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Karpos Live closes out the year with a bang.
Just a few days after the last Karpos Live show—French multi-instrumetalist FKJ and South Korean indie pop sensation ADOY—and the concert junkies at Karpos Multimediea are at it again. Playing in the last edition of the live music series for the year ...
 
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FKJ and Adoy are playing tonight in the latest edition of Karpos Live.
In just a couple of years, Karpos Live has become one of the most anticipated live music series in the country. Playing in a relatively small, intimate venue (usually at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City), the series often features one ...
 
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The music-streaming app just launched in the Philippines.
We are in the age of technological marvels—and yet, for some reason, we still can't play a YouTube video on our phone without keeping the app open. Well, looks like we've finally got one possible way to do the unthinkable: The YouTube Music Premium app ...
 
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It’s the "sundrop garden" you need to visit.
Let’s start with her name. Just call her ((( O ))). We’re not exactly sure how to say it when we see her passing on the street (“Hey ((( O )))!”), so we’ll probably just go with the regular “O.”In truth, ((( ...
 
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It was tough, but here are our picks of the decade’s best LPs
The 1990s were a time of Gameboy, flannel shirts and Doc Martens. And occasionally, some pretty great music. In the Philippines, balladeers and pop divas were making waves then (as they are still doing now), but undoubtedly, the decade belonged to bands. The ...
 
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The music historian solved the mystery of a strange code that appears on West's album art.
After weeks of uncertainty, Kanye West’s gospel album Jesus is King dropped late last month, and with its release the mystery of whether or not the twice-delayed album would ever make it to fans was finally solved. But apparently, there’s another mystery built right into its ...
 
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The rocker's memoir reveals he was sick of Katy Perry getting rammed 'down our throats.'
It turns out Game of Thrones fans aren't the only ones who are decidedly not into Ed Sheeran. According to his new memoir, The Beautiful Ones, Prince wasn't thrilled about the direction pop music was heading before his death in 2016—and specifically, the Purple One had ...
 
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The five-piece band just released its second single, and trust us, you're going to want to "Get Down" with it.
Look for Original Pilipino Music on streaming sites like Spotify and you won’t be disappointed. There’s a wealth of talent out there just waiting for ears to tune in. While that’s a good thing for us listeners, it poses a bit of ...
 
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From Shaq's untitled Kobe diss to Lonzo Ball's "Swerve," this niche genre has had its fair share of cringe-y moments.
The NBA and hip-hop have been married for decades now—there’s the name-checks (throwing way back to 1991 when Tupac shouted out MJ), armchair ballers like Drake causing havoc on sidelines, and, of course, the guys who think they can cross over from sports ...
 
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The “Into You” hitmaker is hoping to land a spot at the annual Wanderland Music Festival.
There are many aspiring local artists who start creating music in their teens, but not a lot can claim to have made major label executives sit up and take notice. Fern. is one of them. Fernando Tan—or simply Fern. (with a period)—is a ...
 
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9 Works Theatrical gives us clues.
Philippine theater just continues to wow us in the past years. We've seen all-original librettos that broke our hearts like Changing Partners (2016) and Mula sa Buwan (2016), as well as musicals based on songs of Filipino bands like Sugarfree for Sa Wakas (2013), Aegis for Rak of Aegis (2014), and Eraserheads ...
 
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From vintage LPs to new releases and even hard-to-get records.
Don't get us wrong, scouring dusty crates for records is part of vinyl's whole appeal. But, sometimes you want something done fast and easy. Luckily, there are a number of online vinyl shops that carry everything from vintage LPs to new releases and even ...
 
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Filipinos don’t joke about karaoke.
In the Philippines, karaoke is king. Every barangay is equipped with 10 or so karaoke bars, each of which is alive until well into the early morning. But karaoke isn’t complete with alcohol, and when you add a couple of drunk—and off-tune—Filipinos ...
 
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Learn your favorite instruments with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.
On October 27, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) is putting on a Halloween special for children and adults with their Musical Instruments Petting Zoo at the CCP in hopes of inspiring young people to become future artists.A family concert by the PPO ...
 
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Flu plays an intoxicating mix if Motown, soul, funk and R&B.
After conquering the live music space, the young minds behind Karpos Multimedia are branching out and going into artist management and record production. And their first artist is one of the most exciting to come out of the OPM scene in years.Alongside a ...
 
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Here's the bizarre full story of the rapper's infamous unreleased records.
Kanye West’s journey to releasing Yandhi/Jesus is King has been bizarre to say the least. After a busy year, which included his own album Ye, and a number of releases alongside other artists, West announced that he'd release yet another new album in September of 2018. ...
 
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This month, spiritual transcendence from Jenny Hval and grown-up folk from Devendra Banhart.
Keeping abreast of the best new music should be a fun task, yet faced with a pile of new releases each month it can be difficult to know where to begin. Still, it's worth refreshing your collection, if only to avoid freezing ...
 
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It's a song that will ruin your day, your week, your month, and even your year.
Legendary NBC Must-See mainstay Friends is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its premiere, with events like a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf takeover and a series of cinema-only episode screenings. We can argue the show’s merits until the pet monkeys come home—it was a perfect show until ...
 
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Thinking about the genius of "Her Majesty" on the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road.
I'm going to keep this short, because there’s beauty in brevity, which The Beatles taught me on “Her Majesty.” It’s a 23-second-long-song (26 if you look at Spotify) that almost didn’t exist. In fact, “Her Majesty” is something of a joke, with ...
 
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Can you believe it’s been half a century?
It’s the Abbey Road anniversary, 50th to be exact, and we still can’t get over the fact that half a century has passed since the Beatles dropped one of their best albums. After 10 years together with 12 records under their belt, there’s still not a ...
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