Pure, Unadulterated Bliss

Various Artists Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles, 1959 Dust-to-Digital, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                                                               Paul Bowles, the late author and composer, was […]

Tune Into the “Girls”

Mercury Girls Ariana, 7” Slumberland Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie Hmm…what a pleasant surprise. A brand new 7” single, on vinyl. I’m talking about a 7” for a new single, entitled “Ariana”, with a B-side, “All That Heaven Allows” by Philadelphia’s Mercury Girls, which, by the way, is not, as one might surmise, an […]

Goodbye Cruel World…

Soldier’s Heart Night By Night Self-Released, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                       This new CD from Belgian “psychedelic dreampop” quintet, Soldier’s Heart, entitled, Night By Night and which was, for them, a self-released labor of love. Formed four years ago, in Antwerp, Belgium, Soldier’s Heart has […]