Owfuck Drops Debut Album ‘ACIDIC’

Owfuck debut album Acidic

After almost a decade of anticipation, Philippine hip hop group OwFuck has released their first full-length project entitled ACIDIC under Music Colony Records. The eight-track album captures the best of OwFuck’s artistic DNA: intoxicated and punk-inflected deliveries, coupled with indelible trap-forward instrumentals. Longtime fans will find refuge in the group’s signature sound at its most […]

Ben&Ben Opens a New Chapter with Single “Could Be Something”

Ben&Ben Could Be Something

Revamping their Filipino Folk/Pop-rock roots, Ben&Ben strums an unfamiliar ode, questioning the possibility of converging new sounds and influences through “Could Be Something”. The year 2023 signals taking “a big step forward” for the nine-piece collective, with the song’s city pop and tropicalia instrumentals peering in a promising direction. “Could Be Something” signifies the changing […]

Nadine Lustre Deals With Self-Acceptance in New Single “Overgrown”

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Update: Nadine Lustre released “Overgrown” at midnight of June 23, 2023. Stream the track below: Original story: A collaboration first teased during our conversation with WILD Group CEO Leonard Lim, Nadine Lustre has unveiled her first single in two years, “Overgrown”. Per a press release, the track is “about the lessons, challenges, and everything that’s […]

First Impressions Of Kaytraminé’s New Album, ‘Kaytraminé’

Kaytraminé album first impressions

Kaytranada and Aminé’s new album—aptly titled after their new duo moniker, Kaytraminé—is here. Although it was officially announced on April 4, this album is, according to Portland’s Aminé, “9 years in the making.” Still, it’s right on time. These two are no strangers. Their previous collaborations can be heard on 2015’s “La danse,” 2016’s “YeYe,” […]

Drill Hip-Hop Trio Triflouride Drops ‘Bloody Mary’ MV

Triflouride 'Bloody Mary' MV

Zamboanga-based rap trio TriFlouride has released the music video for their third single ‘Bloody Mary’. The act, composed of BL, Strict, and Yung Youz, has been making noise in the Manila Drill hip-hop scene by incorporating their native dialect Tausug in between lyrics of English and Tagalog. Themes familiar with gangster rap are present: the […]

KINDRED Breathes Intimacy with New Single ‘Lambing’

KINDRED 'Lambing'

Local-alternative group KINDRED breathes unconventionality to a love-induced anthem, ‘Lambing’. The ballad amplifies the beauty and progressiveness of Original Philippine music (OPM), as its soothing city-pop melody captures the sound’s ‘80s Japanese origins. In collaboration with Kiyo, the boyband resurrects the traditional art of courtship (or ligaw) rooted in the intimate bond in words and […]

Jason Dhakal Recounts What Could Have Been in “Remember?”

Jason Dhakal, Talented musician and artist

Jason Dhakal recalls constant longing through his single entitled “Remember?,” which debuts on Friday, March 31st. This track commences his 2023 campaign, with his last ballad venturing into the melodic beauty and yearning for the city’s lights in “Manila,” released last December 2022. The mid-tempo R&B track emphasizes numbness in the unknown, speculating if there […]

Must-Listen: CA Christian Alexander “Right Back” Album Feat. Kiana V

"Right Back" Album - CA Christian Alexander

“Right Back” is an apt title for the debut album of record producer Christian Alexander aka CA. It serves as a redemption project of sorts for the Filipino-American, who contemplated retiring from music in 2022 after a string of ventures didn’t go as planned. “I was featured on PARADISE RISING’s semilucent 2 EP in 2021,” […]

Fil-Aussie Fooligan Kevs Drops 2nd Single “Eshgo”

Fooligan Kevs

Fooligan Kevs looks to up Asian representation in Western Sydney Filipina-Australian Jaemie Dela Pena (JDP) has continued the hype with the newly introduced moniker ‘Fooligan Kevs.’ The rapper/comedian has just released the second single, “Eshgo,” from the project/alter ego. The track is available now via Whatslively Records and all streaming platforms. “Eshgo” showcases what Fooligan […]