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Sa Ugoy ng Musika

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New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 3)

New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 3)

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In the previous issue, you’ve seen short reviews of the new albums that the Pop singer Rihanna, the New Wave band James, and the Progressive Rock band Dream Theater released this year. Those were

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New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 2)

New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 2)

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In the previous issue, you’ve seen previews of the new albums released this year by the legendary English artist David Bowie, the iconic Metal band Megadeth, and the pioneering Britpop group Suede. However, these

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New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 1)

New Albums to Check Out This Year (part 1)

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It’s only the first quarter of 2016 but the list of newly released albums to check out is already long. Here are just some of them. David Bowie – Blackstar “Look up here, I’m

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Albums Released in 2015 that Are Worth Checking Out

Albums Released in 2015 that Are Worth Checking Out

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Now that the year is drawing to its close, it’s now time to wrap up the music releases of the year. Just like any other year, 2015 has its share of great albums of

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The Tenors Melted Hearts at MTS Centre, Sept. 18

The Tenors Melted Hearts at MTS Centre, Sept. 18

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The Tenors concert that was held at MTS Centre on September 18, 2015, was a mix of upbeatness, playfulness, seriousness, nostalgia, and melancholy. The overall theme was about the celebration of the Tenor members’

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AC/DC treated Winnipeg to a hell of a concert on Sept. 17 at the Field

AC/DC treated Winnipeg to a hell of a concert on Sept. 17 at the Field

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The Winnipeg concert of the Metal band AC/DC, held at Investors Group Field on September 17, was high-voltage, thunderous, and hellishly good. The venue was transformed into a cold, windy, smoking hell of thousands

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Another Rocking Journey in Winnipeg

Another Rocking Journey in Winnipeg

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Journey, July 6 concert, MTS Centre, Winnipeg The concert of the band Journey at MTS Centre was less attended than the previous one, but musically it was better in certain points. As usual, the

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Why Starting a Band in Winnipeg Is Not That Difficult

Why Starting a Band in Winnipeg Is Not That Difficult

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Sa Pilipinas e napakahirap magtayo ng isang banda dahil ang mahal ng mga instrumento at ang hirap ding makahanap ng practice studios. Kung meron man e siguradong mahal din ang renta rito. In Winnipeg,

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New Albums to Check Out (part 1)

New Albums to Check Out (part 1)

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People who rely only on commercial media (T.V. and radio, that is) are the ones who always complain that “There’s no more good music nowadays.” They blame their lack of initiative and resourcefulness on

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