Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023

As the month of April comes to an end, us here at Midnight Rebels proudly presents the Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023. These individuals, from DJs to MCs, photographers to event organizers, have demonstrated unparalleled talent and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Their work aligns perfectly with our mission and vision, which is to push boundaries and elevate the nightlife scene to new heights.

Their expertise has led to unforgettable experiences for audiences of all kinds, from intimate gatherings to massive events. They have consistently set the standard in the industry, inspiring others to strive for greatness and never settle for mediocrity. We’re not only considering contributions to the industry in this list, but also one’s commitment to self-improvement.

At Midnight Rebels, we are dedicated to highlighting the exceptional talents that make the entertainment and nightlife industry endlessly fascinating. With our monthly recognition of outstanding individuals, we hope to ignite the sparks of inspiration that lead to new heights of creativity and innovation.

So here’s to these 10 individuals, and to those who continue to inspire us with their talent and creativity. May their passion for their craft continue to burn bright and ignite the sparks of inspiration in all those who cross their paths.


Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Tisch Nava, a Filipino DJ and producer, who is better known under the pseudonym “fr:(wn” in the underground music scene, has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the development and refinement of his craft. Based in Hong Kong, he possesses an immense affinity for dark and industrial music, and his artistry has made a significant impact in the industry. His success began with the curation of events and the delivery of impressive DJ sets for “gRave,” a collaboration with Paniki Collective. Currently, Tisch Nava is in the Philippines, where he is captivating audiences with his dynamic DJ sets spanning the hardcore underground hip hop and rock scene, further cementing his status as one of the most exceptional and talented individuals in the music industry for the month of April.

Frac Attack

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Frac Attack, an Xiamen-based visayan DJ, has been causing quite a stir in the music scene lately with his signature hashtags, including #otoyo, #erferf, and #yourfavoritefword. Throughout the month of April, he has performed at numerous festivals and has made several guest appearances at local venues throughout the Visayas region. Frac Attack’s exceptional DJ skills and technical expertise have been widely acclaimed, as he has demonstrated an uncanny ability to mash up tracks that ordinarily should not complement each other, yet still manages to produce an outstanding output. However, what truly sets him apart and has led to his ascendancy in the month of April is his boundless energy, unwavering commitment to his craft, and the growing demand for his music. To witness Frac Attack’s prowess firsthand is to be convinced of his abilities, which are nothing short of phenomenal.

Donn Morandarte

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

When it comes to recognizing the incredible talent within the Philippine nightlife industry, we go beyond just Manila and strive to highlight individuals from all corners of the country. Donn Monrandarte is a prime example of a performer who has been making waves in Mindanao, a region with major cities that are hours apart. Despite the challenges of distance and travel, Donn remains committed to bringing his music to fans in cities that are 4-6 hours away, in addition to his regular gigs in his hometown of Dipolog. Donn’s dedication to his craft and his fans is truly awe-inspiring. His unwavering commitment to providing top-quality performances no matter where he goes is a proof to his professionalism and passion for music. Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023


Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Regi Valenzuela better known as RVP is a true inspiration in the nightlife industry. Initially starting as a professional photographer for events and nightclubs, he has also been sharpening his DJ skills over time. His hard work and dedication have paid off, as he has garnered numerous bookings around Manila, and even had gigs in Boracay for Labor weekend. We’ve witnessed his progress, from using a shoebox as a laptop stand to now balancing his camera and CDJs with ease. His story serves as a reminder that with perseverance and hard work, anything is possible.


Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

This individual is a multi-talented force to be reckoned with in the music industry, seamlessly transitioning from drumming to DJing with ease. However, his commitment to his craft goes far beyond his impressive skill set. He continuously curates electrifying nights with Very Done, a feat that is by no means an easy task. With his unstoppable energy and drive, he embarks on tours as Motherbasss, only to return to Manila and effortlessly switch gears to perform as Smunk. And if that wasn’t enough, he also drums for the iconic Stickfiggas. It’s clear that this individual never takes a break and we are in awe of his unwavering dedication to music. As April draws to a close, we are proud to recognize him for his pure passion and unwavering commitment to his craft.

