Here’s Something I don’t Usually do Everyday…

That is share one of my videos on my portfolio blog! Hahaha! What made me decide to do so? I just LOVE this band. Hope you like and share this one.

Jonas Cano: A special talent

Jonas CanoWho says good music can only be heard from thousand to million dollars worth of instruments such as Gretsch, Fender, Ibanez or Pearl? This special kid from the humble province of Leyte, Philippines has proven how God works in mysterious ways. His YouTube Channel is now flooded with admiration as he shows off his musical talent to the world. His instruments, you say? Well, only the finest one there is: a drum set made from old baby milk cans and pure heart.

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Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll: Brief history of rock music

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Many of you know rock music as this volatile, angry music that has emerged from the graves to seek revenge to those who have made the artists suffer; emotionally, physically, philosophically and of course, spiritually. It has constantly redefined and reinventing itself throughout the years and the industry continues to flourish with a dash of controversy and a lot of noise. But actually, its roots lead us to a further and way subtle musicality, which has surprisingly been the staple sound of black men after a day’s work.

 

Rock music can be traced back to the forties when the styles of country and blues are on the rise. Chuck Berry is one of the pioneering rock and roll artists of the 50s whose music style leaned on classic blues structure. Artists like Berry integrated their fast guitar riffs and morphed them with guitar distortion and heavy double pedal drum beats as you can hear in the majority of today’s rock songs. In fact, you could even see traces of rock music back to the Baroque and classical music days. Beethoven’s signature styles could be heard in eargasmic loud guitar plays.

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Riding down The Markus Highway: From Eraserheads guitarist to going solo, Markus Adoro rocks on

By Marie Espie A. Vidal 
SPECIAL TO THE MANILA TIMES
Published: The Manila Times Tue. May 27, 2008

The Eraserheads may have danced their huling el bimbo in 2001, still we can’t get enough of them. Really. Tributes, covers and remakes of the band’s old hits aired in the radio and so far fans still insist, “Nothing beats the original.” Maybe this is the reason why individually, these Eheads are very successful in their own respective careers.

The Dawn, Sandwich, and Pupil step aside and make way. Behold and rejoice as the surfer from Ilocos, Marcus Adoro, finally debuts with his own band, Markus Highway.

 

No crash to the sea

Unlike the waves in the sea, Adoro’s career did not crash to the shores after the band broke up. “I never stopped being creative,” says Adoro. He continued writing compositions, produced records and independently studied film making. But oftentimes, he’s battling the waves in La Union and other surf spots in the country.

His enthusiasm for this sport began way back in 1998 when Eheads toured Australia. He says, “I wanted to buy a surf board then but there was a festival and all the shops were closed.” Though, he was able to purchase a buddy board, which remained idle for years because of his tight schedule. In spite this, his interest in surfing never faded and joined communities afterwards.

His passion with surfing grew intense that his first independently released album in 2004 is entitled Surfernando: Adventures of Belma and Luis, obviously carrying the surfer theme. This served as his appetizer for the fans. “I released that as publicity for my come back,” says Adoro, “it contained five songs which are also in the new album except for the instrumental one.”

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