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Desert Stars Festival Postponed Until September

Southern California's Desert Stars festival is the latest event to be pushed due to the coronavirus. SPIN has learned that the event, which…
Daniel Kohn / March 11, 2020

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Desert Stars Festival Goes Digital With Streaming Performances

The recently postponed psych-rock and shoegaze festival Desert Stars in Joshua Tree faced the same fate as many events in 2020 — die out or…
Nate Jackson / September 1, 2020

The National’s Matt Berninger and Steph Altman Cover Mercury Rev’s ‘Holes’

The National's Matt Berninger and his friend and film composer Stephan Altman performed "Holes" by Mercury Rev on A Late Show with Stephen Colbert last…
Emily Tan / April 16, 2020

Mercury Rev Announce Bobbie Gentry Tribute Album, Release “Sermon” (ft. Margo Price)

Mercury Rev has announced an ambitious project paying tribute to country legend Bobbie Gentry's 1968 album The Delta Sweete. The Upstate New York dream pop outfit…
Maggie Serota / November 14, 2018

Mercury Rev Announce 20th Anniversary Deserter’s Songs Tour

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Deserter's Songs, Mercury Rev will play the album start to finish during a tour this October. The band will…
Monique Melendez / April 2, 2018

Mercury Rev Announce New Album, ‘The Light in You,’ With New Song and Tour Dates

Mercury Rev haven't released a new album since 2008's Slowflake Midnight, but today they've announced plans to unveil a new record called The Light in…
Rachel Brodsky / June 18, 2015

Download Mercury Rev’s New Album for Free!

Today, Mercury Rev's new album, the ambient and atmospheric Snowflake Midnight, releases via conventional and online outlets. Its companion piece, Strange Attractor, a collection of…
William Goodman / September 30, 2008

New Albums from Ben Folds, Mercury Rev, Murs, and More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today: Ben Folds, Way to Normal Ben there, done that -- crafty…
SPIN Staff / September 30, 2008

Mercury Rev

What? Mercury Rev will release their seventh and eighth albums September 30 in two very different ways. Hailed by critics as a return to form,…
Tim Dwenger / September 25, 2008

SPIN’s Week in Review, August 18-22

It was a busy week in SPIN.com-land, as we deployed our fearless rock'n'roll vagabond Zack on the road with Radiohead; hosted a stream of the…
SPIN Staff / August 22, 2008

Exclusive MP3: Mercury Rev, “Snowflake in a Hot World”

"We thought this record should sound like it was made by a different Mercury Rev," drummer/keyboardist Jeff Mercel said of the band's forthcoming album, Snowflake…
William Goodman / August 19, 2008