American rock band Turnover has been captivating audiences worldwide with their unique blend of emotion and melody. With their introspective lyrics and dreamy soundscapes, the band has carved a niche for themselves in the alternative music scene here in the country. And last August 31, the boys took over the SM Skydome for an evening of lush tunes presented by PULP Live World.
Hailing from Virginia Beach, Virginia, Turnover once again returned to the Manila concert scene to showcase their signature sound. Their evolution as a band is evident in their discography, with each album showcasing their growth and experimentation – of which, the Filipino fans were eager to see.
Throughout the night, Turnover’s defining characteristics were in full display. As if complimenting the gloomy Metro Manila weather. From their ability to evoke a range of emotions through their music, to their lyricism. Their themes delve into subjects of love, loss, and self-reflection, resonating with listeners on a deeply personal level. Tracks like “Dizzy on the Comedown” and “Peripheral Vision” showcase their introspective songwriting, while songs like “Super Natural” and “Sunshine Type” bring a sense of optimism and hope. With the Pinoy fans loving every minute of it.
Musically, Turnover’s sound is characterized by sonically charged guitar tones, ethereal synths, and infectious hooks. Their ability to seamlessly blend elements of indie rock, shoegaze, and dream pop creates a captivating sonic experience. The band’s attention to detail and atmospheric production adds an extra layer of depth to their music, making it a truly immersive experience for the listener.
As Turnover continues to evolve and explore new musical territories, their impact on the alternative music scene remains undeniable. With their captivating blend of emotion and melody, they have created a sonic landscape that resonates with listeners on a profound level.
And we’re pretty sure their Filipino listeners will be their once again, ready to be won over.
Turnover Live in Manila 2023 was produced by Pulp Live World
Words by Manila Concert Scene
Photos by Paul Chuapoco