A chat with Manila-based emo-prog musician Empty the Ocean

(photo by Kiko Nuñez) Empty the Ocean is the emo-prog solo effort of Filipino singer and multi-instrumentalist Gino Tambuatco. With this project, his main goal is to make sense of his feelings and translate that to people, in hopes of making them feel less alone. When he's not working on his solo project, his other … Continue reading A chat with Manila-based emo-prog musician Empty the Ocean

Lo-fi musician killuv wants to take over

19-year-old Alana is just at the beginning of their music journey, and already they’re creating some of the most impressive music we’ve heard. With elements of bedroom pop mixed with R&B, soul, shoegaze, and emo, Alana started the solo project “killuv” in high school, while going through emotional teenage heartbreak. After getting their first guitar … Continue reading Lo-fi musician killuv wants to take over