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Featuring: Marion Añonuevo | Directors: Mike Talampas & Nick Santiago
Director of Photography: Ike Avellana | Lighting director: Macky Mangasi

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Pupil - Zilch

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May, 2015

Pupil - Zilch

Review: Zilch by Pupil | earthings!

I honestly thought we wouldn’t hear from Pupil again. The band took a break when their record label closed; its members have popped up in other projects, most notably Ely Buendia’s supergroup-of-sorts The Octaves. But here we are. Pupil is back, and as sludgy as ever. Zilch is endlessly crunchy, a jolting bounce through a sleazy underbelly, a perspective I never… 0 comments

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PinoyTuner: Zero in on Pupil’s “Zilch,” Their Most Sophisticated Release to Date

When Ely Buendia sings “The world is a place / behind this firewall” on Zilch’s scorching opener “Firewall,” it is both an invitation and a taunt: a wink-nudge suggestion that there is a plane beyond the rabbit-hole—that the practice of imagining is a reward in itself, perhaps the best reward of all—but also a show of sneer-filled discontent. In this… 0 comments

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Inquirer: Catching up with Pupil

“Pleasantly surprised” was how Pupil frontman Ely Buendia described the other band members’ reaction upon learning that they had been tapped to play in arguably the biggest Asian music festival to date. Buendia, guitarist Jerome Velasco, bassist Dok Sergio and drummer Wendell Garcia are set to represent the Philippines at the annual Skechers Sundown Festival 2014, to be held on… 0 comments

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