the mantles

mexican summer
Our friends at Mexican Summer just sent over a list of their upcoming releases, and in addition to some pretty rad and extremely limited Record Store Day exclusives (see above) that will be available on Saturday, they've also got some great releases planned in the coming months from the Mantles…
don’t lie
Fan video for the Mantles' "Don't Lie," featuring footage from the 1973 film Paper Moon:
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Our weekly Sirius XM Blog Radio show airs today at noon Eastern (and again at midnight) on Sirius XMU. This week's episode features brand new music from Air France, the Bitters, N…
bad design
Slumberland just released a new limited 7" from San Francisco's the Mantles, featuring two exclusive new songs not available on the band's awesome self-titled LP (out now on Siltbreeze). Here's the a-side, which the label says "has the lazy drive of a 'tougher&a…
don’t lie
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 th…