All posts by Lawdenmarc Decamora

Lawdenmarc Decamora is a faculty researcher at the Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities, University of Santo Tomas. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing and is now an MA Literary and Cultural Studies candidate at the Ateneo de Manila University. His research works have appeared or are forthcoming in Humanities Diliman, Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, Mabini Review, among other places. He may be reached at /

Manila’s a Trap: Sensing the City in Filipino Indie Music

With the advent of laptops, synths, mixers and other musical gadgetry, the DIY ethic endeared by small indie labels is back on track. The indie culture keeps artistry aground since in today’s music industry, the story will always be an issue between the haves and the have-nots.

/ July 23, 2020