Music Playlist Sounds more fun in the Philippines

  • Manila Night Lights

    We keep on coming back to Manila! The historic Philippine capital has been immortalized in books and film, but nothing captures it quite like the music. Move through the eras of disco, dance rock, neo soul, and everything in between, and relive those steamy nights when the city truly comes alive.

  • Boracy Beach Vibes

    The Philippines has some of the world’s best beaches, and Boracay is top of the list. It’s now better than ever after an upgrade that returned the island to a pristine state. Kick off your tsinelas, put down those glowsticks, and groove to the island playlist you didn’t expect but absolutely need.

  • Onshore in La Union

    Once a sleepy fishing village in the Ilocos region, San Juan, La Union is now a lively surf town. But beyond the weekend revelry, it is also a place that offers solace and peace. This playlist captures the rolling moods of La Union with the artists making waves in the indie scene.

  • Cordillera Calm

    Temperatures can drop, even in the tropics, when you head to higher destinations in the northern Philippines. Baguio, Sagada, and Banaue are a few mountain retreats where you can get all cozy up in your cabin. Play these laidback OPM tunes to warm your bones like a strong cup of Cordillera coffee.

  • The Pan-Philippine Highway Road Trip

    Running 3,517 kilometers through Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the Pan-Philippine Highway is the longest thoroughfare in the Philippines. With over 35 scenic stops along the way, this drive is the ultimate road trip! Let the hours fly by with a selection of Pinoy music as diverse as the scenery.

  • Marilaque Bike Trail Mix

    The eastern outskirts of Manila offer cyclists fantastic views and great coffee pit stops. Crank up this mix as you pedal through the riverside paths in Marikina, charge Antipolo’s challenging roads that lead to art galleries and nature parks, and ride on to the amazing sights of Laguna and Quezon.

  • Balikbayan Jukebox

    Like those quintessential boxes filled with goodies from another country, this playlist is packed with bangers from international artists of Filipinx descent. Play this loud on your flight back home—wherever that may be—we promise you your neighbor won’t mind.

  • Deep Dive in Palawan

    Palawan, the last frontier of the Philippines, is a biodiversity hotspot down to its coral reefs, and Tubbataha Reefs is the ultimate diver’s paradise. Rock your boat with this rousing mix of grunge, ska, reggae, funk, and more rock to stay charged on the 10-hour ride to the middle of the Sulu Sea.

  • Wedding Vows in Tagaytay

    The highlands of Tagaytay are one of the most romantic places to exchange vows, with the Taal Lake as a backdrop to the lush gardens where couples live out their dream wedding. This roundup of Filipino love songs old and new are going to make you swoon, shiver, and sigh when the “I dos” are said.

  • Counting Clouds in Camiguin

    The “Island Born of Fire” in Mindanao is nicknamed for the seven volcanoes that shaped its landscape, but the island vibe is all about chill and relaxation and off-the-beaten path adventures. Float along to this languid mix and daydream about your future vacation to this little volcanic island.