Dok Timbancaya

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

In this list, we aim to recognize not only the artists but also the individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to bring events to life, as without these events, there would be no platform for the artists to showcase their talent. One such individual who is deserving of recognition is Dok Timbancaya, an event organizer who is adept at managing events of all sizes. His recent feat of successfully handling two massive events on an island in the month of April is a testament to his expertise and dedication to the craft. Over the years, he has curated festivals and smaller events, and his extensive knowledge of music has allowed him to push the envelope and introduce new sounds to the locals in the Visayas regions. Dok Timbancaya’s tireless efforts and unwavering commitment to the event management industry are truly inspirational and worthy of recognition.


Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Jacas, a professional photographer, sometimes DJ, is a man of many places – his unpredictable whereabouts have never hindered his ability to capture the perfect shot. From Cebu and back to the city of Cagayan de Oro, Jacas is always on the move, showcasing his work ethic and passion for photography. This April, we are proud to recognize him as one of the most hardworking photographers in the country. Despite the challenges that come with traveling across the nation with expensive gear, Jacas never falters in his commitment to his craft, always maintaining a high level of professionalism and dedication. Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023

Pae Dobles

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Pae Dobles has proven that it is possible to excel as both a mother and a DJ, and we are in awe of her ability to balance both roles with grace and determination. With her unwavering commitment to her craft and her child, Pae has become an inspiration to us all. While she did share her secret to achieving this feat with us, we believe that her story deserves a dedicated article, perhaps on Mother’s Day, to showcase the challenges and rewards of being a working mother in the nightlife industry. Pae’s ability to pursue her dreams while raising a child is a testament to her strength and determination, and we hope her story serves as an inspiration to others facing similar challenges.

Ice On The Mic

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Bounded by the electrifying lights and pumping beats of a party, the presence of a talented MC can truly elevate the experience. Enter Ice On The Mic, also known as the esteemed Ice Rosales on Facebook, who has been a shining star on our nightlife radar this month. From residency gigs to events in neighboring regions and even the iconic shores of Boracay, we can’t help but marvel at how he’s risen to the top. It’s high time we take a moment to applaud his dedication and hard work as an emcee, as his peers in the industry can attest to his undeniable talent. Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023

Louie Lizardo

Top 10 Individuals By Midnight - April 2023, Philippines

Amidst the grueling demands of organizing and managing non-stop Castaway music festivals, Louie Lizardo has proven himself to be a virtuoso in taking care of his artists and crew. His unwavering commitment to the welfare of his team not only reflects his sterling character, but also resonates in the unparalleled success of every event he curates. The multifaceted challenges of event management require not only a high level of skill, but also an exceptional attitude towards the people involved in the process, and Louie embodies both. His hard work and dedication to the industry have not gone unnoticed, and we are delighted to commend him for his unwavering kindness and compassion to all those he encounters in the business.

Traversing from the grungiest depths of the underground scene to the most sun-drenched and granular shores, and ultimately to the pulsating heart of the cosmopolitan center.

As we conclude this write up to the exceptional individuals of the nightlife and entertainment industry, we are reminded of the relentless passion and perseverance that they possess. Their unwavering dedication to their craft has not only inspired us, but has also left an indelible mark on the industry. It is through their hard work and talent that they have become a driving force in shaping the entertainment landscape, and we are privileged to have recognized them for their achievements.

As we continue to highlight outstanding individuals every month, we hope that their stories and accomplishments will continue to inspire and motivate us all. Let us always remember that success is not solely defined by fame or fortune, but by the passion and commitment we bring to our chosen endeavors. Top 10 Individuals By Midnight – April 2023


Hey, I'm a music producer, DJ, and event curator for BASS N' BACON, and run a record label. I can speak English, Tagalog, and Bisaya, and I enjoy writing about music and culture. Whether it's through my music or writing, I bring a unique perspective and lots of experience to every project I do. Thanks for checking out my work!

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