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Sam Smith

To say that 2015 will be an exciting concert year is an understatement. Live music freaks have plenty of compelling reasons to save their Christmas bonuses and aguinaldo money as a predominantly male battalion of British acts, pop-rock favorites and indie up-and-comers will be heading to Manila in the coming months.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Finally, Dishwalla live in Manila–despite bad weather

AMERICAN alt-rock band Dishwalla finally performs in front of its
loyal Filipino fans nearly 2 decades since its mainstream success with
“Counting Blue Cars.” ANGELA IGNACIO

Dishwalla vocalist Justin Fox wasn’t kidding when he said that this was a show that wasn’t supposed to happen. The California-based alternative rock band was all set to perform as the headliner at last month’s La Union Soul Surf music festival, which was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Jason Mraz with Raining Jane: Worth braving the traffic for

ACOUSTIC night For his fifth concert in the country, he brought
along the ladies of indie folk-rock quartet Raining Jane—Mona
Tavakoli , Becky Gebhardt, Mai Bloomfield and Chaska Potter—as
his backing band. KRIS ROCHA

“This song is about waking up on the wrong side of the bed and saying, ‘Oh, hell, no, I’m gonna make my own rainbow,’” Jason Mraz told the giggling, cheering crowd before launching into the lighthearted track “Hello, You Beautiful Thing” from “Yes!”—his fifth and latest album.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Super | Read More »

The Lemonheads, Dishwalla: ’90s mania in Manila


Heads up, ’90s kids! Seminal alternative bands The Lemonheads and Dishwalla will be heading to Manila this December.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Catching up with Pupil

PINOY PRIDE Vocalist Ely
Buendia, drummerWendell
Garcia, bassist Dok Sergio,
and guitarist Jerome Velasco
will be representing the
Philippines at the annual
Skechers Sundown Festival in
Singapore onNov. 22.

“Pleasantly surprised” was how Pupil frontman Ely Buendia described the other band members’ reaction upon learning that they had been tapped to play in arguably the biggest Asian music festival to date.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »