After the catastrophic tragedy that befell The Philippines in the form of Typhoon Haiyan last week, the Filipino American Museum (FAM) has taken initiative to organize an artistic fundraiser that will directly benefit those affected by the misfortune. The name of the event is rooted in the Filipino term bayanihan, which signifies an ethos of communal unity and effort to achieve a particular objective. The event will take place on Thursday, November 21, 8:00pm at… [read more »]
Liquifying memories of grunge with splashes of psychedelic revival, Mirror Mirror returns with a radiant new EP, “Melting People.” As the title implies, the sonic experience is an immersive one, weaving velvety threads of reverb through smokescreens of pop that unify the listener with a droning, dream-like coherence. Lyrically, the songs evoke the dissolution of physical bodies as they become superseded by virtual identities, softening our real selves with nebulous auras of nostalgia and digitization. In “Melting People,” you will find yourself floating down a free-associated stream of genres that overlap fluidly onto one another like ripples in a reflective pool.