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|0.0 ||Angel STAFF | August 27th 12|
Wow, Mono must really hate their parents.
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|0.0 ||Eli Kleman STAFF | August 16th 12|
If I had to pick one band that is doing the least in progressing the genre, it would be a close race between rExplosions in the Sky and Mono. But what Mono lacks in originality (this is the exact same album they've rreleased over and over again) they make up for with their dramatic and emotive delivery. Bland, uninspired, rand derivative, "For My Parents" isn't going to change anyone's opinions on this band, but am I a sucker for rdem climaxes.
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|0.0 ||Graveyard | August 27th 12|
if mono is latin for one and poly is latin for many......is monopoly an oxymoron?
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|0.0 ||Sobhi Youssef STAFF | August 27th 12|
holy crap mono released a mono album WTF WHY IS THIS NOT ATMOSPHERIC BM I DONT GET IT
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|0.0 ||admiral colonel wag CONTRIBUTOR | August 27th 12|
i thought i had mono once for an entire year but it turns out i was just really bored
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|1.5 very poor||Jonny Hunter CONTRIBUTOR | August 18th 12|
Couldn't help but cringe during some of those crescendos. The title suggests this album might have some personality, but it's utterly lifeless and dry. blegh.
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|0.0 ||Eric | August 27th 12|
I could write a horribly negative review for this, but it'd be pretty much exactly what Eli already said
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|2.0 poor||DarkNoctus CONTRIBUTOR | August 16th 12|
more of the same but less. tepid, linear and without what made what mono so formulaic before forgiveable. it does very little outside what your every day hollywood soundtrack would do. :[r""For My Parents" isn't going to change anyone's opinions on this band, but am I a sucker for dem climaxes." what climaxes? this album barely even utilizes any real or satisfying climaxes, which is one of my biggest issues with it. ]:
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|1.5 very poor||tomlop | September 17th 12|
I can't begin to understand what it was they were trying to convey with this album. I was a huge fan of Hymn to the Immortal Wind, but this just seemed underwhelming in comparison.
|0.0 ||rabbit | August 27th 12|
I think we need more post-coital and less post-rock
|0.0 ||Robert Lowe CONTRIBUTOR | August 27th 12|
For My Parents, Forever Ago
|0.0 ||Jacob Royal STAFF | August 27th 12|
Nobody listens to Mono for something radically different from the post-rock norm. I think it's wise that we keep this in mind.
|4.0 excellent||dnpnts | August 24th 12|
This album sounds like the end of the formula Mono has been using for the past few releases. Which I think is a good thing as they should be pursuing different textures and sounds.
|5.0 classic||venonoso | August 20th 12|
This album is nothing short of a masterpiece. Mono better themselves with each and every album and "For My Parents" proves it. This album is uplifting, devastating, mesmerizing, poignant, and absolutely breathtaking. Words feel inadequate to describe this musical experience. Each and every track is brilliant.rMost Favorite Track: Nostalgia
|4.0 excellent||BLUEOmni | August 19th 12|
@DarkNoctus I've never heard Hollywood produce anything similar to this, so if you could provide exactly what you're comparing this to...
|5.0 classic||IanDavila | August 17th 12|
With the commitment of make a tribute to the formers of any generation, Mono delivers an ensemble of symphonic hymns of joy and nostalgia, focusing on the ambience and spectrum of sound rather than the assemble of explosive climaxes, Mono take their landmark sound to an honest, strong and personal statement.
|4.0 excellent||Stagnantwords | August 16th 12|
More of the same, but when the same is consistently this beautiful, why would you even want change at all. Record is more comparable to Explosions In The Sky then any of their previous records. Unseen Harbor may be my song of the year at this point
|4.0 excellent||Uqnivde | April 27th 13|
|2.5 average||treeqt | April 22nd 13|
|3.5 great||Akiz | March 15th 13|
|4.0 excellent||zakalwe | February 25th 13|
|3.5 great||jybt | February 24th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Lyzak | January 24th 13|
|3.0 good||akimbo | December 12th 12|
|4.0 excellent||ceddy78 | October 26th 12|
|3.0 good||zxlkho | October 16th 12|
|4.0 excellent||blabony | October 12th 12|
|2.5 average||Solisis | September 15th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Adam | September 14th 12|
|3.5 great||DRWND | September 11th 12|
|4.5 superb||anospi | September 11th 12|
|2.5 average||badpit | September 11th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Alex Beebe CONTRIBUTOR | September 9th 12|
|4.5 superb||Amanasz | September 8th 12|
|4.0 excellent||sidjmt | September 2nd 12|
|3.5 great||Warpt | August 26th 12|
|1.5 very poor||J. Ponton EMERITUS | August 19th 12|
|4.0 excellent||dsgn09 | August 19th 12|
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