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  • 09 Nov 2018
    Ben&Ben, an award-winning and chart-topping Filipino folk-pop band, is a 9-piece outfit that consists of the twins Paolo Guico (guitar and vocals) & Miguel Guico (guitar and vocals), Poch Baretto (electric guitar), Jam Villanueva (drums), Agnes Roema (bass), Patricia Lasaten (keyboards), Toni Muñoz (percussions), Andrew de Pano (percussion), and Keifer Cabugao (violin).    “Branches”, the latest single from Ben&Ben, is a symphony of the triumphant state of moving on, which is found way beyond the point of loss. It acknowledges that in loss, pain is temporary, but the finality is real and lasting growth. The song features the band's signature instrumentation, creating that grandiose aural experience not unlike their well-loved songs "Ride Home" and "Sunrise". Sonically, the song is upbeat and straightforward, with light words and melodies heavily tinged with folk and world music sensibilities and eccentricities.   LISTEN HERE: http://open.spotify.com/album/4u4B66x0l6yCVbSsedgMy6
    33 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • Ben&Ben, an award-winning and chart-topping Filipino folk-pop band, is a 9-piece outfit that consists of the twins Paolo Guico (guitar and vocals) & Miguel Guico (guitar and vocals), Poch Baretto (electric guitar), Jam Villanueva (drums), Agnes Roema (bass), Patricia Lasaten (keyboards), Toni Muñoz (percussions), Andrew de Pano (percussion), and Keifer Cabugao (violin).    “Branches”, the latest single from Ben&Ben, is a symphony of the triumphant state of moving on, which is found way beyond the point of loss. It acknowledges that in loss, pain is temporary, but the finality is real and lasting growth. The song features the band's signature instrumentation, creating that grandiose aural experience not unlike their well-loved songs "Ride Home" and "Sunrise". Sonically, the song is upbeat and straightforward, with light words and melodies heavily tinged with folk and world music sensibilities and eccentricities.   LISTEN HERE: http://open.spotify.com/album/4u4B66x0l6yCVbSsedgMy6
    Nov 09, 2018 33
  • 06 Nov 2018
    One of the most iconic bands in the local music scene today, Mayonnaise released their newest official music video for their song “Magkalayo” featuring Näise a few weeks ago, and it was uploaded on Yellow Room Music official YouTube channel. (Yellow Room Music Philippines)     “Magkalayo” is the band’s latest single that was originally performed by Pitik. It will be part of their upcoming 7th album that will also include their other recent music video “Kung Di Rin Ikaw”. It is now available on Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other digital music platforms. The music video was directed by Jamie Kate Adoc starring Ms. Louise Delos Reyes that was shot in Los Angeles, California.     The band will also be celebrating their 16th anniversary in the music industry and they will be having a celebration gig on November 24, 2018, at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub in Pasig City.     Mayonnaise is composed of Monty Macalino on guitars and vocals, Nikki Tirona on bass, Carlo Servano and Maan Furio on guitars, and Shan Regalado on drums.   Here is Mayonnaise with their latest music video for “Magkalayo” featuring Näise    
    208 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • One of the most iconic bands in the local music scene today, Mayonnaise released their newest official music video for their song “Magkalayo” featuring Näise a few weeks ago, and it was uploaded on Yellow Room Music official YouTube channel. (Yellow Room Music Philippines)     “Magkalayo” is the band’s latest single that was originally performed by Pitik. It will be part of their upcoming 7th album that will also include their other recent music video “Kung Di Rin Ikaw”. It is now available on Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other digital music platforms. The music video was directed by Jamie Kate Adoc starring Ms. Louise Delos Reyes that was shot in Los Angeles, California.     The band will also be celebrating their 16th anniversary in the music industry and they will be having a celebration gig on November 24, 2018, at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub in Pasig City.     Mayonnaise is composed of Monty Macalino on guitars and vocals, Nikki Tirona on bass, Carlo Servano and Maan Furio on guitars, and Shan Regalado on drums.   Here is Mayonnaise with their latest music video for “Magkalayo” featuring Näise    
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  • 06 Nov 2018
    Last Friday, November 2, 2018, Synthwave Pop band, Brisom released their newest music video for their latest single “Hagkan” and it was uploaded on their official YouTube channel. (Brisom)     “Hagkan” is the band’s latest single and it is now available on Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other digital music platforms. The music video was produced by the band itself and Twice to Beat Management. It is also the sequel of their “Balewala” music video which also won as the Best Rock Music Video Of The Year last Myx Music Awards 2018.       Brisom is composed of Brian Sombero on vocals, guitars and synth, Timothy Abbott on synth and beats, Jason Rondero on bass, and Jeffrey Castro on drums and sampler.     Here is Brisom's latest music video of “Hagkan”    
    232 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last Friday, November 2, 2018, Synthwave Pop band, Brisom released their newest music video for their latest single “Hagkan” and it was uploaded on their official YouTube channel. (Brisom)     “Hagkan” is the band’s latest single and it is now available on Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other digital music platforms. The music video was produced by the band itself and Twice to Beat Management. It is also the sequel of their “Balewala” music video which also won as the Best Rock Music Video Of The Year last Myx Music Awards 2018.       Brisom is composed of Brian Sombero on vocals, guitars and synth, Timothy Abbott on synth and beats, Jason Rondero on bass, and Jeffrey Castro on drums and sampler.     Here is Brisom's latest music video of “Hagkan”    
    Nov 06, 2018 232
  • 06 Nov 2018
