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Mercury Rev

All Is Lost And You Find All Is Dream: A Conversation With Mercury Rev’s Jonathan Donahue.

On September 11th, 2001, Mercury Rev released All Is Dream, an album many consider to be the band’s magnum opus. Late last year, Cherry Red released a superb 4-CD expanded box set documenting the album’s creation and that era of the band. We sat down with the band’s visionary Jonathan Donahue to discuss the creation of the album, the mindset going into the day of its American release, and the album’s legacy.

Mercury Rev All Is Dream

Mercury Rev: All Is Dream: Expanded Edition (Cherry Red)

Mercury Rev album All Is Dream easily stands as one of the best albums the band has ever made. Cherry Red’s new four-disc collection only proves that point, expanding it with a wealth of unreleased material, b-sides, demos, outtakes, and live recordings.

Song Of The Day: Mercury Rev w/Hope Sandoval, “Big Boss Man”

Taken from the Bella Union release, The Delta Sweete.

I Realize It Was You That I Forgot: Revisiting Bill Janovitz’s Up Here

The events of September 11, 2001 directly impacted millions of lives in infinitely unique ways. I dealt with it by listening to music, and writing the first review for my very first music website–an album I’d not listened to since…until this week. Some reflections are offered within…

Song Of The Day: Mercury Rev, “Holes” (Live In Istanbul, 2011)

Taken from the Mercury Rev release, Istanbul 2011 Deserter’s Songs.

Twilight Music: Mercury Rev, “Are You Ready?” (2015)

We once again evoke the right to break our fundamental rule and present to you a track from another album that is slated to be one nominated as one of the year’s best.