Sleeping Boy Collective
SLEEPING BOY COLLECTIVE may be seen as a bunch of misunderstood punk kids, but they sure know how to throw one hell of a gig.
A look into the authentic, do-ityourself attitude of this group
RISING FROM the neglected nooks and crannies of the world that welcomes emo, punk, and hardcore kids from all over the Philippines. Collectively known as the Sleeping Boy Collective (SBC), and fellow scenester, Raffy Mapa. SBC realization “that it was a good a time as any to start putting up the shows [they]
Light followed months later, and since nine international acts, including Italian
Philippine music scene, SBC gigs planned when it comes to ticketing and They start and end as said. SBC strictly does not entertain media sponsorships as well.
“We’re used to a certain degree this for the music, art, and the people we get to work with. We don’t have the free. When we go to other people’s shows, we pay just like everyone else. largely refuse sponsorships from large we’d rather go out of pocket to preserve our integrity. It’s hard enough having to participate in an oppressive economic system, so having the space to create something on our own terms means a whole lot to us. The fact we can create
When asked if they deem themselves us, we’ve always made an effort to make to shape the course of shows to come. open and positive, and while it takes effort, we’re doing what we can within reason to look after the crowd.“
All in all, they’re kids who just want to throw a fucking great gig.
The Saddest Landscape gig held at Mow’s, Quezon City