I was a huge fan of the early swing classics, mostly by influence from my dad who made me listen to 100.3 RJ FM in all of my waking days as a child. So when I discovered a random post from an online forum on “Does anyone else know that this is a musical genre” I was hooked. The group was called Caravan Palace (actual song that got me hooked embedded above). The genre was Electro Swing. I did some research and found out that it was a real genre with a huge following. Electro Swing takes the classic swing culture and remixes them with house or R&B. Like so:
Jayvee Fernandez is a tech enthusiast, EAN certified SCUBA Diver and underwater photographer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His photos and videos have appeared in various international and local publications including Random House Germany, Discovery Channel Canada, and CNN.