Everything that’s not Ironic in Alanis Morissette’s hit song and the contrast of it

Alanis Morrissette’s Ironic is one of the hit songs during the 90s, and it’s in fact, the most popular one from the alternative pop princess. It’s been many years since I have learned what exactly “irony” was (after watching Reality Bites) and the song’s Irony has bugged me for years. I am finally able to write about it now after I was reminded of it … Continue reading Everything that’s not Ironic in Alanis Morissette’s hit song and the contrast of it

My Top 10 most favorite tribute songs for mom

Happy Mother’s Day! This is one of the very few worldly celebrations that is worthy of being sensationalized. Most mothers have done their part and perhaps their best in raising their children, and what better way to thank them than celebrating their love for a day in a year (or maybe even more)? Whether our mothers have been a positive, negative, or indifferent instrument in … Continue reading My Top 10 most favorite tribute songs for mom

Watch Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s “Stuck with U” music video

Top pop stars Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber are joining in the array of singers, actors, musicians, and personalities who are stepping up in the current pandemic’s scare and uncertainties. Aside from bringing their fans an update on their current situation, both singers also released their single “Stuck with you” via Youtube to support a good cause. The music video’s online income via the video-streaming … Continue reading Watch Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s “Stuck with U” music video

Everyone is still caught up with D’Angelo’s “Untitled” after 20 years except the Philippines

I chanced upon a video of R&B singer Brandy singing along spontaneously to D’Angelo’s Untitled (How does it feel) while I was browsing my Twitter feed. I have caught myself being in the same situation a thousand times. Now it occurred to me that it is this year that the sexy track would celebrate its 20th anniversary, as well as D’Angelo’s seminal album, Voodoo. Untitled (How … Continue reading Everyone is still caught up with D’Angelo’s “Untitled” after 20 years except the Philippines

Spotify announces Artist Fundraising Pick. Fans and artists, here’s how you donate and get donations

So, how does a musician exactly make money? They make it mostly through royalties (if the song they composed is used and sold commercially or is being remade by another artist), advance payments (if they’re under a record label, selling merchandise, and the most important one: playing live. Playing live becomes the backbone of their artistry not only because they get to showcase their songs … Continue reading Spotify announces Artist Fundraising Pick. Fans and artists, here’s how you donate and get donations

Watch your favorite female Pinoy rock vocalists sing “With a Smile,” quarantine style

Today marks the 22nd day of quarantine in most cities in the Philippines. According to our incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte, it will be extended to April 30 because our country is not yet on its peak of coronavirus-infections. We hope that it reaches it shortly after the Mass Testing starts (on April 14). Many of us luckier ones are in the comfort of our homes, … Continue reading Watch your favorite female Pinoy rock vocalists sing “With a Smile,” quarantine style

Listen: Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance gifts us with 4 new tracks

Fans will be delighted that Gerard way, frontman of My Chemical Romance just uploaded 4 unreleased tracks on Soundcloud.  He announced on his official Instagram account 2 days ago. “Who knows if some of this stuff would have ever come out,” he said, bespeaking of the current discernible uncertainty our world has come to be. His short but stirring message on Instagram exemplifies what the … Continue reading Listen: Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance gifts us with 4 new tracks

Meet my cousin Lilay who has a fine taste in music and in art, generally

I first met my cousin Lilay when I was already in my 3rd year of college. Despite meeting the first time, there was never an air of akwardness between us cousins. She took interest in us, and shared her hobbies and the many facets to her personality openly. Up to this day, her simplicity has never changed, but I see more of the hidden parts … Continue reading Meet my cousin Lilay who has a fine taste in music and in art, generally

Maine Mendoza joins the clique of phenomenal non-singing stars to release an original single

It’s been more than a year when they announced that Maine Mendoza is set to have a musical project under Universal Records. I was stunned, for I’ve seen what Maine’s singing capabilities are. Why would she yearn to release an album despite her limitations in the musical front? It has been commonplace in the Filipino entertainment industry to bank on phenomenal actors and actresses to … Continue reading Maine Mendoza joins the clique of phenomenal non-singing stars to release an original single

Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan

Listening to Unique Salonga’s sophomore effort Pangalan has transported me into the deep-seated psychedelic stream of his consciousness–sounds of isolation, clutter, disturbance, struggles. Mysterious as he is, he gives us a chance to see through him in Pangalan. That is if we puzzle out his every stance. The 8-track sophomore album won’t be an easy feat for his usual bubblegum pop-loving fans unless they’ve been … Continue reading Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan