Portland experimentalists The Mercury Tree emerged as a solo project of Ben Spees in 2004 and became a full band in 2006. The band is now: Ben Spees (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Aaron Clark (bass, backing vocals) and Connor Reilly (drums, backing vocals). They have released three albums and two EPs. The newest release, a full-length called Freeze in Phantom Form, sees the band shifting from everything previously released while still keeping their recognizable chemistry. The trio contributed a song to our latest Progstravaganza sampler. Here is what Ben, Aaron and Clark have to say about the new album, and some other things as well.
Nick: Hello there, guys! So it seems that summer 2012 was pretty busy for you, no? You gigged and finished a new album, so how do you keep yourselves sane meanw...Read More