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

Y ARA, the Indie-Pop Band to Watch Out For in 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! As a new year’s gift, I have something for the music junkies out there. Introducing Y ARA, just in case you haven’t heard of this duo. Composed of real-life couple Jhay and Gillian, Y ARA is an indie-pop band hailing from Davao City, Philippines. They are already enjoying 6-figure monthly streams on Spotify from all over the Philippines and around the … Continue reading Y ARA, the Indie-Pop Band to Watch Out For in 2020

Unique ‘Grandma’ Album Review: A Quintessence of an Old Soul

The lost boy, the musical genius, the hypothalamus, the too-old-for-his-age millennial/baby Z, the Paquito look-alike–these are only some words that people associate the former IV of Spades frontman with. Many fans still wish that he would be the Prodigal Son of IVOS. Now, he’s all over the internet, with countless memes made to ridicule or flatter him. Even before IV of Spades’ full album comes … Continue reading Unique ‘Grandma’ Album Review: A Quintessence of an Old Soul

So long, Unique; and the ways we unlock the mystery behind the IV of Spades’ lead vocalist’s departure

Update: Last August 9, Unique and Kean guested on Tonight with Boy Abunda on ABS-CBN. Unique was still mum about the reason why he really left the band. However, he said that he got musical freedom upon going solo. He released his first album, Grandma. I wrote an album review. Disclaimer: This blog is a mix of info from official social media accounts of the … Continue reading So long, Unique; and the ways we unlock the mystery behind the IV of Spades’ lead vocalist’s departure