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Slambook: Kithara

If you think slambooks are just for the young ones specifically teens, wait until you read these three “young once” musicians joining the fun and answering basic slam book questions. It will show you proof that musicians are not at all just geeky about music but also “playful kids” ready to try something cool and way beyond the usual.

Pato loves R&B, whether local or foreign. He is also unconventional and more out-of-the-box in answering questions, evident by his answer on the question coffee or tea, where he answers milk. Dex, meanwhile, has a wide range of influences in music. He likes Pinoy rocker Bamboo but he prefers the pop-balladeer Ronan Keating when asked for an international artist he likes. Poli, on the other hand, is more intellectual in his answers. He always follows through with an explanation or description; he’s definitely a story teller.

For the last question, we asked them to describe in three words the body of water that they like the most. Contrary to their knowledge, their answers will describe their idea of sex, according to a pop psychology quiz. And you know what’s common among them, they want it “deep.” No need for explanations, we’ll just leave it to your imagination.

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Name: Pato San Juan
Occupation: MIDI Formatter
Favorite color: White
Favorite food: Inihaw na talong with bagoong
Favorite superhero: Jesus Christ
Childhood Hero: Mom
Childhood dream: To be a famous and rich singer-songwriter
Motto in Life: Hakuna Matata
Favorite Local artist: Kulay, Jay Durias
Favorite Int’l artist: Babyface, Ryan Tedder
Favorite musical instrument: Piano
Who do you think is the worst singer/performer (local and int’l)? I don’t listen to them
Dream destination you want to travel before your turn 50: Maldives
Ideal place you want to retire: Boracay
Boxers or Brief? Both
Cake or Ice Cream? Ice cream
Beer or Hard Drinks? HARD!!!
Dream job aside from being a musician? Travel show host
Coffee or Tea? Milk
What is your ideal romantic date? Dinner and drinks set on a beach
What is the most romantic thing you’ve ever done for someone you love? Haven’t done something really special yet for someone I love, but I’m about to.
Describe your favorite body of water: clear, blue, bliss

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Name: Dexamar Ortiz Galsim
Occupation: Musician
Favorite pet: Fish
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite food: Adobo and Papaitan
Favorite superhero: Wolverine
Childhood Hero: Spiderman
Childhood dream: To become an Engineer
Motto in Life: “If you can dream it you can achieve it”. Always dare to dream, because even though it’s hard for you to believe it right now, your craziest most wonderful dreams might actually come true.
Favorite Local artist: Bamboo
Favorite Int’l Artist: Ronan Keating
Favorite musical instrument: Drums, Cajon
Dream destination you want to travel before your turn 50: Paris
Ideal place you want to retire: Hometown in Pangasinan
Beer or Hard Drinks? Beer
Dream job aside from being a musician? Doctor
What is your ideal romantic date? Date on a beach with bonfire, food and drinks
What is the most romantic thing you’ve ever done for someone you love? It’s when I dedicated a song for my partner during one of our gigs, then at the chorus I left the stage and took her for a dance, then my bandmates continued the song.
Describe your favorite body of water: Lake – calm, deep and mysterious

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Name: Oscar Policarpio Jr.
Occupation: Musician
Favorite pet: Dogs are loyal, Cats are sweet
Favorite color: Black and white and any color that looks old
Favorite food: Burger. Big ones.
Favorite superhero: Everybody likes Superman (that’s in fact my son’s name), but I’ll go with Morph of X-Men or Neo of the Matrix.
Childhood Hero: Bob Marley
Childhood dream: To become a Doctor…fail
Motto in Life: “If you know you’re bad, strive to be good. If you know you good, struggle to be the best. If you know you’re the best, wag na magyabang at tumulong na lang sa weak”
Favorite Local artist: Old Eraserheads forever and New Kithara (hehehe)
Favorite Int’l artist: Bob Marley & The Beatles, Dave Grhol, Berhhoft, Jason Mraz, and John Mayer
Favorite musical instrument: String is the soul, percussion is the heartbeat
Who do you think is the worst singer/performer (local and int’l)? Anyone who performs until it hurts is the best, sikat or hindi.
Dream destination you want to travel before you turn 50: Anywhere that has ancient historical figures.
Ideal place you want to retire: Anywhere that has no politics.
Boxers or Briefs? Boxers at home, Briefs when going out.
Beer or Hard Drinks? I start it with hard [drinks] and then beer. But most of the time water….please.
Dream job aside from being a musician? Game, Movie or Food critic or maybe antique dealer. I like stories.
What is your ideal romantic date? Date on a private beach with only the two of us there with of course music and romance in the air or maybe stargazing on top of a hill with food and drinks.
What is the most romantic thing you’ve ever done for someone you love? Every simple thing I did for her is romantic eh. But I think the most romantic is when I surprised her with a gift and love letter after a week of fight.
Describe your favorite body of water: deep, calm and eternal

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