Queer Artists in a Pandemic
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Pantayo’s new pandemic-produced music video is a tribute to karaoke

Pantayo is a Toronto-based band made up of five queer, diasporic Filipinx who combine percussive instruments from the kulintang traditions of the Southern Philippines, with vocals and electronic music.

Pantayo
Credit: Lito Howse

In the second episode of our video series, Queer Artists in a Pandemic, band members Michelle Cruz and Kat Estacio discuss what it’s like releasing their first album during a global pandemic and re-imagine what a music video can be when you can’t film in person. Since their debut album release, Pantayo has been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize.