Caspian will release Hymn For The Greatest Generation on November 12 via Triple Crown Records. The EP includes 3 new Caspian compositions, a demo for "High Lonesome," and two remixes of Waking Season tracks. Pre-orders are now available, including vinyl (milky brown translucent /250, cloudy clear in unspecified amount). Hear the album's title track in the replies.
1. Hymn For The Greatest Generation
2. The Heart The Fed
4. High Lonesome (Demo)
5. Procellous (Arms & Sleepers Remix)
6. Hails of the Summer (Lazerbeak Remix)
Caspian bass player Chris Friedirich unexpectedly died Sunday afternoon. The band will pay tribute this Saturday at a benefit show Chris had organized for a friend's lung transplant. A statement from the band is in the replies - our hearts go out to the band and their families.
We write to you today with heavy hearts and indescribable sadness to tell you that our bass player, Chris Friedrich, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon. We have lost a close friend, a true brother, and a presence that can never be replaced in any of our lives. Chris epitomized the heart and soul of Caspian, and in our own ways -- both individually and collectively -- dedicate ourselves to honoring his memory....
Today we're giving away a vinyl copy of Caspian's Waking Season. To win, tell me why you prefer listening to music on wax. I'll pick a winner by the end of the week. Catch the band on its current tour as well - the dates are in the replies.
Update: The chat is now over. We'd like to thank Nick, Phil, Tanner and Jordan for taking some time out of their busy schedules to spend a couple hours with us. Go and catch them on the Triple Crown Records tour next month!
The guys from Moving Mountains, O'Brother and Caspian will be chatting in this thread at 8pm EST. Stop by and talk about their upcoming tour, new albums or anything in general!
We're happy to announce that the guys from Moving Mountains, O'Brother and Caspian will be chatting on the website tomorrow at 8pm EST. Feel free to stop by and ask the guys about their latest albums, the new tour and more. Don't forget about our vinyl contest we posted about yesterday as well.
O'Brother, Moving Mountains, and Caspian are currently on the road together for the Triple Crown Tour 2012. Today, we're giving away some vinyl (O'Brother's Basement Window, Moving Mountains's New Light, and Caspian's Waking Season) because we're in the holiday spirit. To win all three records, tell me a story from your Thanksgiving festivities this past week and I'll pick my favorite ones. Don't forget to check out this tour too when it comes to your town. Good luck!
Today we're going to make your Thursday epic by bringing you a new track from Caspian's upcoming album. Brighter than the band's earlier releases, Waking Season combines the sonically driven atmosphere of Mono's most heighten moments with the palette of Sigur Ros' best back catalog. Head to the replies to check out "Procellous," and let it hold you over until hearing the rest of one of instrumental-rock's best albums since Empros and All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the record here.
You can check out a new promo video for Caspian's new record, Waking Season in the replies. The video shows what comes with the deluxe package of the album. With the music box included in the deluxe package, you can write your own sheet music to possible be made into a full Caspian song. You can check out the rest of the pre-orders here.
You know what's a good way to impress boys and/or girls that matter? You can show them your sick vinyl collection! So to help y'all in that department, we have set up a Valentine's Day contest with The Mylene Sheath to give away a copy of Caspian's Tertia 2xLP vinyl on gold that the label just put out. Now wipe that drool, and enter the contest by following @Mylene_Sheath, @Caspian_ and @absolutepunk, and retweeting this little tweet. When you're done, show us proof of all this in the replies and you'll be good to go. Good luck!
Caspianís Live at Old South Church is currently streaming in its entirety at Decibel Magazine with a vinyl giveaway. The record drops next Tuesday, January 10th on The Mylene Sheath. In addition, they've entered the studio to begin tracking their next album with producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Isis, Botch, These Arms Are Snakes) which is set for release in Summer 2012.
Caspian ended their tour not long ago, but they plan to hit the road once again in support of Tertia, so check the dates in the replies. If you are unsure as to whether you should attend one of their shows, go here to download a copy of their show in Moscow, Russia from last May to get an idea of what you would be in for.
After a taking a long break from interviews, it makes sense for one of my first to be with one of the best bands out there - Caspian. If you head over to the interviews section, you can read my chat with them here.
As promised last week, you can now listen to Caspian's The Four Trees on their AP.net profile. If you were not able to catch the last stream, don't miss out on this gorgeous debut album. So head over there and let Caspian take you in a different world for the next hour - you won't regret it.
Caspian don't need much of an introduction - they are easily one of the most recognized and talented bands of their scene. If you enjoy post-rock, or just great music in general, then you must check them out if you have yet to. To celebrate the deluxe reissue of You Are The Conductor and The Four Trees, which will be released next Tuesday, we teamed up with The Mylene Sheath to bring you a featured stream of both records. So head over to their AP.net profile to stream You Are The Conductor, and keep an eye out for The Four Trees stream that is going up on Tuesday. Don't forget to also check out this to learn more this reissue and other goodies!
The Mylene Sheath will put out a deluxe reissue of Caspian's You Are The Conductor and The Four Trees on March 16th. If you pre-order the package deal now, you will get an exclusive t-shirt design with the CDs. So head over here to pre-order it and check the replies because the band has a series of shows lined up in North America and Europe.
Caspian's newest release, Tertia, was without a doubt one of the most anticipated albums of the year on our site. Since we have all had the album for a while now, it would be nice to know what went on behind the scenes and what inspired the band while they were recording. So if you would like to ask a few questions of your own, make sure to leave them in the replies and I will try my best to include them in my interview.
Mar are currently working on their new album; many musicians known in the "Indie" scene will contribute to this new release. Mar are also playing with Caspian at the Mohawk in Austin, TX this Wednesday.