John Cale

Best New Releases, June 14: John Cale, NxWorries, and more

Plus The Decemberists, REZN, Bad Breeding, Ulcerate, Fu Manchu, Crypt Sermon, Hermanos Gutierrez, Mono, and Royal Trux

the best post-rock albums

The 50 Best Post-Rock Albums

10 Experimental shape-shifting greats.


Mono announce new album, OATH

Watch a trailer for the new album

albums recorded by Steve Albini

20 Essential Albums Recorded by Steve Albini

With a new Shellac album just around the corner, we assemble a list of our favorites with Albini behind the boards.

Mono : Pilgrimage of the Soul

The Japanese post-rock band return with a set of songs that live up to their live intensity.


Mono announce new album, Pilgrimage of the Soul

Mono have announced a new album. On September 17, the Japanese post-rock group will release…

Mono tour dates

Mono announce tour dates with Emma Ruth Rundle

Japanese post-rock veterans bring doomy singer/songwriter on tour.

Mono Nowhere Now Here review

Mono : Nowhere Now Here

A continuation of the Japanese post-rock band’s well-established sonic terrain.

Mono interview

Reach your hands to heaven: An interview with Mono

We discuss Dante, heartbeats and beautiful music with the Japanese post-rock group.

Mono shares dense, epic new track, “Ely’s Heartbeat”

Japanese post-rock outfit Mono are releasing a new album, Requiem for Hell, on October 14…

Mono : For My Parents

The emotional power of instrumentals.

Fall Music Preview 2008

Fall Music Preview

Twenty of the most anticipated albums of 2008’s fall season.

Mono : You Are There

Big music for adventurous people.