Posts Tagged: Mono

Mono ~ Nowhere Now Here

Over a lifespan nearing its third decade, Mono have always tackled dualities from the most grand to the most human: heaven and hell, conflict and calm, presence and absence. Their music has mirrored these concepts: roars and whispers; marathons and

Mono ~ Nowhere Now Here

Over a lifespan nearing its third decade, Mono have always tackled dualities from the most grand to the most human: heaven and hell, conflict and calm, presence and absence. Their music has mirrored these concepts: roars and whispers; marathons and

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

Mono ~ Requiem for Hell

What a month for Pelagic Records.  First came a new album from pg.lost, then an split EP from Ef & Tiny Fingers, then an aural banquet from Wang Wen, and now the coup de grâce: a new studio set from Mono (released by

Mono ~ Requiem for Hell

What a month for Pelagic Records.  First came a new album from pg.lost, then an split EP from Ef & Tiny Fingers, then an aural banquet from Wang Wen, and now the coup de grâce: a new studio set from Mono (released by

Mono & The Ocean ~ Transcendent

Mono & The Ocean‘s split 12″ follows the template of the recently reviewed All We Expected/Raum Kingdom split LP.  Mono’s side is instrumental, The Ocean’s has vocals, and yet both are complimentary.  One might say that the groundwork was laid

Mono & The Ocean ~ Transcendent

Mono & The Ocean‘s split 12″ follows the template of the recently reviewed All We Expected/Raum Kingdom split LP.  Mono’s side is instrumental, The Ocean’s has vocals, and yet both are complimentary.  One might say that the groundwork was laid

ACL 2014: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk and Jazz

Post-rock returns with a vengeance on this year’s chart, as more than half of the entries hearken back to the golden years of not too long ago.  The consummate playing of scene stalwarts is a comfort to those who wonder

ACL 2014: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk and Jazz

Post-rock returns with a vengeance on this year’s chart, as more than half of the entries hearken back to the golden years of not too long ago.  The consummate playing of scene stalwarts is a comfort to those who wonder

Mono ~ The Last Dawn / Rays of Darkness

Old Mono or new Mono?  The latest twin release from one of the world’s most beloved post-rock bands allows fans to choose.  This is such a great idea that it’s amazing no other post-rock band has done it before. Post-rock fans –

Mono ~ The Last Dawn / Rays of Darkness

Old Mono or new Mono?  The latest twin release from one of the world’s most beloved post-rock bands allows fans to choose.  This is such a great idea that it’s amazing no other post-rock band has done it before. Post-rock fans –