Manti Blades


Manti Blades bassist of the band FRITZ & the Side EffectZ. This is my personal page. Want to learn more about FRITZ & the Side EffectZ? ---->





What is music to you? What does it give you?

A way to project my self, to be heard What does it give you? Freedom

What is your music dream?

To survive doing what I love

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

I would encourage all medical insurance companies to be accepted by Holistic health practitioners.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

My grandfather use to play this on acoustic guitar and sing it to me when I was 4yrs old. Lookin' Out My Back Door by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Way to many to tell but anything Fritz O'Hara comes to mind

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?

Right or wrong ... Think, feel, live, love and pass it on.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Alive and appreciated

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Mostly sad, borrowed or stolen. I notice many of today's top paid performers are taking melodies and arrangements from old songs I grew up listening to and blatantly stealing them and just writing new lyrics to replace the old ones hoping no one will take notice. But I do

What do you think of Drooble?

Great plattform

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Venues that only want to hire cover bands and not willing to take a chance on new creative talents. There are so many great talents being overlooked as an artist it sickens me.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes I go to shows. I share events. I buy merch at shows. I invite friends to go.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Perform live and sell merch

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

FritZ & the Side EffectZ , Electric Radio Kings, DC4