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Indie Pop Revisionists The Camerawalls Rise “Above the Weather” with Music Museum Concert

February 1, 2017

Christine Mazur

Lilystars Records proudly presents “Above the Weather,” the first major concert of The Camerawalls after a four-year hiatus. Backed by the strength and beauty of a 16-piece string orchestra, the thought-provoking melodies of indie pop revisionists The Camerawalls will fill the Music Museum on March 15, 2017.

THE CAMERAWALLS - Above The Weather

Illustration and Design by Justine Basa.

Eventbrite - THE CAMERAWALLS: Above The Weather

Formed in Manila, Philippines in 2007, The Camerawalls served as the flagship band of Manila-based indie label Lilystars Records. The Camerawalls’ debut album “Pocket Guide To The Otherworld” was released in July 2008, followed by the release of digital single, “The Sight Of Love,” the EP “Bread and Circuses” in 2010, and the single “Wanderlust” in 2012.

All these releases garnered favorable reviews, with “Pocket Guide To The Otherworld” meeting with such critical success that demand continued for years after the initial print run of the CDs sold out. Finally, Lilystars produced and released a remastered version in December 2016, now available in both Digital and CD format.

The Camerawalls 2017

The Camerawalls from L-R: Bach Rudica, Clementine, Venj Gatmaitan and Law Santiago. Photo (c) Angelo Maniquis.

The Camerawalls’ sound is characterized by a lyricism and melodic sensibility largely shaped by singer-songwriter and guitarist Clem Castro or simply known as Clementine, together with his fellow former Orange and Lemons bandmate, bassist Law Santiago, and other Bulacan-based musicians including drummer Bach Rudica, who also serves as drummer for indie pop band The Gentle Isolation and guitarist Venj Gatmaitan, who collaborated as bassist for Clementine’s critically acclaimed solo act, Dragonfly Collector.


Pocket Guide To The Otherworld – The Camerawalls (2016 Remastered Version)


The current members all share similar influences, such as The Beatles, The Smiths, XTC, Belle & Sebastian, The Pale Fountains, The Lightning Seeds, The Stone Roses among others. Clementine describes his songwriting as being inspired by poetry, life experiences, The Beatles and The Smiths.

At the concert, guests will be sure to hear all The Camerawalls’ most beloved songs, plus perhaps something new. The band intends to record and release new single in February, with plans for tour legs in Baguio, Cebu and Davao.

Bryan Estepa

Fil-Oz singer-songwriter Bryan Estepa.

Special guest Filipino-Australian singer-songwriter Bryan Estepa returns to the country of his birth to join in the celebration. Bryan Estepa’s gentle voice and bright melodies have the power to lift the heaviest heart with songs both light and introspective in his fifth album ‘Every Little Thing,’ released in the Philippines in April, 2016. Based in Sydney, Australia, Estepa’s musical roots in Quezon City, Philippines, shine through in his Beach Boys/ The Beatles/ Wilco – influenced sound. His strongest feat of songwriting to date, ‘Every Little Thing’ holds appeal for lovers of thoughtful lyrics, memorable melodies and satisfying harmonies.


Every Little Thing – Bryan Estepa & The Tempe Two


THE CAMERAWALLS: ABOVE THE WEATHER is presented by Lilystars Records and sponsored in part by JAM 88.3, Loyal Clothing, Sonic State Audio, Jorge’s Portrait Studio, Ophelia & Co., Pinoytuner, Bandwagon Philippines, Rufo’s Famous Tapa, Uber and Aliya Surf Camp.

Balcony, Orchestra (Side & Center) and VIP tickets are priced at P1,000, P1500, P2,000 and P2,800 respectively. For reservations and inquiries contact 09987900125 or 09053849495. Discounted early bird tickets are available online at http://thecamerawalls.eventbrite.com/

Dragonfly Collector Launches Philippine Promo Tour

August 3, 2015

Isabones

Lilystars Records is proud to bring Dragonfly Collector to a city nearest you!

Eight months after the digital release of his critically acclaimed debut album, The World is Your Oyster, Dragonfly Collector embarks on “The World is Your Oyster Philippine Tour 2015”, introducing a completely different approach to concert touring and musical promotion.

DRAGONFLY COLLECTOR The World Is Your Oyster Philippine Tour 2015

The official tour poster. Artwork and design by Ige Trinidad.

