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2017 · 2018 · 2019

2015

Video for "The Guides v.2" released

Jan 8 2015: Our first video! Check out Mercury's Antennae's etherwave song "The Guides v.2" (Directed by Erick r. Scheid w/Unit 13 Productions) This electronic-ambient version of the original track from on our debut album A Waking Ghost Inside is part of the 5-song, 30-minute EP The Guides released Jan 2015 (Projekt Records).

Greetings Dreamers -- after a busy summer exploring the PNW and performing in Seattle, Olympia, Portland and Eugene, Mercury's Antennae is back to work recording their third release. A few new songs were showcased that saw the band expressing a deeper, noisier side combined with their already ethereal sound: driving bass, fluid electronica, spacious 12-string guitars and Dru's earthy vox.

The new album may include 8-12 tracks and is definitely inspired by the lush and expansive landscape of the PNW.

The band is also currently working on a mini PNW tour in March of 2018.

2018

Thank You the Pacific Northwest!

Mercury's Antennae has had a great time this spring performing Eugene, Portland and Seattle. Thanks to everyone who came out!

 

It was our pleasure to share our tour with Devoured by Flowers, as well as play with Golden Gardens and Stariana. Extra special thanks to Summer Bowman of the Machine in the Garden for her guest appearance in Portland!

Mercury's Antennae to Play WGT 2018!

Mercury's Antennae is thrilled to announce that we have been selected to play this year's Wave-Gotik-Treffen Festival in Leipzig, Germany!

We will see folks the opening evening, Friday 18 May at the beautiful Schauspielhaus. 

The Moon Viewing Garden EP and video

10-May-2018: The band has just released a new 5-song EP entitled The Moon Viewing Garden (Sett Records) in conjunction with our WGT performance.

This release is a mix of previously unreleased material, plus songs from the upcoming full-length album Among the Black Trees.

A limited run of CDs will be pressed for the festival, after which it will continue to be available as a digital only release through through bandcamp.

We also are thrilled to share the video for the title track, directed by Clovis IV for Sett Records.

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Brickbat Mansion Compilation

Mercury’s joins several other wonderful bands who’ve played Portland’s shoegaze/darkwave/ethereal night Brickbat Mansion on the first ever Brickbat Mansion compilation!

Released Oct 2018 in partnership with No Movement Records, the digital only release benefits the Friends of the Lone Fir Cemetery.

Tremendous thanks to Brickbat for being such a positive force all these years in supporting and promoting darkwave artists!

We’re really happy to contribute a special version of "The Veil Opaque," from our next album, Among the Black Trees.

My Summer as a Goth soundtrack!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 had some hard moments, but one thing we were excited to be a part of was the soundtrack for My Summer as a Goth, an independent film directed by Tara Johnson-Medinger that premiered on Halloween at the opening night of the 45th Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival.

It has been officially selected for multiple other festivals in the US and abroad... Bravo! So check the film’s official site for where you can catch it next.

2019

Mercury's Antennae Spring Tour

Some exciting happenings for Mercury’s Antennae this year!

First, look out Pacific Northwest--3 dates planned in Eugene, Portland and Olympia March 28, 29, 30. These will be our last US shows for a while, so hope to see you there!

Mercury’s Antennae at Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival

 

Our UK live debut! We will be performing 26 April at the Tomorrow’s Ghosts Festival in Whitby. Here is a video introducing the festival: 

 
 
 

2017