Douglas Martin loves board games. The Mantles may have been borne out of the same dive bar garage-rock boom that swept the San Francisco Bay area before high rents and tech yuppies forced most of them out, but they’ve always had this sweetness about them that belies their peers. I’m not sure if it’s Michael […]
Douglas Martin only accepts blog payola from Mexican Summer, Woodsist, and the City of San Francisco‘s Tourism Board. “Why are you lonely, why are you looking for gold?” It’s an uncharacteristically dark question to open a Mantles song, a band well-known for possibly being the poppiest garage band in a city bursting from the seams […]