Communal Aquatic Species Seeks Good Home

  Manatee Commune Thistle EP Bastard Jazz Recordings, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie Out of the aether it fell, just about two weeks ago; I’m talking about this new EP from Manatee Commune, called Thistle, on the Brooklyn-based Bastard Jazz label. One look at the Bastard Jazz website, and you can tell that Bastard Jazz […]

Things You Shouldn’t Cry Over

Pete Astor Spilt Milk Sunny Side Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie Pete Astor, a man, who, besides being a veteran of indie music, in bands such as Lost and Weather Prophets, has, of late, been dipping into academia by way of his post as “Senior Lecturer” at the University of Westminster, has come back (or not) […]

Cowboy Boots & Sandals

Kye Alfred Hillig Great Falls Memorial Interchange, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                                                              A new year, new things to deal with, lots of resolutions made, lots […]