Tag: Ray Torres & The Mercy

June 27, 2021

Forum Blue Releases New 2 Song Single

Ray Torres better known as “Forum Blue“, has just released a special 2 song single through his bandcamp page titled “Mid Summer Never”. It’s like the perfect combo of pop sounds out of the 80’s and 90’s mixed with that new millennium sheen and indie undercurrent tying it all together. Like a perfect combo of Hall & Oates, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and Pharrell Williams. This 2 song single hasn’t gone live to digital networks just yet but it is on bandcamp now.… Continued →

January 28, 2019

Forum Blue Continue Work on Debut Album

Forum Blue which is the new project of Ray Torres has begun working on their debut studio album. This highly anticipated independent release will probably slip under most people’s radars but that is purpose of IVM, to spread awareness about such indie artists and give them a platform. Make sure to keep a close watch on this project. If anyone is in Seattle on February 2nd and wants to catch Forum Blue live, they’ll be at Cedar & Spokes Coffee & Bar at 2125 Western Ave in the city of Seattle, Washington.… Continued →

July 15, 2018

Forum Blue - A Precious Place

Beautiful songs are one in a million and not so easy to come by regardless of what websites/radio/media throw in your face. Simple songs like this one can be just as powerful as next year’s big chart topping artist. Forum Blue is the new project of Ray Torres of Ray Torres & The Mercy (an artist I wrote about quite a bit over 5 years ago). This song is titled “A Precious Place” and is an honest love letter to his Father who has long since passed.… Continued →

May 30, 2018

Introducing: Forum Blue

I’d like to point our readers in the direction of this really great new project from Ray Torres called “Forum Blue”. Ray has been a tremendously talented young guy who released prior projects as “Ray Torres & The Mercy” and under his name (solo). Now he is back with more songs as Forum Blue and you can take a listen to these “home demos” right here on bandcamp (or listen below). Think Dashboard Confessional, Secondhand Serenade, Vocal Few, Hall & Oates, etc.… Continued →