The Music Digest

Premiere DateJun 29, 2013
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 Intro
00:36 Mic Break
05:17 Brown Balloon The Mantles
08:46 Mic Break
10:38 Bad Design The Mantles
13:18 Mic Break
18:30 Marbled Birds The Mantles
21:38 Mic Break
22:38 Hello The Mantles
26:00 Mic Break
27:58 Raspberry Thighs The Mantles
30:47 Mic Break
33:31 Long Enough To Leave The Mantles
35:58 Mic Break
39:58 Don't Cross Town The Mantles
42:53 Mic Break
46:58 Shadow of Your Step The Mantles
50:51 Finish

The Music Digest
DJs Matt, Pat, and Margaret

Today we review The Mantles’ second full length LP, Long Enough to Leave, which came out on Slumberland Records on June 19th. With this record, the sweet, yet gritty, indie-pop group out of San Francisco delivers a concise conglomeration of jangle-pop, psych, and melodic indie in a laidback fashion perfectly suited for the summertime.

Long Enough to Leave
1. Marbled Birds
2. Hello
3. Long Enough To Leave
4. Reason’s Run
5. Raspberry Thighs
6. Brown Balloon
7. Bad Design
8. Don’t Cross Town
9. More That I Pay
10. Shadow Of Your Step

The Mantles (photo from The Mantles)
July 5 – Comet Ping Pong – Washington, DC
July 6 – Club K – Baltimore, MD
July 27 – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
July 8 – The MakeSpace – Harrisburg, PA
July 9 – Shea Stadium – Brooklyn, NY

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