Karl R. De Mesa

Camlann – ‘Circa 1983’ review: Indonesian post-punk trio brood under the disco ball

Young Jakarta band stride confidently into second album with synth-powered darkwave anthems

‘Trese’ review: magic, monsters and Manila come together in this supernatural neo-noir

Netflix’s adaptation of Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s beloved detective comic is not perfect, but its tropical gothic flair will keep viewers coming back

The Exsenadors – ‘Heartlessness And The Systematic Perpetuation Of Despair’ review: Filipino hardcore punks rage against the tyrant on second album

Five-piece from Metro Manila suburbs channel their anger into intense anthems that also aim to innovate

UJU – ‘Dream Of Better Days’ review: sunny, swooning entrance for Philippine shoegaze newbies

Young four-piece from student-filled Dumaguete make dream pop inspired by tropic midday and moonlight