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Lil Nas X, Rosalia, JPEGMAFIA, J Balvin and more are challenging hip-hop as we know it.
Rap cannot be confined by genre in 2019. As the likes of Rosalia and J Balvin push the sounds of flamenco and Reggaeton further into the forefront of American mainstream music, Lil Nas X is challenging dominant genre labeling and blurring the ...
 
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Swiping Tinder? Breaking up? Head over heels? We have you covered.
Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is best set to music—preferably in the summer with the windows rolled down. In the long list of topics covered by musicians, it's hard to think of one more universal than love, and 2019 has ...
 
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“Can you hear me, Major Tom?”
In 1969, Major Tom lost contact with ground control, setting off on his space odyssey completely alone. Or at least, that’s how the story goes in David Bowie’s career-launching single “Space Oddity.”50 years ago, the then relatively unknown British artist released his ...
 
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Hop from gig to gig!
The local music scene is brimming with new talents, with some of them having interesting beginnings. We have indie-folk band Ben&Ben, who's starring in a film and December Avenue, who rose to fame primarily through streaming. With so many emerging talents and bands, it feels like we don't have enough time to ...
 
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Something to add to your playlist!
OPM rock icon Rico Blanco and Filipino pop-funk band IV of Spades are serving us a cool collab with the release of their new track, "Nagbabalik".The track opens with Rico Blanco's familiar beats that hark back to the days of Yugto (his 2008 hit collab ...
 
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The Radiohead singer's masterful new album and Netflix film, ANIMA, is the year's most powerful artistic statement.
In 2007, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and director Paul Thomas Andersoncombined forces for There Will Be Blood, a cinematic masterpiece. It marked the meeting of two masters of their craft—PTA's grand vision of the greed and tyranny of powerful men and Greenwood's bold soundtrack of ...
 
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The singer-songwriter also stresses the importance of collaboration.
Barbie Almalbis was the voice of a generation. Her songs, alongside those of contemporaries Kitchie Nadal and Aia de Leon, played endlessly on music channels and radio stations; the singers' voices even graced commercial jingles. Almalbis’ career stretched for years, first with ...
 
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Pairs from the likes of Sennheiser and Bose that will make detangling a thing of the past.
A pair of tinny, jiggly earphones can put you off running for life. Rocky never had to stop and untangle wires, and neither should you. That’s why we’ve gathered eight of the very best work-out earphones on the market, all designed with ...
 
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The previously-unreleased recording was made at Abby Road months after Queen's iconic Live Aid performance
Freddie Mercury's legacy continues to grow, even years after his death. On Thursday morning, Universal Music released a song and video for a previously unreleased version of "Time Waits for No One." It's a stripped-down performance of the song with Mercury's vocals ...
 
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The special video collaboration between Madonna and TIME Magazine is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.
Madonna has released "I Rise," a new music video that pays tribute to the resilience of people around the world who struggle against tragedy and persecution, including Filipino journalist Maria Ressa.Footage of the Rappler founder and chief executive officer is shown at ...
 
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Fête de la Musique celebrates 25 years with free-for-all music events around the Philippines, and free roundtrip tickets to France.
In 1982, France’s Minister of Culture Jack Lang and French composer and music journalist Maurice Fleuret organized the very first Fête de la Musique in Paris. Twenty-five years on, Fête has become a global phenomenon that inspires music through free-for-all annual events ...
 
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In 1992 the Pearl Jam frontman connected with a woman after his concert. Last week he found her again.
During a concert in Amsterdam last week, Eddie Vedder took a moment to address the crowd. "Is the woman who gave me a lift to my hotel in 1992 maybe here tonight?" he asked. "I am almost certain that I would still recognize ...
 
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The Rocketman director's brief consideration of a Rami Malek-Freddie Mercury cameo begs an important question
This weekend, Rocketman passed $100 (£79) million at the box office, which is pretty impressive considering it's an R-rated musical, and also a solid showing, given the film's $41 (£32) million budget. A few months ago, Bohemian Rhapsody passed an astounding $900 (£710) million at the box ...
 
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How many legends can you spot?
On his Facebook page, Rico Blanco has posted a rare photo of OPM legends from 1996. “How many legends can you spot in this gem of a photo?” asks the singer-songwriter.Although the uploaded image is a bit blurry, fans still managed to ...
 
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In a time of copycat lineup posters. These are the unique fests worth the time and money.
Each year, it seems like the major music festival posters get more and more similar. Case in point for 2019: all three headliners from Coachella—Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, Ariana Grande—are each also atop the Lollapalooza schedule. Along with that, Gambino also helms ...
 
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What took them so long?
Fighting over what song comes next might be a thing of the past, if Spotify's new feature works out.In a move inspired by Turntable.fm, Spotify is testing a feature that allows users to collaborate and create playlists together in real time. The feature reportedly works by ...
 
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To celebrate the band's 55th anniversary we take on the daunting task of ranking their discography.
Like a lot of 20th-century bands still releasing music in the early part of the 2000s, The Rolling Stones have a problem of inverse longevity: The longer they exist, the less essential their new output is.That's because Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie ...
 
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Turn up the volume with these top tier sound systems
Most 4K TVs come installed with pretty solid speakers, but any home cinema set-up worth its salty popcorn deserves a proper, room-rocking soundbar.That's why we've rounded up 5 of the very best systems on the market, from the likes of Sony and Sonos, to ...
 
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Firefalldown self-identifies itself as post-hardcore, as well as Christian.
In 2008, members of the three-piece band Firefalldown were in Manila for a whirlwind two-week tour that saw them play at all the usual live music hotspots in town. Jon Blaylock, Andrew Hodgson, and Joel Sablayon flew in from London, where they ...
 
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He previewed the new version of the Disney classic song on Fallon.
You won’t ever have a friend like Robin Williams. That’s just a hard truth. But if anyone is able to potentially step in those shoes (or whatever Genie’s wear) for the live-action remake of Aladdin, it’s Will Smith. On the Tonight Show With ...