While I tend to harp on this fact, it is incredibly rare to find a label that is a true tastemaker for a specific genre and consistently delivers. For this reason, Hello Sir Records out of Athens, GA stands out and has been an absolute...

"The intention was always that we were going to do another record," states Tom Reno, guitarist for The Mercury Program. After the release of A Data Learn The Language in 2004, The Mercury Program took a hiatus that was so long it seemed as though they would never return. The band made the decision to take time from touring constantly and abandoned the meager lifestyle of the full-time indie band to pursue other ventures. Finally, seven years later, TMP have returned with a gem of a record, Chez Viking.