This Week's Mercury Music Section
Another week, another Mercury
music section that doesn't have nearly the crisp, quaffable freshness of what '90s boy band Hanson has brewed up for their 21st anniversary as a band: delicious Mmmhops beer
, named after their immortal hit song "Mmmbop." At last! Twelve-year-old girls and paunchy, unshaven beer knurds finally have something in common. (Yes, Hanson's Mmmhops beer is an actual thing
Do you know how your record-sausage is made? We paid a visit to Telegraph Mastering for the lowdown on the mysterious process of mastering, where owner/operator/masterer Adam Gonsalves (pictured above) demonstrated one of the only vinyl lathes in Portland.
Scranton pop-punkers Tigers Jaw are on its final lap. It's not exactly a victory lap, but there's still plenty to celebrate.
And the usual rigamarole of Up & Coming shows!