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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 […]

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT IN MANILA BY GLOBE AND 9 WORKS THEATRICAL

That Time of My Life… As An Idiot

 

 I’m grateful for my concert-like theater experience with American Idiot just recently at the Globe Iconic Store, Bonifacio High Street Ampitheater. Why I got so interested in being an Idiot ready to rock for one night? I’m a 90’s kid and f***ing proud of it! Green Day has been one of my favorite bands since my student years and it all started with their hit track Basket Case. Other songs of this legendary rock band on my playlist are Minority, Wake Me Up When September Ends, and Time of Your Life. Another 90’s-kid factor that convinced me to be there and […]

APPLE DELLEVA BAGS MCJIM DREAMS GET REAL SEASON 2 GRAND CHAMPION TITLE

Apple Delleva wins Grand Champion title in McJim Dreams Get Real Season 2

 

 The competition had a head-to-head results between Apple Delleva and Carmella Ravanilla, who both landed on the same spot just before McJim Dreams Get Real Season 2 winner was announced on stage inside the fan-crowded venue of Music Museum last November 9. The result, a product of manager/producer/pr marketing guru Chris Cahilig, went on to reveal the lone winner for the night as the crowd anticipated who among Apple and Carmella should carry the title, to which a PhP 100,000 cash prize from McJim Classic Leather, artist marketing support, and a talent management contract was awarded to the winner that night. “This is the […]

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 […]