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
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!
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
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?
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
Pedicab, Gaijin, Taken By Cars, DJ mon of TeamManila, and The Diegos will stop by Davao for their Excursion Tour this February 18, 2012, 7pm. It will be held at the new Davao indie music scene destination, Sa’Less Bar. Tickets are now available for P250 each. You can contact me @ 09179777175 or 09228731278 for tickets. Let’s Party! See you there! Continue reading Pedicab, Gaijin, Taken By Cars, DJ mon of TeamManila, and The Diegos GIG