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The Band of Collectors’ Holiday Cheer

Christmas day countdowns have begun, and Satchmi has got its own! Until everyone starts dressing up in red, white, or green, here are some top albums that’ll help get you in that Christmas spirit! Read more

Punk For Your Party

Halloween is coming up, and whether you’re into spooky fanfare or just staying home with the family, Satchmi has you covered! There’s always some punk to make you feel alive on the day of the dead. And to us, punk is more than the music and mohawks. Read more

Satchmi Stories: Jason Magbanua

We’ve all come to know him as one of the greatest wedding videographers in our country today. He is able to tell visually captivating and heart tugging stories in less than 5 minutes. Jason Magbanua is renowned all over for his craft but little do people know about his love for music (and his involvement […]

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Satchmi Stories Record Store Day Winner: Emerson Gamat

Nothing can compare to the warmth and nostalgic sentiment that can only be felt from things vintage. This seems to hold true for Emerson Gamat, who is not only a maker of his own music, but also a passionate listener of it. His discovery of his father’s vintage records led him to rediscover the unique […]

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Generations of Vinyl Obsession

As our generation continues to long for individuality as part of this saturated jungle that constantly dictates what’s in and out for this day and the next, the new movement of finding oneself takes place. Satchmi joins that movement through the passion for vinyl and music. And when it comes to some famous personalities—who we […]

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Satchmi Stories: Dodong Rosales

The greatest moments in history are sometimes only stories passed around the dining table from our grandparents to our parents. Luckily, some of these stories were also recorded in cassette tapes, film, or even in vinyl records. We embarked with more determination and curiosity to dig for record collections that go beyond (or are probably […]

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Satchmi Hits North

by Reena Mesias After finally opening the red doors at the 2F Cinema Building, UP Town Center, it seemed only natural for us at Satchmi to celebrate your new favorite hang-out spot in the north. Embodying a different feel from the first store in SM Megamall, the UP Town Center has a more urban charm […]

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Satchmi Stories: Shaira and Von Luna

by PB Hermoso In the season of fluttering hearts, more than a handful of the best things in life come in pairs. By nature, there are your shoes, meals, and maybe even those egg token goodies you get from arcades. As love doesn’t always really call for candle-lit dinners and a bouquet of roses, we […]

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Lucy Rose: This Charming Girl

by Reena Mesias The thing about gigs like Lucy Rose’s in 12 Monkeys is we usually come in without any more expectations other than that it would be quite intimate and personal. It was. But what we didn’t expect was a very energetic crowd that seemed to always have something to answer (or scream?) every […]

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Satchmi Stories: Kurvine Chua

by Queencee Quitalig Most people agree that music carries on where words fall short. This is especially true for Kurvine Chua, a film student who claims that music is at the core of everything that he does. Apart from being the inspiration for his craft, music is the expression of stories untold, a reminder of […]

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Bandwagon Music Market 2016: Serious Dose of Singapore

by Reena Mesias For a long time, Manila had a lack of mid- and large-scale music festivals. People had to travel to nearby countries or farther to attend. Then came a surplus of them that it became a challenge to define what a “festival” really was. Was it the number of stages? Was it the […]

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Satchmi Stories: Pam Celeridad

by PB Hermoso Behind every great artist is a set of quirks. May it be two exact same doll sets of The Beatles or a collection of remarkable pieces of art from various countries, Pam Celeridad has painted an enthralling perspective beyond canvas. As every painting itself is a compilation of ideas, this experimental painter […]

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Scout Summer Camp: Parties Done Right

by Isabel Matias It is without doubt that when it comes to parties, Scout Magazine does it right. Scout Magazine knows their audience well and caters to what they want. As Scout says, their publication is for the youth and by the youth, so who better to organize a party for millennials than millennials themselves? […]

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Satchmi and the Search for Food

by Alicia Florentino There are four steps to help one improve herself or himself. First. Be passionate about different things. It can be music, photography, or coffee. Show your enthusiasm through the things you love and are fond of. Be proud of that fondness, and of course, be proud of those things you are fond […]

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Finally, Fête – the 22nd time around

by Isabella Argosino Once again, the entire city of Manila will be ignited with the sounds and beats of the annual Fête de la Musique festival. But this time, the Paris-originated celebration will be spread out into two weekends – June 18 and June 23. What started out as a small cultural commemoration in France […]

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Satchmi Stories: Tats and Ed Paman

by Reena Mesias Some apples don’t really fall far from the tree especially when the apples are products of patterns. Sound engineer Tats Paman and his dad, Ed Paman, who builds/recycles speakers and other audio devices grew up in music. In fact, one of them could be alive because of it. As you read the […]

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Falling in Love on Vinyl Day

by George Evan Dungca On April 30th, Satchmi will be holding their annual Vinyl Day at the UP Town Center. And on that day, when the old souls of Manila meet with the rising acts of the local music scene, you will fall in love. Here’s how: You’ll be rummaging through one of the bins […]

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Satchmi Stories: Diego Castillo

by PB Hermoso Firsts, no matter how spectacular or odd, are never easy to forget. In a pile of concert setlists, worn out sleeves, and restringed guitars lies Diego Castillo. He’s either banging his head to Sandwich, grooving to the beat of The Diegos, or constructing the next best burger at Sweet Ecstasy. Behind a […]

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Embracing The #Feels

by MV Isip Ah, Valentine’s: the most polarizing holiday we continue to celebrate. Torn between bitter quotes and relationship goals, it’s less of a day of love than it is a day of feelings. Wherever you lie on the spectrum of Feb fourteen feels, Satchmi’s got you covered. The second annual #FEELS event happened last […]

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The Fattery is Your Diet’s Downfall

by Isabella Argosino Let’s face it, gluten-free is a commercialized lie. For Fitriya Hartono, food should be embraced – in all its sugar-rich, slightly sinful, and fattening glory. So is her story behind the name of The Fattery: an honest-to-goodness baked goods store that is in the business of making people, well, fat. “We’re simply […]

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