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90’s RnB Rewind with SWV and TLC in Manila

 

 As a loud and proud 90’s kid, my taste in music wasn’t limited to grunge and pop. I’m also a fan of 90’s R&B, hence I was one of those sentimental Pinoys who felt the excitement of finally seeing two legendary female R&B groups perform for the first time in Manila – SWV and TLC. Very nostalgic indeed for me, and it’s because I’m watching this once-in-a-lifetime concert plus it’s my first in a long, long, long time to be at the Smart Araneta Coliseum a.k.a. The Big Dome (since Disney On Ice in the 1980s…oh well, #southgirlproblems). I’m just […]

FILSCAP PIONEER MOVE ON LANG SONGWRITING COMPETITION

FILSCAP and Pioneer launched Campus Caravan and songwriting competition

 

 Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP), the sole and official music copyright society in the Philippines, together with Pioneer, one of the top life and non-life insurance companies in the country, launched today the FILSCAP Campus Caravan, a college songwriting talk that aims to guide aspiring musicians in the different aspects of songwriting. The FILSCAP Campus Caravan will visit De La Salle University-Manila, San Beda College Alabang, UP Diliman, University of Santo Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, San Beda Alabang, University of Makati, and Ateneo De Davao to have a songwritibg workshop talk. A face-to-face sessiob with […]

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The Dawn: Nothing Beats the Orig

 

 I would say 2016 is turning out to be another great year for OPM. The first ever Pinoy rock band that I enjoyed listening to while growing up in the 80’s, The Dawn, just welcomed back lead guitarist Francis “Kiko” Reyes (a.k.a. DJ Francis Brew of NU107) and bassist Carlos “Caloy” Balcells. They recently started their series of gigs with Kiko and Caloy and I attended one of them, which happened to be a free show in a nearby mall. It’s actually my very first time to see the live performance of these legends (plus guitarist Rommel “Sancho” Sanchez, who […]

JBL #AMPLIFYPASSION

JBL celebrates music and sound appreciation through #AmplifyPassion campaign

 

 JBL recently held a two-day event of music and sound appreciation to celebrate with their consumers the pursuit of burning desire to excel in their own passion. The event at Glorietta Activity Center last March 10-11 and dubbed #AmplifyPassion, held displays of of JBL’s extensive line of headphones that fit everyone’s interests and needs to push them further with JBL’s signature sound and design. Aside from the exhibit of JBL, Yurbuds, AKG, and Harman Kardon’s extensive headphones line, mall goers had their chance to experience the lifestyle behind each of the featured products. It also included a two-day hologram concert that feature […]

RIVERMAYA REUNION GIG BRINGS BACK NOSTALGIA

Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night

 

 “Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night” That was the catch phrase Roxanne Nebres, concert photographer, posted on her Facebook page, accompanying a video of the song “Himala” performed by no-less than the original members of the 90s rising Pinoy Rock era band, Rivermaya. Perf De Castro, Nathan Azarcon, Mark Escueta, and Rico Blanco reunited last night at 19 East of what could be a sign for an upcoming reunion in the future. Bamboo Manalac (also known as Bamboo), lead singer of Rivermaya first generation, was invited but unfortunately he was in the US when this all happened. The reunion […]

RICKY GERVAIS GOLDEN GLOBES AWARD HOST

Ricky Gervais is back for 2016 Golden Globes Award but you didn’t know he was once part of the new wave synth-pop Seona Dancing

 

 For the millennials and 90s kids, they’ve known Ricky Gervais as the creator of The Office, the man who advocates for animal rights, a comedian, and the all-time favorite Golden Globes emcee. But did they think that Ricky Gervais looked like this before? Before he became this? Oh no! Not that one. But this. Just to freshen up your memory. Ricky and friend Bill Macrae was once a British synth-pop duo back in the 80s when they formed Seona Dancing in 1982. Although quite popular, Seona Dancing never made it big time internationally speaking, but interestingly their “More To Lose” became […]

COLOUD HEADPHONES THE BOOM KIDS

Coloud launches sweat, splash, and dust resistant The Hoop and kid-friendly The Boom Kids

 

 Coloud is a Swedish headphone brand known for delivering functional and minimal in-ear style releases two new exciting products, The Hoop and The Boom Kids, which will make life more easier, especially for athletes or sports enthusiasts and kids who love to play and listen to music. The Hoop is developed for the urban adventurer and sports enthusiasts, making life easy for athletes, built for energetic life with its ultra-lightweight in-ear headphones. Athletes and the adventurers run, sweat, and got wet whenever they’re doing their activities. No worries. The Hoop is splash, sweat, and dust resistant, and won’t slow you […]

Fifth Dynamics, one of the awarded winners of McJim Classic Leather “Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star”

McJim Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star up for second season

 

 Declared champions of the first McJim Classic Leather “Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star” are now impressively creating names in the local music industry considering that it’s been just a year since they got the title With all the help of McJiM, last year’s triple-tie winners, namely, Fifth Dynamics, JBK, and Neo Domingo, raged the OPM charts with their viral hits and went to different malls, bars and corporate gigs across the country, as well as radio and television appearances. Composed of Joshua Bulot, Bryan Del Rosario, and Kim Lawrenz Ordonio, JBK, with the group’s R&B-infused […]

The LG Music Flow is the perfect companion to make summer getaways more awesome than usual.

