Natalie 2V ‘Faded’ Track Review

Natalie 2V’s latest single, Faded, has two versions. The original one, which can be heard on Spotify, has all the workings of a hit song. Natalie 2V’s smooth vocals open up three or four seconds on the intro, gliding through different notes, and gradually bursting into the high chorus and flowing with accompanying contemporary sound elements. You hear this varying technique in the entire song, … Continue reading Natalie 2V ‘Faded’ Track Review

The 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

2020 has not been kind to us. We are faced with a grueling pandemic, economic downturns, and several natural calamities. And they don’t show any signs of stopping. While COVID-19 vaccines show to be promising, it’s quite uncertain for the Philippines to get its hands on it, given its stature in the world. Aside from that, recent studies show that there will be at least … Continue reading The 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

Dead By Midnight: Rockstars and Comic Book Superheroes in One

Are you a fan of British electro-rock, comic books, games, VR, and otber multimedia? You get the best of all worlds with Dead By Midnight (DMB). Dead By Midnight is an English alternative and electro band that fuses comics and graphic novels, film, music video, web series, VR, games, immersive concerts in one fan experience. While music is their main forte, their storytelling and design … Continue reading Dead By Midnight: Rockstars and Comic Book Superheroes in One

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Listen to Luis Rabat Before the World Does

I have never been more excited about Mindanao’s music than after discovering Luis Rabat. While only releasing three songs to this date, he has been one of the few artists whom I believe have great potential to make it to the top. His songs are easy-listening, danceable, relatable, contemporary while maintaining to be on the range of at least three generations (Gen X, Millennials, and … Continue reading Listen to Luis Rabat Before the World Does

Luis Rabat, an Undiscovered Gem in Indie Pop

I discovered Luis Rabat through one of my musician friends, but the world has yet to know and listen to his spellbinding tracks that are worthy of worldwide recognition. Technology has made it possible for a lot of artists to create their music for a little fraction of what they’re earning. The emergence of DAW Recording Software like Ableton Live and Propellerhead Reason also paved … Continue reading Luis Rabat, an Undiscovered Gem in Indie Pop

Everything That’s Not Ironic in Alanis Morissette’s Hit Song and its Contrast

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 its Contrast

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