HOME GAMES Chris A. Cummings, aka Mantler, plays the Pitter Patter Music Festival at the Central (603 Markham, 416-913-4586) tonight (Thursday, March 27). $5.
NICKNAME Manty, Mant-E-Faces, Sir John Blorpercrombie, Sally Gaga.
POSITION Wurlitzer and vocals.
TEAM MEMBERS Robin Buckley (drums), Sam Allison (bass).
ROOKIE YEAR Began writing songs at age five. Stopped at age nine. Started again at age 26 and never looked back. Has played classical piano for 14 years. Studied with Dr. Teeth from The Muppet Show and toured Europe in a pink suit.
LEAGUE Sparkle-glittering grab bag of kites flown from flower-strings, all decade-dime, echo-touch and meadow-page. Curtains will become your drapes. Or you could just call it polypop.
STATS Doin’ It All (Le Systeme, 2000), Sadisfaction (Tomlab, 2002), Landau (Tomlab, 2004).
SPECIAL TALENTS Devising bicyle routes, remembering what year things came out in.