    Last October 23, 2018, Filipino "Party-Pop-Punk-Rock Band", The Riot Act officially changed their band name to RIOT. A few days after, the band released their latest official lyric video for their song “Hangober” that was uploaded on their official YouTube channel. (RIOT)     “Hangober” is the band’s latest single. It was produced by Brian Iglesias and the band’s frontman, Jo Puangco, recorded at Rise Of The 8th Records and mixed and engineered by Brian Iglesias. The official lyric video was produced by the band itself and documented by Art Estole.       RIOT is composed of Johnny Riot on vocals, Robin Tagalog and Jaime Abella on guitars, Moi PQ on bass, and Ryan Tabag on drums.   Here is RIOT with their latest lyric video “Hangober”  
    259 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last October 23, 2018, Filipino "Party-Pop-Punk-Rock Band", The Riot Act officially changed their band name to RIOT. A few days after, the band released their latest official lyric video for their song “Hangober” that was uploaded on their official YouTube channel. (RIOT)     “Hangober” is the band’s latest single. It was produced by Brian Iglesias and the band’s frontman, Jo Puangco, recorded at Rise Of The 8th Records and mixed and engineered by Brian Iglesias. The official lyric video was produced by the band itself and documented by Art Estole.       RIOT is composed of Johnny Riot on vocals, Robin Tagalog and Jaime Abella on guitars, Moi PQ on bass, and Ryan Tabag on drums.   Here is RIOT with their latest lyric video “Hangober”  
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  • 05 Nov 2018
    Last Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Filipino rock band, Saydie released their newest single “Cage” and an official lyric video was uploaded on their official YouTube channel (Official Saydie).     “Cage” is the band’s latest single after they released “Yokai” featuring Wilabaliw’s Ian Tayao. It is now available in Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other Digital music platforms. It was produced by Brian Iglesias and the band’s guitarist, Karl Kliatchko. Recorded at the Rise Of The 8th Records and Saturnine Audio, and mixed and mastered by Brian Iglesias. The lyric video was made by the band’s drummer itself, Mark Garchitorena.   Saydie is composed of Kat Taylor on vocals, Karl Kliatchko and Lehmann Flores on guitars, Marvin Montero on bass, and Mark Garchitorena on drums.   Here is Saydie’s newest single “Cage”  
    207 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Filipino rock band, Saydie released their newest single “Cage” and an official lyric video was uploaded on their official YouTube channel (Official Saydie).     “Cage” is the band’s latest single after they released “Yokai” featuring Wilabaliw’s Ian Tayao. It is now available in Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and other Digital music platforms. It was produced by Brian Iglesias and the band’s guitarist, Karl Kliatchko. Recorded at the Rise Of The 8th Records and Saturnine Audio, and mixed and mastered by Brian Iglesias. The lyric video was made by the band’s drummer itself, Mark Garchitorena.   Saydie is composed of Kat Taylor on vocals, Karl Kliatchko and Lehmann Flores on guitars, Marvin Montero on bass, and Mark Garchitorena on drums.   Here is Saydie’s newest single “Cage”  
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  • 30 Oct 2018
      For the first time, British singer-songwriter Rita Ora will be coming to Manila on March 10, 2019 at the New Frontier Theater (formerly KIA Theatre), as part of her upcoming World Tour 2019 that will include stops in Europe, Asia and Australia. The global pop star is also due to release her second studio album, ‘Phoenix’ out on November 23 via Atlantic Records, which includes the chart topping single ‘Let You Love Me’. It has been a momentous year and a half for Rita – following a sold out European tour and an incredible summer playing to millions of fans with over 33 live dates, her latest five hit singles have amassed over 1.3 billion Spotify steams worldwide. Global hit, ‘Your Song’, written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac has reached more than 352-million streams alone - it is also her biggest hit in Europe and was a Top 10 smash in the UK singles chart. Following on from this, she released a global Top 10 hit ‘Lonely Together’ - a collaboration with Avicii.Her single ‘Anywhere’ earnt a #2 spot in the UK. Further collaborations with Liam Paynefor the the Fifty Shades Freed Soundtrack ‘For You’ became her fourth Top 10 hit, as well as her girl-power anthem ‘Girls’, which saw Rita team up with Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX to achieve yet another global success. Other hits by Rita include ‘I Will Never Let You Down’ and ‘Body on Me’ featuring Chris Brown. Presented by Wilbros Live. Tickets to RITA ORA – LIVE IN MANILA go on-sale on Friday, November 9th via TicketNet.com.ph or call 911-5555. For more information, follow Wilbros Live on social media.  
    87 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •   For the first time, British singer-songwriter Rita Ora will be coming to Manila on March 10, 2019 at the New Frontier Theater (formerly KIA Theatre), as part of her upcoming World Tour 2019 that will include stops in Europe, Asia and Australia. The global pop star is also due to release her second studio album, ‘Phoenix’ out on November 23 via Atlantic Records, which includes the chart topping single ‘Let You Love Me’. It has been a momentous year and a half for Rita – following a sold out European tour and an incredible summer playing to millions of fans with over 33 live dates, her latest five hit singles have amassed over 1.3 billion Spotify steams worldwide. Global hit, ‘Your Song’, written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac has reached more than 352-million streams alone - it is also her biggest hit in Europe and was a Top 10 smash in the UK singles chart. Following on from this, she released a global Top 10 hit ‘Lonely Together’ - a collaboration with Avicii.Her single ‘Anywhere’ earnt a #2 spot in the UK. Further collaborations with Liam Paynefor the the Fifty Shades Freed Soundtrack ‘For You’ became her fourth Top 10 hit, as well as her girl-power anthem ‘Girls’, which saw Rita team up with Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX to achieve yet another global success. Other hits by Rita include ‘I Will Never Let You Down’ and ‘Body on Me’ featuring Chris Brown. Presented by Wilbros Live. Tickets to RITA ORA – LIVE IN MANILA go on-sale on Friday, November 9th via TicketNet.com.ph or call 911-5555. For more information, follow Wilbros Live on social media.  
