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Rising act iDolls drops new music

The talented trio and Idol Philippines alums Lucas Garcia, Matty Juniosa, and Enzo Almario, collectively known as iDolls, are treating fans with their respective new singles all under Star POP......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardSep 26th, 2020

Christmas comes early in & lsquo;7K Sounds& rsquo; digital reality show

Rising music label, 7K Sounds, is on a mission to bring out the Christmas spirit in its newest show, The Search for the Sound of Seven Thousand Christmas Songs. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 20th, 2020

Sugarfree drops new song ‘Nagkita Muli’ on digital platforms

No grand launch or crowded listening parties. Just a new song from one of the popular Filipino bands Sugarfree whose sound endeared OPM lovers for many years. The new Sugarfree returns as a duo with Kaka Quisumbing (drums) and Jal Taguibao (vocals/ bass). After nine years, minus fellow members Ebe Dancel and Mitch Singson, Sugarfree is back with a new tune called “Nagkita Muli” released under Glass Onion Entertainment. “Dear Friends. Sugarfree is back with our newest single, ‘Nagkita Muli.’ This was just premiered tonight exclusively at Jam 88.3 FM!,” says Sugarfree made the announcement on Facebook when their new song debuted on February 25. Eight months later, “Nagkita Muli” will be streamed on audio streaming and media services providers. Their fans are simply ecstatic about their comeback in the music scene. Some of the comments: “Long wait is over!” “Love it” “100% support! Sugarfree is Sugarfree!” “Missing both these guys!” “Sooo glad to see this. I just hope people from the scene would just let them be. They’re just making music and clearly not harming anyone or anyone else’s legacy for that matter.” On Oct. 9, the group posted on Facebook: “And now we are here and meet again. Wounds heal and all pain.” Kaka Quisumbing (left) and Jal Taguibao. “Na-miss lang namin talaga ang isa’t isa sa pag-gawa ng kanta. Ang tagal din namin nawala sa music scene. So nung nagkita kami, sabi namin gawa uli kami ng songs,” says Taguibao, who is also a professor in the Department of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of the Philippines Diliman. “Ganun lang ka-simple kung paano nabuo ang new song namin,” adds Quisumbing. During an exclusive online interview, the duo reminisced about memorable moments of their successful career. “Ang hindi talaga namin malilimutan yung mga ‘lagare’ gigs namin. Meaning pagkatapos ng isang gig sa isang lugar, pupunta kami ng probinsiya for the second gig and then lilipad naman uli sa isang province para tumugtog,” recalls Taguibao. Quisumbing says: “Minsan sobrang sikip ng venue na parang hindi na kami maka-hinga. Ang hindi ko makakalimutan siyempre yung beginnings namin. Noon kami pa ang nagbabayad sa venue para maka-kanta lang tapos wala pang sampu ang nakikinig sa’yo. I guess halos lahat dumaan sa mga ganung simula bago sumikat.” A.L. Henson, manager of the group, says nothing big is being planned yet now that Sugarfree is back. “Initially, ang plan lang muna is to release a song. Then konting gig siguro. Release uli ng song. Ganun lang muna,” says Henson when asked if the duo was going full-blast in 2021. The duo adds that it will keep its Sugarfree style of music, similar to the sound they have embraced in the past. “Sa ngayon naman wala kaming plan mag experiment ng new sound. Tama na sa amin yung tunog na kinalakihan ng aming mga fans. Wala kaming plano na gumawa ng mga obscure na sound,” says Taguibao. Formed in 1999, Sugarfree is known for their hits “Hari Ng Sablay,” Mariposa,” “Wag Ka Ng Umiyak,” “Makita Kang Muli,” Burnout,” etc. They disbanded in 2011. In February 2020, they came back as a duo. No plans yet for a Sugarfree reunion despite clamor from fans, Hanson says. But the band promises fans that they will continue to make music. Formed in 1999, Sugarfree is known for their hits “Hari Ng Sablay,” Mariposa,” “Wag Ka Ng Umiyak,” “Makita Kang Muli,” Burnout,” etc. They disbanded in 2011. In February 2020, they came back as a duo. “Our fans can expect that we will be making new music with our brand of melodies and flavor. While doing that, we will continue exploring tunes to articulate through music, our personal histories and experiences,” the duo said......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Zephanie scores spot on multiple music playlists on Spotify

