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

Ben&Ben launches official fandom “Liwanag”


Fresh off the success of their BBTV episodes, Ben&Ben have launched their official fan club “Liwanag” as an initiative to help spread the band’s message of faith, hope and love.

The nine-piece collective made the announcement on September 3, Wednesday (5pm) via their social media pages.

Presented with the opportunity to instill a deeper purpose in building a community that inspires people and connecting with fans on a more meaningful and intimate level, the award-winning band decided to rename their fan base “Liwanag.”

“We are naming the fandom ‘Liwanag’ because it reminds us that we can be bearers of hope in these dark times. we can be Lights to others. and we can do so by being united in soaring higher together and working to achieve higher and higher goals,” says Ben&Ben in an official statement. 

Ben&Ben broke the Internet last night with their second batch of K-Pop covers featuring songs by BTS, GOT7, EXO and more.

#BBTVkpoptwo trended on Twitter Philippines at #1 again, similar to the previous BBTV episodes. Watch the fifth episode of BBTV here, featuring K-Pop Covers Challenge Two.

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