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The 18-year-old global phenomenon will be holding her first concert in Manila this coming September.
One of the biggest artists in the world is coming this way in 2020. Billie Eilish, the indie-pop, alt-pop, global phenomenon will be dropping by Manila for her first-ever Philippine concert on September 5, 2020. MMI Live announced Eilish's Philippine debut earlier today. ...
 
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And it's not just about rap and hip-hop battles.
To get an idea about hip-hop and rap battles, just watch Curtis Hanson’s excellent 2003 film 8 Mile starring Eminem. In the Philippines, there’s been a thriving hip-hop culture for years, but it wasn’t until 2010 when the FlipTop Battle League was ...
 
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New series, one-offs, and standout podcast episodes from long-running favorites.
The podcasting ecosystem is rich, varied and complex, and that’s obviously a brilliant thing in itself—especially if you're in the market for a new mattress or need an all-in-one solution for creating a beautiful website—but it can also be a bit overwhelming. ...
 
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Malasimbo 2020 is creating quality music at the La Mesa Eco Park amphitheater.
Malasimbo, a key player in environmental conservation, celebrates its 10th year at one of the last green spaces left in Metro Manila. The La Mesa Eco Park has over one million trees and various species of flora and fauna. It is also ...
 
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The "Nobody Love" hitmaker is coming to Manila for the first time.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Tori Kelly is coming to Manila. The American artist first announced that she was headed to Asia and Australia, including the Philippines last December, but this time, she confirmed details of her visit through concert promoter MMI Live. Kelly will be ...
 
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The acoustic recording of the song feels like a conversation between the artist and his younger self.
In its original context, David Bowie's "the Man Who Sold the World," the title track of his third album, the song tells the story of many of the haunted, lost characters who inhabit the world of the record. The song—with its distorted ...
 
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There will also be a Battle of the Bands to find new acts to play that night.
For the first time ever, the annual University of the Philippines Fair will start on a Monday instead of the traditional Tuesday. The lineup for February 10, 2020 reads like a who’s who of some of today’s biggest OPM superstars. Leading the charge ...
 
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Music, art and fresh air. Count us in.
We all need music and art in our lives, but it’s not everyday that we can enjoy both at the same time. Even rarer is the opportunity to experience a curated lineup of live bands and thought-provoking artwork in a setting that inspires the ...
 
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He's the first Asian artist to debut at number one on the Billboard R&B and Hip-Hop chart.
Osaka, Japan-born singer and producer Joji is coming to the Philippines. The talented visionary, whose music blends melancholic themes and soulful vocals over trap, folk, electronic, and R&B, is one of the acts performing at the 2020 Wanderland Music Festival. Joji’s first full-length ...
 
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The decade proved the fading platforms and institutions weren't needed to keep the artistic spirit alive.
Music, more than any other form of entertainment, serves us like a memory scent. We take songs and albums on the road and into our lives, letting them soundtrack first dances and funerals and late night ragers. In our private moments, they ...
 
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New series, one-offs and standout episodes from long-running favorites.
The podcasting ecosystem is rich, varied and complex, and that’s obviously a brilliant thing in itself—especially if you're in the market for a new mattress or need an all-in-one solution for creating a beautiful website—but it can also be a bit overwhelming. ...
 
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Christmas transcends all.
You don’t have to be Christian to love the holiday season and all the charm and wonder of Christmas. Our favorite holiday songs are a testament of that fact as many of them were actually written by non-Christians, particularly Jews. The Jewish ...
 
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“The answer is no (But baby it's cold outside).”
You ought to think twice before singing the words to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” If you take a second to actually listen to the lyrics, you’ll realize the song is a little problematic, and by a little, we mean a lot.Written by ...
 
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The American indie-rock band’s intimate set changed my mind.
Unless your favorite artist is playing, concerts just don’t appeal to a lot of people, especially considering how stupidly easy it is to just go online and watch a (recorded) live performance. So, I wasn’t too thrilled when I got an invite ...
 
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Did your favorites make it?
Once again, we’re going to call it: 2019 was not the best year for OPM. (We said the same thing last year, boohoo). Songs were released, sure, and many of them ranged from good to spectacular. But if songs are short stories, albums ...
 
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They're coming back.
The Philippines likes LANY. In 2019, they had to add a third night to their concert because the Philippines just loves LANY (and it's nice to know LANY loves us back).While Manila had its time with the three-piece band of Paul Jason Klein, Charles Leslie "Les" Priest, and Jake Clifford Goss, ...
 
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The rock band finally made their Philippine debut. Was it worth the hype?
The big question after U2’s Philippine concert debut at the Philippine Arena Wednesday night is: was it worth it?We’re not just talking about the ticket price, which wasn’t exactly cheap, but not completely unreasonable either, given the name on the marquee. It’s ...
 
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While performing "Ultra Violet" at its concert last night, U2 honored accomplished women throughout history who are slowly closing the gender inequality gap.
U2 held its very first concert in the Philippines last night, and some 45,000 to 50,000 of their biggest fans flocked to the Philippine Arena to watch the Irish rock band perform their biggest hits live. It was a momentous occasion made ...
 
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Check out what went down at the inaugural Alex Blake Charlie Sessions in Singapore.
December 7 was a gloomy day in Singapore; the kind that had you wondering when the rain was going to start coming down. It didn’t. But while you squinted your way around Pasir Panjang, the glare beaming off of the clouds, a ...
 
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We’d all die for Bono, but we won’t sit through Philippine traffic for him.
U2 fans, are you ready for U2’s one-night-only show in Manila tonight?Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen are converging tonight at the Philippine Arena, Bulacan for their first-ever Philippine show. The Irish band is currently in Manila as part of ...
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