LIVE REVIEW: Mercury Rev @ OAF

MERCURY REV, JAMES DELA CRUZ (DJ SET) @ Oxford Art Factory, 07 December 2015 Eschewing the usual opening band, the warm-up honours went to James Dela Cruz (The Avalanches) who played an eclectic hour long DJ set that stretched from Neil Young to warm techno flows and some fine turntablism skills. Mercury Rev hold a fairly unique position in music with their fantastical, dramatic sound that hits … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Mercury Rev @ OAF

MERCURY REV: The Director & The Cinematographer

FROM THEIR REHEARSAL STUDIO AND AN AUTUMN HEATWAVE MERCURY REV FOUNDING MEMBER GRASSHOPPER CALLS IN TO DISCUSS THEIR NEW ALBUM, THE LEGACY OF DESERTER’S SONGS AND MORE WITH CHRIS FAMILTON. Grasshopper and singer Jonathan Donahue have been at the core of Mercury Rev from the very beginning, enduring multiple line-up changes and a constant refinement of their expansive sound. Their new album The Light in … Continue reading MERCURY REV: The Director & The Cinematographer