Paco’s Place

In the Pinoy music scene, there are few podcasts as unique as Introvoys drummer Paco Arespacochaga’s project, quaintly called Paco’s Place. Officially launched just a few months ago, Paco’s Place has fast become a music/interview hub for Pinoy artists and personalities residing in the United States. What makes Paco’s Place unique from other podcasts is […]

  Kris Gorra Dancel (Guitars/vox), Donna Macalino (Bass/vocals) & (Drums/vocals) and Annette Ortiz Diaz broke into the Philippine Alternative Rock just right before the turn of the 21st century as Fatal Posporos. Their music was catchy and filled with energy. And the drums were definitely grooving. Rightfully so, Annette Ortiz Diaz found solace and comfort […]

“New Day In August is a Los Angeles based band, whose music will remind you of the New Romantic era of the 80s. I had the pleasure of having Michael Abad (drums), Don Morales (bass), Tolitz Rosel (keyboards), Rex Aglibot (guitars) and Richard Del Rosario (vocals) in this episode of the podcast to share with […]

“Our guest for this episode of the podcast is Doi Porras of the Goth Rock band, Dominion. Doi shares with us his journey from being a shy kid to finding refuge in music from bands like the Cure, Sisters of Mercy and other Goth Rock bands. Our conversation ranges from him talking about life growing […]

“In this episode, I had the opportunity to sit down one on one with artist/musician, Raffy Mendoza (Rockstallion, Arnel Pineda, Mothürload, Men Dozza) and was able to learn more about his roots. His story is an inspiration to anyone who has is driven and has passion to fulfill their dream! Listen as Raffy Mendoza takes […]

  Bass Player & Songwriter, Phil Recto, who has played with Bonehead and Spacecraft Time Machine returns to Paco’s Place for a one on one with Paco Arespacochaga to talk about creating awareness on behalf of the victims of the recent Taal Volcano eruption, which happened in the Philippines last Jan 12, 2020. The first […]

“I had the opportunity to invite Wolfgang original drummer, Wolf Gemora, to come on my podcast and I am very grateful that he accepted my invitation. In this episode, Wolf shares his insights on music, life and the pursuit of happiness. Join us in the heartfelt episode of the Paco Arespacochaga podcast, Live At Paco’s […]

“Glenn Jacinto, best known as the front man of Filipino rock band, Teeth… who was behind the hits “Laklak”, “Shooting Star” and “Prinsesa”, dropped by Paco’s Place to share with our listeners the origin story of his band, his struggles in the US and a simple philosophy that all of us can learn from. Join […]

“Award winning Keyboard Player/Songwriter, Jj Buencamino, of INTRoVOYS gets behind the mic to share his insights on how different ways to approach creativity in music as well as dealing with bandmates with strong personalities. He also talks about his take on the division of royalties and songwriting credits within a band setting. As well as […]

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