Category Archives: Album

Ely Buendia Says Music Deserves Respect

The road of an artist doesn’t end when you get the recording contract, it continues with countless hours in rehearsal studios and recording booths. It’s with dedication and commitment that one truly becomes an artist. Continue reading

Japanese singer AISAKU in love with OPM


Japanese singer Aisaku recently released his own rendition of the 90s classic pop ballad “Ikaw Pa Rin.” The choice is not merely because it’s of Japanese origin. But ironically due to his high regard for OPM, with him even counting Gary Valenciano as his main musical influence. Continue reading

Shake Up the Airwaves with THE BEATLES


Ten years ago on September 16th, 2003, four young men from Las Vegas left America for the first time to play their first ever London show, appearing fourth on the bill at Camden’s Dublin Castle. It was the first time they had played a gig outside of North America.

Fast forward to 2013, that band – The Killers – has gone on to sell over 20 million albums worldwide, headlined festivals across the globe, performed at The White House, and picked up myriad awards. Each of The Killers’ four studio albums has yielded some of the most amazing songs of the last decade, and, this summer, amidst various festival headlining shows all over the world, they reached a summit very few artists have ever managed:  headlining Wembley Stadium to an ecstatic capacity crowd of 70,000. These shows – from their masterful showing headlining this year’s Lollapalooza to their crowning achievement commanding the stage at Wembley – reaffirmed what millions everywhere already know:  The Killers have released some of the finest, most memorable, most loved songs of the last ten years, and they’re still going strong. Continue reading

Buddha-Bar Manila welcomes international icon Renee Olstead



American actress and popular jazz singer, Renee Olstead is set to visit and perform at the hip Buddha-Bar Manila. On September 6, 2013, Buddha-Bar Manila welcomes international icon Renee Olstead to mesmerize metro diners and party goers with her soothing voice while patrons enjoy world-class Buddha-Bar cuisines and cocktails. Known for her chart-topping album, Skylark, Olstead is also part of the hit American television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager and wowed the world with her performance with David Foster at The Oprah Winfrey Show. Truly stylish and classy relaxation, Buddha-Bar Manila ups the ante once again in providing metro dining, drinking and entertainment.

Experience to be serenaded by Renee Olstead! Wine & dine at Buddha-Bar Manila located at Picar Place, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BuddhaBarMNL

Alfa Garcia Launches World Go Blue


Alfa Garcia, known simply as “Alfa”, is a singer/songwriter who can be found playing guitar, a ukulele, a violin, or tinkering with the ivories. She has released 5 albums or EP’s of original music of the folk-pop genre, which have been heard on E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and MTV’s “Friendzone”. Her latest album, “World Go Blue” reached the CMJ Top 200 National Airplay Radio charts (#123), as well as the Top 100 College Radio Charts (#65). Music Connection Magazine placed Alfa in their “Top 25 Music Critiques of 2012,” comparing her style to songwriters Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles. Continue reading



  John Newman, the spectacular soul singer whose vocals propelled Rudimental’s single “Feel The Love” to #1 in the UK, has finally released the lead single from his forthcoming debut album. “Love Me Again” is the perfect showcase for Newman’s uniquely retro voice and well-honed songwriting abilities, rightfully catapulting the talented singer into the spotlight.

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