The Vowels They Orbit’s ‘Selos’ is a new addition to your ‘hugot playlist’
Aileen Cerrudo • July 10, 2019 • 1299
“Binabaliw ako ng selos, ‘di ko man aminin…”
Filipino alt-rock band, The Vowels They Orbit’s first single, ‘Selos’ outlines the struggle of jealousy into a combination of alternative pop and jazz tone. With lyrics that hit close to home, ‘Selos’ resonates that ‘hugot vibe’ that makes it very relatable.
The song already peaked at the no. 2 spot on Spotify Philippines’s Viral 50 chart.
The band will launch the music video of their single ‘Selos’ on Wednesday (July 10) at the 70’s Bistro.
Band members, Nikka Melchor (vocals and rhythm guitar), Hannah Dela Cruz (keyboards and vocals), Jeremy Sayas (drums and vocals), Gene Santiago (lead guitars) and Patch Javier (bass guitars) began performing in small gigs and open mic venues. They were eventually signed by Soupstar Entertainment.
The vowels they orbit will also release their 5-track EP this year under Sony Entertainment. Other songs include ‘Kiliti’, ‘Pasa’, and ‘Bumubulong’—AAC
This has been a good year for Wish 107.5 as they power through to remain as the number one FM YouTube channel in the country after reaching seven million subscribers on October 28.
It was in March this year when Wish 107.5 reached 5 million subscribers. A few months after, 6 million subscribers was reached and it continued to rise to 7 million.
Wish FM has never stopped to live up to its name as the ‘Gateway to the World’ for local artist as they showcase talents from all around the country through the Wish Bus. This proves that Original Filipino Music (OPM) continues to flourish.
Wish is also known as the ‘Music Station with a Heart’ for their various forms of advocacy, from recognizing talented local artists to providing assistance to their chosen charity.—AAC
OPM continues to thrive as the 32nd Awit Awards gives recognition to Filipino artists as well as the people behind making world-class Filipino music.
The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) in partnership with Breakthrough & Milestones Productions Inc. (BMPI) will present the longest-running music awards on October 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the New Frontier Theater.
It will feature live performances of Juan Karlos, IV of Spades, Ice Seguerra, This Band, TNT Boys, Autotelic, Unique, Moira, Elmo Magalona and The Hardware Syndrome, Jayda, Janine Teñoso, Inigo Pascual, and Gary Valenciano.
Some of the 32nd Awit Awards Finalists include:
Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist
Isabela Vinzon – Right Now (MCA Music)
Jaya – Hanggang Dito Na Lang (Star Music)
Sarah Geronimo – Isa Pang Araw (Viva Records)
Janine Teñoso – Di Na Muli (Viva Records)
Marion Aunor – Akala (Viva Records)
Kiana Valenciano – Caught U (Warner Music)
Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist
Juan Karlos – Buwan (MCA Music)
Darren Espanto – Poison (MCA Music)
Gary Valenciano – Ililigtas Ka Niya (Star Music)
James Reid – Right There (Viva Records/Careless Music)
Mark Carpio – Ako Na Lang Sana (Warner Music)
Mikee Misalucha & Joe Ramos – For The World (GMA Music)
Erik Santos & Regine Velasquez-Alcasid – Pagbigyang Muli (Star Music)
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