Teen singer Zephanie landed on Spotify’s local editorial playlists through her newest single “Sabihin Mo Na Lang Kasi,” taking a spot on multiple music playlists that train the spotlight on rising and leading OPM songs......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Rising girl group on the local music block

Vocal group XOXO, a four-member girl band, celebrates its first year by launching its self-titled debut single, an upbeat track that aims to empower fellow women......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Keiko Necesario& rsquo;s & lsquo;Dangerous& rsquo;& nbsp;

Rising music artist Keiko Necesario releases “Dangerous,” the second single in her upcoming album under Warner Music Philippines Ready, Let Go, set for release next month.   .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

Keiko Necesario& rsquo;s & lsquo;Dangerous& rsquo;& nbsp;

Rising music artist Keiko Necesario releases “Dangerous,” the second single in her upcoming album under Warner Music Philippines Ready, Let Go, set for release next month.   .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

Next-generation music rising in paradise

Globe is teaming up with 88rising, the pioneering music and media collective synonymous with elevating Asian talent from East to West, to launch its first-ever localized label, Paradise Rising......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 21st, 2020

Rising singer Mishaal drops new single

Even the pandemic can’t stop rising singer-songwriter Mishaal to release a new single......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020

Stocks tumble; Ayala Land drops

The stock market fell Wednesday on rising COVID-19 cases and prospects of a deeper contraction in the local economy......»»

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Canadian artist Powfu drops debut EP, announces Blink 182 collab

Solidifying himself as a major player in the lofi movement happening around the world, rising Canadian artist Powfu announces the release of his debut EP poems of the past under Columbia Records. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

IV Of Spades drops new rock anthem

Rock band IV Of Spades (IVOS) releases a new single titled “Sariling Mundo (Sa Panaginip)” under Warner Music Philippines. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2020

Art, music therapy among interventions in Cebu City jail amid rising COVID-19 cases

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) has set up physical, mental, and spiritual intervention inside the Cebu City Jail amid the rising positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the penal facility. In a press release, BJMP-7 stated that telepsychology, art, and music therapy, film […] The post Art, music therapy among interventions in Cebu City jail amid rising COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2020

Juris drops another emotive ballad

Pop chanteuse Juris has released a radio edit of the heart-rending song “If You Had Asked Me To” under ABS-CBN Music International (AMI) on Friday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

Z-Stars to perform at India& rsquo;s biggest music fest

Gen-Z rising stars, Z-Boys and Z-Girls from the first season of Z-POP Dream will make their debut in India at the country's biggest music festival, VH1 Supersonic 2020. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

Alicia Keys drops & lsquo;Underdog& rsquo;

Global music icon, 15-time Grammy Award winner and returning Grammy Awards host Alicia Keys, has released her new single and visual for “Underdog” via RCA Records. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 15th, 2020

Jo Koy to tape Netflix variety show in PH

Jo Koy hasn’t been shy when it comes to his Pinoy pride, and now he’s teaming up with Netflix to showcase some of the country’s most talented artists in his all new variety show. This will be the first variety show filmed in the Philippines for Netflix, and will include music and comedy acts from Philippines rising stars. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 6th, 2020

