Radiohead just launched their Public Library and I got my membership ID!

Radiohead, one of the most significant rock and experimental bands in our generation, never fails to surprise us. In their usual wit and quirk, they announced on their Instagram that their Digital Public Library is now open. It only took a few seconds for me to be mesmerized by the whole thing. View this post on Instagram Radiohead.com has always been infuriatingly uninformative and unpredictable. … Continue reading Radiohead just launched their Public Library and I got my membership ID!

10 Sarah Geronimo songs that deserve your attention, other than Tala

I have the worst case of last song syndrome to Sarah Geronimo’s Tala. Who doesn’t? Unless you’re an alien who never goes out of the basement, without an internet connection, your chances are very slim. Tala was released in 2015 and made waves, but it wasn’t until in December of last year when the hit song reached its tipping point after Sarah’s performance at the … Continue reading 10 Sarah Geronimo songs that deserve your attention, other than Tala

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 … Continue reading Y ARA, the Indie-Pop band to watch out for in 2020

Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.: Nostalgia potency at purest

Hello, my fellow (The) Smashing Pumpkins fans! I’m sorry for this late album review. To be honest, I was flaky about writing it. I have another album review coming up, and I decided not to write that one unless I finish this. So here it goes. Reminiscent of their early-mid years, the album won’t disappoint fans with this fated Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy … Continue reading Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.: Nostalgia potency at purest

Thank U, Ari. Looking forward to your next!

I can’t contain it. I just really love this girl, Ariana! As an older millennial (okay I admit it), I grew up listening to bubble pop, mellow, boyband and girlband pop, grunge, soul, and r&b. That’s farfetched from all the EDM tunes and even the synth-pop, electronic/soul haze, and folk-pop music that are currently dominating pop music. This trend makes me deviate from what usual … Continue reading Thank U, Ari. Looking forward to your next!

Unique’s Grandma, 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’s Grandma, a quintessence of an old soul

Unique is going solo: is it the right move?

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. The cat is out of the box. Unique T. Salonga left IV of Spades last May … Continue reading Unique is going solo: is it the right move?

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