3 Things We Can Learn from Denice Lao’s Music

Photos by Dichali Dela Cerna

Today’s local music scene is teeming with budding artists and the newest one we’ve discovered is Denice Lao, a singer-songwriter. She just released her first single ‘Just Got Home’ and held her official music launch at Jess & Pat’s last October 9.

Amidst the very personal introductions to the songs and the long list of music Denice played are some realizations we can take note of.

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What Is This Busking We’ve Been Hearing About?

The Philippines is brimming with so much artistic talent and it’s not difficult to see or in this case, to hear. Sometimes it just takes a stroll around the city to experience some of our local artists’ works.

Busking are street performances done in public places for gratuities. A main street may be closed down, becoming a pedestrian only thoroughfare. Street musicians also find train stations to be an ideal busking spot. Commuters can enjoy a tune or two while they wait for their train, creating a more pleasant public transport experience while offering an opportunity for budding musicians a stage.

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