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You Oughta Know that Alanis is coming to Manila

It’s official: seven-time Grammy winner Alanis Morissette will be back in Manila for the Alanis Morissette 2020 World Tour. The show, which will be a celebration of 25 years of the album “Jagged Little Pill,” will happen at the Mall of Asia Arena on April 6. “Jagged Little Pill,” which includes songs like “You Oughta …

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Billie Eilish made history at the Grammys tonight and you can watch her live in Manila on Sept. 5

Billie Eilish didn’t just win big at the Grammys tonight, she made history. The 18-year-old singer swept the top awards including best new artist, best pop vocal album, record of the year, album of the year and song of the year. She is the first female artist to win best new artist, record of the …

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Listen to Bowie’s ‘Letter,’ take a dive with the ‘Spirits,’ wallow in lazy, hazy ‘Feelings’

“LETTER TO HERMIONE (DEMO)” » David Bowie and John “Hutch” Hutchinson “This one is called ‘I’m Not Quite,’” David Bowie introduces the track. He does it haltingly, the words coming out in fits and starts so that it sounds like “I’m. Not. Quite…” In the end, he definitively calls the song “Letter to Hermione.” The raw, …

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Bullet shoots ‘Usisa,’ Oscar winner makes ‘Energy Flo,’ Sara serenades ‘Miss Simone’

“USISA” (live at One Music POPSSSS) » Bullet Dumas “Ang laya mo’y babantayan, Pilipinas kong… hibang,” Bullet Dumas cries, ostensibly removing his cap and freeing his long hair from its bonds. “Usisa” is his love letter, ripped and turned inside out (up to you to decide who it’s for). This live performance by the folk …

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HanHan breathes life to ‘Mare,’ Joyner prays against the ‘Devil’s Work,’ BLKD rebels with ‘Maghimagsik’

“MARE” HanHan feat. Lex Junior Toronto-based Cebuana rapper Haniely Pableo, aka HanHan, breathes new life to the oft-quoted feminist gospel, “Well-behaved women seldom make history,” with “Mare.” She incites the Filipina to do away with the Maria Clara and go the way of Gabriela (Silang, that is). To be Pilipinang guerrillang matigas ang kalooban. HanHan …

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