VVS Collective celebrates women from the countryside with pop-rap crossover “Probinsyana”

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  Promising hip-hop quartet VVS Collective pays tribute to the women of the countryside whose distinct looks, effortless grace, and captivating intelligence redefine conventional standards of beauty. On their lilting anthem “ Probinsyana ,” the rap crew delivers a romantic serenade for every ‘country’ lass who took their breath away in recent years. “ Probinsyana is a feel-good track which many Filipinos can relate to,” the group describes the appeal of their latest single. “It’s about searching and pursuing that dream girl who lives in the suburbs or the province. It expounds on the qualities of a province girl who’s simple yet has everything you’re looking for in a girl. With the thousands of islands that the Philippines has, the track will surely transcend to all Probinsyanas all over the country.” What makes it extra special is their attempt to take a stand against urbanite snobbery and Manila-centrism in a song that celebrates women of all kinds, regardless of their geogra

A mistake that was honest, a story from a band in Malaysia.

An Honest Mistake Band.
Crossing boarders in music, this Malaysian band is the latest MCA Universal artist that was getting perks of being introduced here in the Philippines, and in the rest of the region in Asia. An Honest Mistake headed by Darren Teh is not new in the Philippines, as a matter of fact it’s their ninth time here and been performing back and forth in Manila and in Cebu.

During its introduction recently at the Handle Bar in Makati City, Teh who handle Rhythm Guitar explain that the band originally was form January of 2008 with its first set of members, eventually after getting a deal for recording the band members change, that according to Teh is he outsource his new band mates from different cities in Malaysia, from various music forums and of course some old friends.

An Honest Mistake got its name from a dialogue delivered in one TV sitcom that Teh is watching, and since then it was called like that, but he clarify its not a mistake in terms of music since all songs he and other members write and composed, are all come from personal experiences and daily life routines.

This pop rock band is also looking forward to Urbandub, the Cebu base band who make it big in the recording scene in the country and to other Asian countries, Teh said they were inspired by Urbandub struggle as a provincial band that were able to penetrate in the main stream, they also wish to do a collaboration with Gaby Alipe someday who happen to be also a MCA Music artist.

Their latest single “We’re Alright” music video is shot and made here in the Philippines, by Filipino Director Jasper Lawan, that according to Teh is impress them so much even before they start shooting.

Other members of An Honest Mistake are Leonard Chua as the lead guitar, Tomas Tam on bass and Ian Ng on drums. They are also soon to release a new album under MCA Music Malaysia and will be available across Asia. 

An Honest Mistake is been a front act for some international band likme Boys Like Girls, Motion City Soundtrack, and Against The Current.

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