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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Vowels They Orbit's "Selos" reaches #2 on Spotify PH's Viral 50 of May 2019

06/15/2019 03:47:16 PM

Filipino alt-rock outfit the vowels they orbit has reached the second spot of the streaming chart through their latest song "Selos." It was a milestone that has made their name resounding further since joining Sony Music Philippines, with most especially since first hitting the upper bracket of the Spotify Philippines' Viral 50.

Scammers joining the GoT hype?!

06/15/2019 05:10:06 PM

It is unfortunately yet inevitable that pop culture has been one of the factors to some cases of cyberattacks. Just this past May, the height of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones saw a spike in related cybercriminal activity. That's according to Kaspersky Lab researchers.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Syd Hartha releases the empowering anthem "Ayaw"

06/21/2019 08:03:48 PM

At the height of sexual harassment issues and call-out culture, one upcoming young singer-songwriter affirms her stand for a fight against sexual harassment and abuses towards women, no matter how toxic it may sound to some. 

Friday, June 21, 2019

PlayBack: Orange & Lemons - Pag-Ibig Sa Tabing-Dagat

06/21/2019 02:44:47 PM

It was in September 2017 when Orange & Lemons shocked the country by returning to the Philippine music scene in such improbable fashion. It was a resurgence that came out of nowhere – or right after re-tuning their tunes from the pop band's debut album Love In The Land Of Dirty Shoes and Ice Cream

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Fête de la Musique hits 25th year in the Philippines!

06/19/2019 12:40:06 AM

It was in June 1982 when music journalist Maurice Fleuret and France's then-Minister of Culture Jack Lang organized the first-ever Fête de la Musique. Usually, citizens of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces and parks during this special day.

What was once a cultural-driven movement turned out to be a worldwide phenomenon, as other cities follow suit later on. Over the course of time, FDLM has been a yearly thing in over 700 cities and 120 countries.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Happy Andrada unveils Spring/Summer 2020 collection

05/27/2019 04:12:39 PM

It was a hot Saturday afternoon – and at the same time, a happy one. It was all filled with fun, music, summer food carts, drinks and shades, lawn games and prizes held at Fashion Art in Quezon City, as fashion designer Happy Andrada launched her Spring/Summer 2020 Bridal dressing robe collection.

Saturday, June 08, 2019

Upcoming: Shine XXII AD

05/28/2019 07:13:14 AM

Hailed as the country's top premier impersonator to Asia's Songbird, Anton Diva will have a one-night concert to highlight her 22 years in the entertainment industry.

Friday, June 07, 2019

Ben&Ben goes around selected Ayala Malls in their Limasawa Street mall tour

05/27/2019 06:15:06 PM

Fresh from the success of their album launch, folk-pop band Ben&Ben continues to keep the ball rolling by having a series of mall tours across the archipelago this year.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Aladdin, The Hit Broadway Musical goes to Singapore!

05/27/2019 10:07:55 PM

There's a whole new world coming to Singapore this July.

We have seen Disney reinventing some of their timeless gems recently; and for this year, the known Mideast-themed fairy tale has been making waves anew in cinemas. The live-action movie adaptation is directed by Guy Richie and features Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud in the title role and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine.

But apart from this musical fantasy film, Aladdin has been a sensation in the world of live theater, too. In fact, this English-language Broadway Musical is set to hit Singapore starting 21 July, and it will be their first and only stop in Asia.

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Sunday, June 02, 2019

The Scene Around: JLE Music LIVE #2

05/27/2019 12:16:38 AM

It sucks that I rarely wrote about gigs in my blog anymore. Well, actually, it's terrible that I wasn't able to post something new here at The SlickMaster's Files.

Saturday, June 01, 2019

Flick ReView: MARIA

05/26/2019 09:51:13 PM

Maria official movie poster (IMDB)
It seems to me that VIVA Films has been producing some of the high-quality local movies recently. Buy Bust somehow raved for its grotesque and proved Anne Curtis can be a tough ass-kicking agent, plus Arjo Atayde being such a devilish guy as a character actor.