“Unlike many bands who lose everything that made them good when it comes time to record and release their second album, N ae t h a n ‘s sophomore effort delivers almost exactly the same amount of scruffy multi-genres charm as their first album; Auburn:Cheating Games is a second album that reinforces the group’s many strengths, ups the quality of the songs, and sounds a little more confident and powerful, with all the jangling simplicity, direct charm, and hooky songcraft that entails.
In ” 29 “,N ae t h a n, drift into dark and deep melancholy ,with nivz stale belching the echoes of James Umaran’s aeolian-ligatto modes on guitar, an indie-emo template of what N a e t h a n can pull from its bag of tricks.
N a e t h a n, a band from Iligan City, Philippines is : Alvin (nivz)Donaire,James Umaran, Ramoleto Lapena ,Charles Umaran and Larry Gloria.Non-active members include Canada-based DJ blue crush,Jacklin Ungab,Don Navidad,Harvey Dayto and Revophil Adaptar .”29” Official music video directed by Richie Saceda.
“29” is the second track of Auburn:Cheating Games (album), N ae t h an reinvented themselves and perhaps in doing so, released one of the most important records of their career. This album captures exactly what N ae t h a n is capable of,new phase songwriting, infectious rhythms and arrangements rich in detail and texture.With Unite Asia,N ae t h a n hopes and invasion to get heard and put Iligan City in the local and international music scene.”