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    Posted on May 26, 2017

    15 Filipino Indie Bands You Should Listen To So You Can Say You Did "Before They Were Cool"

    INDIE ka magsisisi.

    1. Rusty Machines

    Facebook: JeremyGigsATBP

    You'll like them if you dig: Alternative rock, Arctic Monkeys, Real Estate, Yuck, Last Dinosaurs, Eraserheads, Urbandub, and reminiscing about a heartbreak while convincing yourself that you're fine

    Songs to get you started: Forget You, The Morning, I Was Wrong, Can't Hardly Wait

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and Spotify

    2. Hey! It's Your Birthday

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    You'll like them if you dig: Music you can listen to on a lazy Sunday afternoon, lethargic vocals, Best Coast, and The XX

    Songs to get you started: Dead Cat, Hey Buddy, 90s Bedroom Jams,

    Couch Stories

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud and Spotify

    3. Ourselves the Elves

    Facebook: ourselvestheelves

    You'll like them if you dig: Garage folk, alternative country music, Best Coast, The XX, Beck, and songs to make landi to with your jowa

    Songs to get you started: I Wouldn't Mind, Cincinnati Clocks, Uncertainly

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and Spotify

    4. Sour Cheeks

    Facebook: sourcheeksmusic

    You'll like them if you dig: Sentimental indie pop, Moonstar88, Paramita, and dance-crying in the shower while thinking about your failed relationships

    Songs to get you started: Anymore, Slight

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud

    5. Memory Drawers

    Facebook: MemoryDrawers

    You'll like them if you dig: Dreamy pop music, BP Valenzuela, Florence + the Machine, and getting lost in your thoughts while not noticing the tears coming out of your eyes

    Songs to get you started: Maybe, For Any of This, Lovingly Leaving You

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud

    6. Shirebound and Busking

    Facebook: shireboundandbusking

    You'll like them if you dig: Acoustic music, Eraserheads, Rivermaya, and painfully relatable songs you can dedicate to the person who caused you emotional damage

    Songs to get you started: Waltz of Four Left Feet, A Million Little Things, Lloydy

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud

    7. Yūrei

    Facebook: yureiph

    You'll like them if you dig: Lethargic male vocals, Eraserheads, Sandwich, Arctic Monkeys, and songs to bob your heads to while you're intoxicated

    Songs to get you started: Rings of Saturn, Everything Visible is Made of Gold, Plastic

    Listen to them on: Bandcamp and Soundcloud

    8. The Gory Orgies

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    You'll like them if you dig: 90's grunge rock, Pavement, Blur, Pixies, nerdy boys, and songs with quirky titles

    Songs to get you started: Stalking Ely Buendia, Kagabi Nanaginip Si Shirley Na May Nagmamahal Sa Kanya, One Hell of a Godsend

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud and Spotify

    9. Sound Architects

    Facebook: soundarchitects

    You'll like them if you dig: Post-rock instrumental music, tide/edit, Toe, songs you can listen to while air-guitaring with a walis tambo

    Songs to get you started: Icarus, Aurora, Kismet, Night Lights

    Listen to them on: Bandcamp

    10. Cheap Vision

    Facebook: cheapvision

    You'll like them if you dig: Lethargic male vocals, Nirvana, and songs that make you wonder what they mean

    Songs to get you started: Glands, Detergent, Nothing Awaits

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud

    11. Eggboy

    Facebook: eggboyfanclub

    You'll like them if you dig: Diego Mapa, Pedicab, dance-punk, electronica, songs to fall in love to, and songs to cry to when you get your heart broken for the nth time

    Songs to get you started: Wag Mag-alala, Lost With You, Nagsasawa Ka Na Ba?

    Listen to them on: Soundcloud and Spotify

    12. That Epic Reggae Set

    Facebook: ThatEpicReggaeSet

    You'll like them if you dig: Not reggae, but alternative rock, Eraserheads, Arctic Monkeys, and songs to scream your lungs out to while on a road trip

    Songs to get you started: Northeastern Liar Redial, Early Nation Day Firecracker

    Listen to them on: Bandcamp

    13. Wilderness

    Facebook: ohmywilderness

    You'll like them if you dig: Tagalog alternative rock, acoustic folk music, The Jerks, and joining a mosh pit with a bottle of beer in hand

    Songs to get you started: Pasaway, Tom Cruz, Helen Zaas

    Listen to them on: Bandcamp and Soundcloud

    14. The Geeks

    Facebook: thegeeksmusic

    You'll like them if you dig: Guitar pop, Weezer, Blur, cheesy and/or heartbreaking songs disguised by an upbeat melody, and songs that'll make you want to hold your loved one close

    Songs to get you started: I Want You To Stay, Do You Too?, Something About You, I'm Leaving You Alone

    Listen to them on: Spotify, Soundcloud, and Bandcamp

    15. Identikit

    Facebook: identikitph

    You'll like them if you dig: Up Dharma Down, Japanese references, and songs to listen to while lying on the bed and looking at the ceiling wondering what thE FUCK YOU ARE DOING WITH YOUR LIFE

    Songs to get you started: Peach, Soundproof Wall, Me & My Japanese Bike

    Listen to them on: Spotify and Soundcloud