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  • 22 Jan 2019
    CLAPCLAPCLAP! is IV OF SPADES’ first album ever. The album is more theatrical based compared to their previous singles that are heavily influenced by disco/funk. The album takes influence from different types of genres like alternative rock, electro pop, pop, indie pop, ballad, pop rock, and psychedelic rock.   Lyrically, the album usually talks about life, love, mental health, loss of identity, childlike innocence, and doubt. Zild was inspired to write down the idea ‘CLAPCLAPCLAP!’ since he’s insecure about people who do not appreciate things the band creates, but also everyone around who feels unappreciated. Clapping is an instinct of appreciation.   ‘Bawat Kaluluwa’ is one of the 3 Tagalog songs out of 15 tracks and is the first push single of the album. The words of the song is somehow related to ‘Bata, Dahan-Dahan’ that speaks about talking to your inner child or innocence. It’s about seeing his inner-child being trapped in trouble already. He’s already surrounded by the surrounding that he should’ve avoid of. Zild defines this song lyrically as a warning to his self as he’s starting to lose his sense of purpose and getting encaged by thoughts that he always avoids. But they always wanted their songs to be interpreted openly and not be boxed.  
    122 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • CLAPCLAPCLAP! is IV OF SPADES’ first album ever. The album is more theatrical based compared to their previous singles that are heavily influenced by disco/funk. The album takes influence from different types of genres like alternative rock, electro pop, pop, indie pop, ballad, pop rock, and psychedelic rock.   Lyrically, the album usually talks about life, love, mental health, loss of identity, childlike innocence, and doubt. Zild was inspired to write down the idea ‘CLAPCLAPCLAP!’ since he’s insecure about people who do not appreciate things the band creates, but also everyone around who feels unappreciated. Clapping is an instinct of appreciation.   ‘Bawat Kaluluwa’ is one of the 3 Tagalog songs out of 15 tracks and is the first push single of the album. The words of the song is somehow related to ‘Bata, Dahan-Dahan’ that speaks about talking to your inner child or innocence. It’s about seeing his inner-child being trapped in trouble already. He’s already surrounded by the surrounding that he should’ve avoid of. Zild defines this song lyrically as a warning to his self as he’s starting to lose his sense of purpose and getting encaged by thoughts that he always avoids. But they always wanted their songs to be interpreted openly and not be boxed.  
    Jan 22, 2019 122
  • 22 Jan 2019
        Through the years, the Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines has been conducting events as a platform for its students to build their event management skills, showcase their talents, and create linkages with potential employers. This academic year, the senior students of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, will hold its 17th Advertising Congress this coming January 24-25 2019, at the PUP Theatre College of Communication Building. This event will be focusing on the survival in the venturesome nature of Advertising and Public Relations. And for the year 2019, 3 teams will take a lead for their awe-inspiring talks from their different guest speakers in the field of Advertising and Public Relations, travelling their seminars creative as they are by presenting respective theme such as 4-1D “Th1nkaD” Talks about “WAYS TO ACE THE ADVERTISING MAZE” 4-1N “as1Ntado” Talks about “LUMIERE: UNVEILING THE LUMINOUS WORLD OF PRODUCTION” and 4-2N “tech2Nic” KING OF THE JUNGLE: DEFENDING BRANDS IN THE REALM OF PREDATOR.   The 17th Advertising Congress is brought to you by the senior students of the PUP Bachelor in Advertising and Public Relations in cooperation with The Bar, Emperador Hot Shot, Emperador Light, Jergens, Slimmers World and Franchise Manila.com In Partnership with McDonald’s Philippines, Nature’s Spring, Trampoline Park, Quick FX, Jobstreet.com, Advcomtech Solutions and Messy Bessy Media Partners Wazzup Pilipinas, Light TV, The Philippine Catalog, Inquirer Pop, WhenInManila.com, Adobo Magazine, Class a magazine, Blog-ph.com, Rakista Radio, Business Spark Up and Take off Philippines.
    44 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •     Through the years, the Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines has been conducting events as a platform for its students to build their event management skills, showcase their talents, and create linkages with potential employers. This academic year, the senior students of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, will hold its 17th Advertising Congress this coming January 24-25 2019, at the PUP Theatre College of Communication Building. This event will be focusing on the survival in the venturesome nature of Advertising and Public Relations. And for the year 2019, 3 teams will take a lead for their awe-inspiring talks from their different guest speakers in the field of Advertising and Public Relations, travelling their seminars creative as they are by presenting respective theme such as 4-1D “Th1nkaD” Talks about “WAYS TO ACE THE ADVERTISING MAZE” 4-1N “as1Ntado” Talks about “LUMIERE: UNVEILING THE LUMINOUS WORLD OF PRODUCTION” and 4-2N “tech2Nic” KING OF THE JUNGLE: DEFENDING BRANDS IN THE REALM OF PREDATOR.   The 17th Advertising Congress is brought to you by the senior students of the PUP Bachelor in Advertising and Public Relations in cooperation with The Bar, Emperador Hot Shot, Emperador Light, Jergens, Slimmers World and Franchise Manila.com In Partnership with McDonald’s Philippines, Nature’s Spring, Trampoline Park, Quick FX, Jobstreet.com, Advcomtech Solutions and Messy Bessy Media Partners Wazzup Pilipinas, Light TV, The Philippine Catalog, Inquirer Pop, WhenInManila.com, Adobo Magazine, Class a magazine, Blog-ph.com, Rakista Radio, Business Spark Up and Take off Philippines.
