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Mercury Dimes

When I was five, my parents said pick an instrument, any instrument, but you have to play.

What did I choose?

The drums.

What did they give me?

Suzuki method violin.

Which five-year old self couldn't stand. So my musical endeavors became centered solely around appreciating and attending live music.

Which I finally realized was stupid.

So I picked up a guitar.

I now am the singer/song-writer of a punk/indie something band based in Charlotte called Mercury Dimes. We like to play with our distortion pedals as well as the "prettier" side of music. Dynamics and raw-edged honesty are our core.

I also play solo, acoustic gigs of original material that ranges from soft to edgy folk. [+]