The tour is an independently produced backpack nationwide journey, which will be covered mostly by land and sea. This grand national odyssey kicks off in Meycauayan, Bulacan on August 11, 2015 and will run until early December. The 44 performance stops will cover key areas of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, and will wind down in Southern Luzon. In between stops, Dragonfly Collector will also help promote domestic tourism through side trips to various national parks, beaches, caves, heritage sites, and other destinations of interest.

11 Aug Meycauayan City, BUL Session Bar & Bistro
12 Aug Baliwag, BUL Café Avelina
14 Aug Angeles City, PAM Alta Pampanga Resto Bar & Café
15 Aug San Marcelino, ZMB Black Plate Restaurant
18 Aug Tarlac City, TAR Chimichanga Mexican Bar & Grill
21 Aug Baguio City, BEN 18 BC
22 & 23 Aug San Juan, LUN Surf Shack
28 Aug Bantay, ILS One Vittoria Hotel
29 Aug Laoag City, ILN Kalye Lagasca
30 Aug Pagudpod, ILN Terra Rika Beach & Dive Resort
04 Sep Tuguegarao City, CAG Leonor Bar & Grill
05 Sep Cauayan City, ISA 21st Amendment
12 Sep Baler, AUR Cautibar & Grill
14 Sep Cabanatuan City, NUE Rainforest Bar & Restaurant
15 Sep Makati City, NCR Boiler Room (CD/Vinyl Launch)
17 Sep Los Banos, LAG Duplex Tavern
24 Sep Lucena City, QUE Eduvigis Coffee Bar & Restaurant
26 Sep Boac City, MAD A & A Beach Resort
30 Sep Naga City, CAS Chili Peppers
3 Oct Legaspi City, ALB 21st Amendment Legaspi
05 Oct Catarman, NSA Tsiban
07 Oct Calbayog City, WSA Carlos & Carmelos
10 Oct Tacloban City, LEY Na Ning Mobile Bar
12 Oct Surigao City, SUN Kody’s Bar
15 Oct Butuan City, AGN Café Caliente
17 Oct Davao City, DAV Sales Bar Tekanplor
23 Oct Digos City, DAS Fire & Ice Superclub
24 Oct General Santos City, DAS Family Country Hotel
27 Oct Koronadal City, SCO EMR Center
30 Oct Cagayan De Oro City, MSR Karumata
31 Oct Iligan City, LAN Bar Around The Corner (BATC)
03 Nov Zamboanga City, ZAS Bigdawgs Bistro
04 Nov Dipolog City, ZAN D’Hotel and Suites
06 Nov Dumaguete City, NER Hayahay Treehouse Bar
12 Nov Tagbilaran City, BOH Dong Juan
13 Nov Cebu City, CEB The Monastery
15 Nov San Carlos City, NEC Sir Chief’s Corner
18 Nov Bacolod City, NEC Crate Bar & Kitchen
21 Nov Iloilo City, ILI Mango Tree Restaurant
25 Nov Roxas City, CAP Soul Superclub
27 & 28 Nov Boracay, AKL Charlie’s
04 & 05 Dec Puerto Galera, MDR Coco Aroma
07 Dec Batangas City, BTG Euphoria Bar & Restaurant
12 Dec Puerto Princesa City, PLW Katabom

Dragonfly Collector: The World Is Your Oyster Philippine Tour 2015 will primarily feature acoustic performances, but will be backed by Nitoy Adriano on guitars, Vengee Gatmaitan on bass, and Pat Sarabia on drums on select tour legs. Upcoming indie-folk singer, Ian Penn, will be opening all shows.

Dragonfly Collector is the solo debut of Clem Castro (aka Clementine), award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and frontman of the bands The Camerawalls and the now defunct Orange and Lemons.

For more information on tour dates, venues, and ticket prices, please visit or subscribe to the Facebook event section of Dragonfly Collector http://www.facebook.com/ilcollettore/events and his official site at http://dragonflycollector.com


Dragonfly Collector: The World Is Your Oyster Philippine Tour 2015 is brought to you by Lilystars Records and is sponsored in part by Gist.ph, Jam 88.3, Pinoytuner, Radio Republic, Panay News, and 57 Studios Manila.