    Jan 22, 2019 44
  • 16 Jan 2019
    One of the rock legends in the local music scene has passed away today. Brian Velasco of Razorback jumps off a building while filming it using his phone's Facebook Live app. May you rest in peace sir Brian. The music scene will really miss you.      
    18216 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • One of the rock legends in the local music scene has passed away today. Brian Velasco of Razorback jumps off a building while filming it using his phone's Facebook Live app. May you rest in peace sir Brian. The music scene will really miss you.      
    Jan 16, 2019 18216
  • 15 Jan 2019
    There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie Mercury earn high ranks as one of the most powerful and iconic groups in rock history. Queen, the kings of arena rock, performed to packed stadiums around the globe for over two decades. Freddie took showmanship by a rock front man to a new untapped level and was undisputedly crowned the lord of arena rock. He mesmerized audiences with his charismatic energy and larger than life stage persona. Upon his death in 1991, a huge void was left in the rock concert world, which to this day has not yet been matched. Queen Nation, one of the best tributes to Queen, was formed in 2004. Queen Nation consists of: Joe Retta or Gregory Finsley on vocals & keyboards as Freddie Mercury, Mike McManus on guitar as Brian May, Pete Burke on drums as Roger Taylor, and Parker Combs on bass as John Deacon. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen Concerts. Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as We Will Rock You – Bohemian Rhapsody – We Are the Champions – Crazy Little Thing Called Love – You’re My Best Friend – Another One Bites The Dust – Under Pressure and many more. They have performed in front of thousands of people at casinos, fairs, festivals and private affairs all around The United States. This coming January 30 and 31, 2019 – Queen Nation will be performing the greatest hits of Queen! January 29 – 8PM, Lucena Central ParkTicket Prices: VIP - Php1000GOLD – Php800General Admission – Php500 January 30 – 9PM, Cove Manila at Okada ManilaLocal acts: Part 3 Band and DJ OwkiTicket prices: Php4000 January 31 – 8PM, Sta. Rosa Sports Coliseum, LagunaTicket Prices:SVIP - Php1750VIP - Php1250LOWERBOX - Php750 Tickets for both shows are available at all SM Ticket Outlets, SMTickets.com, and Platinumlist.ph. For ticket inquiries and reservations, you may contact SM Tickets at 470-2222 or call DMC Philippines at +639178962805
    103 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie Mercury earn high ranks as one of the most powerful and iconic groups in rock history. Queen, the kings of arena rock, performed to packed stadiums around the globe for over two decades. Freddie took showmanship by a rock front man to a new untapped level and was undisputedly crowned the lord of arena rock. He mesmerized audiences with his charismatic energy and larger than life stage persona. Upon his death in 1991, a huge void was left in the rock concert world, which to this day has not yet been matched. Queen Nation, one of the best tributes to Queen, was formed in 2004. Queen Nation consists of: Joe Retta or Gregory Finsley on vocals & keyboards as Freddie Mercury, Mike McManus on guitar as Brian May, Pete Burke on drums as Roger Taylor, and Parker Combs on bass as John Deacon. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen Concerts. Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as We Will Rock You – Bohemian Rhapsody – We Are the Champions – Crazy Little Thing Called Love – You’re My Best Friend – Another One Bites The Dust – Under Pressure and many more. They have performed in front of thousands of people at casinos, fairs, festivals and private affairs all around The United States. This coming January 30 and 31, 2019 – Queen Nation will be performing the greatest hits of Queen! January 29 – 8PM, Lucena Central ParkTicket Prices: VIP - Php1000GOLD – Php800General Admission – Php500 January 30 – 9PM, Cove Manila at Okada ManilaLocal acts: Part 3 Band and DJ OwkiTicket prices: Php4000 January 31 – 8PM, Sta. Rosa Sports Coliseum, LagunaTicket Prices:SVIP - Php1750VIP - Php1250LOWERBOX - Php750 Tickets for both shows are available at all SM Ticket Outlets, SMTickets.com, and Platinumlist.ph. For ticket inquiries and reservations, you may contact SM Tickets at 470-2222 or call DMC Philippines at +639178962805
    Jan 15, 2019 103
  • 07 Jan 2019
    Last Saturday, January 5, 2019, One of the most promising metal bands in the local music scene, Slapshock released their newest lyric video for their song “Bandera.”     “Bandera” is part of the band’s recent album entitled “Atake” that was released last 2017, under Alley Road Records composing of 11 tracks. It includes the songs "Luha," "Lason," and "Atake," that also has music videos.     Slapshock is composed of Jamir Garcia on vocals, Lean Ansing and Jerry Basco on guitars, Lee Nadela on bass, and Chi Evora on drums.   Here is Slapshock’s newest lyric video for their song “Bandera.”  
