The Somnabulistic Orations

Victor Villarreal Sleep Talk Joyful Noise Recordings, 2015 Review by Kent Manthie The ever-busy Victor Villarreal has just put out another solo work, Sleep Talk. It’s another showcase of his own, where he can shine by himself instead of being one part of a quartet or trio. The last solo album we heard from Villarreal […]

Roy Lichtenstein: In the Car/Oh…All Right

While Lichtenstein’s lovely 1964 painting, Nurse, was just auctioned at Christie’s this last week, going to a Chinese buyer for $120 million, putting it into the “over $100 million club”, along with such other greats as Picasso, Warhol, Munch, Modigliani and Francis Bacon, among others, I thought I’d give my readers a glimpse at a couple other […]

Rants on Fire

Boolean Operators Rant Are Our Bones Self-Released, 2015 Review by Kent Manthie                                                            Something new from fab indie band, Boolean Operators, is just out. It’s a 12-song […]