Mono – For My Parents


On their sixth album, For My Parents, the veteran Japanese band Mono have cultivated an experience of exquisite musical artistry with compositions both befitting the entirety of their lauded catalog and finding the band bridging the chasm between rock instrumentation and classical music more than ever before. Mono have never been elated with the lazy [...]

The Silver Tongue Interview: Munaf Rayani of Explosions in the Sky

Explosions in the Sky

Explosions in the Sky guitarist Munaf Rayani graciously took time out of his Saturday afternoon from his home in Austin to talk to me about the future legacy of his humble rock band from Austin that captures extraordinarily powerful emotions that are nearly impossible to put into words, especially when you’re a passionate fan with [...]

L.A. Goes With “The Descendants” While Boston Chooses “The Artist”


The Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the Boston Society of Film Critics hand out their big screen awards for 2011.