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'Bayanihan, Musikahan' aims to raise funds for COVID-19
National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab has launched Bayanihan, Musikahan, a series of Facebook Live concerts to raise funds for those most affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The concert series will be aired on the respective Facebook pages of the artists.Among the ...
 
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From emo tracks to dance bops, we’ve got you covered.
COVID-19's got you down? Don't fret. There's always music. Whether you're on self-quarantine or working from home, or squeezing yourself inside a crowded MRT or UV Express, hoping the guy next to you doesn't cough or sneeze directly in your direction, here are ...
 
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The 23-year-old quietly dropped one of the best albums of 2019.
Arthur Nery was attending his cousin’s big debut event when he first found out he could sing. As is usually the case at Filipino birthday parties, the then-eight-year-old was asked to sing his cousin’s favorite song in front of his relatives and ...
 
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Organizers say it will be rescheduled to a later date within the year.
Just days before its gates were scheduled to open, Wanderland, the country’s biggest indie music festival, was forced to postpone its eighth edition due to the threat of COVID-19. In a statement sent to Esquire Philippines and posted on social media, Karpos Multimedia, ...
 
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A screening of Star Wars: A New Hopewill be accompanied by live music courtesy of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Gerard Salonga.
The opening score of Star Wars is easily the most recognizable tune in the world. On May 30 and 31, this theme song will banner the Star Wars: A New Hope Concert with the world-renowned ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gerard Salonga.Star ...
 
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This is what happens when you give Sandwich a bike, a GoPro, and a selfie stick.
Imagine listening to Sandwich or Eraserheads while stuck in Metro Manila traffic, then turning your head to find Raymund Marasigan swerving between cars with a GoPro attached to his bike. That was the out-of-this-world scenario a number of drivers experienced when Marasigan filmed the official ...
 
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The next time you see a busker, stop for a moment and appreciate their craft.
Busking is a grand tradition and rite of passage for many a musician in cities and cultures around the world, including the Philippines. Singers and musicians have shown off their talents in street corners and busy intersections in many parts of the ...
 
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There are tons of great Filipino podcasts out there.
Podcasts have become increasingly popular in recent years, and finding a good podcast isn't as hard as it used to be. Just check our list of the best podcasts of 2020 (so far). Finding a good Filipino podcast, however, is still a ...
 
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Who remembers 'More to Lose?'
We know him as the grump from The Office and the comedic grouch who loves being politically incorrect. But before he was roasting celebrities at the Golden Globes to the point of tears (theirs, not his), some of us might remember Ricky ...
 
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We chat with the Grammy-winning artist, who is coming to Manila next month.
There are some people who still probably know her as a contestant on the ninth season of American Idol, but Tori Kelly has achieved so much more since her short stint on the reality singing competition. For one thing, she was nominated ...
 
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The Filipino singer is taking the internet by storm.
Marcelito Pomoy has ended his America’s Got Talent: The Champions run as the third runner-up of the hit talent show.In his final performance, Pomoy sang “Beauty and the Beast,” singing both parts of the duet and proving his vocal range to judges ...
 
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This year is full of love songs, but don't roll your eyes thinking this is just about ballads. Between Dua Lipa, Allen Stone, and John Legend, all bases are covered.
Finding love in 2020? In this economy? Sometimes you need an assist to get in the mood for romance. That's where this playlist comes in—a round up of the most romantic tracks of the year. With us being firmly entrenched in Valentine's Day season, you ...
 
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The singer-songwriter is set to attract new fans at the two-day fest.
When the full lineup for Wanderland 2020 was announced, fans immediately reacted favorably to artists like Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker), Indonesian artist Niki, Ali Gatie, and a bunch of others. They join previously announced artists like Foals, Raveena, and Bruno ...
 
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'Who is this kid?!' Smith posted in a tweet.
Grammy winner and international hitmaker Sam Smith reacted to a viral social media video showing a Filipino student belting out his hit song, "Too Good at Goodbyes." "Who is this kid?!" Smith posted in a tweet, referring to Carl Malone Montecido, the "Blind Balladeer" ...
 
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As she wowed at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, I remembered the artist who defined my childhood in Colombia.
When I told a Colombian friend that I was writing about Shakira he shook his head as he braced himself against the New York City cold. “I haven’t really listened to Shakira since she stopped producing rock music,” he said. I told ...
 
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Getting the Manoeuvres, the Streetboys and Universal Motion Dancers in one show is just as fun as it sounds.
It’s been pointed out in various social media posts that January has been a tough month. With a deadly virus fast spreading globally, a volcanic eruption, the threat of World War 3, epic bushfires in Australia, and the death of a beloved ...
 
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Also performing: Niki from Indonesia and Ali Gatie from Canada.
The full lineup for this year’s Wanderland Music Festival has been revealed and it looks like it’s going to be a blast. Event organizer Karpos Multimedia made the announcement during a Wanderland pre-event at The Brewery in Uptown Bonifacio on Wednesday, January ...
 
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The 18-year-old global phenomenon will be holding her first concert in Manila this coming September.
One of the biggest artists in the world is coming this way in 2020. Billie Eilish, the indie-pop, alt-pop, global phenomenon will be dropping by Manila for her first-ever Philippine concert on September 5, 2020. MMI Live announced Eilish's Philippine debut earlier today. ...
 
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And it's not just about rap and hip-hop battles.
To get an idea about hip-hop and rap battles, just watch Curtis Hanson’s excellent 2003 film 8 Mile starring Eminem. In the Philippines, there’s been a thriving hip-hop culture for years, but it wasn’t until 2010 when the FlipTop Battle League was ...
 
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New series, one-offs, and standout podcast episodes from long-running favorites.
The podcasting ecosystem is rich, varied and complex, and that’s obviously a brilliant thing in itself—especially if you're in the market for a new mattress or need an all-in-one solution for creating a beautiful website—but it can also be a bit overwhelming. ...
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