Life Just Gets Bleeker & Bleeker…

Alex Bleeker and The Freaks How Far Away Woodsist Records Review by Kent Manthie                                                         Alex Bleeker, bass player for the Ridgewood, New Jersey-based band, Real Estate, has just […]

We MIEN Business!!

MIEN [S/T] Rocket Records, 2018 Review by Kent Manthie                                    The members of MIEN are not fresh, greenhorn local faves, etc. but rather a quartet of veterans from various indie bands, some of whom you might be familiar. Let’s […]

A Mind Trip

Brainvoyager Dream World &Other Playlists Self-released, 2015 Review by Kent Manthie There’s some groovy ambient music spinning our way and it is the product of none other than Brainvoyager, a one-man outfit who is strictly indie. No encumbrances of any label, just himself, his recording gear and one hell of an imagination. This is not […]

Cemetery Serenade

Darren Deicide Back From the Dead: The Harismus Sessions, 2015 Review by Kent Manthie                                                                                                  The historic landmark known as the Jersey City and Harismus Cemetery was originally founded in 1829. It is a six acre sized area of land that houses the dead of New Jersey, going back, almost 200 years! Anyway, not too long […]

It’s the Truth, My Truth; and, I Came Up With it – Not YOU!!!

Butterfield The Truth You Think I Stole Self-Released, 2014 Review by Kent Manthie The latest album by Butterfield, The Truth You Think I Stole is a melange of tunes dealing with love, angst, self-immolation, metaphorically speaking, after a bittersweet battle for truth and clarity. Written by singer/songwriter Michael Butterfield, this album is the result of […]