NORTH AMERICA SUMMER 2010:
Manuok's Scott Mercado is a multi-instrumentalist band loving recording monger tour whore. His band is filled out by Jeff Grasmick, Erik Berg, Andrew Trecha, and Geoff Hill. He/Manuok spent half of last year on tour – including four trips to Europe. This year, he plans to do a whole lot more. Scott has recorded alongside The Album Leaf (SubPop – City Slang), Horse-Stories (Australia - Europe), Mr. Tube (Cargo UK - Sweet Nothing), Maquiladora (Acuarela - Spain), The Soft Lightes (Modular), Pilotram (Transient Frequency - USA), Trost (Four Music, Germany), Tristeza (Better Looking, Bella Union), Devics (Filter, Bella Union), Via Satellite (Loud and Clear – USA, Human Highway - Japan), Grimoon (Italy), and many more.
In addition to recording, Manuok has toured with or shared the stage with bands like Album Leaf, Rogue Wave, Sara Lov, Jeremy Enigk, Devics, The Black Heart Procession, DMBQ, and the Radar Bros. Meanwhile, Scott been a touring member of many great bands, Including, the Black Heart Procession, Sara Lov, Devics, Ilya, Tristeza, and of course, Manuok. Lastly, Scott has also taken on a producers role. Last year producing “Super 8” for the French-Italian band Grimoon and is currently producing San Diego's Team Abraham.