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.

Scout - - IN THIS ISSUE - By Ce­lene Saku­rako

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

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