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The Millennials

Characterized by their enthusiasm for technological and communication advances, members of the so-called Generation Y blazed paths in a new world of information-sharing using social-networking technologies. Join us as we look into the social, economic and political issues arising from an increasingly networked society in light of technological changes, and how they reshape and influence the lives and relationships of a generation who grew up in a hyperconnected world. This space would devote a textual gramophone for the 15- to 29-year-olds. If you belong to this generation, send an 800-worded essay to [email protected] Editorial rules apply.

A playlist for every moment: More to Spotify than just your favorite...

SPOTIFY’S extensive library keeps you company all day long, but did you know that the platform is also home to more than just music...

Back to the Edge throws out benefit gig

AN organization of bands and new-wave music enthusiasts, Back To The Edge will present a gig on August 25 at Motorista Bar and Grill...

Mom’s support puts Pinay back into business form

ANYSIA LYNACE CORONADO found her lane after getting lost in the highways and byways of the food business. Good thing there’s mom. “Overwhelming ’yung pagtanggap...

Newbies Lostthreads, OneWorld Syndrome, Sabrina Carpenter; old hands Chance the Rapper,...

LOSTTHREADS Aftermath METTLE AND MENACE. They are the dynamics that highly skilled Pinoy metalcore band Lostthreads work out to meticulous precision on Aftermath, their sophomore album...

Young Filipino-Canadian gives books to schools

CHRIS MILLS grew up in the Philippines with a Filipina mother. When he went to Canada for university, he was amazed at the high-quality...

Crypto’s millennial mining tycoon plans $3-billion IPO

BITMAIN Technologies Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of cryptocurrency mining chips, is planning a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise as much...

Resounding ‘YES’ for peace; Love for music, culture and unity

AFS PHILIPPINES, in celebration of its YES Program’s anniversary, tapped into the country’s shared love for music on August 4 as it ended its...

In the house: Urbandub, Stomachine, Maricar, Nick Lowe, Paramore

URBANDUB Campfire Sessions (Live) CULLED from two nights of performances before a campfire-lit audience in a beach, alt-rocking foursome Urbandub turned their fluid, gorgeously melodic hard...

‘Bigger than rap:’ TRUTH on indie music

ESTIMATES have it that about a million songs are written every day, as it seems that the world can’t ever exist without a well-arranged...

Youth discovers wizardry in carving business nook To fight depression, Nicole Guanio...

  Guanio, now 25, was so shocked by the culture of the corporate world she decided to follow her heart rather than a boss. Hence,...

Move over millennials, it’s the Gen Z’s turn to kill off industries...

MILLENNIALS have been accused of killing so many products and industries—taxis, landlines, snail mail—that it’s become a media trope. But millennials are old news....

Once again, the Itchyworms—on video their powerful love song, now seen...

HIT Pinoy band Itchyworms invades the music-video realm through its popular single, Di Na Muli. The song was written in 2016 by long-time friends Jazz Nicolas...

Betrayed, once again; first-timers Lion and the Scouts, Basically Saturday Night,...

BETRAYED Why Must Everything Involve Politics? THE quick answer is because man is a political animal. To paraphrase The Police: with every move he makes, man...

Int’l, local composers join Banaue-inspired music competition

PART of a project to restore the northern landmark’s glory, 20 local and foreign composers recently competed in the Banaue Rice Terraces-inspired symphonic competition. ...

Ian Veneracion mulls about music and more

RECENTLY, veteran actor and brand ambassador Ian Veneracion was slated to perform at an early Father’s Day roadshow mounted by the country’s top natural...

Iskwelahang Pilipino Rondalla performs in Canada

CALGARY—The Philippine Consulate General in Calgary and the Philippine Cultural Center Foundation (PCCF) recently hosted a leg of the 2018 Canada tour of the...

Young women make their mark on YouTube

GOOGLE Corp. has one of the most popular—and controversial for some—online video platforms, and two young Filipino women are using it to inspire a...

146-year-old cosmetics firm gets makeover to woo Gen Y buyers

SHISEIDO Co., the Japanese beauty company that’s 146 years old, is giving itself one big makeover. To attract more coveted consumers in their 20s...

Revisiting ‘Fête’ 2018: When wonderful music was made, and the whole...

SWEATY men in matching black shirts... The smell of beer and nicotine that swirled in the evening air, along with the humming of friends...

Moira, IV of Spades, G-Force #PlayMusicTogether

GLOBAL leader in computer hardware technologies Acer kicked off its annual Acer Day celebration on July 20 at the Glorietta Palm Drive Activity Center. With...