Michael Collins

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (48 of 85)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,403,195 - Total Helpful Votes: 48 of 85
Walking Cloud And Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered And&hellip ~ Mono (Japan)
20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
It is unfortunate that Mono are classed as 'post rock'. In a genre of such sonic similarities between bands where it is often difficult to actually tell one band apart from the other, it seems that Mono, without Godspeed's massive ensemble, Mogwai's pedigree, or 65 Days of Static's persistant experimenting have been left by the wayside to some extent.
This is highly unfair, to say the least. While Mono wear their influences on their sleeves, and with some pride too, it has to be pointed out that they are far better than any other 'post rock' band you care to mention. Simply put, Mono rock harder, longer and louder than any of their contempories, while… Read more
Parabola [DVD]
12 of 28 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars An Insult, 15 Jan 2006
2 seperate DVD's for an album released 4 years ago, a 'jokey' (read boring) commentary and an uninspiring remix on each does not constitute a good purchase. Cheers Tool, thanks a bunch.
Schism [DVD]
4 of 19 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars An Insult, 15 Jan 2006
2 seperate DVD's for an album released 4 years ago, a 'jokey' (read boring) commentary and an uninspiring remix on each does not constitute a good purchase. Cheers Tool, thanks a bunch.

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