    2022 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last Saturday, January 5, 2019, One of the most promising metal bands in the local music scene, Slapshock released their newest lyric video for their song “Bandera.”     “Bandera” is part of the band’s recent album entitled “Atake” that was released last 2017, under Alley Road Records composing of 11 tracks. It includes the songs "Luha," "Lason," and "Atake," that also has music videos.     Slapshock is composed of Jamir Garcia on vocals, Lean Ansing and Jerry Basco on guitars, Lee Nadela on bass, and Chi Evora on drums.   Here is Slapshock’s newest lyric video for their song “Bandera.”  
    Jan 07, 2019 2022
  • 03 Jan 2019
    Manila's Post-Rock band, Tom’s Story just posted an announcement on their official Facebook page today, January 3, 2019, that Tom Naval will no longer part of the trio. The post was written by the band's bassist himself, that he will be leaving the band for personal reasons.     Tom’s Story is composed of Gabba Santiago on guitars, Christer De Guia on drums, and now, their former bass player, Tom Naval.   Here is Tom’s official statement from the band's official Facebook page.  
    360 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Manila's Post-Rock band, Tom’s Story just posted an announcement on their official Facebook page today, January 3, 2019, that Tom Naval will no longer part of the trio. The post was written by the band's bassist himself, that he will be leaving the band for personal reasons.     Tom’s Story is composed of Gabba Santiago on guitars, Christer De Guia on drums, and now, their former bass player, Tom Naval.   Here is Tom’s official statement from the band's official Facebook page.  
    Jan 03, 2019 360
  • 13 Dec 2018
      Andy Brown, the lead singer and guitarist of the popular British Pop Rock Band Lawson will be performing a one night only acoustic concert at the SM Skydome in SM City North Edsa on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Andy Brown embarked on a solo career in 2017. During his time with Lawson, Andytogether with his bandmates, achieved 7 top 20 UK singles. And their debut album,Chapman Square went multi-platinum all over the world including the Philippines. This December 14, Andy will be releasing his debut album Cedarmont with singles “Talkof the Town” and “Lay with Me.” He will be performing songs from his debut album, aswell as hit songs from Lawson such as “Standing In The Dark”, “Learn to Love Again,” “When She was Mine,” “Where My Love Goes” and many more. For his show in Manila, Andy Brown goes unplugged and intimate for an acoustic concert along with his band. Andy Brown Live in Manila, the acoustic sessions is presented to by Kbeam Events. Tickets prices for VIP are P2,800 and Regular at P1,940 inclusive of SM Tickets charges. Tickets to Andy Brown Live in Manila will be available on December 18, 2019 at smtickets.com and at all SM Tickets outlets nationwide or call 470-2222.   #Andybrownliveinmanila #Andybrownmnl
    118 Posted by Rakista Radio
  •   Andy Brown, the lead singer and guitarist of the popular British Pop Rock Band Lawson will be performing a one night only acoustic concert at the SM Skydome in SM City North Edsa on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Andy Brown embarked on a solo career in 2017. During his time with Lawson, Andytogether with his bandmates, achieved 7 top 20 UK singles. And their debut album,Chapman Square went multi-platinum all over the world including the Philippines. This December 14, Andy will be releasing his debut album Cedarmont with singles “Talkof the Town” and “Lay with Me.” He will be performing songs from his debut album, aswell as hit songs from Lawson such as “Standing In The Dark”, “Learn to Love Again,” “When She was Mine,” “Where My Love Goes” and many more. For his show in Manila, Andy Brown goes unplugged and intimate for an acoustic concert along with his band. Andy Brown Live in Manila, the acoustic sessions is presented to by Kbeam Events. Tickets prices for VIP are P2,800 and Regular at P1,940 inclusive of SM Tickets charges. Tickets to Andy Brown Live in Manila will be available on December 18, 2019 at smtickets.com and at all SM Tickets outlets nationwide or call 470-2222.   #Andybrownliveinmanila #Andybrownmnl
    Dec 13, 2018 118
  • 07 Dec 2018
    Friday, November 30, 2018 – Polyphia and Marty Friedman took the stage and wowed fans with their incredible performance at Studio 72, Quezon City as the New Levels New Devils Asia Tour, wherein the instrumental progressive quartet and legendary guitarist are set to perform in several countries in the continent throughout November to December, continues. The aforementioned tour is steered towards supporting and promoting Polyphia’s third full-length album New Levels New Devils, which dropped last October 12 via their record label Equal Vision, and includes Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Taiwan and China. The show, which was brought to Manila by Full Blast Entertainment, started with a bang as Marty Friedman and his Japanese band DPS, fronted by Ryosuke Kimura, along with a striking display of lights filled the venue with quality rock music that showcases the renowned guitarist’s brilliance and expertise in the field. DPS, the band responsible for the 48th Opening Song of the popular anime series Detective Conan, made an amazing Manila debut as they play alongside Friedman and perform the tracks “I Love You”, “The Perfect World” and “Undertow”. With spectacular guitar solos, high-caliber music, and a spontaneous and short “how to cuss in Japanese” lesson, Friedman and his band DPS relentlessly astonished the crowd, song after song, throughout their set.  