Mercury Falls is an Oakland-based project led by alto and baritone saxophonist Patrick Cress, the group brings years of experience in jazz, folk, pop, experimental, electronic and world music to create a sound “that evokes a feeling of the ’80’s Manhattan music scene”. The band trades in a series of licks for feel and mood bringing together their myriad influences; King Crimson, Television, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Sigur Ros, Radiohead, David Torn and Rush.