A Round for the House!

Drinks Hippo Lite Drag City, 2018 Review by Kent Manthie                                               After recording an eponymous album in 2015, Tim Presley and Cate LeBon, the duo who make up Drinks, have just finished Hippo Lite, […]

Graceful, Glistening & Glittering

The Living Hour Lovely Lonely (Collection of Covers for Hollow Hearts) Self-Released, 2018 Review by Kent Manthie                                                                Back up to the very present: March, […]

Living, Breathing Pleasure

The Bad Signs Black Magic Moments Number Nine Creative Cult, 2017 Review by Kent Manthie                                         The first thing that I thought of just after the beginning of Black Magic Moments, the latest EP from The Bad […]

Carpet Crawl

Spiral Stairs Doris and the Daggers Nine Mile Records, 2017 Review by Kent Manthie                                           Well, I see that Scott Kannberg, formerly of Pavement and his latest band, Spiral Stairs, is almost ready to release another […]

Yes It Can!!

Spook School   Could It Be Different Slumberland Records, 2017 Review by Kent Manthie                                                                   “Could It Be Different”. That is the musical question […]

Jumping At Shadows

Mister Heavenly Boxing the Moonlight Polyvinyl Records, 2017 Review by Kent Manthie                                             I’ve got a lot of new albums to review and a lot of them are coming from Polyvinyl Records.  They’ve been cracking […]