Of All The Places To Get Stuck in

Will you remember me? I will remember you. How do you do? These are the opening lines to my song Places. Before Indonesia, I had little chances to meet new people outside of work or school. Where I’m from in Metro Manila, I don’t get to interact with my neighbors too much because we areContinue reading “Of All The Places To Get Stuck in”

“Sailing Off” Into Indonesia

This is the first story under my blog series #SunchildStories, written in honor of the release of my debut album Sunchild. Sunchild is a reflection of the life I lived while stuck on a remote island in Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic. My story begins with a song I wrote 7 years ago: Sail Away.Continue reading ““Sailing Off” Into Indonesia”

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Summer

Before I announce the release date of my third single, I would like to conclude Summer by sharing the top 10 reasons why I love my first single and music video! 1. Summer was the first song I jammed with my friends in the Philippines. I had a few songs I wanted to jam withContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Summer”

The Pains of Being An Indie Artist

My Summer Music Video is finally out! It’s been one heck of a ride trying to release it. From filming to editing to reshooting the karaoke scene… Then getting told by the colorist I hired that I should reshoot it AGAIN because the lighting was bad*… then having it somehow uploaded before I could evenContinue reading “The Pains of Being An Indie Artist”

Signs of Spirituality

Today was a special day. Not only did I announce that I am officially Lili to represent my music, but I woke up feeling inexplicably light for the first time in awhile. Apparently, it wasn’t just memories I brought home from Indonesia, but paranormal energies. When I came home back in December 2020, I wasContinue reading “Signs of Spirituality”

Life Update: I Have a New Job!

I’m pretty much packed but I have a few hours left at home. I don’t know how productive I can still be. You know that period between appointments where you can’t really concentrate? Add to the fact that I’m feeling quite weak even though I had lunch. Okay fine, I’ll say it: I’m nervous. It’sContinue reading “Life Update: I Have a New Job!”

New Song, Nice Morning

Now I remember how I was supposed to introduce the band – by talking about our new song. But then I wrote about how we started instead, which is actually a better beginning anyway. Regardless, I still want to say that I’m really excited for this new song we’re currently recording. My parents insisted IContinue reading “New Song, Nice Morning”

Playlist for Parents’ Dinner Party

I’ve always been on the lookout for new music, especially anything I could enjoy while working. To discover new songs on Spotify, I either check out their playlists or click on an artist I like and and play the radio on them. In this case, I did the former and discovered Milestones of Jazz LegendsContinue reading “Playlist for Parents’ Dinner Party”