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If these talented ladies aren't your current style pegs yet, they are now!
If you can make a Ryan Cayabyab song about a coconut tree into an electro-pop banger, then you're definitely something to watch. Such was the case with eight-member girl group BINI. As diverse as these talented ladies are, they all come together
"I also celebrate my past self, because he's awesome too."
In November 2019, Paolo Benjamin of OPM band Ben&Ben took to Instagram to post a close-up picture of himself with the caption, "Brb, gonna lose weight." Two years later, he posted the exact same photo—except this time, it features a cover image
Even the band's guitarist had to convince an ex-girlfriend it was their song!
Baby, as I look into your eyes. Oh, you're perfect… With a smooth, breezy pop formula and abundance of superb melody and vocal harmony, the 1990s were an era of statement-making music that shook the core and revived Philippine popular music.“When ‘Perfect’
South Border's frontman talks about his music career, controversy, and working with P-pop group SB19.
To date, Jay Durias is the only remaining constant figure of South Border, a band that made their name around the mid-1990s. And yet despite the changes that happened from within, Durias and the band have stayed relevant.Why? For the South Border
"It's not a Beyoncé Knowles song, nauna kami," quipped vocalist Miro Vallera.
So this i ask of you, please stay with me, until she comes back…One song is all it takes to bring yourself back to the early 2000s.One of such tunes is "Listen." It's the theme song for ABC-5's popular series, Singles, and
IAXE’s lead vocalist, Jek Manuel said their former bass guitar player Jhon Bunda was so heartbroken when he wrote the song.
How long do you think it would take you to write a four-minute song? Do you think you can do it in less than 30 minutes—music and all?IAXE’s lead vocalist, Jek Manuel said their former bass guitar player Jhon Bunda did just
“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love.”
“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love,” said vocalist Medwin Marfil. Have you been in a situation where you hesitantly approached or spoke to someone you like for fear
Here’s what it actually means.
"Banal na Aso, Santong Kabayo" is one of the band’s most famous songs—it was also quite controversial at that time. It was inspired by the band’s vocalist, Dong Abay’s experience, while he was riding a jeep. Dong shared his story with Eric Gancio,
Here’s why they chose “Cola” instead.
What’s in a name? A lot—especially in the music industry and now that everything is on the internet and social media.Do you know how your favorite bands came up with their band names? Yael Yuzon, Filipino rock band Sponge Cola’s vocalist, shares
The inspiration was our trips from Katipunan to UP,” says the song’s composer, Datu Pendatun.
It’s safe to say Filipinos have a love-hate relationship with the jeepney or jeep as we call it. It’s one of the most practical ways to travel, but it’s also a challenging part of the commute, especially during the rush hour. Yet many
Eric Yaptangco, the composer of the song, shares what it’s all about.
You’re probably singing it in your head right now. That question from the hit 90s song Harana still rings true today. You’ve probably only seen it in old Filipino movies as everything that we do nowadays, even dating, is done online. Harana is
“The actual line, for the record, is ‘savage.’”
“Laro lang ako nang laro ng Mobile Legends, hindi ko naisip na, ‘Ba’t ‘di kaya ako gumawa ng kanta tungkol dito?’” Sponge Cola vocalist and guitarist Yael Yuzon told Summit OG in an exclusive interview. (I always play Mobile Legends and I
You’ve probably sung this a million times at karaoke bars. Here’s the backstory.
When you can’t get what you want and you can’t be with who you want to be with, what do you do? For Stonefree’s vocalist Miro Valera, you write about it and you turn it into a song. The band’s hit song Anghel
For the first time since the song came out, Clem Castro of Orange & Lemons sits down and talks about the song that changed the trajectory of the band.
Where do we even start with Orange & Lemons and “Pinoy Ako?” It was one of the biggest OPM songs of the 2000s, attached to one of the most popular shows on primetime TV. For months after its release, you could barely
It's a classic love song that expresses the true feeling of longing and heartbreak.
What do you get when you combine a chord progression with relationship problems? For Pinoy band Mayonnaise, these are what make a song memorable. Songwriter and frontman Monty Macalino walks us through the inspiration behind the track “Tayo Na Lang Dalawa," which came
Did you know that it was written for one of the Sexbomb girls?
One of the surest signs you’ve made it in showbusiness is when you get a pop song written about you. That’s probably how Jopay Paguia feels. The original member of pop group SexBomb Girls is the inspiration behind the hit song “Jopay” by
In this OG video exclusive, chief songwriter Jay Durias takes us through the story of "Love of My Life."
Kahit Kailan established South Border as one of the biggest bands in the country, but their popularity only continued to grow after they came out with their next single. Love of My Life is a notoriously difficult song to sing as original
Did you that the song idea started with a high school crush?
In case you're not aware, “Kahit Kailan” is one of the few OPM songs that launched a thousand and one versions on YouTube. It will forever be considered a modern classic for it is well-known to anybody who grew up listening to it during the 1990s and 2000s, or passed
Did you know that they made this song to inspire people to love with all their hearts?
At some point in our lives, we've hoped that the person we like would one day finally see us in a different light. It's almost as if you just want to tell them “Bagay tayo” meaning “we’re compatible” or “we’re good together”—which
Remember when the social media superstar created a viral song challenge called "Dalagang Pilipina"?
Most groups get together first before they create music, but you don’t often hear it happening the other way around. However, with hip-hop group ALLMO$T, the members behind the phenomenal hit “Dalaga” all had their own things going until they decided that