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Rocker as talent scout

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PINEDA (right) and Rene Walter are still “in negotiations” for the show’s TV airing.

Arnel Pineda knows how tough it is until now for aspiring local artists to get good breaks. The Pinoy rocker and Journey frontman is spearheading a reality talent search open to unsigned Asian bands, both professional and amateur.

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Arnel Pineda launches Asia-wide band music tilt

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Arnel Pineda and Rene Walter of Sanre Entertainment at the launch of Asian Music Camp in Edsa Shangri-La hotel.  PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

Filipino rock star Arnel Pineda, lead singer of the United States-based band Journey, wants to pay it forward–in a grand manner by launching “Asian Music Camp,” a talent search for the best bands that would be chosen by online votes.

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Stardom is just clicks away

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Aside from “Gangnam-style” Korean exponent, Psy, and Filipino belter Arnel Pineda, now the lead singer of the popular Journey band, many other unknowns have become show biz stars as a direct result of the platform and boost they’ve gotten from YouTube and other showcase and talent-discovery “windows” of the new media.

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More ‘democratic’ ways to get discovered

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PINEDA. His “blind” gambit paid off

Talent discovery used to be a process controlled by the TV-film studios, which would periodically announce casting calls or talent competitions for unknowns with potential celebrity in their stars. In the ’50s, for instance, Sampaguita Pictures held its “Mr. and Ms No. 1” search, and it launched the careers of Amalia Fuentes and Juancho Gutierrez.

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Cinemalaya screens Arnel Pineda docu

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PINEDA. Has taken ownership of his power within Journey.

Last week, we attended the screening of Ramona Diaz’s acclaimed documentary, “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey,” the rock ‘n’ roll saga of Arnel Pineda, at Rockwell. Diaz got interested to film the iconic band when she read about how an American consul granted Pineda a US visa after asking him to sing “Wheel in the Sky” in front of everyone.

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