Austere (EP)


Austere (EP)

Infobox Album |
Name = Austere
Type = EP
Artist = Sparta

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Released = 2002
Recorded = 2002
Genre = Alternative rock
Length = 16:05
Label = DreamWorks
Producer = Sparta
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusicguide.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3nfexql0ldae link]
*Stylus Magazine (C+) [http://www.stylusmagazine.com/reviews/sparta/austere-ep.htm September 1, 2003]
Last album =
This album = "Austere" (2002)
Next album = "Wiretap Scars" (2002)

"Austere" is the first release by the band Sparta, just one year after break-up of their former band At the Drive-In.

Track listing

#"Mye" – 3:33
#"Cataract" – 5:09
#"Vacant Skies" – 3:32
#"Echodyne Harmonic (de-mix)" – 3:50

Personnel

*Dave Shirk- Mastering
*Sparta- Engineer, Main Performer
*Mike Major- Producer, Engineer, Mixing
*Ron Handler- A&R
*Gabriel el Chino Gonzalez- Assistant

Note

All of these songs were re-recorded for Sparta's debut album Wiretap Scars, however Vacant Skies only appeared on the UK version of the album, as a bonus track. It was recorded at Rosewood Studios in El Paso, Texas by Mike Major.


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