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Christina Perri Brings Everyone Along for the Journey of Her Heart

In matters of love, should you rely on your heart or your head? This is the question Christina Perri posed as she began writing her second album, a collection of cathartic songs that seek to reconcile how we make decisions in love and life. The singer’s first album, Lovestrong, grappled with the aftermath of a…

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Flame Burns Brighter for The Script

Meet The Script: Danny O’Donoghue (vocals, piano), Mark Sheehan (vocals, guitar), Glen Power (vocals, drums). Three Irish men who are as direct – as impassioned – as their songs.The onetime studio whizzes that have stepped up to form a band, then, on their last album, stepped front and center. It was called #3and featured the…

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Spotlight on DJ Cam: ‘There are no easy shortcuts to success’

The world of deejaying today has certainly gotten a lot of global attention — DJs are selling out big shows and even topping the music charts — but, judging by most of the industry’s bold-faced names, it seems like a bit of a boys’ club. Get to know one of the most sought after and buzzed-about…

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Taking Back Sunday’s John Nolan Discusses ‘Happiness Is,’ Paul Simon, Stage Fright and More Happy Memories

Taking Back Sunday is one band that needs no introduction. Since forming in Long Island in 1999, the group composed of vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist/vocalist John Nolan, guitarist Eddie Reyes, bassist Shaun Cooper and Drummer Mark O’Conell have sold millions of albums, evolved from a scrappy punk act into seasoned songwriters and continues to produce a successful,…

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Luigi D’ Avola Interview: ‘Everything happens for a reason’

In the era of EDM-pop and OPM revivals, the endearing mass appeal of a simple small town boy and his sincere songs clearly strikes a universal chord Introducing 20-year-old half-Italian, half-Filipino singer-songwriter turned MYX VJ Luigi D’ Avola, who is now poised for bigger and better things. Two years since he has started, Luigi D’Avola’s…

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How to Gloc-9 It: The Ace Rapper on Political and Social Stereotypes, Art and Musical Legacy

Challenging the status quo and making a successful living as an artist has never been easy but Aristotle Pollisco better known as Gloc-9 will be, for many of us, a truly deserving game-changer. “Kung ano man yung kaya kong gawin as an artist and as a rapper, lagi kong sinasabi na hindi ko magagawa lahat…

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Nicole Asensio Interview: ‘I think in so many ways, being a female, I’ve used it to work to my advantage’

The former vocalist of the all-female rock band General Luna is now making brave strides as a solo artist taking on different genres such as rock, classical, lounge and even broadway. Nicole Asensio, who was once with Repertory Philippines and played the role of Mimi in the musical Rent, epitomized what a modern woman of rock should…

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Speaking with Zac Barnett of American Authors

‘We want to be a career band that is known for their entire discography and not just a handful of singles here and there’ Self-described “laid-back dudes,” Brooklyn-based American Authors composed of Zac Barnett on vocals, James Adam Shelley on guitar/banjo, Dave Rublin on bass and Matt Sanchez on drums express an emotional and propel…

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WilaBaliW’s Ian Tayao Shows Off His Tattoos, Talks About His Love for Skateboarding and Rock Music

Making music isn’t his only love, the frontman of WilaBaliW and Queso opens up about his two other passions: Tattoos and skateboarding. “I was raised in an environment where music, dance, culture were physically present. My parents used to be an international cultural artists. Their training center was just below our house. That actually molded me,”…

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