Polyphia, also making their Manila debut, were welcomed by chants from the fans as the instrumental progressive heavyweights opened their performance with their hip-hop inspired track, “G.O.A.T”. Voices singing and humming to the tune of their songs can be heard throughout the hall as guitarists Scott LePage and Timothy Henson rocked the stage. Clay Aeschliman kept the performance tight with his drum beats while Clay Gober, bassist, answers the crowd’s excitement and enthusiasm with his bass lines. Included in their 16-song setlist are tracks “James Franco” from Muse, “Crush” from Renaissance and “LIT”, a standalone single.     An energetic and hyperactive Gober suddenly threw himself in the crowd as fans continuously cheered and applauded during the show, followed by Henson also who crowd surfed by the end of their set. With a masterful command of melody, enticing sound, and wildly pleasing tones, the colossal force in the progressive music scene not only took the Manila stage by storm but flooded the fans with unparalleled satiating experience. Mad props to Full Blast Entertainment and Numinous. Photos by: Dye VargasFull Set: Marty Friedman (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10218178559436358&type=1&l=b506a4b692)Full Set: Polyphia (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10218178473514210&type=1&l=bc8a4c6c9)
    321 Posted by Dye Vargas
  • Friday, November 30, 2018 – Polyphia and Marty Friedman took the stage and wowed fans with their incredible performance at Studio 72, Quezon City as the New Levels New Devils Asia Tour, wherein the instrumental progressive quartet and legendary guitarist are set to perform in several countries in the continent throughout November to December, continues. The aforementioned tour is steered towards supporting and promoting Polyphia’s third full-length album New Levels New Devils, which dropped last October 12 via their record label Equal Vision, and includes Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Taiwan and China. The show, which was brought to Manila by Full Blast Entertainment, started with a bang as Marty Friedman and his Japanese band DPS, fronted by Ryosuke Kimura, along with a striking display of lights filled the venue with quality rock music that showcases the renowned guitarist’s brilliance and expertise in the field. DPS, the band responsible for the 48th Opening Song of the popular anime series Detective Conan, made an amazing Manila debut as they play alongside Friedman and perform the tracks “I Love You”, “The Perfect World” and “Undertow”. With spectacular guitar solos, high-caliber music, and a spontaneous and short “how to cuss in Japanese” lesson, Friedman and his band DPS relentlessly astonished the crowd, song after song, throughout their set.  Polyphia, also making their Manila debut, were welcomed by chants from the fans as the instrumental progressive heavyweights opened their performance with their hip-hop inspired track, “G.O.A.T”. Voices singing and humming to the tune of their songs can be heard throughout the hall as guitarists Scott LePage and Timothy Henson rocked the stage. Clay Aeschliman kept the performance tight with his drum beats while Clay Gober, bassist, answers the crowd’s excitement and enthusiasm with his bass lines. Included in their 16-song setlist are tracks “James Franco” from Muse, “Crush” from Renaissance and “LIT”, a standalone single.     An energetic and hyperactive Gober suddenly threw himself in the crowd as fans continuously cheered and applauded during the show, followed by Henson also who crowd surfed by the end of their set. With a masterful command of melody, enticing sound, and wildly pleasing tones, the colossal force in the progressive music scene not only took the Manila stage by storm but flooded the fans with unparalleled satiating experience. Mad props to Full Blast Entertainment and Numinous. Photos by: Dye VargasFull Set: Marty Friedman (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10218178559436358&type=1&l=b506a4b692)Full Set: Polyphia (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10218178473514210&type=1&l=bc8a4c6c9)
    Dec 07, 2018 321
  • 06 Dec 2018
    Are you having a bad day? Tired of work? Out of budget for your Christmas shopping? Whatever your problem is, Tanya Markova’s brand new single will surely draw a smile on your face.     After gaining about 225 thousand views from their official music video of “Iglap” a couple of months ago, alternative pop band, Tanya Markova is alive again to showcase their latest single entitled “Pipino” that was uploaded on Tower Of Doom’s official YouTube channel.     “Pipino” is the bands latest single that was released yesterday, December 5, 2018, with an animated lyric video under Tower Of Doom Music. Enjoy watching it here now, folks!      
    843 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Are you having a bad day? Tired of work? Out of budget for your Christmas shopping? Whatever your problem is, Tanya Markova’s brand new single will surely draw a smile on your face.     After gaining about 225 thousand views from their official music video of “Iglap” a couple of months ago, alternative pop band, Tanya Markova is alive again to showcase their latest single entitled “Pipino” that was uploaded on Tower Of Doom’s official YouTube channel.     “Pipino” is the bands latest single that was released yesterday, December 5, 2018, with an animated lyric video under Tower Of Doom Music. Enjoy watching it here now, folks!      
