Pre-Order GTG054: Drinking Mercury – Orcades

So Drinking Mercury’s been a band for 11 years, but aside from a couple limited-run EPs and some compilation tracks they haven’t released a whole lot. That changes on September 3rd with the release of the full-length album Orcades. The band simultaneously captures their live energy and embraces studio textures on this album, resulting in a fine space-rock meets indie-folk stew with a dash of shoegaze. Pre-order the album and receive a free download of the band’s rendition of Flaming Lips’ “Five Stop Mother Superior Rain.” Do so here:

Orcades release shows:

9/1/2011 – Frankie’s (Toledo, OH) w/ The Faux Paus, The Galt Line, Miracle Vitamins
9/2/2011 – Pyramid Scheme (Grand Rapids, MI) w/ grrRopolis, Trophy, Jake Stills and the Mi Mi Mis
9/3/2011 – Mac’s Bar (Lansing, MI) w/ Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire, People Grinding Axes

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