    Oct 30, 2018 87
  • 29 Oct 2018
     Moira Dela Torre needs little introduction. She is currently the single biggest musician in the Philippines, nearly doubling even Ed Sheeran’s streaming numbers! Kick-starting her career as a voice artist for commercial and promotional corporate jingles, Moira rose to prominence when she entered the first season of The Voice Philippines under Coach apl.de.ap’s team. Although her journey ended in the battle rounds, she garnered immense public attention, frequenting social media to post song covers, vlogs or livestreams. In more recent times, Moira has been looked up to as the ultimate OPM collaboration partner – our very own Beyonce, with collaborations with rapper Quest, pop-R&B star Iñigo Pascual, alt-rock band December Avenue under her belt, and another track lined up with funk-rock superstars IV of Spades! Her regular appearances in the Sunday musical variety show ASAP further established her as a live performance stunner, translating into sold out concerts and gigs. To say that her voice can be heard pretty much anywhere in the Philippines is not an overstatement.   Based out of Los Angeles, Nieman aims to bring content with depth and substance back to a genre that is saturated with the same themes and messages. Known for “exhibiting uniqueness in approach, confidence in sound and a pure perspective on music”, according to Jadamix.fm, the 24-year-old artist has had his work featured in magazine publications such as Diamond Bar’s “The Windmill”, “O.C. Weekly”, and “Orange Coast” magazine. In September 2016, he released a collaboration EP, “Lost in Translation” with Moira Dela Torre. Their single “Planes” has done over 3 million plays and continues to climb. In April of 2017, his single “Why Do I Still?” from his second EP, “Palette”, peaked at #8 on the Spotify US Viral 50 Charts. In late 2017, his single “Why Him?” has reached over 113K plays.   This long-awaited moment sees the full release of “Knots”, the EP from Moira dela Torre ➰ Nieman that spawned the singles Knots and Tell Nobody! Listen Here >>> https://open.spotify.com/album/03vYcIfnaTTagrKsVWlVF3?si=jvP_kHYdRaOPsxKjF--Umw      
    71 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •  Moira Dela Torre needs little introduction. She is currently the single biggest musician in the Philippines, nearly doubling even Ed Sheeran’s streaming numbers! Kick-starting her career as a voice artist for commercial and promotional corporate jingles, Moira rose to prominence when she entered the first season of The Voice Philippines under Coach apl.de.ap’s team. Although her journey ended in the battle rounds, she garnered immense public attention, frequenting social media to post song covers, vlogs or livestreams. In more recent times, Moira has been looked up to as the ultimate OPM collaboration partner – our very own Beyonce, with collaborations with rapper Quest, pop-R&B star Iñigo Pascual, alt-rock band December Avenue under her belt, and another track lined up with funk-rock superstars IV of Spades! Her regular appearances in the Sunday musical variety show ASAP further established her as a live performance stunner, translating into sold out concerts and gigs. To say that her voice can be heard pretty much anywhere in the Philippines is not an overstatement.   Based out of Los Angeles, Nieman aims to bring content with depth and substance back to a genre that is saturated with the same themes and messages. Known for “exhibiting uniqueness in approach, confidence in sound and a pure perspective on music”, according to Jadamix.fm, the 24-year-old artist has had his work featured in magazine publications such as Diamond Bar’s “The Windmill”, “O.C. Weekly”, and “Orange Coast” magazine. In September 2016, he released a collaboration EP, “Lost in Translation” with Moira Dela Torre. Their single “Planes” has done over 3 million plays and continues to climb. In April of 2017, his single “Why Do I Still?” from his second EP, “Palette”, peaked at #8 on the Spotify US Viral 50 Charts. In late 2017, his single “Why Him?” has reached over 113K plays.   This long-awaited moment sees the full release of “Knots”, the EP from Moira dela Torre ➰ Nieman that spawned the singles Knots and Tell Nobody! Listen Here >>> https://open.spotify.com/album/03vYcIfnaTTagrKsVWlVF3?si=jvP_kHYdRaOPsxKjF--Umw      
    Oct 29, 2018 71
  • 29 Oct 2018
    After 13 years in the industry, Hilera is stronger than ever as the fans of the rock trio keep growing with the new generation of listeners jumping along to the band’s hits like “Define” and “Radical” on campus tours (Rock Back to School) within and outside the metro.   Hilera’s upcoming EP, The Other Way Around, will feature six new songs, including the new single titled “Don’t Think Too Much”. This will be the band’s fourth album since the release of “Kid in a Coma” in 2011. Chris Padilla, the band’s chief songwriter, said the new sound puts a little twist on the band’s punk alternative trademark with the addition of Franco Tantay’s keyboard parts on some of the new tracks including “Insomnia”, the band’s first comeback single. Padilla also said that the album title relates to how the band evolves with their kind of music and always returns to form with stronger, angrier and yet more melodic harmonies.Listen Here >>> https://open.spotify.com/album/2GqtPgXWRNcRyHLeKKO0Fv?si=I8ofe-K0ThKLHAklNhWcsg  
    93 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • After 13 years in the industry, Hilera is stronger than ever as the fans of the rock trio keep growing with the new generation of listeners jumping along to the band’s hits like “Define” and “Radical” on campus tours (Rock Back to School) within and outside the metro.   Hilera’s upcoming EP, The Other Way Around, will feature six new songs, including the new single titled “Don’t Think Too Much”. This will be the band’s fourth album since the release of “Kid in a Coma” in 2011. Chris Padilla, the band’s chief songwriter, said the new sound puts a little twist on the band’s punk alternative trademark with the addition of Franco Tantay’s keyboard parts on some of the new tracks including “Insomnia”, the band’s first comeback single. Padilla also said that the album title relates to how the band evolves with their kind of music and always returns to form with stronger, angrier and yet more melodic harmonies.Listen Here >>> https://open.spotify.com/album/2GqtPgXWRNcRyHLeKKO0Fv?si=I8ofe-K0ThKLHAklNhWcsg  
