Coke Studio is the new stage for OPM artists, where legends perform with rising stars and musical genres are blurred. There is no better example for this than the collaboration of BP Valenzuela and Sandwich – the fusion of smooth and hypnotic techno sounds with edgy rock music make for an unexpected yet exciting performance. … Continue reading Coke Studio Ep 4: The best of OPM is on display with BP Valenzuela and Sandwich
Like any kid who grew up in the 90s, I have a soundtrack for every moment of my life: as a teen attempting to run away from home after arguing with mom - "1979" by Smashing Pumpkins; seeing my name on print for the first time - "We are the Champions" by Queen; meeting the … Continue reading Review: Music comes to life with JBL Charge 3
Sharing the belief that a life worth living is defined by a purpose of your own manufacture and not by social consensus, one-man electronic music project Paincake Patrol launches his first-ever EP //Social Constructs on December 5, 2015 at Today x Future in Cubao, Quezon City. Created in 2011 out of passion for music, … Continue reading PR: Paincake Patrol Launches //Social Constructs
(Press Release) “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Are you on the look out for earphones that go beyond the ordinary? There are many earphones out in the market today, but for the discerning buyer who knows his music and just how to enjoy … Continue reading Groove to sleek beats for the urban lifestyle with Urbanista
I am a proud kid of the 90s. I grew up listening to the fresh RnB sounds of that decade and proudly made mix tapes showcasing my favorite 90's tunes. This month, multiple generations of music lovers will have the opportunity to experience the sounds of the 90s as music sensations Diana King and All-4-One … Continue reading Back to the 90s: All-4-One and Diana King Live brings their music to Manila on October 28
Every once in a while, we kids get the chance to visit the in-laws who live somewhere South. Being carless and busy most of the time, we don't get to visit the elders as much as we would like. My favorite part of every visit is sitting down with my father-in-law, now a septuagenarian, while … Continue reading Vinyls and the classics
I was in Fully Booked the other day, buying some art materials and basically trying to lose steam. While flipping through the different shelves, looking for an Anthony Bourdain book, when I spied upon this really amazing-looking guy silently browsing on the musical biographies area--wearing a black fitted jacket, a white shirt, shades and black … Continue reading Torpedo’ed
Let's set aside the politically correct BS and discuss like sane and matured human beings whose mind can take a very light and free wheeling discussion. Here's something from Popseoul: Honestly and minus all the trying-to-be-a-good-girl BS, would you spend your bucks to support and follow these gorgeously large ladies the same way you spent … Continue reading A fat chance to stardom
Call it the signs of aging or a look back to the time when music really means wicked lyrics and a tune that stays with you for years and years to come, but your KamikazeeGirl (the IncuGirl herself and supporter of everything JPop) has been hankering for music from the 50s and 60s. I have … Continue reading Where did the music go?
My friends, family and even my Hubby knows how much I freaking love Jay Chou. I'd fight tooth and nail defending my belief that he is the most prolific song writer of modern mando-Pop. That nothing could be more refreshing in my bare Asian pop taste back then than the genius fusion of traditional Chinese … Continue reading A case of serving too many masters?