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Sa Ugoy ng Musika

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Favorite Albums Part 2

Favorite Albums Part 2

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For this issue, I focused on my favorite Punk-classifiable albums. Of course, when talking about Punk music, the usual suspects would be The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, and Dead Kennedys—which I personally

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Favorite Albums Part 1

Favorite Albums Part 1

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Every music fan surely has her own favorite songs or, better yet, albums that she will surely carry with her on a no-return trip to a deserted island. And the reasons behind such choices

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Music Is for Anyone who Wants to Listen to It

Music Is for Anyone who Wants to Listen to It

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An acquaintance that he developed a sense of ownership for all the songs that he fell in love with during his youth, to the point that when such songs started to become commercialized or

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Ode to Dolores O’

Ode to Dolores O’

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“And I miss you, when you’re gone…” Dolores O’Riordan, the vocalist of the Irish band The Cranberries, shocked the music world on January 15, 2018. She suddenly passed away at the hotel she was

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2017 Year-Ender Album Recommendations

2017 Year-Ender Album Recommendations

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The year is nearing its end once again, giving way to yet another new beginning, new adventures. So, it is time to make a recap of new music released in 2017 that any music

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A New Appetite for Guns N’ Roses (Aug. 24, Investors Group Field)

A New Appetite for Guns N’ Roses (Aug. 24, Investors Group Field)

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I had to attend to something important hours before the Winnipeg leg of Guns N’ Roses’ “Not in This Lifetime” Tour, which was held at the Investors Group Field, on August 24, the reason

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Video Killed the Radio Star? Not Really

Video Killed the Radio Star? Not Really

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(On the Significance of Music Videos) In the Internet age, YouTube is perhaps the biggest source of music videos. Whenever a music fan wants to check out a new song by her favorite artists

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Sheeran at MTS: The Little Red-Haired One-Man Band

Sheeran at MTS: The Little Red-Haired One-Man Band

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Born on February 17, 1991, in West Yorkshire, England, the award-winning singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran started his singing career as early as 2004, independently releasing collections of his original materials. He eventually signed with a

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Are You Sexy for the DKF Fashion and Singing Show?

Are You Sexy for the DKF Fashion and Singing Show?

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DKF Runway 2017 June 16, Friday District Stop Dance Club The forthcoming summer fashion show billed as DKF Runway 2017 is another brainchild of Fran Vasu and AJ Batac. The entrepreneur Vasu is the

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