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Invite from music masters

By Nickie Wang

How does bonding with music masters like Ryan Cayabyab, Gary Valenciano, Joey Ayala, Noel Cabangon, and Jim Paredes sound? How about playing songs and getting pointers from contemporary music artists like Rico Blanco, Chito Miranda, and Yael Yuzon, to name a few? Continue reading

Stepping up

By Nickie Wang

Noel Cabangon’s songs are more popular than his name. Little do people know that Noel has been around for more than two decades creating traditional and beautiful acoustic music.

At a time when Noel’s song called “Kanlungan” (some people even thought the title of this song is “Pana-panahon”) was being played on the radio regularly and included in almost all acoustic compilation albums, the folk music artist has remained low key and continued doing what makes him comfortable —writing simple songs with honest lyric not just for him but also for other artists who are in need of new material to record. Continue reading