The SkeleTour makes a stop in Portland at Porch Couch. Join us for a night of Instrumental Madness!
Sounds Like: The Mars Volta, Tool, RUSH, King Crimson, Pink Floyd
Bio: This experimental Portland trio, formed in 2006, specializes in creative overuse of their effect pedals. Their latest material includes extensive live looping work, creating huge enveloping layers of sound. At best, they fuse the oddball rhythms and technicality of progressive music with a genuin...See Full Bio
“The fact is that there are not so many progressive rock bands on the current scene that actually understand the term progressive, and that offer music that is colourful and inventive. Portland based The Mercury Tree have been around for eight years and so far they produced three records. Their latest is titled “Countenance.” Long story short, this album is a masterpiece. If you are looking for a recording that comes close to Kayo Dot’s “Coffins on Io” as the most experimental album released in 2014, look no further. The Mercury Tree has advanced to the point where all the potential and skills are masterfully used and put onto an album. Bravo!”