FYI: The Mylene Sheath is a small record label with a damn solid, kindred following. With the amazing choices in music and the seamless operation of this label, Lindsay and Joel have created something of a family here. With that being said, this release will go FAST! Many of the releases from this record label don’t last long!! The first and only pressing of this record is long gone and can now be found at some extreme prices.
The Four Trees is the debut full-length from Beverly, MA’s Caspian. Personally, this is an album that has impacted my life in many ways; not to mention, the many folks out there who so closely follow Caspian and The Mylene Sheath now due to this entrancing effect.¬†The Four Trees is a truly compelling post-rock force. At first listen, it will create a vehement atmosphere of absolutely fervent strength. With every listen after that, it will convey nothing short of an emotional flurry at just the thought of listening to it. It’s diverse ability to hone in on both your visceral and intellectual capacities is what makes this record impossible to detach from.
As a genuinely ardent display of post-rock beauty — this is the album that you would want to introduce somebody to the genre with…. or just send ’em over to The Mylene Sheath!! After all, this record isn’t just a solid introduction to Caspian — it’s a solid introduction to a label filled with tons of equally phenomenal music!!
You can also purchase all three variants as a ‘Package Deal’ HERE and save some money!!
Translucent Pilsner w/ Maroon & Black Splatter (limited to 100 copies)
Clear w/ Bronze Swirl (limited to 100 copies)
Bronze (limited to 400 copies)
‚ÄúIf you had to point to one lasting document, one Exhibit A to testify for the validity and emotional power of the entire instrumental post-rock genre, then you‚Äôd be hard-pressed to pick a more winning example than Caspian‚Äôs brilliant The Four Trees. Case closed.‚ÄĚ ‚Äď Pop Matters
“A landmark record. Nothing can be said about this album that hasn‚Äôt already been said. One of 2007‚Äôs defining albums. Few records are as moving, capable of such emotional depth, or as effortless to connect to. Life changer, life saver.” – The Mylene Sheath
***THIS IS A PREORDER AND WILL SHIP IN MAY***
- Translucent pilsner vinyl w/maroon & black splatter (limited to 100 copies)
- Clear vinyl w/bronze swirl (limited to 100 copies)
- Bronze vinyl (limited to 400)
This is the long-awaited vinyl repress of one of our favorite albums of all-time, Caspian's debut full length The Four Trees. But rather than just repress the record, we thought it would be a great idea to rework the art from the ground up. So Nate Shumaker redesigned everything, and laid it out completely different. We now have a heavyweight, wide-spine jacket housing the 2xLP, rather than the gatefold jacket from the first pressing. We've also got three new colors of vinyl to choose from: transparent pilsner with maroon & black splatter (limited to 100), clear vinyl with bronze swirl (limited to 100), and bronze vinyl (limited to 400).
"Originally released on Dopamine Records in 2007, then later reissued the same year on vinyl by The Mylene Sheath, and finally re-released in 2010 on CD & digital formats by The Mylene Sheath, the debut full length by Caspian sounds just as fresh, sincere and genuine today as it did six years ago. Emotive instrumental rock that is essential listening for anyone into "post" anything. This second vinyl pressing, and first since 2007, features all new artwork and layout by long-time collaborator Nate Shumaker for Northern Lights Industries. Since releasing "The Four Trees" the band has gone on to release "Tertia" in 2009 (The Mylene Sheath), "Live at Old South Church" in early 2012 (The Mylene Sheath), and most recently, "Waking Season" in the fall of 2012 (Triple Crown), all to widespread critical acclaim. After two years of headlining, sold-out SXSW showcases and successful US tours with the likes of Minus The Bear, Cursive, Red Sparowes, Native, and Junius, as well as several European jaunts, the band appears poised for world takeover. Indeed it's high-time to make this landmark debut full-length available on vinyl once again, for the first time in half a decade. "The Four Trees" will finally be reissued on vinyl May 28th via The Mylene Sheath."
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive