Every year, something monumental happens in the music scene, whether it would be an army of alt-kids taking over a mall show, a rapper taking over the country by storm on Tiktok or a DIY venue at the verge of crumbling after two shoegaze bands. Genres have multiplied into bubbles, ecosystems emerge as newer venues […]


Written by Louis Pelingen Amidst the up-and-coming music collectives putting their marks this year with exciting sonic palettes on their sleeves, KINDRED stands alongside them with the utmost glee. The eight-member boyband that, based on their singles, music videos, and live performances alone, the remarkable quality shines through immediately with how much they work together […]

TRACK REVIEW: kyleaux & k1ko – Gusto Kita 

Written by Elijah P. Philippine 2-step might be a pipe dream for neophytes who are born past the 2000s. But for others who’ve seen r&b delve in the corners of UK-influenced electronic music, “Gusto Kita” by 25 Hearts’ very own kyleaux & k1ko is a blessing for everyone born and adopted in the garridge and […]

TRACK REVIEW: Showtime Official Club – 🎀 𝒮𝐻🍩𝒲𝒯𝐼𝑀𝐸 💮𝐹𝐹𝐼𝒞𝐼𝒜𝐿 𝒞𝐿𝒰𝐵 𝑀𝐼𝒳 ᑭᗩᒪIGOY-ᒪIGOY ᖇEᗰI᙭ TIK TOK VIRAL 2023 !! 💕😊

Written by Louis Pelingen In the Philippines, noontime variety shows capture the attention of the general public. For the past few decades, every household looks forward to shows like Eat Bulaga and It’s Showtime for a few hours of joy. These shows have become mainstays in our entertainment consumption, observing different segments featuring games, contests, […]

TRACK REVIEW: Pikunin – ★·.·´¯`·.·★ Tadhana ★·.·´¯`·.·★

Written by Louis Pelingen  Scrolling through Soundcloud, Youtube, and Bandcamp to discover a song that interpolates or adds a twist on a sample underneath always gives you a different kind of feeling. Sometimes it will leave you bewildered that it ends up clicking (or not), sometimes overjoyed with a hint of nostalgia, or sometimes spiraling […]