The Mercury Music Hour makes its long-awaited return, playing a full hour of Portland music by Portland bands. It's very literally the greatest thing to happen to music, ever. (You're welcome, by the way.) You can listen to the Mercury Music Hour at noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on 910 AM, on HD radio at 94.7 Too, and streaming online at Or you can listen to last week's episode, right here, right now. You lucky dog.


The Mercury Music Hour: Episode 28


Playlist after the jump!

1. Derby - "If Ever There's a Reason"
2. The Decemberists - "This Is Why We Fight"
3. Soft Tags - "Architect Song"
4. Jarad Miles - "Octopus Tree"
5. Doubledutch - "Sugar"
6. Kasey Anderson and the Honkies - "The Wrong Light"
7. Crackerbash - "Hollow"
8. XDS - "Earthquake"
9. Pure Country Gold - "The Boss"
10. Elliott Smith - "Miss Misery (early version)"
11. Ezra Holbrook - "Save Yourself"
12. Power of County - "The Ballad of Charlie Said"
13. Portugal. The Man - "People Say" (Daytrotter session)
14. Eternal Tapestry - "Galactic Derelict"