‘Kinain ng Social Media’ by Mani Kontador is Musically-Nostalgic and Socially-Relevant

Mani Kontador ‘Kinain ng Social Media’ EP Review As a millennial, I find it delightful when a new artist reminds me of my generation. From grade school until mid-college, I was very much into punk rock and all the other genres it encapsulates (emo punk, post-hardcore, etc.). Mani Kontador offers a punk rock repertoire that reminds me of OPM alternative acts, so they’re a great … Continue reading ‘Kinain ng Social Media’ by Mani Kontador is Musically-Nostalgic and Socially-Relevant

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Arashi, My Only Asian OT5

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of Arashi. Arashi is still one of the most popular and record-topping boy bands in the world. While Satoshi Ohno, Sho Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya, and Jun Matsumoto are currently on hiatus, I want to give tribute to them because I miss them, and that I can hardly wait for their comeback. I’m a fan of several boy bands. … Continue reading Arashi, My Only Asian OT5

Watch: NCT 127’s Taeyong Jam to Ben&Ben’s “Pagtingin”

Days ago, I realized that Asia is on the rise. In the coming years, the whole world is watching Asia, particularly East Asia. What with digital music’s peak, Asians have made it a point to lead innovation. Today’s biggest boy band is not from the west, compared to years ago when the Backstreet Boys rose to prominence. Twenty years after, it’s BTS that’s everywhere, and … Continue reading Watch: NCT 127’s Taeyong Jam to Ben&Ben’s “Pagtingin”

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The Top 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

So what are the top 10 happiest songs? What makes them happy? You’re about to find out in this article. 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 … Continue reading The Top 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

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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

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Everything That’s Not Ironic in Alanis Morissette’s Hit Song

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

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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

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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

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Getting to Know I Belong to the Zoo

Interview footage by OC-Craft. As one of the breakthrough artists of 2019, I belong to the Zoo (Argee Guerrero) has a lot going on in his career. He has had several collaborations, one of them being Moira dela Torre, and currently Mayonnaise. With Argee’s sad and poignant songs, one would always be curious how those creations came to life. In August of last year, me … Continue reading Getting to Know I Belong to the Zoo

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I’m still a Big Fan of the Nick and Jessica [Real] Team-up

The Love month is about to end, but I won’t let it slip without featuring one of my favorite couples in the early 2000s, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey. It’s been three weeks since Jessica released her memoir, Open Book, but it’s still making waves, as Jessica tells-it-all. According to the reviews, the book is just superb, with no holds barred. The release also coincided … Continue reading I’m still a Big Fan of the Nick and Jessica [Real] Team-up