7 Good reasons to enjoy the LG P7 Music Flow portable speakers

 

 As the scorching heat of the sun marks the start of the summer, there are so many things lined up for you to do, places to explore and memories to create. Being with your friends,  as well as having a great music while with them, will make your experiences more enjoyable and unforgettable. To intensify your summer, the famous and home entertainment pioneer LG Electronics dishes out  the new LG Music Flow P7. Compact yet portable speaker, this product has unique features, giving you and your barkada a hassle-free bonding. Music anytime, anywhere Its impressive long-lasting battery enables the gang to enjoy continuous music for up to 10 hours. Whether you are out in the sea or up in the mountains, the LG Music Flow P7 delivers nonstop listening pleasure. Go with the ‘Flow’ The super sleek LG Music Flow P7 is extremely lightweight and comfortably fits in any carry-on luggage; making it the perfect companion for beach trips and out-of-town vacations. Make it loud with your crowd Even with its compact design, the LG Music Flow P7 is capable of playing music in full, crystal clear quality with its outstanding 20W audio output, currently the best in the market. Fire up the grill, host your own outdoor summer soiree and after sunset, watch a movie under the stars with just a blanket and a projector—with the sounds amplified by your own Music Flow, of course! Music-sharing made easy Partying with your best buds made even more fun with LG Music Flow P7’s Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities. Shuffle and stream music right from your mobile phone! The barkada can also get in on the fun with its unique feature that allows up to three Bluetooth-capable phones to connect at the same time. Double the Music Flow, double the fun You and your friends can connect two LG Music Flow P7s to one Bluetooth-ready device at the same time for a fun and louder summer trip. Fill every corner with quality tunes wherever you go! Relax, go do it Staycations will never be the same again! Cozy up with your favourite blanket and catch up on your series at home by connecting up to two LG Music Flow P7s to a compatible LG TV and enjoy the full LG experience with immersive surround sound. Keep fit with the beat! Getting that beach body ready doesn’t have to be a struggle. Stretch, jump, and crunch (not munch) to the beat that’s blasting from your Music Flow P7s. Or you could hold your favourite yoga poses with soothing ambient sounds thanks to your Music Flow. “Whether you are planning for a weekend trip or simply staying in with the family, the LG Music Flow P7, the smallest and newest addition to the LG Music Flow WiFi Series, is the ideal companion for that unforgettable listening experience,” said Hoony Bae, vice president of LG Philippines Home Entertainment. Make the most of your summer by getting your own LG Music Flow P7 for only Php 6,890 at participating LG dealer stores nationwide: Robinsons Lipa, Robinsons Novaliches, Robinsons Pampanga, Robinsons Bacolod, Robinsons Dasmarinas, Robinsons Pioneer, Robinsons MetroEast, Robinsons Ilocos, Robinsons Ermita, and Robinsons Galleria. To learn more about LG’s Music Flow WiFi Series, visit www.lg.com/ph; like LG Philippines’ Facebook page; or follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and Instagram. Viewed 37931 times by 4841 viewers Josette LansangI am a Journalism Major student who […]

The 5 of the members of Orchestra of the Filipino Youth who performed during the Earthday Jam 2015 Presscon.

Earthday Jam Foundation celebrates 15th anniversary with Earthday Jam 2015 event on April 24 in the streets of Bonifacio Global City

 

 Celebrating its 15th year anniversary, Earthday Jam Foundation Inc. further clarified the highlights and objectives of the Earthday Jam 2015, in a press conference, April 14, at Gerry’s Grill, Greenbelt 3, Makati City “We are now on our 15th year and have been recognized as the longest running free environmental music tribute in the world,” said Lou Bonnevie, President of Earthday Jam Foundation and executive producer of the event. According to her, it all happened through the relentless campaigns, with supports from concerned groups like artists, government and private sector agencies, by which, aside from disseminating information regarding the nature’s […]

Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday.

Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday

 

 It may not be as big as Lollapalooza or as crazy as Coachella but Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday. The scorching heat of the sun came to a halt before nighttime as the rain started to tease while the Music and Skate Festival was happening but it did not bring down the souls of the hundredths of fans who flocked to the Globe Circuit Grounds in Makati. Globe Circuit Grounds is also the future location of living space and high-rise commercial and business buildings soon to be unfold. Meanwhile, as […]

SM City Batangas, SM City Lipa, SM City Naga, and SM City Lucena celebrates Valentine's Day with Love, Music, and Dining.

SM City Batangas, SM City Lipa, SM City Naga, and SM City Lucena celebrates Valentine’s Day with Love, Music, and Dining

 

 SM City Batangas, SM City Lipa, SM City Naga, and SM City Lucena celebrates Valentine’s Day with Love, Music, and Dining where lovers, families, and friends get to be serenaded of their favorite love songs by a romantic orchestra. String Colours Ensemble brought beautiful music to shoppers and diners last February 13 and 14 at SM City Batangas and SM City Lipa. SM City Lucena had High Strings Orchestra play the shoppers favorite love songs last February 14. Meanwhile, Stradivarius Strings were at SM City Naga last February 14 to entertain shoppers who are celebrating Valentine’s Day at the mall. […]