    Oct 29, 2018 93
  • 25 Oct 2018
      Art | Music | Merch       Threadfest will be heading to Katipunan this year together with some of the great local acts in the music scene today namely Franco, December Avenue, Chicosci, Typecast, Wilabaliw, Skychurch and many more.   Happening this November 17, 2018, Saturday at The Pop-Up in 273 Katipunan Ave, corner Xavierville Ave, Quezon City.     Click the link to confirm your attendance, folks! https://bit.ly/2yLv7a7        
    623 Posted by Franz Santiago
  •   Art | Music | Merch       Threadfest will be heading to Katipunan this year together with some of the great local acts in the music scene today namely Franco, December Avenue, Chicosci, Typecast, Wilabaliw, Skychurch and many more.   Happening this November 17, 2018, Saturday at The Pop-Up in 273 Katipunan Ave, corner Xavierville Ave, Quezon City.     Click the link to confirm your attendance, folks! https://bit.ly/2yLv7a7        
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  • 05 May 2018
    For the past weeks, the band, IV of Spades have been playing around the country without their lead vocals, Unique Salonga.  Embracing the full support and love of their fans while waiting for their band member.   But yesterday, May 4, 2018, the band released a statement from their official Facebook page that they had a chance to meet and discuss as a group and its official that their lead singer, Unique Salonga, officially left the band to continue his personal endeavors.   After all what happened, the band said that they will continue to create and share more music, and play more shows in the coming weeks.   IV of Spades is composed of Blaster Silonga on guitars, Badjao De Castro on Drums, Zild Benitez on bass, and now, their former lead vocals and guitars, Unique Salonga.   Here is the band's official statement from their official Facebook page    
    13360 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • For the past weeks, the band, IV of Spades have been playing around the country without their lead vocals, Unique Salonga.  Embracing the full support and love of their fans while waiting for their band member.   But yesterday, May 4, 2018, the band released a statement from their official Facebook page that they had a chance to meet and discuss as a group and its official that their lead singer, Unique Salonga, officially left the band to continue his personal endeavors.   After all what happened, the band said that they will continue to create and share more music, and play more shows in the coming weeks.   IV of Spades is composed of Blaster Silonga on guitars, Badjao De Castro on Drums, Zild Benitez on bass, and now, their former lead vocals and guitars, Unique Salonga.   Here is the band's official statement from their official Facebook page    
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  • 11 Jun 2018
    One of the pillars of Pinoy rock, Razorback just announced that their lead vocalist, Kevin Roy, have parted ways with the band. It was posted on the bands official Facebook page last night, Sunday, June 10, 2018.         Razorback is considered as one of the legends of Philippine Rock music producing 9 albums and gathering different music awards. After almost three (3) decades in the rock scene, the band is still alive and kickin’, playing in different events inside and outside the country.     Despite of their surprising announcement from their social media page, the band stated that they still forge and give the fans the “Rakenrol” that they deserve. They also wish their front man a good luck in his future endeavors. There’s no announcement yet who would replace Roy’s shoe, but the band has been touring with General Luna’s former lead vocalist, Nicole Asensio.   Razorback is composed of Brian Velasco on drums, Tirso Ripoll and Manuel Legarda on guitars, Louie Talan on bass, and now, their former vocalist, Kevin Roy.   Here are some of Razorback’s live performances with Kevin Roy            
    11700 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • One of the pillars of Pinoy rock, Razorback just announced that their lead vocalist, Kevin Roy, have parted ways with the band. It was posted on the bands official Facebook page last night, Sunday, June 10, 2018.         Razorback is considered as one of the legends of Philippine Rock music producing 9 albums and gathering different music awards. After almost three (3) decades in the rock scene, the band is still alive and kickin’, playing in different events inside and outside the country.     Despite of their surprising announcement from their social media page, the band stated that they still forge and give the fans the “Rakenrol” that they deserve. They also wish their front man a good luck in his future endeavors. There’s no announcement yet who would replace Roy’s shoe, but the band has been touring with General Luna’s former lead vocalist, Nicole Asensio.   Razorback is composed of Brian Velasco on drums, Tirso Ripoll and Manuel Legarda on guitars, Louie Talan on bass, and now, their former vocalist, Kevin Roy.   Here are some of Razorback’s live performances with Kevin Roy            
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  • 26 Jun 2018
