Sunup to Sundown

Chris Pureka Back in the Ring Sad Rabbit Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie The sixth release from Portland, OR-based singer-songwriter, Chris Pureka comes after a five year hiatus, during which she lived her life, doing a variety of things that regular people do and, well, not rushing to get the next album written and […]

Bright City Nights

Woods City Sun Eater in the River of Light Woodsist Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                                                 This new album from Brooklyn’s Woods, City Sun Eater in the River of Light, which […]

Mercurial, Dangerous, Vital!!

Bronze Live in San Francisco Castle Face Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                                              The new, live album by San Francisco-based Bronze, Live in San Francisco, is an album that captures Bronze in their […]

In Between the Planets

Our Solar System In Time Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie It doesn’t get a hell of a lot better than this new album. I’m talking about the new album, out 3/25/16, from Swedish powerhouse, Our Solar System, the album, In Our Time. There are two songs on this 43 minute […]

Staring at the SUN

Sunwatchers Sunwatchers Castle Face Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie If you want to hear what could possibly be the best record that will be released this year (and I know it’s only March), take a listen to the new, eponymous album by New York-based Sunwatchers. This thing’s heavy. A true thing of beauty, seven […]