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

Picks from my Spotify Release Radar in February 2020

Goodbye, February! You were so fast! There are more songs than I could devour. I hope you check the songs of artists you haven’t heard of after checking out this post.☺ Spotlight by Jessie Ware – This girl never disappoints. I love how this song mixes contemporary, classic, and electronic (the synthesizers remind me of a Gorillaz hit). Desole by Gorillaz and Fatoumata Diawara – … Continue reading Picks from my Spotify Release Radar in February 2020

Jade Ang, the old soul rocker from Singapore

Our playlist sharer for this week is one of the people I follow here on WordPress. As a music lover and a cinephile, she remains true to her feature articles and reviews. Hence, what she writes is always remarkable. You should follow her blogs, The Ü and Brimstone Tales. 1. Please introduce yourself. Hello, this is Jade from Singapore. Thanks for allowing me to share my … Continue reading Jade Ang, the old soul rocker from Singapore

Co-bloggers and creators, share your playlists!

Hello, co-creators! This February, I started a weekly blog segment/category under Music where I ask people to share their playlists (either via Spotify or Youtube). The Title is “Of Melophiles and Melomaniacs.” I let people choose a playlist (whatever music you listen to, I am open!) they want to share on my blog and readers, and answer a few questions regarding that. I’ve already started … Continue reading Co-bloggers and creators, share your playlists!

Spotify’s data proves that K-Pop is dominating the world

K-Pop is gaining more and more recognition and 2020 marks its global dominance. When I blogged about K-Pop being “cool,” I missed out on some statistics. I reported in a qualitative view of the genre’s dominance. This time, with the help of Spotify, let’s take a look at K-pop’s status via quantitative data. In 2014, Spotify first introduced the playlist, K-POP Daebak which features the … Continue reading Spotify’s data proves that K-Pop is dominating the world

Everywhere Alessandra De Rossi goes, we will follow

One of the predicaments in our country today is the supposed non-renewal of the franchise of the biggest media broadcasting corporation, ABS-CBN. While I have no business about the issues the media giant is facing (I believe it would be impossible for them to go off-air), I lie if I say I won’t be curious if ever they lose in the end. I mean, what … Continue reading Everywhere Alessandra De Rossi goes, we will follow

I’m still a big fan of the Nick & Jessica [real] loveteam

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 & Jessica [real] loveteam

Rommel Real, your all-around melophile

Rommel, our playlist sharer this week, is one of the few people I know who has a varied taste in music. Let’s see which playlist he shares.😁 1. Please introduce yourself. Hi. My name is Rommel Real, from Davao City. I am currently a Ph.D. student and used to teach in a university. I love making puns related to music, politics, and my surname. 2. … Continue reading Rommel Real, your all-around melophile

The Pop Blog just made it to Feedspot’s Top 20 Pop Culture Blogs

Running a blog is no easy task. The basic hardships are writing, photography, multitasking, content brainstorming, and everything that my co-bloggers at the Davao Bloggers Society are good at. However, it doesn’t stop there. Even if you have great content, it doesn’t mean that people are gonna find out about you or if they do, it doesn’t mean that they will be converted into subscribers. … Continue reading The Pop Blog just made it to Feedspot’s Top 20 Pop Culture Blogs