    Dec 06, 2018 843
  • 04 Dec 2018
    Best-selling R&B group of all time, BOYZ II MEN is coming back to the Philippines! The group is set to perform in DAVAO for the first time on Thursday, December 13th at SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier. They will also bring their grand show to MANILA Back-to-Back with power vocal tandem, DIVAS — comprised of KZ Tandingan, Yeng Constantino, Kyla and Angeline Quinto for a concert on Saturday, December 15th at the Araneta Coliseum. Boyz II Men continues to tour globally, while also starring on their own residency at The Mirage in Las Vegas through 2019. Fall this year, they toured across America as special guests for Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic World Tour” with Charlie Wilson, Ciara and singer Ella Mai. In an exclusive interview, the Boyz share their passion in touring stating “...the fact that we still get to do what we love to do after 17 years, that's fulfilling for us.” They are set to share the stage with the Philippines’ DIVAS in Manila. They will also perform in Davao for the first time, and they are “...excited, and everytime we come to a place and we see the new talent... Actually, that puts us a little bit deeper into the culture because we get the chance to perform with the Philippines' hottest girl group. And you'll never know what comes out of it." Consisting the all-star female DIVAS collaboration is Asia’s Soul Supreme, KZ Tandingan, Pop Rock superstar Yeng Constantino, R&B Queen Kyla, and Queen of Themesongs, Angeline Quinto. These four talented and empowered DIVAS equally hold numerous awards and hits to their name, making them renowned and respected songstresses in the Philippines. Best known for their emotional ballads and acapella harmonies, Boyz II Men is comprised of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman. The group’s biggest and most requested hits include “End of the Road”, “I’ll Make Love To You”, “On Bended Knee”, “Water Runs Dry”, “4 Seasons of Loneliness”, “Motownphilly”, “In The Still of the Nite (I’ll Remember)”, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday” and “One Sweet Day” with Mariah Carey – which still holds the record of the longest running Billboard Hot #1 song, staying at the top for 16 weeks. The legendary group holds four Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards, and a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   BOYZ II MEN with DIVAS: Live in Concert is presented by Wilbros Live and Cornerstone Concerts. Tickets are now on-sale at TicketNet.com.ph or call 911-5555 for more details. For Boyz II Men Live in Davao tickets, visit SMTickets.com or call (02) 470-2222.
    144 Posted by Rakista Radio
  • Best-selling R&B group of all time, BOYZ II MEN is coming back to the Philippines! The group is set to perform in DAVAO for the first time on Thursday, December 13th at SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier. They will also bring their grand show to MANILA Back-to-Back with power vocal tandem, DIVAS — comprised of KZ Tandingan, Yeng Constantino, Kyla and Angeline Quinto for a concert on Saturday, December 15th at the Araneta Coliseum. Boyz II Men continues to tour globally, while also starring on their own residency at The Mirage in Las Vegas through 2019. Fall this year, they toured across America as special guests for Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic World Tour” with Charlie Wilson, Ciara and singer Ella Mai. In an exclusive interview, the Boyz share their passion in touring stating “...the fact that we still get to do what we love to do after 17 years, that's fulfilling for us.” They are set to share the stage with the Philippines’ DIVAS in Manila. They will also perform in Davao for the first time, and they are “...excited, and everytime we come to a place and we see the new talent... Actually, that puts us a little bit deeper into the culture because we get the chance to perform with the Philippines' hottest girl group. And you'll never know what comes out of it." Consisting the all-star female DIVAS collaboration is Asia’s Soul Supreme, KZ Tandingan, Pop Rock superstar Yeng Constantino, R&B Queen Kyla, and Queen of Themesongs, Angeline Quinto. These four talented and empowered DIVAS equally hold numerous awards and hits to their name, making them renowned and respected songstresses in the Philippines. Best known for their emotional ballads and acapella harmonies, Boyz II Men is comprised of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman. The group’s biggest and most requested hits include “End of the Road”, “I’ll Make Love To You”, “On Bended Knee”, “Water Runs Dry”, “4 Seasons of Loneliness”, “Motownphilly”, “In The Still of the Nite (I’ll Remember)”, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday” and “One Sweet Day” with Mariah Carey – which still holds the record of the longest running Billboard Hot #1 song, staying at the top for 16 weeks. The legendary group holds four Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards, and a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   BOYZ II MEN with DIVAS: Live in Concert is presented by Wilbros Live and Cornerstone Concerts. Tickets are now on-sale at TicketNet.com.ph or call 911-5555 for more details. For Boyz II Men Live in Davao tickets, visit SMTickets.com or call (02) 470-2222.
