Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan

Unique has gone deeper into psychedelia. Listening to Pangalan has transported me into the deep-seated psychedelic stream of his consciousness–sounds of isolation, clutter, disturbance, struggles. Mysterious as he is, he gives us a chance to see through him in Pangalan. That is, if we puzzle out his every stance. The 8-track sophomore album won’t be an easy feat for his usual bubblegum pop-loving fans unless … Continue reading Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan

Max von Sydow, one of the kingpins of world cinema

No one can ever write about an actor as vividly as his close relations, co-actors, and directors, or perhaps a fan who has been following his work for many years. However, I am quite enamored by Max von Sydow, not because of a necessary tribute, but because as good an actor he was, I found a little space for him in the cinephile division of … Continue reading Max von Sydow, one of the kingpins of world cinema