Category: Music

PhilPop 2021 adapts to the new normal with digital songwriting bootcamp

PhilPop returns this year with a digital bootcamp that puts a spotlight on up-and-coming songwriters and composers in the Philippines.   Now ready to implement a more inclusive but intensive approach to mentorship and training, the country’s premier songwriting institution will be holding a 14-week program for aspiring participants...

Viral Rico Blanco TikTok gets reimagined by producer/singer-songwriter raven

Rising producer/singer-songwriter raven teams up with indie pop artists Naila and somere on the new single “S.U.K.I.”—released today via Sony Music Philippines. The lo-fi jam, which was produced by raven and Rico Blanco, takes into account the pain and longing of someone who gave his all, but failed miserably...

Zack Tabudlo’s ‘Binibini’ serenades us with a reimagined kundiman

Zack Tabudlo is rewriting kundiman with a contemporary pop flair on his latest single, ‘Binibini,’ out today on various streaming platforms via Island Records Philippines/MCA Music Inc. Symbolizing love as dance, the young producer/singer-songwriter penned ‘Binibini’ at the peak of a romantic relationship with a former flame. “She was...

Ben&Ben to light up Manila skyline with first drone show

Ben&Ben are set to make the impossible possible by headlining The Inevitable Drone Show—the first of its kind to feature a music performance with drone lights show illuminating the Manila skyline in synchronized fashion. Presented by SMART 5G, the eco-friendly and innovative show will surely grab headlines as Rizal...

fern. comes to terms with his own feelings on electro-R&B jam ‘Whatever This Is’

Fearlessly driven by his commitment to blur genre lines and infuse eclectic production with pop sensibilities, fern. has quickly established himself as a formidable multi-hyphenate in less than three years since his arrival in the music industry. Aside from writing and producing tracks for some of the biggest indie,...

Ben&Ben music video of KathNiel-starrer “Sa Susunod na Habang Buhay”

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla stars as a romantic couple stuck in a time loop in the new music video for Ben&Ben’s “Sa Susunod na Habang Buhay.”   Helmed by the band’s resident director Jorel Lising and written by Gaya Sa Pelikula creator Juan Miguel Severo, the song’s visual...

Britney Spears and Backstreet Boys redefine modern pop with new single “Matches”

Britney Spears and Backstreet Boys surprised music fans all over the world with the release of their collaborative track “Matches”—out today via RCA Records. The Ian Kirkpatrick and Michael Wise-produced track is featured on the new edition of Britney’s 2016 album, Glory, along with recently released songs “Swimming In...

From Singapore to Australia: Wovensound headlines hip-hop collab jam “No Road Home”

Hip-hop producer Wovensound has brought together Singapore rapper Ihasamic! and Vietnamese-Australian hip hop artist Joey Maker for his latest single, “No Road Home,” released under international record label, Umami Records. “No Road Home” is an eclectic blend of old school hip-hop beats, haunting piano chords, conscious rapping, and even...

MOMOLAND gears for global superstardom with sparkly new single “Ready Or Not”

Korean girl group MOMOLAND aims for global domination with the release of their glossy banger “Ready Or Not.” In collaboration with rap superstar PSY, the pop sensation’s new single coincides with the band’s fourth anniversary in the music industry. MOMOLAND’s third single “Ready Or Not” contains three songs, including...