Another week, another Mercury music section to spill your Flavor Flav’s Fried Chicken on. If Flav can sling chicken, then Professor Griff's kosher deli can't be too far behind. Okay, maybe not.
After years in exile, Blake Schwarzenbach emerges from his sadness cave and talks about his new band (Forgetters), his old band (Jawbreaker), and sentimentality.
Forgetters - "The Night Accelerates"
Still reeling from the on-court meltdown of Richie "The Baumer" Tenenbaum, the sport of tennis should be proud of Denver indie pop act Tennis.
Tennis - "Long Boat Pass"
The Get Up Kids aren't kids anymore. Then again, either are we. Who cares what Schwarzenbach says, let's get sentimental.
The Get Up Kids - "Don't Hate Me" (I really should post a new song here, but I'm high on nostalgia right now.)
Someone in the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger—the duo of Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl—was born into a famous family. Come clean, Charlotte. Don't hide the fact that you are related to famed botanist Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg.
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - "Jardin Du Luxembourg"