Mercury Rev

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    How This New Music Will Make You Smarter (Thanks, Science)

    A good 90 percent of my job as a music journalist is keeping my finger on new music, continuously discovering the vast spectrum of sound that human beings can create. Another 9 percent is attending concerts, where I destroy my liver and my hearing for shits and gigs. That final 1 percent is being a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011
  • Music

    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Mark Your Calendars: Festival Announcements Galore

    Feather headdresses were the hot accessory of 2010 music festivals.​While music festival season is pretty much wrapped up for the year up, there's still plenty to get excited about since next year's festivals are being planned.Announcements have been rolling out one after another this past week. B ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    The Clientele

    Like marshmallows, but not fluffy

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    The Clientele

    Broken English

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Saxon Shore

    Just don't sing along

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Sometimes awesome live bands also make magic in the studio

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    The Earlies

    Don't be late

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Stolen Goods

    Robbers on High Street make a getaway to success

  • Music

    May 19, 2005


    Expect pleasant surprises

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Cafe Tacuba

    Cuatro Caminos (Geffen)

  • Music

    April 17, 2003


    The Complete Works Volume One (Arista)

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Dot Allison

    We Are Science (Mantra)

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    The Flaming Lips

    Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid, 1983-1988;

    The Day They Shot a Hole in the Jesus Egg -- The Priest Driven Ambulance Album, Demos and Outtakes, 1989-1991 (Rykodisc/Restless)

  • News

    January 10, 2002


    'N Sync? Get real

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    Big Dreams

    Mercury Rev looks to the future without forgetting its past

  • Music

    April 19, 2001


    Rock Action (Matador)

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Good Harvest

    Massachusetts indie pop trio Wheat fields a bumper crop of songcraft with Hope and Adams

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Growing Pains

    After 13 years, SXSW remains Austin's greatest/worst display of self-love