Gladbach beats Bayern 2-1 to stay top of Bundesliga

By James Ellingworth, Associated Press MÖNCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Surprise Bundesliga leader Borussia Mönchengladbach showed it's a serious title contender by beating Bayern Munich 2-1 on Saturday with a last-gasp penalty. Left-back Ramy Bensebaini scored both goals for Gladbach, which last won the title in 1977. Bensebaini headed in a corner to draw Gladbach level after Ivan Perisic's volley for Bayern, and then scored the decisive penalty in added time. “That shows why we’re rightly up there," Gladbach coach Marco Rose said. "We tried until the 90th minute to show what's made us stand out in the last few weeks and months, and we got the penalty.” After scoring the opener, it was as if “we forgot how to play football somehow," said Bayern's interim coach Hansi Flick. The seven-time defending champion is now down in seventh after losing back-to-back Bundesliga games for the first time in 14 months. Gladbach leads the league by a point ahead of Leipzig, which beat Hoffenheim 3-1 thanks to two goals from Timo Werner. Jadon Sancho scored twice as Dortmund thrashed Fortuna Düsseldorf 5-0. BAYERN BEATEN AGAIN Another week, another 2-1 defeat and yet more missed opportunities for Bayern. Just as in last week's loss to Bayer Leverkusen by the same score, Bayern had a string of great chances — 15 shots in the first half alone — but a mix of poor finishes and good goalkeeping denied the Munich team. Gladbach keeper Yann Sommer trapped an effort by Joshua Kimmich on the line, and Robert Lewandowski twice flashed shots just wide of the post. After that frustration, Bayern scored with its first shot of the second half, a sweetly hit volley by substitute Ivan Perisic into the top-left corner from the edge of the box. That sparked Gladbach into life. The hosts have been strong at set pieces this season and showed it again when Bensebaini lost his marker to head in the corner in the 60th. Bayern pushed up to chase the win in stoppage time and was caught out by a Gladbach counter. Martinez launched into a desperate slide to stop Marcus Thuram reaching a loose ball and brought him down, giving away a penalty and earning a red card. Bayern's interim coach Hansi Flick started the day with a chance to go within a point of Gladbach, but now finds himself seven points adrift of the top. “The results don’t match" the chances Bayern created, Flick said. Bayern substituted Corentin Tolisso and Jerome Boateng with suspected injuries, which could complicate selection ahead of Wednesday's game against Tottenham in the Champions League. WERNER LEADS LEIPZIG If Leipzig manages to win the Bundesliga title for the first time in its short history, it will be largely thanks to Timo Werner. He's scored 15 goals in 14 league games this season and has nine in his last five Bundesliga matches. Hoffenheim could do nothing to stop Werner giving Leipzig the lead on a counterattack in the 11th minute. Hoffenheim tried fouling Werner, but that just led to the 52nd-minute penalty from which he scored his second goal. Marcel Sabitzer added a third late on. SANCHO'S SCORING RUN Dortmund continued its recovery from a 4-0 loss to Bayern last month, beating Düsseldorf with two goals each from Marco Reus and Sancho. Reus gave Dortmund the lead with a calm finish in the 42nd minute. Thorgan Hazard and Sancho added the second and third goals, before Reus and Sancho each scored again late on. Sancho has now scored in his last four games in the Bundesliga and the Champions League. That makes it three games unbeaten for Dortmund in the Bundesliga since the loss to Bayern, and puts the team third and firmly back into the fight for Champions League places. Freiburg continued its unexpected chase for a Champions League spot, rising to fifth with a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg thanks to Jonathan Schmid's 85th-minute goal. Leverkusen followed up its win over Bayern last week by overtaking the Munich team for sixth place with a 2-1 win over Schalke, which drops to fourth. Lucas Alario scored both of Leverkusen's goals in the win. Augsburg beat Mainz 2-1 to halt Mainz's winning start under new coach Achim Beierlorzer, who had overseen victories in his first two games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 8th, 2019

Sony first-half net profit drops 14.9%, full-year net profit forecast up

TOKYO, Japan – Japan's Sony said Wednesday, October 30, half-year net profit fell nearly 15% but it upgraded its annual net profit forecast on solid growth in its image sensor and music sectors. The PlayStation manufacturer said net profit dropped 14.9% to 340 billion yen ($3.12 billion) for the April-September period, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2019

Duterte meets Chen Min’er, China’s ‘rising political star’- Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte welcomed Chongqing party chief Chen Min’er and other members of CPC in a tête-à-tête at the Palace’s Music Room on Monday, according to Malacañang. “A protégé of…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 17th, 2019