About

The Ransom Collective

The Ransom Collective is a 6-piece indie folk/pop band based in Manila, Philippines. Comprised of Kian Ransom, Redd Claudio, Jermaine Choa Peck, Leah Halili, Lily Gonzales, and Muriel Gonzales, the band combines unique percussive patterns, acoustic guitar driven leads, melodic violin phrases, and full band vocal swells to create their unique indie folk/pop sound.

Key Highlights

“Siargao” Movie Soundtrack Feature

November 2017

A film directed by Paul Soriano featuring “Fools” as part of the soundtrack

ASEAN India Festival

October 2017

A musical festival featuring bands from India and ASEAN set in New Delhi and Jaipur

MTV EMA South East Asia Wildcard Nominee (2017)

September 2017

A wildcard nomination to the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards in London

Coke Studio

August 2017

A collaboration with Gabby Alipe and John Dinopol of Urbandub on the first season of Coke Studio Philippines

Open Road

May 2017

An offroad adventure for The Ransom Collective’s album launch

Oreo Wonderfilled

October 2016

A musical collaboration with Yuna and GAC to write an original Oreo song and act in the storyline for an advertisement that was filmed in Penang, Malasyia

"The Ransom Collective simply delivered a strong contender for the best release of 2017."

- Billboard PH

"Traces is a testament to their maturity as musicians and complexity as songwriters, opting for a more diverse content."

- Philippine Star

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