    A few weeks ago, Alternative rock band, Maryzark together with some other local artists and their fans, gathered at Cabin 420 Bar & Bistro for the music video launch of their latest single “Sshhh”. And yesterday, June 25, 2018, the band uploaded it on their official Facebook account.       “Sshhh” is the band’s latest single that was released a few months ago. It is available now on Spotify, iTunes and you can request and vote for it for streaming at Myx Philippines. The music video was directed by Eric JP and Nicole Monta of Nojire Studios. It was recorded at Yellow Room Music Philippines, mixed and mastered by Jam Bumanlag, under Warner Music Philippines. The cast for the music video was from the Philippine School for the Deaf namely Ella and Ghen Vhan.       Maryzark is composed of Ice Gecolea on vocals, Paolo Segura and Niko Bacani on guitars, Axel Vito Cruz on synth, Sean De Leon on bass, and Paulo Mendoza on drums.     Here is Maryzark’s new official music video for their song “Sshhh”  
    10585 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • A few weeks ago, Alternative rock band, Maryzark together with some other local artists and their fans, gathered at Cabin 420 Bar & Bistro for the music video launch of their latest single “Sshhh”. And yesterday, June 25, 2018, the band uploaded it on their official Facebook account.       “Sshhh” is the band’s latest single that was released a few months ago. It is available now on Spotify, iTunes and you can request and vote for it for streaming at Myx Philippines. The music video was directed by Eric JP and Nicole Monta of Nojire Studios. It was recorded at Yellow Room Music Philippines, mixed and mastered by Jam Bumanlag, under Warner Music Philippines. The cast for the music video was from the Philippine School for the Deaf namely Ella and Ghen Vhan.       Maryzark is composed of Ice Gecolea on vocals, Paolo Segura and Niko Bacani on guitars, Axel Vito Cruz on synth, Sean De Leon on bass, and Paulo Mendoza on drums.     Here is Maryzark’s new official music video for their song “Sshhh”  
    Jun 26, 2018 10585
  • 25 Jun 2018
    Monday, June 25, 2018 – SkyChurch announced that their drummer, Robert Dela Cruz will be indefinitely out of the band’s roster. There are no further reasons given yet but the band assured that they are open for him to come back whenever he is ready and finished with his personal endeavors. The band also states that they will be stronger and promised that they will release a series of materials as soon as possible.     Here is the band’s official statement from their official Facebook count.  
    9015 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Monday, June 25, 2018 – SkyChurch announced that their drummer, Robert Dela Cruz will be indefinitely out of the band’s roster. There are no further reasons given yet but the band assured that they are open for him to come back whenever he is ready and finished with his personal endeavors. The band also states that they will be stronger and promised that they will release a series of materials as soon as possible.     Here is the band’s official statement from their official Facebook count.  
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  • 16 Mar 2018
        The Chongkeys Signs Under Warner Music Philippines   The Chongkeys is now up for a new game. Yesterday, March 15, 2018, the band officially became a part of Warner Music Philippines’ growing family. Ian Monsod and Joey Valverde, the people behind Warner Music Philippines, officially welcomes Johan Lugtu and Benjie Estanislao as they formally signed their contract. The Chongkeys is composed of Benjie Estanislao, Johan Lugtu, Dennis Baylon, Mark Marquez, along with their percussionists Emil, Andrei, and JR. They are known for their hits like Gabi ng Lagim, Diksyonaryo, and Tignan Mo. Don’t forget to stream their music via Spotify.            By Iel Dazo  
    5777 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •     The Chongkeys Signs Under Warner Music Philippines   The Chongkeys is now up for a new game. Yesterday, March 15, 2018, the band officially became a part of Warner Music Philippines’ growing family. Ian Monsod and Joey Valverde, the people behind Warner Music Philippines, officially welcomes Johan Lugtu and Benjie Estanislao as they formally signed their contract. The Chongkeys is composed of Benjie Estanislao, Johan Lugtu, Dennis Baylon, Mark Marquez, along with their percussionists Emil, Andrei, and JR. They are known for their hits like Gabi ng Lagim, Diksyonaryo, and Tignan Mo. Don’t forget to stream their music via Spotify.            By Iel Dazo  
    Mar 16, 2018 5777
  • 27 Jun 2018
    From frontman Sud's back tat which means, "From delight we came into existence", we now exist in delight from all the good that's been happening to the band and all our peers in the scene. A current line-up of 5 members strong with Sud Ballecer on vocals and guitar,Jimbo Cuenco on drums, Kohl Aguilar on keys, Carlos Dela Fuente on sax, Raisa Racelis on bass, SUD is still on a mission for your pleasure, but way better and way more different. “Sana Bumalik” is a song that talks about the simplest, most basic core of longing for something you’ve lost. May it be a break up, death in the family, friendship, what have you, losing something you never wished to lose is always painful. And the song talks about just that- the dark place we find ourselves in when we’re in state of grief. All the conversations you have with a memory. The pleading for something you know you can never have again. Line per line is vivid display of defeat, irony, indecision, wastage, and desolation all rolled up in one bite-size sushi of a song. But as much as the track is undemanding and elementary, the music behind the straightforward lyrics is just as grand and immense; almost like the perfect musical score to a downcast scene in a film. This is also SUD’s first heartbreak song. A tearjerker of a soundtrack even for the happiest of people. SUD is OPM’s hottest when it comes to the band scene, so don’t forget to like their official Facebook page for updates on their amazing music. You can also follow them on Twitter and Instagram, and catch them in videos by subscribing to their official YouTube channel.   For only the best in international and local music, like and follow Warner Music Philippines’ official Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram. Get exclusive content in videos when you subscribe to Warner Music PH’s official YouTube channel.  
