On the lookout for more Filipino music to appreciate? We collated newly-released songs from young rising artists—along with musicians we know and love—to add to our playlist.
If there's anything we, Filipinos, can get along with, it's that sense of Filipino pride whenever we see talented people thriving in their passion for music. There's undeniable talent everywhere and it's important to appreciate them every once in a while.
It's not easy producing and recording music at a time like this. While most have taken a break from tours, concerts, and music in general, these artists are coming through with new tracks that will surely get you vibing.
Here are the rising Filipino artists and the new music releases that are worth adding to your playlist.
Outlaws - Nameless Kids
Nameless Kids is a pop-indie band comprised of five multi-talented individuals, Nhiko Viktor Sabiniano, Kyle Perry, Jason de Mesa, Kim Allen, and Imay Alconaba. Their first single, Outlaws, was inspired by the popular biker gang TV series, Sons of Anarchy.
Cake 4 Breakfast - Annette, Subzylla
You know you've had a good time when you're having cake for breakfast. This track by Annette and Subzylla is a slow R&B jam that's perfect for chill listening.
Kyusi - Zild
Singer-songwriter Zild Benitez is emerging as his own person away from IV of Spades with his recent track, Kyusi. It's a refreshing track that will take you back to the simpler days. Read our full, exlusive interview with Zild here.
The Light - BGYO
By now, you would already know that we're raving about BGYO's debut single, The Light. And it's definitely on repeat on our playlist. Take a look at our review of the song here, and an exclusive interview with the BGYO boys here.
Giddyup - 13C
13C is a three-piece band comprised of Davy, Ichi, and Flo. These Cebuano musicians are definitely the new band you need to watch out for. Take a listen to their song, Giddyup.
Luna - DonWilson
DonWilson is a young, emerging musician from Lipa. His latest release, Luna is our personal favorite when we just want to sit back, relax, and listen to chill music.
til forever - firegod
We're loving til forever by the dynamic duo, firegod (Fern Tan and Justin Punzalan). It's sure to guarantee LSS and frankly? We don't even mind one bit. It's a stripped back song that will get you mindlessly swaying.
Tama Ni Dzai - Edray Tedroso
Edray Tedroso sure knows how to release bops we can sing along with. Her recent release, Tama Ni Dzai perfectly explains what it's like to fall in love.
Kwentuhan - Autotelic
Autotelic reminds us of the importance of human connection with their new track, Kwentuhan. It's a song that will make you feel a sense of nostalgia and a reminder that good communication is the key to maneuvering in the new normal.
How Many - Guapdad 4000, !llmind
Guapdad 4000 is a Fil-Am hip hop artist who was the first signed artist of PARADISE RISING (88rising's sister label.) And we can't forget to mention that he's a Grammy nominee! Show some love for his single, How Many with fellow Filipino, !llmind.