cafe’s Hard Rock Rising.

This Tuesday March 13, Pol, Jay, Leo, Tony Palis and I will be performing at the second qualifying night of the PH Hard Rock Rising event at Hard Rock Cafe Makati. Fellow Elements camper Danny Estioco won the first qualifying night which was held last Tuesday. Congrats again Danny!

We will be performing with Jason X and Poteyto. Please come and see us perform for the first time at Hard Rock Cafe in Glorietta 3, Makati. Click on the image for details.

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March 11, 2012 · 10:41 pm

Makibaka CD now available at the IBON Bookshop

Grab a copy of the Makibaka CD at the IBON Bookshop, 114 TIMOG Avenue, Quezon City!

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Makibaka Music Video Trailer

This music video was produced as a trailer of the limited copy Makibaka CD (with the cover art below painted by Jay Jamoralin). Maraming salamat sa lahat! At yang pasasalamat na yan ay nakasulat dito haha!

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Makabayan rock at the first El Pasubat Festival 2011

Wohoo! Watch the video dito. Coverage by Loujaye Sonido. Salamat ulit JM Quiblat and the Villavicencio family for inviting us at the first ever El Pasubat Festival of the historic town of Taal, Batangas.

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Electro-Acoustic Makibaka for Higante’t Tutubi, animated feature on environment

I arranged an electronika-acoustic remake of Makibaka for Higante’t Tutubi, a short animated feature about the Philippine environment produced by the Center for Environmental Concerns – Philippines. Animation by Audrey Ang and Karlene Co, with story written by Lisa Ito and Mykel Andrada. Check it out!

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