Tag Archives: mercury lounge

QC INTERVIEW: WHITE HINTERLAND

by zach fisher In March of 2010, White Hinterland released their second full-length record Kairos on Dead Oceans. The duo, made up of Casey Dienel and beat maker Shawn Creeden, have been touring for the better part of the year. A few weeks back QC writer Zach Fisher caught up with Casey prior to their [...]

ARTIST PLUG: PHANTOGRAM

by zach fisher I recently stumbled across a duo from Saratoga Springs, NY called Phantogram. A phantogram is an optical illusion that uses distorted projection or perspective to produce a 2D image that is distorted in a particular way so as to appear, to a viewer at a particular vantage point, three dimensional.  Musically speaking, it [...]

QC FUNERAL JAM RECAP

by meeshka towson (pics by mel mccue) QC’s Summer funeral celebrated the death of the season in raucous elation on Sunday night as close to 175 people packed Mercury Lounge for the four band bill. The evening began with the energizing throwback sounds of the Bill Murray Experience who brought the bluegrass, blues, and Jazz [...]

QUIET COLOR SHOW THIS SUNDAY @ MERCURY

by maureen tatio The day of musical reckoning is nearly upon us. Kicking off at 7:30 on Sunday night at the Mercury Lounge, The Bill Murray Experience, Mamarazzi, Daytime, and The Shivers will deliver intimate performances at Quiet Color’s Summer Funeral. Grab the show info on Going, Facebook, or the Mercury show page. Full flier [...]

QC’S SUMMER FUNERAL @ MERCURY LOUNGE 9/6

by rick If you don’t plan on taking ecstacy and going to Electric Zoo this weekend.. have yourself a classy and inspired evening at the Mercury Lounge with us on Sunday night. Opening up with a bluegrass vocalist/jazz quartet (the bill murray experience), the show will venture through jazz funk (mamarazzi) and indie spiritual (daytime) [...]

SCREAMING FEMALES ON MTV

by divka Here’s video from the Screaming Females national TV spot on MTV last week. The crew plays The Yard in Brooklyn on 8/29 and then Mercury Lounge on 9/1. They’re the good kind of filthy.

INDIE NEWS REEL: 6/3

by charles poladian All quiet as June makes its debut. The summer promises numerous highlights including festivals, free movies, free music, and great shows. Maybe you are going to see Phish this week, maybe you are catching one of five Art Brut shows at Mercury Lounge, maybe you are catching Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s [...]

EL TEN ELEVEN IN NYC

by chuck bell Get ready to drop whatever you’re doing this Wednesday through Friday, because the best band you’ve never heard of are playing three dates in the NYC area.  El Ten Eleven, the two-man, instrumental post-rock group from Los Angeles, have gone unnoticed for too long.  What they lack in manpower, they more than [...]

TOUR UPDATES: PASSION PIT & ART BRUT

by neeko No they’re not touring together even though that would make for an incredibly cerebral show. But moving on.. the groups made separate tour announcements yesterday and we deemed them worth noting. Art Brut’s concert trek through June includes five NYC dates. All the shows are at Mercury Lounge and run from June 1st-5th. [...]

QC GIVEAWAY: MINIATURE TIGERS – NYC – 2/15

by freebie mcdeebie Do you like free shit?  Because we enjoy giving stuff away.  You do?  Nice!  We should hang out.  Behold first installment of a new weekly feature called QC Giveaway.  Here’s the gist – we have a silly contest each week where the winner gets free tickets to something awesome, typically in the [...]