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AUDIO JUNKIE: Moving Forward

Ney Dimaculangan is not looking back. After two solo albums, he is out with a new song as member of his eponymous band. The new…


Of spotters and spinners

Over the years, we’ve listened to music on old shellac, vinyl, reel, 8 track, cassette tape, CD and even streamed online. But regardless of format…


Rising OPtimisM

If the Original Pilipino Music (OPM) industry today were a person, he would be on the beach sipping Mai Tai not waiting for dusk, but…

John Roa (Photo courtesy of Viva Records)

AUDIO JUNKIE: Pop wrapped in realization

Music has always been a means for catharsis. This rings true for singer-songwriter John Roa, who channels his emotions into his first-ever EP, “Amgo” (which…