And then, Sandwich parted ways with BMG, otherwise known as the Beatles' record label, went indie, and released an album with five, (take note, not just four but five!) naked girls under a huge umbrella on the cover. Due to strict censorship at the time, under then-president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, they had to hire the best… Continue reading Thanks To The Moon
Debris, Sandwich's eighth LP, despite having "Kagulo" and "Outlaw," is a little less than their previous outing---the one which they recorded live, in studio. "Kagulo", easily Sandwich's most recognizable hit since "Betamax," could have been up there with the band's best album openers---alongside "Sugod", "Procastinator", and "Cheese Factor Set to 9"---if only it isn't the… Continue reading Debris (Sandwich, 2016)
Note: This was originally written in September 2016, around the time everyone was going crazy over a TV ad featuring the Eraserheads. “We grew up listening to the music from the best decade ever.” … Continue reading Have you ever wished you were a 90’s kid? FYI, the 2000’s was awesome too!
Fat Salt & Flame opens with grinding of the axes that segues into a series of build up and release - a layer cake of feedback and guitar screech. Around the two minute mark, you start to wonder - either they forgot the lyrics or somebody forgot to switch on the mic. But it never… Continue reading Fat Salt & Flame (Sandwich, 2013)