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

SM Cares to launch Global Youth Summit 2020 online this weekend


The Global Youth Summit (GYS), the biggest annual summit for young people is going virtual this year! Live via Zoom and Facebook, the annual event of SM Cares’ Program on Youth in partnership with the

Global Peace Foundation will be held on August 29 and 30, 2020 at 1PM.

The GYS is the largest gathering for young Filipino leaders that aims to engage and inspire young minds to help achieve a better and more sustainable future for all thru various workshops that address themes and issues that impact youth like technology, environment, public policy advocacy and education.

This year’s roster of resource speakers include Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Kuya Kim Atienza, Cathy Yang of PLDT Inc., Agon Hare of Project Nightfall, Dr. Yang Mee Eng of the ASEAN Foundation, SM Youth Ambassadors Kaila Estrada and Andre Lagdameo, and a lot more.

 Special guests are The Juans (Sat) and This Band (Sun). There will be giveaways and more surprises during live polls and Q&A portions. Interested participants may sign up for this year's virtual GYS through Facebook.com/globalyouthsummit or thru Zoom registration: www.tinyurl.com/GYS2020. Registration if FREE. (PR)

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