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The Mantles

The Mantles — a sweet yet gritty San Francisco-based indie pop outfit rooted in 1960s garage rock, paisley underground, as well as the C-86 sound — began being a three-piece comprising frontman Michael Olivares, drummer Virginia Weatherby, and a bassist named Jermaine. The last mentioned still left the group in early stages, and bassist Matt Roberts and guitarist Drew Cramer had been subsequently induced board to around out the Mantles’ lineup. The group’s debut 7″ EP, Burden/Walk with Me/The Backyard/Difficulty in the Roads, premiered on Dulc-I-Tone Information in 2007. Another one, Secret Center (made by the Papercuts’ Jason Quever), arrived in the mt.st.mtn label the next yr. The Mantles’ debut self-titled full-length, documented by Greg Ashley, premiered on Siltbreeze Information in ’09 2009. After liberating a 12″ EP for Mexican Summer season, 2010’s Pink Info, Cramer remaining the music group and Justin Loney became a member of. Their next recording, 2013’s Very long Enough to Keep, was documented by Kelly Stoltz and released by Slumberland. After adding keyboardist Carly Putnam and, to displace the departed Roberts, bassist Matt Bullimore (of fellow Bay Region band Hip and legs), they released a middle-2014 solitary, “Memory space,” and started focus on another recording. Produced by older friend Quever, All Chances End premiered by Slumberland in past due 2015.

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