    5376 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • From frontman Sud's back tat which means, "From delight we came into existence", we now exist in delight from all the good that's been happening to the band and all our peers in the scene. A current line-up of 5 members strong with Sud Ballecer on vocals and guitar,Jimbo Cuenco on drums, Kohl Aguilar on keys, Carlos Dela Fuente on sax, Raisa Racelis on bass, SUD is still on a mission for your pleasure, but way better and way more different. “Sana Bumalik” is a song that talks about the simplest, most basic core of longing for something you’ve lost. May it be a break up, death in the family, friendship, what have you, losing something you never wished to lose is always painful. And the song talks about just that- the dark place we find ourselves in when we’re in state of grief. All the conversations you have with a memory. The pleading for something you know you can never have again. Line per line is vivid display of defeat, irony, indecision, wastage, and desolation all rolled up in one bite-size sushi of a song. But as much as the track is undemanding and elementary, the music behind the straightforward lyrics is just as grand and immense; almost like the perfect musical score to a downcast scene in a film. This is also SUD’s first heartbreak song. A tearjerker of a soundtrack even for the happiest of people. SUD is OPM’s hottest when it comes to the band scene, so don’t forget to like their official Facebook page for updates on their amazing music. You can also follow them on Twitter and Instagram, and catch them in videos by subscribing to their official YouTube channel.   For only the best in international and local music, like and follow Warner Music Philippines’ official Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram. Get exclusive content in videos when you subscribe to Warner Music PH’s official YouTube channel.  
    Jun 27, 2018 5376
  • 19 Apr 2018
    EARTH DAY JAM 2018 Interactive Earth Day Jam 2018 returns to Quezon City Memorial Circle Venue The longest running music event for the environment Earth Day Jam 2018 returns to one of its original concert venues; the Quezon City Memorial Circle on April 28, 2018 starting at 5pm. It is a milestone for this annual live music event which continues to influence Filipinos through music and education to be responsible in caring more for planet Earth’s well-being.   “It is a historic period for Earth Day Jam fans who have followed this annual music event over many summer years for Mother Earth. Quezon Memorial Circle brings back insightful memories about the festival’s roots and itss expanding environmental advocacies,” recalls Earth Day Jam founder singer Lou Bonnevie.   This years adapted theme for Earth Day Jam emphasizes on key elements Water, Air and Trash (WAT). It is a running advocacy that has kept Earth Day Jam grounded with the youth, development organizations and government institutions working on environment welfare and protection.   “Everybody has a key role when it comes to conserving the environment. We can protect Mother Earth through simple things like conserving water, keeping the air we breathe clean and managing an almost zero trash environment,” said Bonnevie.   True to the festival’s defining environmental global theme, Earth Day Jam 2018 seeks to attract even more Filipinos this year, particularly the younger generation, to become sensibly pro-active on its overall campaign to save planet Earth. “It is not enough being able to simply like or post all your support for the Earth on-line. It does not work that way! We want everybody to really start participating, do their personal share through simple things like planting trees and reducing their personal carbon footprints.”   More Jam Sessions: Known for its epic live pop music (open air) stagings, Earth Day Jam 2018 is set to feature over 100 musicians. “It is a grand combination between new and senior musicians in a single night of great music. It is something you look forward to in every Earth Day Jam event. Moreover, this event remains is open and free to the public,” says Bonnevie.   Featured artists for Earth Day Jam 2018 include Abra, Barbie Almalbis, Chicosi, Grace Note, Joey Ayala, Lou Bonnevie, Mayonnaise, Philia, Rouge, Sandwich, Sud, Tanya Markova, the Chongkeys and Wally Gonzalez joined by Wolfgang guitarist Manuel Legarda and introducing ace guitar protégé Gabriel Lazaro. Special guest artists shall include LA “grassroot” rapper Aw Day P. “He (AW Day P) will be specially flying in from LA for Earth Day Jam 2018. He is a very talented musician who agreed to jam with us for this Mother Earth celebration,” said Bonnevie. The Jam will be hosted by award winning actor Alvin Anson, award winning indie film actress Phoebe Walker, TV personality Pam Nieva and the Earthday Jam Foundation’s Corporate Secretary and youth spokesperson Midi Gentica.    Recognizing contributions to various environmental campaigns and artist’s musical legacy, Earth Day Jam 2018 will extend a special citation to Filipino singer and known environmentalist Joey Ayala, who does a rare Earth Day Jam stint with junior musicians.   Special guest resource speakers include experts and official from DENR, Earthday Jam Foundations’ partner in this endeavor with environmental luminaries supporting the event by short discussions on the most critical environmental issues.   More Interactive campaign: With support from the Local Government of QC, this year’s Earth Day Jam will have a more interactive campaign. Early participants can avail of Earth Day Jam 2018’s interactive booths showcasing art and drum sessions, an environmental puppet show, electric vehicle display, biking demo, organic stalls and other interesting exhibitions. “These exhibiting booths engage people to learn about Mother Earth through actual social participation with other guests.” There will also be a film showing featuring environmental documentaries before the concert.   The Earthday Jam Recyclable Trading will take place starting at 3 pm with the Quezon City Government spearheading the campaign on recycling with participants who will be bringing in paper, pet bottles and aluminum cans receiving concert VIP pass and freebies. Anti-trash Experiment: A special waste garbage collection activity will be implemented throughout the concert. “It is an experimental activity wherein concert goers are encouraged to collect accumulated garbage during event and weigh them after so that they can see how much trash can be accumulated from throwing garbage,” said Bonnevie. Earth Day Jam regularly uses this anti-garbage exercise for actual public awareness.   GAIA Awards: The Foundation’s own “GAIA Awards” will be bestowing individuals and organizations who have successfully contributed to the welfare of the overall environmental campaign and advocacy efforts in the Philippines. This year’s awardees include green advocates Gina Lopez, Ipat Luna and the Environmental Science Institute of Miriam College along with Earthday Jam supporters Abra and Brownman Revival in the category of Earth friendly music artists. Special Citations will be given to the Peace and Equity Foundation and Lifebank Foundation. Pre-Concert Contest: Raising awareness before actual concert, Earth Day Jam 2018 shall also launch “Future Green”. This special on-line initiative engages Filipinos to submit their best ideas concerning renewable energy on Earth Day Jam’s official social media page. The top ten ingenuities will be announced during the event.   Earthday Jam 2018 is presented by the Earthday Jam Foundation in cooperation with the DENR and the Quezon City Government. Supporters include First Gen Corporation, Maynilad, PRRC, Tagbalay Foundation, peace and Equity Foundation, Lifebank Foundation. Also supporting are Ministop, Dickies, 888 Electric Vehicles, Cravings, Philippine Star, Business Mirror, Philippine Concerts, Manila Concert Scene, Rakista Radio and ABS CBN as our official network.   For more info,log on to www.earthdayjamfoundation.com and like the earthday jam foundation page.    
