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Mercury Rev in Studio on World Cafe 12/17/08

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Mercury Rev: The Lillywhite Session

Mercury Rev: The Lillywhite Session

Mercury Rev in Studio on World Cafe 12/17/08

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Mercury Rev in Studio on World Cafe 12/17/08

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Set List

  • "Snowflake in a Hot World/October Sunshine"
  • "People Are So Unpredictable"

Mercury Rev recorded a session with Steve Lillywhite at Avatar Studios in New York City. "VK-Red" Duvivier hide caption

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An underground favorite since its distorted art-pop first appeared in 1991, Mercury Rev sees reinvention as the key to its creativity. With Snowflake Midnight, the psych-rock veterans embraced open-source technology, allowing them to experiment with audio effects designed by people around the globe.

In a Lillywhite Session produced by Steve Lillywhite, Mercury Rev talks about discovering the sound for the latest record, as well as the concept of a "Brain Waves Concert."

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Album
Snowflake Midnight
Artist
Mercury Rev
Label
Yep Roc
Released
2008

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