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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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