MONO shakes off the loss of their drummer, replaces him and releases another exploratory album which further pushes the boundaries of their sound. Nowhere Now Here has a handful of powerful of tracks.
Dahm Majuri Cipolla’s first ever show as the new MONO drummer - June 9, 2018 in Shanghai, China – Photo by sero-MAMAHUHU via New Noise China After 18 years as MONO’s drummer, Yasunori Takada abruptly left the band in December 2017 for personal reasons. Following his departure, MONO portrayed itself as a three-member [...]
This Will Destroy You announced a 9/28/18 release date of their 5th studio album which will be followed by an extensive tour across America and Asia. This will be their first studio album in 4 years.
MONO recorded a masterpiece cover of The Carpenters' Yesterday Once More in 2003, but never mentioned or promoted it. In this post, I share the story of MONO's unknown song.
Yasunori Takada maintained the heartbeat of MONO for 18 years. MONO announced on 12/8 that Takada is leaving the band for personal reasons. He will be impossible to replace and MONO will never be the same without him.
Live at Pompeii was a happy celebration for David Gilmour and his team of talented musicians. They commemorated Pink Floyd, honored the memory of Richard Wright and played a few new tracks which most of us had never heard.
Several British bands became popular in the US in the '80s. It was impossible to listen to the radio for 30 minutes without hearing one or two or their songs. The music coming out of Britain was in sharp contrast to what it produced in the '60s and '70s. Several noteworthy bands were producing multiple [...]
Logic of a Dream is the second track released from The Wilderness, the new album by Explosions in the Sky, scheduled for a full release on April 1. They're clearly trying to create a new sound for themselves, which is appropriate. It's been 5 years since their last full-length album and they couldn't simply emerge from such [...]
Rays Of Darkness is MONO's 8th studio album, the second half of MONO's double-album release. It's a short, perplexing album full of noise. This is my review.