Under the Glow of the Satellite: Sandwich Concert Marks 20 Years

Friday the 13th may be considered unlucky but April 13, 2018 has been exceptionally favorable to the iconic band Sandwich for a lot of incredible things. “Under the Glow of the Satellite: 20th anniversary concert” is their biggest and phenomenal show to date that occurred in Metrotent, Pasig City.

It’s an honor, a thrill and a commitment to be present and to cover the band’s 20th anniversary concert for Manila Concert Junkies (MCJ). We are grateful to be among MCJ’s trusted people to be able to experience such kind of music celebration. We would also like to thank Jam 88.3 for including us on its big list of attendees.

Sandwich 20th Anniversary Concert 2018 (5)

Billed as Under the Glow of the Satellite, it’s a line taken from one of Sandwich’s most popular songs, “2 Trick Pony.” The concert is an all-hits essential rock dance party as the audience gets to hear Sandwich the way they want to hear them in a dual stage venue. Check out the epic opening of #xsx concert with this song “2 Trick Pony,” video by Jover John Vasquez..

Attendees are greeted with food carts selling a variety of Pinoy favorites paired with local beer and other alcoholic booze as well as customize band merchandise items being sold all over the venue.

The event started with performances from few local acts like Autotelic, Ciudad, She’s Only Sixteen, Tom’s Story, youngsleepyboi, and Diego Mapa.

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Stick Figgas’ ‘Realistick’ Carries Hard-Hitting Filipino Life Stories

From a group of four to becoming a trio, and then duo, Stick Figgas is now composed of eight members with Loonie, Ron Henley and Kat Agarrado on vocals, JC Sebastian on guitars, Tuts Calinawan on bass, Macky Brillantes on drums, Bboy Garcia on turntables, and Nikki Cabardo on keyboards. The good music writing weapon of Stick Figgas has finally been unleashed on their much-awaited album, “Realistick.”

Stick figgas realistick

With its  reincarnation, we are introduced to the album’s hard-hitting yet smooth flowing tracks that tackle both light and heavy real-life experiences as an artist, as an individual and as Filipinos.

Realistick, a sequel from the album ‘Critical Condition,’ the 9-track album features fan favorites “Laman-loob,” “Mukhang Pera,” a new version of “Nandito Lang Ako,” and their latest viral track “Ubasan.” The previous album on the other hand, was a compilation with an overwhelming amount of lyrically minded hip-hop collaborations with Gloc-9, Bassilyo, Syke, and Francis M.

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