4 Pinoy YouTube acts to watch out for
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Agsunta is behind #AgsuntaSongRequests and #AgsuntaJamSessions, a series of YouTube videos where the band performs OPM (original Pilipino music) songs. They said it is a way of promoting the country's own music. “There aren't many bands that do ...
Rising star in OPM is US-based songwriter
The newbie songwriter based in Los Angeles, California remains unbelieving of his good fortune. He is now touted as the fastest-rising star in Original Pilipino Music (OPM). Inexperienced in the world of creatives (his background is in industrial ...
Hugot overload sells out Valentine shows
MANILA, Philippines - Supreme romance spread the metro during this year's Valentine celebration period. Love-struck partygoers opted to revel in big venues of the six concerts of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) with the country's best singers, plus the ...
It's a mix of classical pieces, original Pilipino music and even arrangements of modern rock and pop songs—think Coldplay. Think Nirvana. But the Summa Cum Laude competition is a different challenge altogether. Rehearsals are more punishing—and it is ...
Ayala Land wins big at the 52nd Anvil Awards
ALI won Silver Anvil Awards as well for Avida Land's Tunog Natin program and Tunog Natin CD which promoted Original Pilipino Music, and the Ayala Land Corporate Video entitled Every Day. Meanwhile, the Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI) was ...
Bigotry knows no bounds
The Manila Times
During the 31st anniversary late last month of the popular uprising on EDSA that toppled then-President Ferdinand Marcos, one of them who was an equally popular singer of OPM (original Pilipino music) gained instant infamy when he shooed away a few ...
Asap Birit Queens to perform in Abu Dhabi
The show, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Filipino Channel (TFC), will feature the singers performing their own hits, iconic Original Pilipino Music (OPM), classics and covers of Billboard Top 100. Tickets, starting at Dh95, are now on sale on ...
This Japanese has worked with OPM's who's who from The Dawn to Eraserheads
... has become one of the Philippines' most sought-after sound engineers and has worked with an eclectic and virtual who's who in Original Pilipino Music – APO Hiking Society, Asin, Brownman Revival, Cynthia Alexander, Dong Abay, Eraserheads, Fuseboxx ...
Using sing-alongs to push Original Pilipino Music
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TURN on the radio and chances are what is playing is the latest big pop hit from the US. Despite decades of promotion, OPM (Original Pilipino Music) still makes relatively rare appearances on the top charts of pop stations. Even on Spotify, OPM ...
'Birit Queens' off to Middle East
Together, they will set the stage on fire with their performances of their own hits, iconic Original Pilipino Music (OPM), classics and covers of Billboard Top 100. Filipinos in the Middle East are invited to the “ASAP Birit Queens” on April 7 at the ...