Wahid Al Mamun

Arts Editor


With Their New Project, The National Shows That Optimism Is Easy to Find.

Doc Films screened “I Am Easy to Find,” a collaborative film and music project by director Mike Mills and alt-rock band The National.


May 13, 2019

Muse Redeems Itself Live at the United Center

At the final American show of its Simulation Theory World Tour, Muse delivers a performance beyond words.


April 15, 2019

Empress Of Reigns Supreme in Sleeping Village

From slow jams to dance floor bangers, it seems like Empress Of can do it all.


March 4, 2019

Jakob Leventhal on Forging His Own Identity as a Musician

“I had a moment where I was recording the record when I listened to one of the songs and I was like, this doesn’t really sound like anyone but me.”


December 19, 2018

Muse is Trapped in a Simulation of Mediocrity in Latest Album

Muse’s "Simulation Theory" fails to get past the band’s characteristic failings.


November 12, 2018

MASSEDUCTION to MassEducation: St. Vincent Strips Down

St Vincent’s latest album is a masterfully pared back take on her 2017 “MASSEDUCTION”


October 15, 2018