Archive for January, 2009

sessiOnroad – Blanko

Monday, January 26th, 2009

sessiOnroad is an alternative rock band from the Philippines. Band members are Hannah Romawac-Olives (vocals, rhythm guitar), Coy Placido (lead guitar, synth), Chavi Romawac (drums, percussions), JV Romawac (percussions, back-up vocals) and Jimbo San Pedro (bass). Coy and Hannah are the group’s chief composers. sessiOnroad’s music showcases a fusion of different genres–rock, pop rock, alternative, blues, reggae, soul, and mainstream.

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SugarPop – Listen

Monday, January 19th, 2009

SugarPop is a group of child singers which appears regularly on GMA’s concert television show, SOP. All of SugarPop members are from a child singing competition in Qtv named PopStar Kids.

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The Teeth – Laklak

Monday, January 12th, 2009

The Teeth is a Filipino grunge rock band formed during the alternative rock boom in the 1990s and was formed by Glenn Jacinto (vocals), Jerome Velasco (guitars), Peding Narvaja (bass), and Mike Dizon (drums). Signed to Warner Music Philippines, Teeth released their self-titled debut album in 1995; the LP went double-platinum. The video below is one of the band’s most popular songs, Laklak.

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Orange and Lemons – Heaven Knows

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Orange and Lemons was a Filipino pop rock band formed in 2003. The band name Oranges and Lemons was initially recommended by a former member of the group. Apparently the band was not aware at that time that the name was actually derived from a British nursery rhyme and a title of an album by the British band “XTC”. So they changed it to “Orange and Lemons”.

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