‘Sup, y’all?

Hi Everybody!! Hope you are enjoying this year, so far, which, for a minute there felt like a “new year”, the way it always is, you know. Anyway, I’ve been away from the blog too long lately but it’s not cuz I don’t want to write, on the contrary, I’d love nothing better than to […]

A Beautiful, Mysterious Dream I Had

Lee Negin The Falling of the Long Shadows Passing Phase Music, Catalog # A2Z-2017 Released in 2017 Review by Kent Manthie The new album by Lee Negin is a super electronic fantasy. Starting with the opener, “The Lesser Gods”, The Falling of the Long Shadows takes you on an astral journey; a trip through a […]

Starting the Year in a Groovy Kind of Wow.

of Montreal Rune Husk Polyvinyl Records, 2017 Review by Kent Manthie Kevin Barnes and company, hard at work as per custom, has just put out something new since they’re most recent output, Innocence Reaches last year. The new product’s an EP, entitled Rune Husk, a four-song sampler of what’s happening with of Montreal, pride of […]

Late for the New Year!

Hello Everybody!!!                                                                   C’est moi. I’m back!  Sorry, all you great people who read Independent Review and an extra special sorry to those bands […]

Blues Ain’t Dead!

Darren Deicide The Blues Non est Mortuum Berenice Records, 2016 Review by Kent Manthie                                                     Well, 2016 is just about to come to a close but not before we get […]

Fantasmas: video from Zavala

Just to put music to the review previous, I thought I’d post a video from Zavala for his new tune, “Roosevelt & Letting Go”.  Hope you like it! – KM. (also, read the review, just below). –KM.