Venus, Sans FursHooded Fang CD pic

Hooded Fang Venus on Edge DAPS Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie Toronto’s Hooded Fang return with a new album. Venus on Edge is its name. I was pleasantly surprised when I listened to the album. Small confession: this is my introduction to Hooded Fang. So, I can’t put this new album in perspective to […]


Puro Instinct Autodrama Mexican Summer Records, 2016 Reviewed by Kent Manthie                                                                      Puro Instinct is back. Yes, the Kaplan sisters are back. […]

Automatons are Coming!

Synthetic ID Impulses Castle Face Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie This here, is an album that doesn’t come around every day. It’s like one of those really hip, modern art pieces – the kind where someone who doesn’t know what they’re talking about makes a crack about “well, hell, I coulda done that…” – […]

Emaciated Ectoplasm

Here is yet another new video wonder from Lee Negin, whose new CD, Entheogenic Dharma Music is reviewed 2 entries back. I like the music as well as the accompanying video for it.  Both are expressive and showcase a unique, cosmopolitan potpourri; a universal love letter to artistic expression, be it musical, visual, or whatnot. Anyway, […]

Audio/Visual Aids…

Below, please check out two videos of two songs from Lee Negin’s new album, Entheogenic Dharma Music, out now (refer to my review of this album, the newest, most recently posted review, to read more about the album).  Both videos are intense with color and stunning graphic displays. Anyway, here are two videos for your pleasure: […]

Future Groove

Lee Negin Entheogenic Dharma Music Self-Released, 2016 Reviewed by Kent Manthie The latest album to come out from the cosmopolitan Lee Negin, the enticingly mouthful of a title, Entheogenic Dharma Music, is another in a rich, musical journey; a rich, psychonautical juggernaut, capable of emptying the tables and the bar-stools within a few minutes of […]