It’s been more than a year when they announced that Maine Mendoza is set to have a musical project under Universal Records. I was stunned, for I’ve seen what Maine’s singing capabilities are. Why would she yearn to release an album despite her limitations in the musical front? It has been commonplace in the Filipino entertainment industry to bank on phenomenal actors and actresses to … Continue reading Maine Mendoza joins the clique of phenomenal non-singing stars to release an original single
I have a lot to talk about the relationship between music and politics, and I tell you, I already started a 3-paragraph essay about it, but it departs from my main topic, The Strokes. HELL YES! The Strokes are united once again! Just a few hours before this blog post was published, The Strokes performed at Bernie Sanders’ Political Rally and made a big announcement. … Continue reading The Strokes just announced their new album + four new songs (watch/listen)
As expected from our favorite boy Unique, his recently released music video for Bukod Tangi, which is directed again by himself, is whimsical and quirky. It is the first OPM music video to explore the VR/360° type. If we turn and movie our phones, we see eight Uniques, clad in different suits and glasses, with one whose hair is messy. Unique was also in charge … Continue reading Unique’s Bukod-Tangi music video is a 360-degree whimsy
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!
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