Pop

The Mantles – “Police My Love

Bay Area five-piece the Mantles play starry-eyed psychedelic pop fast enough that it almost sounds like punk rock — or, at least, like the mid-’60s garage bands whose inability to sound like the Byrds or the Rolling Stones accidentally helped inspire punk rock. Papercuts’ Jason Quever produced their new album All Odds End, and we’ve […]

Pop

The Mantles – “Doorframe” (First Listen)

The Mantles have a breezy retro sound: a bit of Woods’ psychedelic inclination, a pinch of Real Estate jangly/languid guitars, a subdued trace of new wave a la Modern English. Papercuts’ Jason Quever produced the Bay Area band’s latest record, All Odds End, and his vintage mastery is a perfect fit for the Mantles’ sound. […]