Friday, September 26, 2008

Katie Herzig


Katie Herzig

Im totally addicted to this genre. From Meiko, Lenka, Ingrid Michaelson and now Katie Herzig. Her songs are pure pop but the added whimsical sweet voice and wild-eyed lyrics fit perfectly. Her sound is not too weird and she doesnt carry an epitome of leave-me-alone-you-cant-understand-me facade. Just poppy pop at its finest as they say.+/-

Herzig's gifts as a songwriter have stood out perhaps due to the fully produced nature of her songs, recorded with care and a bigness that transcends the potentially damning status of just being another girl in Nashville with a guitar. With a full backing band, string sections and her understated vocals front and center, her songs are adventurous and playful perfect for the triple A set.
I Will Follow
Sweeter Than This


Thursday, September 25, 2008

Lily Frost


Lily Frost

Folk songstress Lily Frost just released her album with interpretations of Billy Holiday songs (lesser-known). Her sound is regarded as "melodic, sweet voice and the arrangements of banjo, breathy tenor sax, low sweet clarinet and trumpets evoke the comfortable and stylish atmosphere of a jazz den." source+/-

A rare bird from Canada's musical woods, Lily Frost is inspired by spiritual exploration, human relationships, achieving the impossible, and long espressos. A serious musician who plays her own guitar and writes all her own songs, she's released 8 albums to date (including her work with seminal lounge group The Colorifics). Her work is cinematic, blending film noir, stark minimalism, cinematic images, and coruscating, soul-stabbing honesty.
Weeping willow tree
Weeping sympathy
Bent your branches down along the ground
and cover me
Listen to me plea
Hear me willow and weep for me
Willow, willow, weep for me
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Who Am I
The Two of Us


Sex and the City... and the Music


SATC just released the second installment of their soundtrack. I was elated listening to the album because the tracks were well-picked from different genres. It includes Ingrid Michaelson, Elijah Kelley, Goldfrapp, Owen Brandy and others. On the other hand, it was already confirmed that the second installment has already a blue print. The movie may be a bit platitudinal on my taste, but the music, i would say yes anytime.+/-



Just wanna say that its such a waste not to post this song. So what the heck.
Oh, Five years time
I might not know you,
In Five Years Time
We might not speak at all and
In Five Years Time
We might not get along
In Five Years Time
You might just prove me wrong.
5 Years Time by Noah and the Whale

Dont Be So Dandy


There's been a lot of new tracks surfacing lately. But only some are worth bringing up, dont you think? Or maybe its just me?

Whatcha Think About That (Darkchild Remix)- Pussycat Dolls
I admit it already, I like PCD. Now dont dare throw that glances on me, I know you do too. :)

Ottoman - Vampire Weekend
For the second time again, why does Vampire Weekend has soo many detractors? Lay out the issues pls.

Watch Out- Chris Cornell
I miss Audioslave. Nonetheless Im enjoying this one. I could even dance to this.
Pick it up, watch out now pick it up!+/-

Something Crazy- Ashanti
I love love her.

Gives You Hell- The All-American Rejects
I normally dont listen to this band but this song is an exception. Maybe its because of their name. Oops! Erase that.

Human- The Killers
Cmon people, help me with this one.. Are we denser or dancers? And dont tell me to google it up..

Something is Not Right With Me- The Cold War Kids
I'd said it before, il say it again. The intro reminds me one of Mika's songs. Coincidence? Weird.

Electric Feel (MGMT Cover)- Katy Perry
Care to listen to another MGMT cover?

My Love is Better- Annie
My love is better (Than your love)
My heart is better (Than your heart)
My moves are better (Than your moves)
My shoes move better
And I'm be-be-be-better
My kiss is wetter (Than your kiss)
My lips are better (Than your tricks)
You know you never (Had my hips)
I'm so much better (So eat this)

Nuff said.

Family Reunion (feat. David Banner)- Kid Sister
Another feel good track from Kid Sister, what could possibly go wrong with this track.

That's it for now. Im totally cramped right now. Lots love!

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Make It Mine

Wake up everyone
How can you sleep at a time like this
Unless the dreamer is the real you
Listen to your voice
The one that tells you
to taste past the tip of
your tongue
Leap and the net will appear
Make It Mine by Jason Mraz

Monday, September 22, 2008

Gossip Girl Season 2 'Ex-Files' Music




Never heard of them before?

Eraserheads, dubbed as "the only pinoy band that matters" is a household name in Philippines (even global) during 90's til this day. Their music is unclassifiable, they recklessly walk the crooked line between the underground and the mainstream with a mix of alternative, pop, rock and everything in-between, instantly familiar yet totally unheard of. The Eraserheads have gone from being the biggest "flukes" to being the biggest thing ever to happen to the Philippine music industry.+/-

They took their name from the title of a movie by David Lynch that they read while flipping through the pages of a magazine. When they saw the movie years later, they concluded that it had a dark and confusing theme, thank God the name didn't bring bad luck to their careers.

Eraserheads was formed in 1989 by four students from the University of the Philippines Diliman. The original lineup consisted of Ely Buendia on vocals and rhythm guitar, Raimund Marasigan on drums, Marcus Adoro on lead guitar and Buddy Zabala on bass.

Eraserheads was one of the most popular pop rock bands in the Philippines during the alternative rock explosion of the early 90s. The Eraserheads was also regarded as the band that opened the commercial doors for other aspiring Filipino Rock bands. The band’s debut album, Ultraelectromagneticpop, released in 1993 by BMG Records, was a commercial success, paving the way for other acts like Parokya ni Edgar, Rivermaya, and Yano to break into the mainstream. The album also brought the underground “college-rock” scene into public awareness.

However, after succeeding release of albums, it was confirmed that the main songwriter and lead singer, Ely Buendia, had left the band in mid-March 2002 for “reasons unknown”. Fans were devasted but nonetheless glad that the members channel their music prowess to different bands.

After more than 5 years of waiting , it was confirmed that the legendary OPM rock band the Eraserheads will reunite for a one-night concert to be held at the CCP Open Grounds on August 30, 2008. Unfortunately, the concert was cut short after Ely Buendia experienced chest pains due to emotional and physical stress. He was however reported to be in stable condition.

Avid fans clamor for repeat. Who could blame them, when Eraserheads change the sound of Pinoy rock by fusing the diverse music of the Filipinos.
We'll all be waiting, thats for sure.

Listen to their amazing pieces.
Julie Tearjerky
Huling El Bimbo
With A Smile
Trip To Jerusalem
Hard to Believe
Huwag Kang Matakot
Poorman's Grave