Tag: Satchmi

The Spindle Jam: Sink and Swim in Love

This month is all about partnership. Going beyond the romantic theme taking place on February 14, one and one coming together can extend to the friendly kind, the familial kind, and, more importantly for us, the musical kind. For this season’s Spindle Jam, we feature some noteworthy collaborations between musicians. Read more

The Spindle Jam: Turn Those Speakers up to Eleven

For our next Spindle Jam, we feature the beautiful chaos that is rock music. Read more

Satchmi Stories: A New Breed

Much like today’s generation of vintage lovers, three of our featured collectors Richard Webb, Lyra Tan, and Ardiana Comia gravitate toward all things classic and rare, and keep up with the hunt of nostalgia through vinyl records. As younger collectors, however, their love for record collecting emerged from several factors: their predecessors, their mere fondness for music, and/or the desire to own something tangible from the past. Having gone beyond simply listening to and picking out records of old, they’ve branched out to newer artists, developing a very diverse selection of genres. Don’t underestimate today’s new breed of vinyl record collectors. You’d be surprised by their preferences, ways of thinking, and record habits. Read more

Satchmi Picks Best of 2017

2017 was a year for discovery, for return of veterans, for expansion of tastes, and second/nth chances to artists you thought would lose their touch. What a great year! Read more

The Spindle Jam: Jazz Records for the Beginner

Welcome to the Spindle Jam, a biweekly column featuring some of our vinyl essentials for the season. Read more

Analog Made Simple: A Guide To Getting Your Wax Heard

Music is a language that unites everyone, so it makes sense one of its purest representations—vinyl—should be accessible. People are so often daunted with the seemingly complex setup process involved, they end up not pursuing records altogether. Getting the right equipment doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ll show you. Read more

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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