The Ransom Collective represented the Philippines in an unsigned artist competition hosted by  Of the original 45 countries involved, they have become one of the top 4 and eventually landed on the number 2 spot.

The Ransom Collective livens up indie music scene

The launch of Smart-Deezer partnership on July 9 was an event filled with music, great songs and awesome bands. Rico Blanco set the stage ablaze performing some of his hits. Established music acts Pupil and Urbandub were also there to fire up the event. The launch was one of those events when you discover interesting music acts…


Rico Blanco rocks the Deezer app launch

Premium music streaming service Deezer has finally reached Manila via wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in a party launch held July 9 at Raven Boutique Club, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. The face of Deezer, musician Rico Blanco performed before a packed crowd to introduce a bigger and better way to discover music.

Angel Locsin as Darna 2013

Are we going to see Darna on IMax?

MORE than 60 years since its debut in Pilipino Komiks, the most popular Filipino superhero created by Mars Ravelo continues to throw hurricane-sized punches, literally and figuratively, each time it is revived on television or on the big screen. In many ways, Darna has already made milestones. Since its creation in the 1950s, a total…

Itai Asu e no tokakan

Remembering the Great East Japan disaster

IN MARCH 2011, an earthquake with magnitude 9.0 struck the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan. The disaster triggered massive tsunami that reached heights of up to 40 meters, destroying billion dollars worth of properties and infrastructures and taking lives of more than 19,000 people. 

Game of Thrones Season 5

What if Game of Thrones were locally produced?

The HBO original series Game of Thrones season finale earned mixed reactions from viewers around the globe, most of them praising how brilliant the series is. Last month, around 7.2 million people tuned in to the show’s live broadcast in the United States, while the season four premiere drew so many online viewers that the…