When good songwriting creates icons
It's also great songwriting that makes Wednesday nights at Chaos a tribute to Original Pilipino Music (OPM). Side A played back-to-back with Freestyle last Nov. 9 and with True Faith last Nov. 30. All three bands have remained in the gig scene, thanks ...
My Manila Sound playlist from 'Yugyugan Nation'
According to show director Freddie Santos, "The 70s was the era when OPM [Original Pilipino Music] really began. Creativity flowed with original compositions after compositions ... We should be grateful that God has blessed the country with so much ...
'Mula sa Buwan': 'Cyrano de Bergerac' transposed to 'sarsuwela'-era PH
“Being immersed in Original Pilipino Music and surrounded by great artists and musicians, I thought, why not an indie-alternative-sarsuwela that would rock out the kundiman and harana?” (Valera, incidentally, is the producer of the annual Summer Siren ...
Upsize your love for Original Pilipino Music
On Spotify, despite the presence of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) playlists, these remain outnumbered by playlists showcasing foreign songs. As of this writing, the same commercial music streaming service's “Top 50 Chart for Philippines” signifies OPM ...
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 ...
'Pinoy Boyband Superstar' Live Shows: 'PBS' Top 10 Performance & Results Including Allen Cecilio, James Ryan ...
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The Original Pilipino music (OPM) hit "Hanggang Kailan (Umuwi Ka Na Baby)" by Orange and Lemons was chosen by the group of Tristan Ramirez, Ford Valencia, Mark Oblea and Joao Constancia. The judges praised their charisma, which they noted to be ...
From the slums of Iloilo to the bright lights of Broadway
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The concert, which will highlight Christmas carols, Broadway songs, and Original Pilipino Music (OPM), will star Broadway artist Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Mary Poppins, Disney's Aladdin and Newsies, and Tuck Everlasting). Mr. Keenan-Bolger said in a Skype ...
Broadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the ...
The concert will feature a mix of holiday tunes synonymous to Christmas, Broadway anthems from the latest musicals, and a surprising mix of Original Pilipino Music. It will also play Central Philippine University's Rose Memorial Hall in Iloilo on ...
Mainstreaming Original Pilipino Music
There exists a difference between international Original Pilipino Music (OPM) concerts that cater exclusively to an OFW audience, and those that engage with listeners beyond the Filipino diaspora, where consumer markets are defined not so much by a ...
Ryan Cayabyab on US Concert Tour in October
RYAN Cayabyab, one of the purveryors of Original Pilipino music, if not the originator of OPM, is coming for a long-awaited concert tour which brings the Maestro and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers to New Jersey, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Honolulu.