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Spotlight on Noelle Cassandra

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Noelle Cassandra finds her sense of purpose through music. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Dina Abuel

Noelle Cassandra is not only a renowned and celebrated harpist in Asia. Interestingly—and incredibly enough—she is also a songwriter, music arranger, collaborator, singer, and a recording artist signed to one of the top major record labels in the Philippines.

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Here comes the National Threat

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Anton Santos Saldana, lead vocalist of National Threat. Photo by Nathan Azarcon

Here comes a new local band that is not only loaded to the brim with musical talent but one that has a whole lot to say–fearless as they are in their approach to speaking their mind and fully backed by their dedicated passion to their craft.

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Orianthi: ‘The Queen of Shred’

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ORIANTHI Panagaris (left) kept her part in Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” a secret from friends.

Orianthi’s arrival in the Philippines, who is set to perform on select dates spread out among a few of the popular venues in the metro, kind of flew under the radar of various music aficionados due to the many other things happening in the country that have preoccupied them perhaps, as also with their attention on other foreign acts who are also scheduled to perform here soon.

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Indie Showcase: SunDownMuse

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SunDownMuse. Carina Altomonte

It is high time the spotlight be focused also on our indie bands and acts. They form a deep well of diverse and amazing talents in the local scene. I will be showcasing once in a while an indie band or act that to my mind deserves a look and more attention. So below, let’s get to know SunDownMuse:

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My Top 3 rock cover songs that surpassed the originals

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Guitarist Steve Stevens and rocker Billy Idol. AFP file photo

Almost all of us have heard of a memorable rock song that we thought was originally written and performed by the artist we were at the moment listening to. But it often comes as a surprise for us to find out—even years later—that it is, in fact, a cover and not an original composition from the artist.

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