Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

Segundo Matias Jr Holds Book Signing event at Manila International Book Fair 2018


A book signing event was held last September 14, 2018 by Author Segundo Matias Jr for the installment of his fifth book entitled: Moymoy Lulumboy: Ang Lihim Ng Libro.Apart from the author of the book, the illustrator : Jomike Tejido was also present at the event . Child actor Noel Comia Jr. also graced the book signing event. Segundo Matias Jr. is a recipient of numerous literary award giving bodies, which include three Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippine’s most prestigious—known as the “Pulitzer Prize” of the Philippines—and longest running awards program.

Mr. Matias has also written screenplays for major movie outfits, as well as teleplays for various TV shows before entering the world of children’s literature. He is also a publisher and has published over 1,500 books for children and young adults The first four books published by Lampara books for the Moymoy Lulumboy Series are: Moymoy Lulumboy (Ang paghahanap kay Inay ) ,Moymoy Lulumboy: Ang Batang Aswang (Book2) Moymoy Lulumboy, ang nawawalang Bertud and the 4th one being Moymoy Lulumboy: Mga Dulot ng Digmaan. With the growing public interest on the franchise, ABS-CBN acquired Moymoy Lulumboy with the hopes of developing the series into a TV series, film, digital piece, merchandise or an attraction.  
Antz and Sir Matias. 
Moymoy Lulumboy: Ang Lihim Ng Libro is available on Precious Pages retail outlets, National Book Store, Pandayan Book shops and leading books stores nationwide. For inquiries you may contact, inquiry@lamparabooks.com.ph.

Text and Photos by Antz Cabrera. 

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