Unique Lets us in the Deeper Layers of his Psyche through his Sophomore Album, ‘Pangalan’

Listening to Unique Salonga’s sophomore effort 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 they’ve been … Continue reading Unique Lets us in the Deeper Layers of his Psyche through his Sophomore Album, ‘Pangalan’

Max von Sydow Tribute: 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 Tribute: One of the Kingpins of World Cinema