This is part two of the Spark Fest Cebu conference episode. If you haven’t listened to part one (What I learned about Failure, Loneliness, and Red Lizard), you can listen to it right after this one. There’s no need to listen in chronological order to get value out of this episode.
As mentioned in the previous post, Spark Fest Cebu is an opportunity to spend time with people you can learn from. In this episode, you’ll hear from the likes of Ara Chawdhury, Jude Gitamondoc, Monica Villarica, Cecilia Martinez-Miranda, Cattski, Lynn Pinugu, Mel Yan, Cham Lopez, and Carlo Delantar.
Music is a big part of the Cebu identity. If you grew up in Cebu in the last twenty years, you’ve likely come across original local music in one way or another. At this point, it is part of our culture. It wasn’t always like this. Back in the 90’s, finding a musician who played original music was rare. Most everyone played covers, but somewhere along the way, original music got traction. Artists thrived and became known for the songs they created. This eruption in local music was the work of pioneers.