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How Filipino Americans spun their way to pop music fame
PRI
Cruz says, like most Filipino American DJs, he got his start at family gigs, where people demanded those disco cha-cha hits. “It's funny, man, it's early '80s aerobic music!” he says. Now, he remixes a variety of music, has won national DJ battles, and ...



The Courier

Music event will aid sisters of Filipino tribal community
The Courier
The predominantly peaceful tribe has been caught up in recent political conflicts, while mining and logging operations threaten their way of life. Uprise, on June 27, will feature music from up-and-coming acts including The Vandals, Ben Hur and Dr Zaius.



Rappler

Filipino musician accepted to prestigious Paris music workshop
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – Paris is a cultural epicenter that has cradled world-renowned electronic music acts such as Daft Punk and Justice. John Paul “JP” del Mundo will be the first from the Philippines to participate in the prestigious Red Bull Music ...



New Straits Times Online

Hazami is back!
New Straits Times Online
“I collaborated with two Filipino artistes, Kayla and Tony Gonzaga in 2012. Kayla and I sang the Tagalog duet Hanggang Wakas (Till The End) which was a reinterpretation of my original song Tekad. This song was No. 1 in the Filipino music charts for two ...



Banat

Ogie Alcasid sets plans for OPM week
Banat
2014 was signed by President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III on December 19, 2014 to show support for Filipino music. “So on that week we'll have many activities starting with Phil Pop, yearly songwriting competition po ito. Siyempre i-air po 'yan sa TV5 ...



Inquirer.net

In Zambales, from farm to center of music, arts
Inquirer.net
Corpus' profile in the Philippine Music Registry reads: “… violinist, composer, concert master, and the first Filipino musician to have completed his musical education abroad. Corpus completed a soloist course in violin at the New England Conservatory ...



International Business Times

Rdio To Battle Apple Inc.'s Beats 1 With Local Radio Stations Backed By Indie ...
International Business Times
Most of the stations are only available in one or two territories, and many of the labels that are debuting shows, like the Filipino label Viva Music Group, which specializes in Pinoy music, figure to have limited appeal outside of specific geographic ...

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May the Zombies live forever
Philippine Star
This isn't the first time that I beg your indulgence to digress from writing about sports because as many of you know, I'm also passionate about music, particularly the genre that dates back to the British Invasion of the '60s. As a Baby Boomer, I fell ...



Inquirer.net

True perfection
Inquirer.net
I love buying music in physical form, like CDs. (The comeback of vinyl is a welcome development, though.) Also, support for local music is very weak. There are not many avenues to introduce new Filipino artists to the masses, unlike in the 1990s. In ...



The thinking behind Singapore Tourism Board's music video to woo Filipinos
Mumbrella Asia
STB music video The last time Singapore's tourism board engaged a Filipino audience things didn't quite go according to plan. But just over a year later, Singapore Tourism Board has chosen music over romance to engage an audience in the Philippines.


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