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Sparta have begun working on their new album today.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/12/13 - 04:13 PM
Stream Sparta's first new song in 6 years, "Chemical Feel," in the replies. Grab a free download of the track here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/17/12 - 09:09 AM
Jim Ward is going on tour in support of Quiet In The Valley, On The Shores The End Begins & The Electric Six, which is a compilation release containing the material from his last three solo EP's. Dates in the replies.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/21/11 - 07:54 PM
Sparta will play their first show since 2008 in El Paso, Texas on November 17th. They will also be hitting the studio this fall to begin working on their fourth LP. More info here.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/09/11 - 12:21 PM
Jim Ward's (Sparta, Sleepcar) new EP, The End Begins, is available here.
Adam Pfleider on 04/06/11 - 02:59 PM
Read an interview Late Night Wallflower conducted with Jim Ward, lead singer of Sparta and Sleepercar, here.

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Chris Fallon on 06/28/08 - 02:42 AM
Keeley Davis of Sparta has submitted a few t-shirt designs to Threadless.com. If he scores high enough, his designs will be printed and sold through the site.
Julia Conny on 05/28/08 - 05:08 PM
Sleepercar have debuted their new video for "A Broken Promise" over here.
Steve Henderson on 05/19/08 - 06:37 PM
Sparta's Threes is going to be pressed on vinyl. A pre-order for this can be found here. Check out the replies for the track listing with bonus tracks and other details.
Anton Djamoos on 04/30/08 - 09:44 PM
Sleepercar's new album is now streaming on myspace.

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Joe DeAndrea on 04/16/08 - 06:38 PM
Jim Ward's (Sparta, At the Drive-In) side project has been given the name Sleepercar. Their debut release, West Texas, will be available April 22nd through Civil Defense League/Doghouse Records.
Steve Henderson on 02/20/08 - 09:14 AM
Jim Ward (Sparta) has sent out a bulletin urging everyone to vote for Obama.
Message from JimThe last few weeks of my life have been inspiring and I am left, at least to some degree, a changed man. It started with an invitation to play a rally for Barack Obama with my friends in Bright Eyes in Omaha. I stood amongst some of the most charged up and positive folks I have ever met. Up to this point, although knowing that I have voted for Democrats in almost all contests, I had yet to fully embrace a candidate for the Democratic Party. I was moved by the volunteer’s passion for a change and the stories they told me of how they ended up signing on with the Obama campaign. I bought his book,...
Anton Djamoos on 02/18/08 - 03:21 PM
Jim Ward will be playing the Barack Obama rally tomorrow at Slowdown in Omaha, NE. The show is free and Bright Eyes, Secret Life of Sparrows and M. Ward are also playing. Check the replies for info on how to get tickets.
Julia Conny on 02/06/08 - 07:29 PM
Jim Ward (Sparta) will be doing will be performing a full set acoustically for the first time at the Paul G. Gleason Theater in Hollywood on January 25th. Ward will be playing a cross section of songs from his past, present and future, most notably from his recent EP release, Quiet. Tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster.

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Anton Djamoos on 12/28/07 - 07:19 PM
Jim Ward (Sparta) will be releasing a solo acoustic EP entitled jimward.quiet on November 6, 2007 via Civil Defense League. Read a message from him below or listen to two of the songs at their myspace.
BulletinHey Gang
I wanted to send a bulletin out to all of you to let you know about a little record I made a few months ago that will see the light of day on November 6, 2007. It is called "jimward.quiet". It is a 5 song acoustic-ish EP. It will be available through my label Civil Defense League in conjunction with Doghouse Records.

I had a couple of friends join me on a few tracks, I explain it all on its very own myspace page which is http://www.myspace.com/jimwardquiet, please check...
Anton Djamoos on 09/18/07 - 05:47 AM
Jim Ward (Sparta) has announced several new albums coming out on his label, Civil Defense League. Read his update below.
Updatehey gang
i just wanted to take a second and let you know about this thing i am doing-its called Civil Defense League, its a record label that Doghouse Records is helping me out with. My record with Bobby Byrd was the first release and now I am happy to announce three new releases-

Reflections-"Dogs Without Fear of Dying..."
www.myspace.com/reflectionss

Avec-"Lines"
www.avecmusic.net

One Small Step for Landmines-S/T
www.onesmallstepforlandmines.com

I have gotten involved with all these bands because I absolutely love what they do. They make amazing music and...
Anton Djamoos on 09/11/07 - 06:59 PM
Sparta's new music video for "Erase It Again" can be seen in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 08/17/07 - 07:43 PM
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