Ely Buendia Sings His Greatest Hits at the Music Museum Concert Review

Ely Buendia - Music Museum 3

This is the second time that I watched Ely Buendia perform his greatest hits concert. First one was at the Hard Rock Cafe last Aug. 3rd. I didn’t blog about it but photos were uploaded in Flickr. Anyway, We decided to watch this again, expecting to see something new compared to other one.

I’m an Ely Buendia fan, isn’t it obvious? But I believe that the Music Museum gig didn’t turn out what I expected. I personally preferred the Hard Rock gig, I guess because it was the first and the crowd was really game. The intensity was higher in Hard Rock. For first timers who haven’t seen any Ely’s greatest hits concert, would really like the Music Museum gig. Continue reading “Ely Buendia Sings His Greatest Hits at the Music Museum Concert Review”

Paskuhang Pupil 2009

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Mailing lists in the cyberspace have existed a long time ago and bands these days are taking advantage of the opportunity to interact with their fans both online and offline. On the other hand, the fans also take advantage of that situation because this is the exclusive time a band offers to their fans. Nowadays, clubs allow a handful of bands to perform every night which lessens that set list they’re allowed to perform (usually 3-5 songs per set).

I believe that it was in the late 90’s or early 2000 when local Filipino bands organized lister’s night parties. I remembered some bands such as the Eraserheads, The Dawn, Rivermaya organizing those parties. I was able to attend listers nights of Eraserheads years ago and then few months was The Dawn. Each and every lister’s night I’ve attended in the past and the present were fun and have realized the differences among their crowds. Continue reading “Paskuhang Pupil 2009”

Pupil Launches Special Wildlife Album at SM Sky Dome

Pupil re-launched their 2nd album Wildlife last Friday, July 10th at the SM Sky Dome. What’s special about this album is that they have remastered all the tracks (meaning, it has better quality) and in addition, they have a separate CD of the tracks they performed during the Pupil Lister’s Night held in Big Sky Mind. It also contains a DVD of Pupil’s music videos and digital wallpapers of Pupil there so that fans can place it as wallpapers on their desktop computers or laptops.

Ely Buendia

So, it was a Friday, the last day of my work week. I left work at 5:20 pm and immediately rushed to SM North just to make sure that Karla and I would avoid the Friday rush hour heavy traffic. The rain was pouring hard but that did not stop us from going to SM Sky Dome. I bought Hero hotdogs for dinner and decided to eat it while we’re inside the venue. There isn’t that much people yet at 7:00 pm. According to the announcements, the show was supposed to start at 7:00 pm but because of the rain, the band was stuck in heavy traffic in EDSA. So, we went inside the Sky Dome and sat at the middle aisle because it would be difficult to see if we’re on the side. A lot of familiar faces were there, the Pupil and Circus listers, a former colleague of mine from Eperformax and my grade school friend Chili. It was nice to see Chili again whom I have never spoke for more than 10 years and also Gerard, a fellow Circus lister I met during the Eheads Final Set (also one of the individuals who got a portion of Ely’s Levi’s jacket). Continue reading “Pupil Launches Special Wildlife Album at SM Sky Dome”