I'm a bit surprised at how little attention the great new debut LP from San Francisco's the Mantles has received of late (aside from some message board props and the occasional breathless, spot-on blog post). The band makes hazy, vaguely psychedelic, and consistently awesome garage pop that recalls the Chills and other assorted '80s Dunedin Sound disciples. Here's the original version of album standout "Don't Lie;" The Mantles is out now Siltbreeze.

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