    5136 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • EARTH DAY JAM 2018 Interactive Earth Day Jam 2018 returns to Quezon City Memorial Circle Venue The longest running music event for the environment Earth Day Jam 2018 returns to one of its original concert venues; the Quezon City Memorial Circle on April 28, 2018 starting at 5pm. It is a milestone for this annual live music event which continues to influence Filipinos through music and education to be responsible in caring more for planet Earth’s well-being.   “It is a historic period for Earth Day Jam fans who have followed this annual music event over many summer years for Mother Earth. Quezon Memorial Circle brings back insightful memories about the festival’s roots and itss expanding environmental advocacies,” recalls Earth Day Jam founder singer Lou Bonnevie.   This years adapted theme for Earth Day Jam emphasizes on key elements Water, Air and Trash (WAT). It is a running advocacy that has kept Earth Day Jam grounded with the youth, development organizations and government institutions working on environment welfare and protection.   “Everybody has a key role when it comes to conserving the environment. We can protect Mother Earth through simple things like conserving water, keeping the air we breathe clean and managing an almost zero trash environment,” said Bonnevie.   True to the festival’s defining environmental global theme, Earth Day Jam 2018 seeks to attract even more Filipinos this year, particularly the younger generation, to become sensibly pro-active on its overall campaign to save planet Earth. “It is not enough being able to simply like or post all your support for the Earth on-line. It does not work that way! We want everybody to really start participating, do their personal share through simple things like planting trees and reducing their personal carbon footprints.”   More Jam Sessions: Known for its epic live pop music (open air) stagings, Earth Day Jam 2018 is set to feature over 100 musicians. “It is a grand combination between new and senior musicians in a single night of great music. It is something you look forward to in every Earth Day Jam event. Moreover, this event remains is open and free to the public,” says Bonnevie.   Featured artists for Earth Day Jam 2018 include Abra, Barbie Almalbis, Chicosi, Grace Note, Joey Ayala, Lou Bonnevie, Mayonnaise, Philia, Rouge, Sandwich, Sud, Tanya Markova, the Chongkeys and Wally Gonzalez joined by Wolfgang guitarist Manuel Legarda and introducing ace guitar protégé Gabriel Lazaro. Special guest artists shall include LA “grassroot” rapper Aw Day P. “He (AW Day P) will be specially flying in from LA for Earth Day Jam 2018. He is a very talented musician who agreed to jam with us for this Mother Earth celebration,” said Bonnevie. The Jam will be hosted by award winning actor Alvin Anson, award winning indie film actress Phoebe Walker, TV personality Pam Nieva and the Earthday Jam Foundation’s Corporate Secretary and youth spokesperson Midi Gentica.    Recognizing contributions to various environmental campaigns and artist’s musical legacy, Earth Day Jam 2018 will extend a special citation to Filipino singer and known environmentalist Joey Ayala, who does a rare Earth Day Jam stint with junior musicians.   Special guest resource speakers include experts and official from DENR, Earthday Jam Foundations’ partner in this endeavor with environmental luminaries supporting the event by short discussions on the most critical environmental issues.   More Interactive campaign: With support from the Local Government of QC, this year’s Earth Day Jam will have a more interactive campaign. Early participants can avail of Earth Day Jam 2018’s interactive booths showcasing art and drum sessions, an environmental puppet show, electric vehicle display, biking demo, organic stalls and other interesting exhibitions. “These exhibiting booths engage people to learn about Mother Earth through actual social participation with other guests.” There will also be a film showing featuring environmental documentaries before the concert.   The Earthday Jam Recyclable Trading will take place starting at 3 pm with the Quezon City Government spearheading the campaign on recycling with participants who will be bringing in paper, pet bottles and aluminum cans receiving concert VIP pass and freebies. Anti-trash Experiment: A special waste garbage collection activity will be implemented throughout the concert. “It is an experimental activity wherein concert goers are encouraged to collect accumulated garbage during event and weigh them after so that they can see how much trash can be accumulated from throwing garbage,” said Bonnevie. Earth Day Jam regularly uses this anti-garbage exercise for actual public awareness.   GAIA Awards: The Foundation’s own “GAIA Awards” will be bestowing individuals and organizations who have successfully contributed to the welfare of the overall environmental campaign and advocacy efforts in the Philippines. This year’s awardees include green advocates Gina Lopez, Ipat Luna and the Environmental Science Institute of Miriam College along with Earthday Jam supporters Abra and Brownman Revival in the category of Earth friendly music artists. Special Citations will be given to the Peace and Equity Foundation and Lifebank Foundation. Pre-Concert Contest: Raising awareness before actual concert, Earth Day Jam 2018 shall also launch “Future Green”. This special on-line initiative engages Filipinos to submit their best ideas concerning renewable energy on Earth Day Jam’s official social media page. The top ten ingenuities will be announced during the event.   Earthday Jam 2018 is presented by the Earthday Jam Foundation in cooperation with the DENR and the Quezon City Government. Supporters include First Gen Corporation, Maynilad, PRRC, Tagbalay Foundation, peace and Equity Foundation, Lifebank Foundation. Also supporting are Ministop, Dickies, 888 Electric Vehicles, Cravings, Philippine Star, Business Mirror, Philippine Concerts, Manila Concert Scene, Rakista Radio and ABS CBN as our official network.   For more info,log on to www.earthdayjamfoundation.com and like the earthday jam foundation page.    
