VolumED Stuck On Mute (Part 2)

I ended the last post on the performance of Kamikazee. Renowned as an electrifying live act, I expected them to inject some life into the concert. They did, to a point. I wasn’t able to pay much attention to their set due to a splitting migraine, but it was evident that the crowd was into their act. I’m not a big Kamikazee fan, but they deserve props for bringing the crowd to life at least for a while.

FrancisM performed a decent set as well. He did a solid rendition of Continue reading


VolumED Stuck On Mute (Part 1)

VolumED: An Advocacy Concert for Public Education, otherwise known as the annual Xavier Fair, is one of the most anticipated events on a lot of people’s calendars. The main reason for that is because of the concert’s annually-loaded list of bands. Last year, the concert was headlined by Hale and Bamboo, with a not-yet-overly-popular Urbandub, Kjwan, Dicta License, and Orange and Lemons all performing. Not a bad cast. This year, the list of performers was composed of fan-favorites such as Rivermaya, Sandwich, FrancisM, and Kamikazee, mainstream bands like Sponge Cola, Callalily, and Imago, edgier fare such as Kjwan, Chicosci, and Dicta License and critical darlings Urbandub and Itchyworms. On paper, the show was set to be amazing. Continue reading