The Filipinx Edition: Music & Sound

The Filipinx Edition: Music & Sound

“you bring out the queer in me
The dyke in me
The brave beautiful butch in me
The bastos the bakla
The walang hiya in me”
-excerpt from the poem you bring out the filipina in me
by maiana minahal

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The Filipinx Edition: Music & Sound
  • "The Bus Song" by Jay Som

    MELINA DUTERTE (Jay Som) is a master of voice: Hers are dream pop songs that hint at a universe of her own creation. Recording as Jay Som since 2015, Duterte’s world of shy, swirling intimacies always contains a disarming ease, a sky-bent sparkle and a grounding indie-rock humility. In an era of ...

  • "Bakunawa: Opera Of The Seven Moons” by Micaela Tobin

    MICAELA TOBIN (White Boy Scream) is a soprano, sound artist, and teacher based in Los Angeles, CA who specializes in experimental voice and contemporary opera. As a sound artist with a background in opera, Micaela integrates voice and electronics within the genres of noise and drone music. Her wo...

  • "Sad Femme Club (Community Music Video)" by Kimmortal

    KIMMORTAL (they, them, theirs) is a queer non-binary Filipinx artist and rapper known for their powerful stage presence and multi-dimensional approach to music. A musician (rapper/singer/self taught producer) with a background in art and theatre, Kimmortal's honest wordplay and visuals tell stori...

  • "Star" by Nic Masangkay

    NIC MASANGKAY (they/she/he) is a Seattle-based community musician and poet. They graduated in 2016 from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Notable highlights include Buzzfeed, Autostraddle, and Tumblr features for poem “My Gender Is for Mothers”; 2018 Jack Straw Cult...

  • Dark Paradise (Xina Xurner Remix) by Anna Luisa Petrisko and Xina Xurner

    ANNA LUISA PETRISKO (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist working in experimental opera, video art, body-based sculpture, and immersive media. Her work explores future and ancient ideas at a non-linear tempo, creating built environments that are as much invested in the sacred as they are in te...