The Mantles — a sweet yet gritty San Francisco-based indie pop outfit rooted in 1960s garage rock, Paisley Underground, and the C-86 sound — started out as a three-piece consisting of frontman Mike Oliveres, drummer Virginia Weatherby, and bassist Jermaine. The latter left the group early on, and Matt Roberts (the David) and guitarist Drew were subsequently brought on board to round out The Mantles’ lineup. The group’s debut 7″ EP, Burden/Walk with Me/The Garden/Trouble in the Streets, was released on Dulc-I-Tone Records in 2007. Another single, Secret Heart (produced by the Papercuts’ Jason Quever), came out on the label the following year. The Mantles’ debut self-titled full-length, recorded by Greg Ashley, was released on Siltbreeze Records in 2009.

The Mantles share track from forthcoming 'Memory' 7", announce European tour. starting October 24 in Paris, France,

The Mantles share track from forthcoming 7″

Garage-psych band The Mantles share the A side of their forthcoming Memory 7″, out December 2 via Slumberland Records and French labels Les Disques Steak / SDZ. You can Stream “Memory” below. The Bay Area has a rich history of garagey, folk-rock bands and since their formation in 2007 The Mantles:

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The Mantles share new video for "Hello", new album "Long Enough" out July 15 via Slumberland

The Mantles share Grass Widow-directed video

The Mantles are set to release their second album, Long Enough To Leave in the UK on the 15th July via Slumberland Records, and take a trip through the looking glass in their new video for ‘Hello’, directed by Grass Widow’s Hannah Lew. Watch it above

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Listen to Shadows Of Your Step from The Mantles

Hear a new song from The Mantles’ upcoming LP

San Francisco garage-pop band The Mantles share a new track from their upcoming LP Long Enough To Leave, out June 18 on Slumberland Records. Listen to “Shadow of Your Step” The group will embark on an East Coast tour in July with support from Juan Wauters of The Beets

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The Mantles share their single "Hello", details of upcoming album

The Mantles share new track from upcoming LP

The Mantles still color outside the lines but dial a cleaner, more infectious sound. SF’s Kelley Stoltz (Sub Pop) recorded the new album with enough savvy to make it pop while keeping the performances idiosyncratic & affecting

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