    Dec 04, 2018 144
  • 23 Nov 2018
    Last Wednesday, November 21, 2018, R&B Rock band, Better Days launched their debut EP entitled “Nararamdaman” at 70’s Bistro, Quezon City together with Gracenote. They also answered some of the questions from our Rakista community.     “Nararamdaman” EP was produced by Universal Records Philippines together with Soupstar Management, and it is now available in Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, and other digital music platforms.     Better Days is composed of Daniel Paringit on guitars and vocals, Rosner Mabuti on keys, Gelo Cabigon on bass, and Jaro Delos Reyes on lead guitars.   You can now stream “Nararamdaman” EP by Better Days here.        
    351 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last Wednesday, November 21, 2018, R&B Rock band, Better Days launched their debut EP entitled “Nararamdaman” at 70’s Bistro, Quezon City together with Gracenote. They also answered some of the questions from our Rakista community.     “Nararamdaman” EP was produced by Universal Records Philippines together with Soupstar Management, and it is now available in Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, and other digital music platforms.     Better Days is composed of Daniel Paringit on guitars and vocals, Rosner Mabuti on keys, Gelo Cabigon on bass, and Jaro Delos Reyes on lead guitars.   You can now stream “Nararamdaman” EP by Better Days here.        
    Nov 23, 2018 351
  • 23 Nov 2018
    No question, Eraserheads is one of the most successful bands in the local music scene, and probably the major influence of most of rising alternative bands right now.       Today marks the 25th-anniversary celebration of their album entitled “Ultraelectromagneticpop!” that was released way back in 1993. The remastered edition by the legendary audio engineer, Bernie Grundman, is out now on Spotify and other digital music platforms. Brought to you by Sony Music Philippines in partnership with Offshore Music.         Enjoy your #FlashbackFriday by bringing back your ‘90s tunes with E-heads, folks!  
    519 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • No question, Eraserheads is one of the most successful bands in the local music scene, and probably the major influence of most of rising alternative bands right now.       Today marks the 25th-anniversary celebration of their album entitled “Ultraelectromagneticpop!” that was released way back in 1993. The remastered edition by the legendary audio engineer, Bernie Grundman, is out now on Spotify and other digital music platforms. Brought to you by Sony Music Philippines in partnership with Offshore Music.         Enjoy your #FlashbackFriday by bringing back your ‘90s tunes with E-heads, folks!  
    Nov 23, 2018 519
  • 22 Nov 2018
    One of the most iconic rock bands in the ’90s, Teeth just got back together in the studio and possibly making a new record. Some photos were posted on their official Facebook page that they were cooking for a new single at Kodama Studio together with Raimund Marasigan, Buddy Zabala, and Soupstar Management.     Teeth were composed of Glenn Jacinto on vocals, Jerome Velasco and Dok Sergio on guitars, Pedz Narvaja on bass, and Mike Dizon on drums.             The band will also be having their “Teeth Bar Tour 2018” for the remaining months. You can check them out on the following dates.     Here are some of Teeth's iconic songs that exploded in the airwaves back then.             *All photos were grabbed from Teeth's official Facebook Page
    499 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • One of the most iconic rock bands in the ’90s, Teeth just got back together in the studio and possibly making a new record. Some photos were posted on their official Facebook page that they were cooking for a new single at Kodama Studio together with Raimund Marasigan, Buddy Zabala, and Soupstar Management.     Teeth were composed of Glenn Jacinto on vocals, Jerome Velasco and Dok Sergio on guitars, Pedz Narvaja on bass, and Mike Dizon on drums.             The band will also be having their “Teeth Bar Tour 2018” for the remaining months. You can check them out on the following dates.     Here are some of Teeth's iconic songs that exploded in the airwaves back then.             *All photos were grabbed from Teeth's official Facebook Page
    Nov 22, 2018 499
  • 15 Nov 2018
    Last Monday, November 12, 2018, Alternative Rock band, Grin Department released their official music video for their song “Tikoy” and it was uploaded on their official YouTube channel.     “Tikoy” is part of the band’s recent album entitled “The Green Album” that was released early this year (2018) under Yumyam Entertainment. The music video was directed by Wilden Añonuevo.     Grin Department is composed of Andrew Balatbat on bass and vocals, Jason Pelonia on guitars, and Alfie Gutierrez on drums.   Here is Grin Department’s “Tikoy”  
    640 Posted by Franz Santiago
  • Last Monday, November 12, 2018, Alternative Rock band, Grin Department released their official music video for their song “Tikoy” and it was uploaded on their official YouTube channel.     “Tikoy” is part of the band’s recent album entitled “The Green Album” that was released early this year (2018) under Yumyam Entertainment. The music video was directed by Wilden Añonuevo.     Grin Department is composed of Andrew Balatbat on bass and vocals, Jason Pelonia on guitars, and Alfie Gutierrez on drums.   Here is Grin Department’s “Tikoy”  
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  • 15 Nov 2018
    Last month, PhilPop MusicFest Foundation announces the 10 finalists of this year’s PhilPop 2018 songwriting competition. One of the finalists is the Alternative Pop Rock band, Gracenote with their song “Yun Tayo” that was written by Donnalyn Onilongo.     On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Gracenote’s “Yun Tayo” music video was released and uploaded on Viva Records official YouTube Channel. The music video was directed by Andrei Antonio starring the band's frontwoman itself, Eunice Jorge and Banda Ni Kleggy's drummer, Raffy Bonifacio. It was mixed and mastered by Willy Villa and Joel Mendoza at Amerasian Studios.     The Finals Night for the 2018 PhilPop Festival will be on December 2 at Capitol Commons in Pasig City.     Gracenote is composed of Eunice Jorge on keys, violin, guitars and vocals, Tatsi Jamnague on guitars, Jazz Jorge on bass, and EJ Pichay on drums.       Here is the official music video of “Yun Tayo” by Gracenote.  
