Combine a smooth, baritone voice with expressive and emotive melodies. Layer these over powerfully rhythmic pop, jazz and blues influenced guitar arrangements and you have the formula for the self-described, "guitarist, singer, songwriter, nerd", Gabe Bondoc.
Armed with a passion for prose, an affinity for poetry and a gift for song, Gabe eloquently shares his experiences with love and heartbreak.
"I think more than anything else, I just want to make a connection. I want to be understood and, at least half of the time, agreed with."
With a combined total of 41.1 million views on YouTube, over 98,000 fans on Facebook and more than 52,000 loyal Twitter followers, it's safe to say that this young musician is definitely understood, making a connection and making his mark.