Techy Romantics

Techy Romantics

 Manila, National Capital Region, PHL

Acclaimed Indie Pop band from the Philippines known for creating sophisticated pop music with Filipino sensibilities.


2008 can be marked as a monumental year for electro-pop music in the Philippines. The emergence of independent bands did not take a halt. But the making of Techy Romantics is as spontaneous and sudden as their audience’s fascination to every piece that they perform. They are able to weave imposing songs sans the typical band set-up. When people listen to them, getting their feet off the ground is just inevitable.

A powerhouse trio composed of Dondi Virrey on keyboards and sampling, Ryan Villena on guitars and Camyl Besinga on vocals, Techy Romantics is an effective music box to dictate people’s mood, and conclude any given night. Having nailed great gigs in rock bars such as Gweilos, Route 196, Mag:Net and Saguijo, their music was also embraced in places like Ponticello and Manila Polo Club. The lush melodic release is addictive, having inspired by equally brilliant influences such as New Order, The Cure, and The Cardigans. Their impressive lineup is not cheesy, not outdated, and not loud – but it will sway you towards dancing non-stop.

The group is currently cooking a healthy indulgence for their followers as they record their first full-length album under the management and production of Lilystars Records – the indie label that houses the The Camerawalls. In view of the respect that this record label has earned at a fresh stage, their tandem for this project is undeniably worth the wait.

With notes and lyrics that could smoothly circulate throughout your system, such as “Walking away,” “Out of my mind,” and “Breaking Silly,” they could effortlessly start a cult. And when the music stops, there’s the rush. The sudden sprint as the last note they hit aimlessly drape in the flashy, evening breeze. And as it stays there, “here I go again…”


Single coming soon!