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  • Last month, PhilPop MusicFest Foundation announces the 10 finalists of this year’s PhilPop 2018 songwriting competition. One of the finalists is the Alternative Pop Rock band, Gracenote with their song “Yun Tayo” that was written by Donnalyn Onilongo.     On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Gracenote’s “Yun Tayo” music video was released and uploaded on Viva Records official YouTube Channel. The music video was directed by Andrei Antonio starring the band's frontwoman itself, Eunice Jorge and Banda Ni Kleggy's drummer, Raffy Bonifacio. It was mixed and mastered by Willy Villa and Joel Mendoza at Amerasian Studios.     The Finals Night for the 2018 PhilPop Festival will be on December 2 at Capitol Commons in Pasig City.     Gracenote is composed of Eunice Jorge on keys, violin, guitars and vocals, Tatsi Jamnague on guitars, Jazz Jorge on bass, and EJ Pichay on drums.       Here is the official music video of “Yun Tayo” by Gracenote.  
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  • 13 Nov 2018
    “Pop’s Up and Coming Heartbreak King”—ROLLING STONE "Well on his way up pop's ladder as a sensitive, keyed-in new voice." –TIME "A dynamic, chemistry-filled duet" - Billboard "Lauv is fast becoming a phenomenon"- Clash"Lauv is a pretty big deal. Actually, a massive deal"- NME"Lauv is primed to capture his fans affections and continues to produce slick, polished power pop"- The Line of Best Fit   Independent singer, songwriter, producer, and pop visionary Lauv who is currently on a headline US tour and doing select dates opening for Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be returning to Asia in May 2019 with a run of extensive dates throughout the region including performances in Manila and Cebu on May 20 and 21; respectively. This will be Lauv’s third time returning to Asia, second run of headline dates after touring with Ed in the Fall of 2017.   Produced by AEG Presents and Ovation Productions, the Pre-sale starts 14th November with general on-sale staring 23rd November for both the Manila and Cebu concerts.   Lauv has also just released new single ‘There’s No Way’ featuring Julia Michaels. The single already has over 38 million streams, featured on 32 Spotify New Music playlists plus added to Hot Hits local playlist across Spotify Asia and soaring up the local charts! The single has seen support from key international media including; MTV Global PUSH, Sirius Radio, Radio Disney, BBC Radio 1, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and countless others. The pair recently performed a stunning rendition of the single on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. [WATCH HERE]   This past summer, Lauv performed his hit single, ‘I Like Me Better’, on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, as well as the 2018 Teen Choice Awards and 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The single reached the Top 10 of Top 40 US radio, and top 10 airplay hits around the globe including Australia, Germany, New Zealand & more. A highlight of his 2018 project ‘I met you when I was 18.’, the song recently went double platinum in the US, triple platinum in Australia & platinum in multiple other markets, and he has now surpassed well over 1 billion cumulative streams worldwide.     ASIA TOUR 2019:   5/13    Mumbai                                 Famous Studios 5/15    Singapore                              Capitol Theatre 5/18    Bangkok                                Moonstar Studio 5/20   Manila                                   Smart Araneta Coliseum 5/21    Cebu                                       Waterfront Hotel 5/23    Hong Kong                            The Vine 5/24    Jakarta                                   Tennis Indoor Stadium 5/28   Osaka                                     Big Cat 5/29    Nagoya                                   Club Quattro 5/30   Tokyo                                     Blitz     About AEG Presents AEG is the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. AEG Presents is dedicated to all aspects of live music, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents promotes more than 10,000 shows annually worldwide. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Celine Dion, Ed Sheeran, Rolling Stones, Katy Perry, Elton John and Shawn Mendes.   asia.aegpresents.comfacebook.com/AEGPresentsAsiaInstagram @AEGPresentsAsia     About Ovation Productions Ovationis a pioneer concert promotions company in the Philippines headed by veteran promoter Renen de Guia who was also a radio DJ in the 1970s and handled A&R for Polygram Records. Ovation has the distinct honor of opening Manila’s newest concert venue the Mall Of Asia Arena in 2012 via Lady Gaga’s two-night concert. It has promoted some of the biggest names in live entertainment such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Bon Jovi, Metallica, magician David Copperfield, and many more. For more information, visit www.ovationproductionsmanila.com.     (Lauv 2019 Asia Tour live in Manila and Cebu is presented by AEG Presents and Ovation Productions. Tickets prices for Manila at the Smart Araneta Coliseum are P4,760/  3,700/  2,640/ 2,115 and ticket prices for Cebu at the Waterfront Hotel are P3,700/ 3,170/ 2,640/ 2,115/ 1,590/ 795. Tickets for both concerts will go on public sale starting November 23 with Artist pre-sale, Spotify pre-sale, and Promoter pre-sale from November 14-22 (10:30am-10pm) via https://www.ticketnet.com.ph/events/detail/Lauv-Tour-of-Asia-2019 for Manila concert and https://smtickets.com/events/view/7327for Cebu concert. For inquiries call (02)911-5555 or (02)470-2222).
