Thursday, August 06, 2009

Back to Music School with Nescafe Sound Skool

NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool is an inter-collegiate competition open to young, unsigned bands in the Philippines. From its beginnings as a battle among student bands in the Greater Manila Area in 2005, the competition has become of the country’s most anticipated music events. NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool has produced some of the Philippines hottest young bands, including Hilera and Letter Day Story.

This year, NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool is widening its reach to around 400 colleges and universities nationwide. NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool sets itself apart from other music competitions because it not only makes participants experience fame — it also provides opportunities that help young artists build on their craft to become better overall performers.

NESCAFÉ strongly believes in young, talented Filipinos. NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool has committed itself to discovering the best college bands and helping them become famous. Handa ka na bang sumikat? Log on to for competition guidelines, schedules and updates.

Thanks to the sponsors for making it happen:

La Carmela De Boracay
Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel
Ix Chel

The band cover song should fall under pop, light rock or alternative genre.

Upon submission of the song, the band should include the following Nescafe Soundskool requirements:

Xerox copy of Birth Certificates
Proof of Enrollment
Letter of endorsement
Group Picture (4R size)
Demo cd with 1 cover and 1 original song (3 minutes maximum)

Send your entry in a short brown envelope with the band and school name at the back, and send to

Unit 1005, Atlanta Centre Condominium,
31 Annapolis St. Greenhills, SanJuan MM

Deadline of entries is on September 6, 2009. Selected bands will be notified through their indicated contact numbers on or before September 25, 2009.
After the screening. there will be a regional eliminations, and after that only 13 bands from gma (4), luzon (3), visayas (3), and mindanao (3)
will make it to the finals where they will be given mentor band to assist and help them improve their grand final performance.

Nescafe Soundskool Mentor Bands

Moonstar 88
Jr. Kilat
Sponge Cola

This promo runs from February 1, 2009 and ends on January 31, 2010. Be the next Hilera, Lazy Susan, Letter Day Story and Effinboiche.. Join the Nescafe Soundskool 2009 now!

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