    Apr 19, 2018 5136
  • 13 Mar 2018
      Rising OPM band Better Days, composed of Daniel Paringit (Vocalist and Lead Guitar), Rosner Mabuti (Pianist), and Gelo Cabigon (Bassist), launched their music video for their hit debut single ‘Sige Lang’ on March 7, 2018 (Wednesday). The single was recently featured as Barangay LS FM 97.1 ’s most wanted song of the week. This, together with their other single ‘Nararamdaman’ are already highlighted on multiple Spotify Playlists, including ‘I Love You Sabado,’ ‘Pinoy Love Ballads,’ ‘New Music Friday Philippines,’ ‘Relax Tayo,’ and ‘Philippines Viral 50’ with both songs having over 200,000 plays in only a month. Among their growing number of gigs, they have already been included in various major events such as Rakrakan Festival 2018: Pinoy Muna! and UP Fair 2018: Elements. The premiere of Better Days’ ‘Sige Lang’ Music Video happened on March 7, 2018 (Wednesday) at 70s Bistro, Anonas, Quezon City, which also showcased live performances from Better Days, Hilera, Banda ni Kleggy, Where’s Ramona, and Stellar. The video was likewise launched on the Number 1 Music Channel MYX last weekend and is currently drawing raves. Better Days’ two singles, ‘Sige Lang’ and ‘Nararamdaman’ are now available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Spinner, and Amazon. Follow them on Instagram and Twitter @betterdaystour and on Facebook at facebook.com/betterdaystour
    3321 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •   Rising OPM band Better Days, composed of Daniel Paringit (Vocalist and Lead Guitar), Rosner Mabuti (Pianist), and Gelo Cabigon (Bassist), launched their music video for their hit debut single ‘Sige Lang’ on March 7, 2018 (Wednesday). The single was recently featured as Barangay LS FM 97.1 ’s most wanted song of the week. This, together with their other single ‘Nararamdaman’ are already highlighted on multiple Spotify Playlists, including ‘I Love You Sabado,’ ‘Pinoy Love Ballads,’ ‘New Music Friday Philippines,’ ‘Relax Tayo,’ and ‘Philippines Viral 50’ with both songs having over 200,000 plays in only a month. Among their growing number of gigs, they have already been included in various major events such as Rakrakan Festival 2018: Pinoy Muna! and UP Fair 2018: Elements. The premiere of Better Days’ ‘Sige Lang’ Music Video happened on March 7, 2018 (Wednesday) at 70s Bistro, Anonas, Quezon City, which also showcased live performances from Better Days, Hilera, Banda ni Kleggy, Where’s Ramona, and Stellar. The video was likewise launched on the Number 1 Music Channel MYX last weekend and is currently drawing raves. Better Days’ two singles, ‘Sige Lang’ and ‘Nararamdaman’ are now available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Spinner, and Amazon. Follow them on Instagram and Twitter @betterdaystour and on Facebook at facebook.com/betterdaystour
    Mar 13, 2018 3321
  • 05 Jan 2018
      Sponge Cola is back with an interesting pair of songs to close out 2017 and at the same time open 2018. Fresh off their latest hit “Bahaghari," the band is set to release “Tempura" and “Kunwari."   Universal Records proudly launches "Kunwari" alongside "Tempura".   Bassist Gosh Dilay penned the bittersweet “Kunwari," that despite being a lighthearted song, deals with something everyone is all too familiar with: unrequited love. Framed by Dilay's trademark Filipino, “Kunwari” emphasizes the push and pull between being eager risk takers, and safe calculated people when it comes to love.   Both “Tempura" and “Kunwari” are available on all digital platforms!
    3037 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •   Sponge Cola is back with an interesting pair of songs to close out 2017 and at the same time open 2018. Fresh off their latest hit “Bahaghari," the band is set to release “Tempura" and “Kunwari."   Universal Records proudly launches "Kunwari" alongside "Tempura".   Bassist Gosh Dilay penned the bittersweet “Kunwari," that despite being a lighthearted song, deals with something everyone is all too familiar with: unrequited love. Framed by Dilay's trademark Filipino, “Kunwari” emphasizes the push and pull between being eager risk takers, and safe calculated people when it comes to love.   Both “Tempura" and “Kunwari” are available on all digital platforms!
    Jan 05, 2018 3037