Monochrome Days…Technicolor Nights

Cloud Person Monochrome Places, 2013 Review by Kent Manthie Pete Jordan is the Cloud Person. At least that’s how it was in the beginning. When starting out, making demos, etc., Jordan used “Cloud Person” as a pseudonym on his “lo-fi” sounding demos. Shortly thereafter, it grew into a trio, featuring Betsey Johnson on violin and […]

Vibrations in the Key of Life

Kye Alfred Hillig Real Snow, 2014 Review by Kent Manthie So, I got this new album emailed to me as a download from the artist and his label or promo people. For me, this is my first exposure to Mr. Hillig. From what I read about him in the bio that came with the download, […]

Bring ’em All on Over

Rob Crooks Me and All of My Friends (EP) Review by Kent Manthie After a busy 2013, having collaborated on three albums with three different projects, Rob Crooks started 2014 out taking it easy. His first release since his previous solo work is this short work, entitled Me and All of My Friends (EP), which […]

Keep Glowing

Nick Foster The Glowing Heart CD Baby Records, 2014 Review by Kent Manthie This brand new release from Seattle, WA’s Nick Foster, entitled The Glowing Heart has a completely different sound than the previous things you’ve read about. It’s much earthier, a little rock, a little country, a dash of folk here and there. The […]

Please Tell Me There’ll Be More!!!

The Finer Points of Sadism Ambersands Self-Released, 2014 Review by Kent Manthie Just off of their other project, the Sacketts’ Partner Artifact latest project (I’m not 100% which came out 1st this or the Partner Artifact) is The Finer Points of Sadism’s latest album, Ambersands. The way I like think of the two bands is […]