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  • “Pop’s Up and Coming Heartbreak King”—ROLLING STONE "Well on his way up pop's ladder as a sensitive, keyed-in new voice." –TIME "A dynamic, chemistry-filled duet" - Billboard "Lauv is fast becoming a phenomenon"- Clash"Lauv is a pretty big deal. Actually, a massive deal"- NME"Lauv is primed to capture his fans affections and continues to produce slick, polished power pop"- The Line of Best Fit   Independent singer, songwriter, producer, and pop visionary Lauv who is currently on a headline US tour and doing select dates opening for Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be returning to Asia in May 2019 with a run of extensive dates throughout the region including performances in Manila and Cebu on May 20 and 21; respectively. This will be Lauv’s third time returning to Asia, second run of headline dates after touring with Ed in the Fall of 2017.   Produced by AEG Presents and Ovation Productions, the Pre-sale starts 14th November with general on-sale staring 23rd November for both the Manila and Cebu concerts.   Lauv has also just released new single ‘There’s No Way’ featuring Julia Michaels. The single already has over 38 million streams, featured on 32 Spotify New Music playlists plus added to Hot Hits local playlist across Spotify Asia and soaring up the local charts! The single has seen support from key international media including; MTV Global PUSH, Sirius Radio, Radio Disney, BBC Radio 1, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and countless others. The pair recently performed a stunning rendition of the single on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. [WATCH HERE]   This past summer, Lauv performed his hit single, ‘I Like Me Better’, on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, as well as the 2018 Teen Choice Awards and 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The single reached the Top 10 of Top 40 US radio, and top 10 airplay hits around the globe including Australia, Germany, New Zealand & more. A highlight of his 2018 project ‘I met you when I was 18.’, the song recently went double platinum in the US, triple platinum in Australia & platinum in multiple other markets, and he has now surpassed well over 1 billion cumulative streams worldwide.     ASIA TOUR 2019:   5/13    Mumbai                                 Famous Studios 5/15    Singapore                              Capitol Theatre 5/18    Bangkok                                Moonstar Studio 5/20   Manila                                   Smart Araneta Coliseum 5/21    Cebu                                       Waterfront Hotel 5/23    Hong Kong                            The Vine 5/24    Jakarta                                   Tennis Indoor Stadium 5/28   Osaka                                     Big Cat 5/29    Nagoya                                   Club Quattro 5/30   Tokyo                                     Blitz     About AEG Presents AEG is the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. AEG Presents is dedicated to all aspects of live music, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents promotes more than 10,000 shows annually worldwide. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Celine Dion, Ed Sheeran, Rolling Stones, Katy Perry, Elton John and Shawn Mendes.   asia.aegpresents.comfacebook.com/AEGPresentsAsiaInstagram @AEGPresentsAsia     About Ovation Productions Ovationis a pioneer concert promotions company in the Philippines headed by veteran promoter Renen de Guia who was also a radio DJ in the 1970s and handled A&R for Polygram Records. Ovation has the distinct honor of opening Manila’s newest concert venue the Mall Of Asia Arena in 2012 via Lady Gaga’s two-night concert. It has promoted some of the biggest names in live entertainment such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Bon Jovi, Metallica, magician David Copperfield, and many more. For more information, visit www.ovationproductionsmanila.com.     (Lauv 2019 Asia Tour live in Manila and Cebu is presented by AEG Presents and Ovation Productions. Tickets prices for Manila at the Smart Araneta Coliseum are P4,760/  3,700/  2,640/ 2,115 and ticket prices for Cebu at the Waterfront Hotel are P3,700/ 3,170/ 2,640/ 2,115/ 1,590/ 795. Tickets for both concerts will go on public sale starting November 23 with Artist pre-sale, Spotify pre-sale, and Promoter pre-sale from November 14-22 (10:30am-10pm) via https://www.ticketnet.com.ph/events/detail/Lauv-Tour-of-Asia-2019 for Manila concert and https://smtickets.com/events/view/7327for Cebu concert. For inquiries call (02)911-5555 or (02)470-2222).
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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
    117 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
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  • 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    
    352 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”    
    487 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”    
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  • 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”  
    382 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”  
    376 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.  
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  •   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.  
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  • 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      
    129 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      
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  • 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  
    177 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  
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