Identity Theft is now available as physical CD and mp3 album at http://cdbaby.com/cd/dripmanila2
Drip is one of the first female-fronted live electronic music acts in the Philippines. Fronted by Beng Calma-Alcazaren as lead vocalist, it also includes Malek Lopez as the band's sound designer, live keyboardist and programmer. He's also 1/2 of Rubber Inc., one of the pioneers of live electronica in the Philippines.
Doing beats and programming, behind a laptop is Ian Magbanua a.k.a. Morse. Morse was the 2004 DJ MixMaster champion for a competition held in Capetown, South Africa. Ministry of Sound produced his track for distribution to London club DJs .
Completing the group is the rare groove turntablist Caliph8.
Drip released a 5-song EP in November 2003 and their first full-length album, Far Side of the World, in 2004. On March 15 2008, Drip made Filipino music history by becoming the first Filipino artists to release the first full-length album under a Creative Commons license.
Born in December 2002, Drip was originally a trio: Beng Calma on vocals, Rann Golamco on guitars and Malek Lopez on keyboards and electronic programming. Drip's music would soon be complemented by Mor...